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Melissa Young
Works at Gannett Company
Attended University of Florida
Lives in Herndon, VA
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It's Bring Your Kid to Work day here at Gannett Digital. Small humans have taken over the game room behind me!
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So loud.
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Kingmaker Campaign - Day 3:
Finding fun sealed letters I demons from Mistress M.

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Content streaming wars keep heating up!
 
HBO shows are coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video. http://buff.ly/1mzcPMo
Amazon has pulled off a significant coup in the TV streaming wars, announcing this morning that it had struck a deal to stream older HBO shows on its Prime Instant Video platform. The immediate reaction in markets has been in shares of Netflix, which have sunk by about 3.5% in the early going. Subscribers to Amazon's...
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I had hopes for current content like Game of Thrones... as those don't seem to be included, this isn't as big of a deal for me.  Now... when HBO gives Amazon more current content, then Netflix should be scared.
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In the market for a new mattress? Read this: 
"Buying a mattress is one of the worst consumer experiences in the world," says Philip Krim. Yet, few startups have really tried to improve it — perhaps because the mattress business isn’t...
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I never knew this is what I wanted but this is exactly what I wanted. 
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I never got any because they were too damn expensive and didn't do enough. I can only hope they get better and cheaper from here on out. Though, I do just fine with my phone in my pocket. The band would have to do some pretty awesome health monitoring for me to wear it like a watch. 

cc: +Joshua Barnett 
Nike moving away from fitness band hardware might be an indication that wearable tech is shifting fast in 2014.
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Next in local news: Wanna-be cool kid is hospitalized from attempted self-surgery...
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Selfies that make me unqualified to take selfies...  #SpaceSelfie
 
Space Selfie! It's been said that it's difficult to get a good selfie while wearing a spacesuit, but an astronaut snapped this one during a spacewalk on April 23 outside the International Space Station! Astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio completed a short spacewalk to replace a failed Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM) back up computer. The backup computer failed April 11 after a routine health check by the Mission Control team in Houston.

Image Credit: NASA

#iss #exp39 #nasa #space #spacestation #station #selfie #globalselfie #earth #swanny

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This is the point in which I would drop the darn phone, bump it just enough to send it hurtling toward earth, and have it burn up in the atmosphere.  LOL.  Love this.
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Never get tired of good party game ideas... 
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The teardown hints at an option to migrate Google Voice to Hangouts!
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The more integration the better. I thoroughly enjoy making and receiving my calls in gmail hangouts
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My favorite thing today:
Game of Thrones is actually just a Disney movie: http://cheezburger.com/248325
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Bad data, bad.
Yesterday the folks over at Vox published an article arguing that generations should be defined by the technology they use, rather than by age. They included a graph that purported to show how American society is "adopting new technology more quickly than ever before." The graph is garbage. And here's why.
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Great article!
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Web Developer
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  • Gannett Company
    Developer, 2013 - present
  • Fayetteville Publishing Company
    Senior Online Developer, 2011 - 2013
  • Fayetteville Publishing Company
    Web Designer/Developer, Journalist, Tech Blogger, 2008 - 2011
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Herndon, VA
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Fayetteville, NC - Houston, Texas - Alvin, TX - Gainesville, FL - Miami, FL
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Web developer / designer. Tech evangelist / gamer. Martial artist / knitter.
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Web developer and designer. Tech evangelist and gamer. Martial artist and knitter. Former journalist and lover of cinnamon, cereal, fantasy, anime and Sci-Fi. Texan.
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  • University of Florida
    B.S., Journalism; B.A., English, 2004 - 2008
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