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The Coastside is the Place

06/03/05 | by JAdP | Categories: General Thoughts

David Winer wrote about his current musings on where he might like to live to do what he might like to do.

"So where is the perfect place to live? I think I would like a teaching job somewhere, where I could work part-time as an entrepreneur in residence, at a VC firm, perhaps. Not too far from a beach, to keep sane, and out of traffic..."end quotation
-- Dave Winer 2005.06.02;13h05m31s

The San Mateo County Coastside is the perfect place. Lots of artists, craftsfolks, artisans, techies, entrepreneurs, et al, making their living while hanging out the local cafés; well within an hours drive of anyplace else in the SF Bay Area: Marin, Wine County, Santa Cruz, Walnut Creek, with the places in between being much closer, like San Francisco, Berekely, or Silicon Valley.

The coverage isn't great for cell or WiFi, but leading the TeleInterActive Lifestyle™ here isn't impossible. :>>

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angie

Hi there! I’m visiting via Michele’s meet & Greet. Nice looking blog you have here. :) Have a great weekend!!

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I'm Joseph A. di Paolantonio and this blog has two main foci: my interest in food, and my interest in the future. This provides a look into my personal life, and is separate from my consulting work…though there will be overlap. I am an independent researcher, working as a strategic consultant and I'm an executive with over 20 years of commercial experience with a technical interest in the intersection of Internet of Things, with advanced data management and analysis methods. I view data science as a team activity, and I feel that the IoT must be viewed as a system. I am leveraging my past activities to understand the adoption and impact of the IoT; first, as a system engineer in aerospace, where I developed Bayesian risk assessment methods for systems within the Space Transportation System (including the Space Shuttle), Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer, Gravity Probe B, and many more, and second, as a enterprise data warehousing, business intelligence and analytics professional. Between my aerospace and IT careers, I indulged my hobby of cooking by starting a food company, Montara Magic, centered around my chocolate sauces. My education combined chemistry, mathematics and philosophy. I performed research into molten salt fuel cells in graduate school, and in photovoltaic materials for a short time in industry. The lure of bringing the human race into space was strong, and when I was offered the chance to combine my chemistry and mathematics skills to develop new risk assessment and system engineering methods for space launch and propulsion systems – I couldn't resist. I perform independent research and strategic consulting to bring value from the Internet of Things, Sensor Analytics Ecosystems and data science teams.I am a caregiver, a lover of science fiction and speculative fantasy, and my passion to learn has led me to a pilot's license, an assistant instructor in SCUBA, nordic and alpine skiing, sea kayaking, and reading everything I can, in as many topics as I can.

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