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That would be great. Do you know any efficient way of finding these positions in SF? I just searched the handful of European companies I know of and they don't have any listings in SF.

Also I don't necessarily need as much vacation as Europeans get, just a few weeks a year that I'm actually encouraged to use would be fine.

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1. Being asked to code things on a white board or shared online doc that the interviewer knows are hard just so they can watch you sweat. It's just testing how well you perform under pressure, not if you know how to program well or not. Candidates should have the option to code without someone breathing down their neck if they prefer.

2. Not being up front about how many hours people actually work. In my experience, everyone lies about this. Companies claim they work 40 hour weeks but really work 60+ with time expected at home and on the weekends. And their "unlimited vacation" time really means "no vacation time". You shouldn't have to wait to start the job before finding out the answer to this question. That kind of bait and switch leads to resentment.

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When this happened to my friend in Berkeley CA we called the police and after waiting almost an hour the officer that came didn't even get out of his car, he told us to file a report online. There was a security camera pointed at the lot which he said was "pointless" to try to access.

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Independent artists need to stop being independent and form up into groups that collectively have a large audience and then higher a lawyer to represent them, its the only smaller bands can have any leverage with streaming services. This is arguably the only reason for "record labels" to still exist.

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As someone who has routinely ridden a bike along the rivers of Los Angeles I can tell you there is nothing being done to stop the flow of trash from streets, through storm drains, to rivers straight into the ocean. Targeting rivers like these in major population areas seems like the cheapest, easiest, most effective first step to stopping this problem.

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The whole Bay Area really needs leadership that is serious about investing in growth, both in transportation infrastructure and housing. It's frustrating that a world class city is consistently held back by NIMBYism that stops progress.

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"That means the main way to build more is to build denser projects, with taller buildings and smaller units. Doing that can be very difficult politically"

I will vote for anyone who runs on a campaign vowing to do this, and you should too. We need more affordable housing and in most urban markets the only direction is up.

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> campaign vowing to do this

Well, the whole council of Palo Alto did, and the voters went NIMBY on them

http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/palo-alto-one-ups-san-franci...

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I thought the same as well but after some more thought and research I've concluded that cities are inherently doomed. Building cities is hard and the larger the harder. Planning is crucial but risky. Suburbs, by contrast, are cheap and simple. We should instead keep planting new urban areas near existing ones, which are easier to grow. Works well in China but politically unfeasible in America (and perhaps even "un-American").

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My friend at Orange Coast College just signed up with her .edu email address and it didn't work. I think its a scam to get people's email addresses. I don't think I'll ever refer anyone to Coinbase again now and I'm a previously happy customer.

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What's more likely, coinbase is running a 'scam' or that they don't consider Orange Coast College one of the top 500 universities worldwide?

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"It came in the form of philanthropic donations, which, unlike government funding, required no public review of priorities or spending."

This is why we should raise taxes on Billionaires. A lot of them are willing to give away a lot of their money but, no matter how well intentioned they are, they are not as good at spending money for the public good as the government is.

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I wonder how long someone could survive in this hypothermic state? Days? Months? Years? Decades? Imagine you were terminally ill could you hoist yourself in a weather balloon to 40k feet with an iv of nutrition and float around until they found a cure for your disease? It must be a lot cheaper then cryogenically freezing.

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