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Jeff Kramer
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My secret project at Microsoft has become not so secret. =)

http://www.projectnatick.com 
Project Natick is a research project to determine the feasibility of subsea datacenters.
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Ah, so are they loaded with a number of hot spares to provide redundancy? Very interesting. :)
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NREC was great.  Deeplocal is amazing - really looking forward to starting on Monday.  Onward and upwards friends. =)
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My book, Hacking the Kinect, is only $15 today at apress.com - if you were holding out, now's the time. =)
Hacking the Kinect - Robots and Electronics
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Republicans write an incredible paper about how the current copyright system is broken and how to fix it; Lobbyists force them to retract it within 24 hours.

Story:
http://boingboing.net/2012/11/17/house-republicans-release-wate.html

Mirror of paper:
http://keionline.org/sites/default/files/rsc_policy_brief_--_three_myths_about_copyright_law_and_where_to_start_to_fix_it_--_november_16_2012.pdf
Three Myths about Copyright Law and Where to Start to Fix it (PDF) is a position paper just released by House Republicans, advocating for a raft of eminently sensible reforms to copyright law, includi...
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It would be nice if we made progress here.
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As usual, I forgot about G+. =P

Hello friends. After the last few years in the Midwest, we're finally heading the rest of the way west. The Kramer family is moving to Seattle in August. We'll miss all our friends out this way, but look forward to seeing all our friends out that way.

I'm joining "Special Projects" in Microsoft Research. Should be a blast. 
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I haven't updated this in a long, long time.  I left Deeplocal a year ago, and now I'm the Lead Robotics Engineer at MTD Products.

Robots!
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So, the project I'm currently on at work is featured not only on CMU's homepage: http://www.cmu.edu/index.shtml

But also on Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5963570/the-military-has-enlisted-a-laser+wielding-paint+stripping-robot
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Looks so cool Jeffy!
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This is beautiful.

You can also just share the link with others at the top.

http://new.weavesilk.com/
Silk. A magical interactive artwork. Clear Share Loading... Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Email. Undo. Symmetry Off Vertical Symmetry Four-way Symmetry. Click & Drag. Note — Silk has sound....
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So, if you've been wondering what I've been working on in my spare time, here you go: http://sparkinc.com/

If you're inclined/interested, we'd love to have questions from you in the next two hours or so - we're in an online demo day!

http://nreduce.com/d/2

Thanks!
Spark* Inc. is a creative arts & tech studio that makes innovative stuff for kids & families. Our mission is to build cool tech and activities that allow kids and families to use technology to...
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For all my tabletop playing friends - Roll20 just launched! http://roll20.net/
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Got my account set up. haven't had time to look everything over yet, but the literature looks promising.
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Work
Occupation
Roboticist/Technologist
Employment
  • Microsoft
    Member of Technical Staff, 2014 - present
    Special Projects
  • MTD Products
    Lead Robotics Engineer, 2013 - 2014
  • MTD Products
    Lead Robotics Software Engineer, 2013 - 2014
  • Deeplocal
    Senior Roboticist, 2012 - 2013
  • NREC
    Research Programmer, 2010 - 2012
  • Spark Inc
    Cofounder, 2012 - 2012
  • University of South Florida
    Research Assistant, 2005 - 2010
  • Yaskawa Electric Corporation
    Consultant, 2004 - 2005
  • Inventables
    Chief Engineer, 2002 - 2002
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Male
Story
Tagline
A Robot Boy with too many projects!
Introduction
Constant Reinvention, Far too Busy.

Author, Hacker, Problem Solver.

Current Project:
Stuff and Things! <_<

Old Projects:
Education
  • University of South Florida
    Masters in Computer Science/Robotics, 2005 - 2010
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering/Minor in Computer Science, 2000 - 2004