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Michael Flood
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Attended Emory University
Lived in bakersfield, ca
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Nice detail in this comparative analysis.
 
This might just be the best comparison of #PokémonGo and #Ingress yet. I second everything except the bit about green being the best. Sorry, you're just wrong there.

If you're looking for a game that requires you to go outside and play well with others, Ingress is it. There are epic adventures to be had with incredible new friends. Come join us.
We'd love to have you as a member of the Resistance. 
Pokémon Go already has a roadmap to become a better game
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This is a fantastic article to get you thinking about some back-end internet workings and how they translate to real life... Have you ever tried to map an IP address of a person who has wronged you in a game or on a forum?  Interesting stuff here.
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Great article , thanks Michael!
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Millions of children can't do their homework because they don't have access to broadband internet...
Jessica Rosenworcel is a member of the US Federal Communications Commission. She will speak at the Festival on June 30th on a panel called “Closing the Digital Divide.” Below, Ro
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If you remember the Augmented Reality Game, Ingress, the same makers (Niantic) have been working with The Pokémon Company and Nintendo on Pokémon Go - an augmented reality themed around capturing Pokémon in the real world.  The game is currently in Beta, and I have been in the beta for the past 3 weeks or so.  I cannot share media but I can share some thoughts and discuss in person for folks at ISTE.  I'm hoping to make it (albeit, late) to the LAN party and the Ingress table.
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hmm. maybe we can find a leaked video up on YouTube to show ahead of time.
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Are you a Homework Gap Hero? Take the quiz now to find out and join the League of Equity!
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Love this artwork and the spirit behind it!
 
Srsly guys. I'm tired of all of it.

Stop turning a blind eye to cheaters when their actions benefit your faction. And to the rest, please don't blame the rest of the team for a couple bad apples. 
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💚 it.

Some of the players I have met are delightful people, so that has been enough to keep me engaged.

But, the rampant cheating (spoofing, scraping, trespassing, multi-accounting) really sucks the enjoyment out of this game for me. That Niantic can't be bothered to address reports in a timely manner or implement some basic audit algorithms to highlight suspicious activity doesn't help.
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There are many reasons why Ingress is the superior Niantic offering, despite its more cultish appeal.
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This was very well done.
Since early last year, most of my free time has been spent playing Ingress, a game in which players battle for control of real-world locations, by actu ...
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Great article I shared in my FB feed.
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When 3,100 teachers were surveyed by the Gates Foundation in November 2015 about the biggest barriers to using digital resources, the most common response was “My students do not have access to technology outside of the classroom.”The lack of access to high-speed internet and its impact on learning
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UPDATE: Teams are now seeing their badges.  Thanks to +Niantic for listening to the community who cares so much about the game that they participate in every event however they can.  And thanks for the official responses in this thread acknowledging the POC's role in organizing and crediting agents.

As stated below, if anyone still has issues, I suggest reaching out to your the city/faction POCs for the site you were involved with.

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+Ingress +Niantic +NIA Ops We are hearing some troubling information about a decision announced Tuesday (3 days after the anomaly) to not grant (or even revoke) Abaddon badges for remote recharge teams and related off-site support.  This was supposedly said by someone from Niantic and we have confirmed agents have lost their badges they previously had - even folks who had been on ground teams in Boston but were remote recharge in Charlotte had their badges revoked!

I'd like to hear some official word on who exactly is getting their badges revoked or who no longer qualifies?  This decision was made after-the-fact.  Based on what we've heard - remote rechargers, operators, lane clearers, blockers, strategic fielders, shard teams, key mules and organizing leadership may all have their badges revoked or not granted if they weren't physically in one of the 4 cities on site the day of the anomaly -- IS THIS TRUE?
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Or why not switch up the cities so people that can't travel far have a chance at participating. They use the same cities all the time.
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TOS updated.  Several changes.  Officially, an age restriction is back (13+).
 
Niantic updated it's Terms of Service recently.
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1.85.1 is rolling out and includes the store... but they have to turn it on server side 
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VP, Education Markets at Kajeet
Employment
  • Kajeet
    VP, Education Markets, 2011 - present
  • AT&T
    Education Solutions Practice Manager, 2010 - 2011
  • Sprint Nextel
    National Vertical Manager, K-12 Education, 2009 - 2010
  • Sprint Nextel
    Education Segment Manager, South Region, 2006 - 2009
  • Sprint Nextel
    Government Data Solutions Engineer, 2003 - 2006
  • Sprint Nextel
    Senior Data Account Executive, 2000 - 2003
  • NET-tel Communications
    Outside Sales Representative, 2000 - 2000
  • NetVendor
    Inside Sales Representative, 2000 - 2000
  • University System of Georgia, Board of Regents
    Co-op, 1997 - 1999
  • Interactive Media Consulting
    Co-op, 1996 - 1997
  • The Aerospace Corporation
    Co-op, 1994 - 1995
  • AIESEC United States
    Organizing Committee President, Americas EXPRO 1999, 1998 - 1999
  • AIESEC United States
    Trainer, 1996 - 1998
  • AIESEC Georgia
    Statewide Coordinator, 1998 - 1998
  • AIESEC Georgia Tech
    Local Committee President, 1997 - 1997
  • AIESEC Georgia Tech
    VP Corporate Marketing, 1996 - 1996
  • AIESEC Georgia Tech
    VP Sales, 1996 - 1996
  • AIESEC Georgia Tech
    VP Information Systems, 1995 - 1996
  • Blockbuster
    Associate, 1994 - 1994
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bakersfield, ca - san diego, ca - Atlanta, ga - morrow, ga - jonesboro, ga - ellenwood, ga - sandy springs, ga - la jolla, ca - athens, ga - stone mountain, ga - lilburn, ga - lawrenceville, ga - glumslov, sweden
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Alumnus of Georgia Tech, Emory, AIESEC and AFS.  Still volunteering with AIESEC on their Board of Advisors. Worked in Telecom since 2000, mostly for Tier-1 carriers (Nextel, Sprint, AT&T) and now for a start-up (Kajeet) from whence the worlds change will emanate. ;)

Proud father of two lovely children and husband to the beautiful Larkke (minstrel and dancer in my heart).

Frequent gamer, movie-goer, strategy buff, international affairs and politics follower, etc.
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My kids are awesome.
Education
  • Emory University
    MBA, 2006 - 2008
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    BS Management, IS & Int'l, 1994 - 2000
  • La Jolla High School
    College Prep, 1993 - 1994
  • Gullstrandskolan
    Naturvetenskap, 1992 - 1993
  • La Jolla High School
    College Prep, 1991 - 1992
  • North Springs High School
    College Prep, 1990 - 1991
  • Sandy Springs Middle School
    Primary, 1990 - 1990
  • Adamson Middle School
    Primary, 1989 - 1990
  • Adamson Junior High School
    Primary, 1988 - 1989
  • Ellenwood Elementary School
    Primary, 1987 - 1988
  • Mount Zion Elementary School
    Primary, 1985 - 1987
  • Lake Harbin Elementary School
    Primary, 1984 - 1985
  • High Point Elementary School
    Primary, 1982 - 1984
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Wulf Michaelson
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