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Submission + - UI Engineer - Philadelphia, PA

Khristine writes: "UI Engineer — Philadelphia, PA

I am a recruiter seeking stellar UI Engineers for a great company located in
Philadelphia, PA.

This exciting company offers unique benefits such as equity for all core
engineers, free food (all meals), drinks, medical, dental and generous

All UI engineers...
Bring UI mockups to life using HTML and Javascript (mostly jQuery)
Work closely with the entire engineering team building the core ad-serving
and optimization platform
Are given problems to solve, not solutions invented by someone else
Pick what features they want to do from a product backlog (and also add
their own...)

All candidates should have...
A degree in Computer Science or related field
3+ years HTML + Javascript
3+ years OO design and implementation
2+ years Python, Ruby, PHP, or other language used in Web Development
1+ years Javascript
Experience with Subversion
A love for clean and maintainable code
A love for learning and tinkering with new things

The ideal candidate should have experience with...
jQuery, Dojo, mooTools, or other commonly used javascript frameworks
Django, Pylons, webapp, web2py, TurboGears, or other Python web frameworks
Git, Mercurial, or other source management tools
Contributing to open source software projects
Amazon Web Services (mainly S3)
Lots and lots of APIs (both writing and using)
Startups and the fast paced environments they bring with them

To apply for a position, please email with:
-your resume
-salary requirement or history
-relocation considerations (if any)
-work authorization (i.e. green card holder, H1B, citizen, etc)
-two or three sentence cover note stating why you are ideal for this

Comment Sue the bastards; it's unconstitutional (Score 2, Insightful) 699

A private university might get away with this, but a public institution is constrained by the Constitution. I'd say that scanning your hard drive is an unconstitutional search, because there are less invasive means of keeping their network safe.

I can't write your brief for you, but talk to the ACLU and the EFF.


Submission + - Girl faces year in prison for 20 second film clip

PizzaFace writes: It's Jhannet's 19th birthday, so her boyfriend borrows a camcorder to memorialize the occasion, and they head to the mall. They goof around, recording each other and the Chick-fil-A cows in the food court, then decide to catch the Transformers matinee, which started a few minutes earlier. During a big action scene, Jhannet takes the camcorder and records a 20-second clip to show her little brother. A few minutes later, cops who were called by the manager come in with flashlights, arrest Jhannet, confiscate the camcorder, and, at the behest of Regal Cinemas, charge her with film piracy. "I was terrified," said Jhannet. "I was crying. I've never been in trouble before." If convicted, she could be sentenced to a year in prison and a $2,500 fine. The police say they lack discretion because Regal Cinemas chose to prosecute: "They were the victim in this case, and they felt strongly enough about it." The National Association of Theatre Owners supports Regal's "zero-tolerance" prosecution standard: "We cannot educate theater managers to be judges and juries in what is acceptable. Theater managers cannot distinguish between good and bad stealing."

Many people are unenthusiastic about their work.