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Christopher Osburn
Attended Colorado College
Lives in Seattle, WA
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Fog. Galaxy Nexus camera pointed at blackness during heavy fog. Flash picture.
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Galaxy nexus wants to see something badly. 
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Unfollowed everyone I don't know personally.  Nothing personal.  Mostly this was because I just got a text message from my wife and some stranger's picture was attached.  This is Google's bug to fix, of course, but until/unless they do, it's too weird for me.  Have a good day!
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Flip clerk ??
Downtown, Seattle, Washington
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This is a test. This is only a test. Comments will be ignored. (Wait, how is that different than anything else?)
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Ignore this. This comment is only a test :)
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finally a pen to match my primary flashlight!
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Chris- Jay formermetroid here, no one showed up for coffee so a bitter end...... Well my cup was good. Anyway not today but tomorrow I'd enjoy a drink or two with you at Lottie's but being still a metro-like person need to know when to show up there.
write me via frybyte@gmail etc
Jay
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PUBLIC DISCLOSURE:

In 2012, I gave rides to 29331 people.  (Yes, I counted them.)  In return, my fellow citizens paid me $19777.10 for my work.  The driving, not the counting.  You got that gratis.
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on 12/12/12, 12x12x12 things the Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to protect me from.  http://savemagnets.com/
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If we coat them in lead will the NRA step in to protect them?
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A Million Random Digits -- The Musical.

In 1955 RAND Corporation produced a list of a million random digits. This may not seem like a big deal today, but in 1955 it was often the only source of random numbers a researcher had. Amazon sells this book at http://www.amazon.com/Million-Random-Digits-Normal-Deviates/dp/0833030477/

If you have time, read the comments section for this work. Quite a number of people demanded an audio book. Well, here ya go!

Note: This is a small excerpt. It would take a week to read a million digits out loud.
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Writer, Free-Floating Intellectual, Scourge of the Cosmos
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Seattle, WA
Previously
Portland, OR - Colorado Springs, CO - Klamath Falls, OR
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Postprofessional Geek
Introduction
The title is post-professional geek.

That means, I've had it with working in hi-tech.

But it doesn't mean I've had it with playing in hi-tech.  And lo-tech.  And everything in between.

  • I collect slide rules (over 100) and interesting calculators
  • I am a radio operator (KD7DVD WPOL413 WDF5609 PGGB069996)
  • I am a retrocomputerist (VMS/VAX and Alpha, RSTS/E, TOPS-20, CP/M, TRS-80 Model 100)
  • I am a writer (I made enough in royalties to get myself drunk)
  • For spending money, I drive an electric trolleybus for King County

Education
  • Colorado College
    Math+CompSci, 1986 - 1990
  • Benson Polytechnic High School
    Electronics, 1978 - 1982
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
    Owl Mascot, 1982 - 1983
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Chris Osburn, Spiff, KD7DVD, CO149