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Andrés Bastidas
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Attended Utah State University
Lives in Tucson, AZ
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Thanks to +Tucson ColdFusion User Group and +simpleview for hosting my talk on template engines.

I look forward to the next opportunity to expand on #coldfusion.
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Terminal aliases for starting and stopping ColdFusion9 Server. #coldfusion #osxlion
ColdFusion 9 Server Start/Stop using Terminal in OSX I recently installed ColdFusion 9 on my new laptop and since it’s not my main CF development machine, I did not want to have the CF9 server start.....
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Credits to "A'm programmer, I have no life" from my FB feed, have to click to see the full image
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amazon announces Silk, the new browser for the kindle fire, powered by AWS. this will be really interesting to see.

"fattest pipes".
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for reading the kindle is great and the ability to have a real browser (compared to the kindle one) on the fire is a most welcome addition. the use of a touch screen is another great plus as my gf's daughter was always trying to touch the screen and disappointed to not be able to interact with the content.
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seriously. patent reform is a must.
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is a must ASAP !!!
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Vic Gundotra originally shared:
 
Icon Ambulance

One Sunday morning, January 6th, 2008 I was attending religious services when my cell phone vibrated. As discreetly as possible, I checked the phone and noticed that my phone said "Caller ID unknown". I choose to ignore.

After services, as I was walking to my car with my family, I checked my cell phone messages. The message left was from Steve Jobs. "Vic, can you call me at home? I have something urgent to discuss" it said.

Before I even reached my car, I called Steve Jobs back. I was responsible for all mobile applications at Google, and in that role, had regular dealings with Steve. It was one of the perks of the job.

"Hey Steve - this is Vic", I said. "I'm sorry I didn't answer your call earlier. I was in religious services, and the caller ID said unknown, so I didn't pick up".

Steve laughed. He said, "Vic, unless the Caller ID said 'GOD', you should never pick up during services".

I laughed nervously. After all, while it was customary for Steve to call during the week upset about something, it was unusual for him to call me on Sunday and ask me to call his home. I wondered what was so important?

"So Vic, we have an urgent issue, one that I need addressed right away. I've already assigned someone from my team to help you, and I hope you can fix this tomorrow" said Steve.

"I've been looking at the Google logo on the iPhone and I'm not happy with the icon. The second O in Google doesn't have the right yellow gradient. It's just wrong and I'm going to have Greg fix it tomorrow. Is that okay with you?"

Of course this was okay with me. A few minutes later on that Sunday I received an email from Steve with the subject "Icon Ambulance". The email directed me to work with Greg Christie to fix the icon.

Since I was 11 years old and fell in love with an Apple II, I have dozens of stories to tell about Apple products. They have been a part of my life for decades. Even when I worked for 15 years for Bill Gates at Microsoft, I had a huge admiration for Steve and what Apple had produced.

But in the end, when I think about leadership, passion and attention to detail, I think back to the call I received from Steve Jobs on a Sunday morning in January. It was a lesson I'll never forget. CEOs should care about details. Even shades of yellow. On a Sunday.

To one of the greatest leaders I've ever met, my prayers and hopes are with you Steve.

-Vic
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looks more like OCD !
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getting the box model to behave in the way we think when doing width and padding calculations. #css #openweb
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Thoughts on Adobe's ColdFusion9 Server installer and its handling of Apache conf files. #coldfusion #apache #osxlion
ColdFusion9 Server with built-in Apache in OSX Lion Dear Adobe, Please stop writing to the default http.conf that comes with Apache in OSX Lion. Currently, the installer will go in and update the main...
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desktop status.
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de donde salio eso?
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_what does a scanner see? _

real time face substitution.
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metro will be plug-in free, e.g. flash.
Building Windows 8. An inside look from the Windows engineering team. Language. Français. Deutsch. Português (Brasil). 한국어. 日本語. 简体中文. Русский. Common tasks. Blog Home; Email Blog Author; RSS for post...
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that's where iOS comes in.
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Lol nice
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Education
  • Utah State University
    Computer Engineering, Minor Mathematics, Minor Computer Science, 2003 - 2006
  • University of Arizona
    Computer Engineering, 2001 - 2003
  • Tucson High Magnet School
  • Deutsche Schule Quito
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ColdFusion/Python/PHP Developer
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  • SimpleView Inc.
    Lead CMS Developer, present
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