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John Kramer
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Attended University of Virgina, Darden School of Business
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Climate Change? An Easy Solution!
Okay a Relatively Easy Solution Okay an Incredibly Hard Solution That's Better Than All the Alternatives Recently I posted some simple math showing why we need to address climate change. But how, you ask? Big thorny problem, right? Well, yes and no. The sol...
Okay a Relatively Easy Solution. Okay an Incredibly Hard Solution That's Better Than All the Alternatives. Recently I posted some simple math showing why we need to address climate change. But how, you ask? Big thorny problem, right? Well, yes and no. The solution looks like this: ...
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Climate Change
It's pretty hard to argue (though some do) that global temperatures are not rising. The 10 warmest years in the 134-year record all have occurred since 1998. 2015 was the warmest year on record. 97% of climate scientists agree that the warming caused by hum...
It's pretty hard to argue (though some do) that global temperatures are not rising. The 10 warmest years in the 134-year record all have occurred since 1998. 2015 was the warmest year on record. 97% of climate scientists agree that the warming caused by humans. Human activity is releasing huge ...
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The Plight of the Trump Supporter
This blog has spent many words demeaning and dismissing Donald Trump and his supporters. Trump is a reprehensible megalomaniac worth no sympathy, but his supporters are real people. They are numerous enough that it would be foolhardy to dismiss them all as ...
This blog has spent many words demeaning and dismissing Donald Trump and his supporters. Trump is a reprehensible megalomaniac worth no sympathy, but his supporters are real people. They are numerous enough that it would be foolhardy to dismiss them all as lunatics or idiots (although some of ...
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Senator Ted We Hardly Knew Ye
Today Ted Cruz suspended his campaign for President of the United States. The world is poorer for it. Early Life and Education Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz was born December 22nd, 1970 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As a child of a Cuban immigrant and an American...
Today Ted Cruz suspended his campaign for President of the United States. The world is poorer for it. Early Life and Education. Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz was born December 22nd, 1970 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As a child of a Cuban immigrant and an American immigrant, Ted knew what it was like ...
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Bernie Sanders and Democratic Socialism
I don't support Bernie Sanders for president. As I have said before , I prefer Hillary (for strategic reasons). Actually, I'm in the anybody but a Republican camp. There may be a lot of great third party, independent, or write-in candidates (I would be a go...
I don't support Bernie Sanders for president. As I have said before, I prefer Hillary (for strategic reasons). Actually, I'm in the anybody but a Republican camp. There may be a lot of great third party, independent, or write-in candidates (I would be a good choice), but don't be naïve.
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My Ballot Arrived
As I wrote in a previous post, I decided to register as a Republican this year. When I registered, I felt a sting of shame. I was officially associating myself with a party that opposes equal pay for women , that started the calamitous Second Iraq War under...
As I wrote in a previous post, I decided to register as a Republican this year. When I registered, I felt a sting of shame. I was officially associating myself with a party that opposes equal pay for women, that started the calamitous Second Iraq War under bogus pretenses, that opposes universal ...
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Climate Change Since 1859
Today I came across a most excellent visualization of our changing climate. Ed Hawkins , professor of meteorology at the University of Reading, put it together. The animation below shows the change in temperature above pre-industrial (1850) levels. Every fr...
Today I came across a most excellent visualization of our changing climate. Ed Hawkins, professor of meteorology at the University of Reading, put it together. The animation below shows the change in temperature above pre-industrial (1850) levels. Every frame is one year.
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Climate Change
Many people deny humans are causing climate change, but few of them are climate scientists. 97% of climate scientists agree that anthropogenic climate change is really happening . I'm inclined to agree with the 97% climate scientists that humans are causing...
Many people deny humans are causing climate change, but few of them are climate scientists. 97% of climate scientists agree that anthropogenic climate change is really happening. I'm inclined to agree with the 97% climate scientists that humans are causing global warming, but what if they're ...
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The Man Who Would Be Emperor
Donald Trump has been panned by the political establishment ever since he declared his candidacy for President. No more. Senator Ted and Governor Kasich dropped out of the race this week. And now we have this: . @realDonaldTrump will be presumptive @GOP nom...
Donald Trump has been panned by the political establishment ever since he declared his candidacy for President. No more. Senator Ted and Governor Kasich dropped out of the race this week. And now we have this: .@realDonaldTrump will be presumptive @GOP nominee, we all need to unite and focus on ...
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Senator Ted We Hardly Knew Ye
Today Ted Cruz suspended his campaign for President of the United States. The world is poorer for it. Early Life and Education Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz was born December 22nd, 1970 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As a child of a Cuban immigrant and an American...
Today Ted Cruz suspended his campaign for President of the United States. The world is poorer for it. Early Life and Education. Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz was born December 22nd, 1970 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As a child of a Cuban immigrant and an American immigrant, Ted knew what it was like ...
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The NFL, Marijuana, and Cyber Security
Don't worry, this isn't about to devolve into a sports blog... For those of you who aren't football fans, the annual NFL Draft took place from Thursday to Saturday this past week. Basically, NFL teams pick college football players. In all, 253 players were ...
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Passionate technologist. Believer in #BigData, #BlackSwans, and #Rumpelstiltskin. I am currently unhappy with the fact that my net worth is less than a Gigagreenback. Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn: LinkedIn. View my complete profile.
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Occupation
Software Engineer
Skills
Java, algorithms
Employment
  • HealthSparq
    Senior Software Engineer, 2104 - present
  • Comodo
    Product Manager, 2013 - 2013
  • Mojiva
    Sr Software Engineer, 2012 - 2013
  • Amdocs
    Product Manager, 2007 - 2012
  • Kundalera
    Founder, 2013 - 2014
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Currently
Portland, OR
Previously
New York, NY - Seattle, WA - St. Louis, MO - Festus, MO - New Orleans, LA - Rochester, NY
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Introduction
Passionate technologist. Believer in #BigData, #BlackSwans, and #Rumpelstiltskin.


I am currently unhappy with the fact that my net worth is less than a Gigagreenback.

Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn: LinkedIn.

Education
  • University of Virgina, Darden School of Business
    2012 - 2014
  • Washington University
    Mathematics, 1998 - 2001
  • University of Rochester
    Computer Science, 2002 - 2004
  • Tulane University
    1996 - 1997
  • Thomas Jefferson School
    1992 - 1996
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Male
Other names
Sir