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About GeneticBlueprint

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    In the presence of Our Lady of Electric Light
  • Birthday 08/07/1986

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  • Location Provo, UT
  • Interests Guitar, travel, sports, movies, and anything Star Wars
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  1. I am a smoothie artist

    If you're on a keto diet I'd try Celery/apple/carrot. I "like" that combo.
  3. Jóhann Jóhannsson (Sicario) to score Blade Runner II

    My butthole was puckered for pretty much all of Sicario, and that was at least half due to the excellent score. As much as I love 80s sci-fi and film scoring, I'm not sure if we need a Vangelis clone on a sequel that's 30 years later.
  4. Jar Jar in Rogue One.

    I was pretty sure it was a joke when reading the title. But there's still that part of me that fears something like this.
  5. Your Favorite Band's Greatest Hits

    First I have to think of a favorite band. That's gonna be hard.
  6.   Your comment reminded me of this comment on the story:   "Hi, I'm Jose Mexican. I've got three kids and a wife. I was tired of being a dump truck, so I went to ITT tech. Now I hang out with white people and laugh in an office environment. I own my own house, and almost have enough to buy another. Army Strong."
  7.   I really am glad it worked out for your conocidos. That's seriously awesome. But the reason it makes me so glad is that for every success story out of ITT there are 100 horror stories of people that are well and truly fucked. That's why the feds are cracking down. I work at a software company right now, and we get resumes from some of these types of schools quite frequently. They're just dragged to the recycle bin. While perhaps it's not fair of us, we get so many resumes that there needs to be some sort of initial filtering criteria. We can't interview everyone. And if I'm a betting man I assume my time will be better spent interviewing the guy with a master's degree in computer science from ASU or a bachelor's in computer engineering from University of Utah than the guy with a degree in "software" (this was actually on a resume I saw; my heart panged for this person) from a "school" that's known for passing and graduating everyone regardless of ability.   I can't agree that all higher education in general is a scam, either. While there are your stereotypical worthless degrees like art history and women's studies or whatever, you can still get a decent job at some places with a degree from a real school. Some places just want to see that you've put in the work and that you can think critically. Our technical support staff requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited university and start at 30k a year (negotiable) before bonuses. They typically move on to higher tiers of support or to QA where they earn in the mid 40s as their base. While not stellar it's pretty darn good in a state with a low cost of living and is pretty much the standard around here. It's certainly much better than graduating from a for-profit and working construction or mall security for $9.50/hr.
  8. This school and schools like it make the vast,  vast majority of their income off of federally subsidized loans. They do it by targeting vulnerable populations and individuals, and using high-pressure sales tactics have them take out the maximum federal loan to sell them a worthless product ("education" and a degree from a non-accredited school) while over-promising what it can do for them. In turn the students would rack up loads of debt that their worthless "tech" degrees would never be able to pay off. You can read story after story about how these places have no standards and will both accept and graduate anybody. The buildings are just a facade to get that federal loan money.   
  9. Yyyiisssss   These predatory for-profits have always pissed me off. Glad to see one of them have the hammer come down. 
  10. Hope Solo suspended six months, has contract terminated by U.S. Soccer

      Just making sure 
  11. True, but the ELN is at best 1/10 the size of the FARC. A blip on the radar.
  12. Chicago University taking away safe spaces

    Good. Heard a quote on a podcast the other day by a mental health professional that said something along the lines of "safe spaces are supposed to be used as a tool to work through your problems, not as a crutch to hide from them."
  13. Hope Solo suspended six months, has contract terminated by U.S. Soccer

    Was this supposed to be on the sports board? Or did you want it discussed here?
  14. Over the last few years the conflict has been the most peaceful it's ever been a they've been in serious negotiations. This is also the first time Colombians will vote to accept an accord. Pretty sure they'll take it.