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Richard Hay

Staff Engineer: Network Testing, Google Platforms
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+Gary Busey at Texas A&M for the 1984 film "The Bear" about Paul "Bear" Bryant

#TBT  

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"Kids and their selfies. Where did they get this idea from? Surely people didn't used to be this vain?"

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When you apply a bit of red electrical tape to communicate the "No O"

Then it's ok

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Someone is watching...

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Los Altos, CA

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Mountain View, CA

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Google Logo with a geo twist

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http://today.tamu.edu/2015/07/02/tamug-gets-new-research-vessel/?utm_source=today&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2015-07-08&utm_content=Texas%20A&M%20Galveston%20Gets%20New%20Research%20Vessel

Texas A&M-Galveston Gets New Research Vessel | Texas A&M Today

The RV Trident docked at the waterfront of Texas A&M University at Galveston with the Texas A&M Maritime Academy training ship TS General Rudder in the background.
Texas A&M Universit...

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July 07, 2015 2 comments 5 shares 8 plus ones
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A software company buried a $1,000 prize deep in its Terms of Service. It took 5 months for someone to finally ask about the prize.

http://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/1baw7v

TIL a software company buried a $1,000 prize deep in its Terms of Service to see if anyone actually read them. After 5 months and over 3,000 sales, someone finally asked about the prize • /r/todayilearned

3422 points and 921 comments so far on reddit

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Designed by a Rice Architect (rumored to have an owl face in the design)

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Tall swing

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Whoa! An 11-foot rattlesnake was caught just outside of George West, Texas, about 85 miles south of San Antonio on June 26.

In related news: This Texas-sized centipede belongs in a horror movie: http://on.khou.com/1M06OEj

Curtesy of KHOU 11 News

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July 05, 2015 0 comments 1 shares 3 plus ones
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Viva Chile!!!

Chile Burn Messi and Argentina 4-1 in Penalties to Win First-Ever Copa América

La Roja defeated La Albiceleste on penalties in the 2015 Copa América final in Chile itself to win the nation's first major international title and keep the drought on for Argentina.

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July 05, 2015 3 comments 0 shares 3 plus ones
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(The Fireworks show was 15m)

Photos by Richard Hay

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July 03, 2015 5 comments 3 shares 14 plus ones
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Feel Wheel

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A classic

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June 29, 2015 1 comments 1 shares 13 plus ones
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Edvard Munch certainly understood this...

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Colorful

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June 26, 2015 5 comments 2 shares 47 plus ones
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Nice to see the @TulsaZoo has a sense of humor

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June 26, 2015 3 comments 0 shares 11 plus ones
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Surprisingly there was not much activity around the sign today

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June 25, 2015 7 comments 0 shares 8 plus ones
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Gizmodo is reaching out for artist submissions to decorate the Google self driving car in MTV

This is a little funny

http://gizmodo.com/photoshop-contest-help-google-decorate-its-self-drivin-1713965701

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June 25, 2015 4 comments 1 shares 5 plus ones
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These "White Nectarines" are fuzzy

I say they are pretenders and are actually peaches.

What do you think?

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June 25, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 4 plus ones
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Ban that too?

"The past will never die. It is not even past"

- Faulkner, "Requiem for a Nun"

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June 25, 2015 2 comments 0 shares 3 plus ones
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Muffins!!!

Every state flag is wrong, and here is why

They all need to be fixed.

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June 24, 2015 1 comments 0 shares 3 plus ones
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Good Company

Most Fortune 100 CEO alums: Cornell, Harvard, Princeton, Yale ... Texas A&M

Not mentioned: whether the amount of Aggies was capped at three in the interest of fairness.

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So on a less than flattering note, the Texas Revolution and Independence from Mexico was partially driven by Mexico banning Slavery. "The good guys won" is a matter of perspective.


Conflicts Over Slavery Cause the Texas Revolution and Lead to the Mexican American War | Pathways to Freedom in the Americas

By: Lynne Scully, Master of Labor Industrial Relations, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.A.. When Mexico achieved its independence from Spain in 1821, and later when slavery was abolished in Mexico in 1829, the country then included most of the viceroyalty of New Spain, ...

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June 23, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 3 plus ones
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#TAMU   #Aggies  

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Shiny

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Pioneer Courthouse Square

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hacking away

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Pretty Mountain

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Steam Tunnel Exploration before destruction in the Fall 2015

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Kusama Yayoi

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Classic Car

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What's going on? It feels like we're moving.

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June 21, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 10 plus ones
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Longest Day today

Father's Day Summer Solstice Marks Longest Day of the Year

Dads everywhere will celebrate Father's Day today (June 21), and the Earth is joining the fun this year with the summer solstice, kicking off the first day of the northern summer.

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June 21, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 10 plus ones
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I think the green dog was my fav

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What's the last game that had such events?

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June 19, 2015 6 comments 0 shares 6 plus ones
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Wow, I got mentioned on the +TWiT show "This Week in Google"

h/t to +Jason Howell who mentioned me and was probably going to say I wear Google Glass or my Stanford Band hat (but he did not finish the thought on the show)

Now if I can be a guest sometime...

Start at 57:55 or so to hear them discuss the Google Network Disclosure

https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google/episodes/305

This Week in Google 305 | TWiT.TV

This Week in Google 305 | TWiT.TV

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June 19, 2015 4 comments 1 shares 15 plus ones
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Honey Badger doesn't care

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June 18, 2015 1 comments 0 shares 9 plus ones
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#TBT  

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http://www.ipmu.jp/node/2174

How Spacetime is built by Quantum Entanglement: New Insight into Unification of General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics | Kavli IPMU-カブリ数物連携宇宙研究機構

Tweet. (credit:Hirosi Ooguri). A collaboration of physicists and a mathematician has made a significant step toward unifying general relativity and quantum mechanics by explaining how spacetime emerges from quantum entanglement in a more fundamental theory. The paper announcing the discovery by ...

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