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It seems that, largely thanks to 4chan, silent WebM videos have grown in popularity as an alternative to animated GIFs.  My question is how long will it be until we can switch to animated WebP?
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The STAR Cantina Mixer is our biggest event of the year, with free food and drink, music, dancing, games, contests, Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator, and all your favorite sci-fi themes!  Bring your friends and come have fun with us!  Admission is free to STAR members, $8 to RIT students, $10 for non-students, and $12 for couples.
Cantina Mixer
Sat, May 10, 7:00 PM
Fireside Lounge

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My top response to Joffrey doing anything in GoT seems to always be “this guy survives for HOW many more seasons‽”
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More MLP concept art I drew while hanging out with +Robert Pruden and Kyle Flores (thanks for the use of your whiteboard, guys).
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Going on the HvZ night mission was an excellent idea (sorry Ballroom Club ☹).  We did suffer a few losses, including Christos and Laura, but there were few moments without excitement.  And during one of the few non-exciting moments, we decided to try to attract the horde by walking down the quarter mile singing “Still Alive”.
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Antimatter15, you are an ASDFing genius.
 
Here's my new project, which won 2nd place at MIT's largest annual hackathon a few months ago. Both Ocrad.js and Inpaint.js were building up to this, a browser extension which transparently runs computer vision algorithms on images that you mouse over, so that you can interact with their contents as if they're plain text. 
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Does anyone know why my custom Portal maps would be stuck on fullbright lighting? They ran with proper lighting on my laptops, but not on this (GDD lab) machine. I am compiling them with the same options (AFAIK), and attempting to change mat_fullbright does nothing.  The official Portal maps have no lighting issues. Only custom maps.

#Portal   #CustomMap   #GameDevelopment   #PortalMap
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It is good to be back.

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Student, teacher, web designer/developer, game designer/developer
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Programming, UI/UX design/development, web design/development, level design
Employment
  • TIC
    Web design counselor, 2013 - 2013
    Teaching web design and programming to students.
  • Thomas Jefferson High School For Science And Technology
    Intramaster (Intranet administrator), 2011 - 2012
    Maintained and improved school Intranet (written in object-oriented PHP), created new Intranet features, collaborated on next generation Intranet (written in JavaScript).
  • 500 BC
    Client-Side Programmer, 2011 - 2012
    Wrote a rich interactive interface in HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript.
  • TIC
    Programming Counselor, 2011 - 2011
    Taught game programming and design to students.
  • Thomas Jefferson High School For Science And Technology
    Sub-Intramaster (Intranet administrator), 2010 - 2011
    Helped maintain school Intranet (written in object-oriented PHP), assisted in creation of new Intranet features.
  • シンクロ (Shinkuro)
    UI Programmer, 2010 - 2010
    Did UI programming for a file-syncing application built with Python and JavaScript
  • True Educator
    2009 - 2010
    Developed PowerPoint presentations for educational consultant
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Geek, gamer, web dev, waver
Introduction

I am a geek.  I enjoy creating and playing video games, wave, JavaScript, poi, music, sci-fi, among other things.  I have taught game and web programming and also led a game design and software development group at school.  I also develop web apps, wave gadgets (for Google Wave, Shared SpacesApache Wave, and similar systems), and Portal maps, and I occasionally write parody lyrics.  Oh, and I maintain my own website and blog.

If you are trying to contact me try in this order:

*only if you know me personally
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I am a sysadmin, I can write a web app on a bus ride, and I spin fire poi.
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Gamer_Z., 2012zyaro, ZMYaro
Zachary “Gamer Z.” Yaro's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
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We're improving News Feed to reduce stories people frequently tell us are spammy and that they don't want to see.

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Have you ever wanted to command the Enterprise or the Serenity? We have the next best thing! Bring your crew (and, optionally, your laptop)

Google Camera
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Google Camera snaps quick and easy photos and videos, and has creative picture modes like Photo Sphere, Lens Blur and Panorama.Features • Ph

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The latest Brackets release now includes one of the most requested features: multiple cursor/selection support. Plus, as always, we've got a

Fireside Chat: Android Design
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Investigate your own murder in 'Last Life'
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Rochester Wargamer Association and Guild - Home
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RWAG is a club devoted to traditional games. From board games to card games, from RPGs to table top games. Come and play any of our 200 boar

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reviewed 6 months ago
Food: Very goodDecor: GoodService: Good
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
Food: Very goodDecor: GoodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
The servers were not the most attentive, but the food was pretty good.
Atmosphere: GoodDecor: Very goodService: Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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I think they changed the recipe for the crust, and I do not think the new one is as good. The creative pizza types, however, are as great as ever.
Food: Very goodDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Fantastic steak and fantastic desserts. It can get very busy, but they do their best to take care of everyone.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
One of the best, if not the best, Japanese restaurants in the area. They have a comprehensive selection of Japanese food and drinks and good service. The food is kind of expensive, but often worth it.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago