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Amateur triathlete.

I'm Brian Shoemaker, a developer/manager, amateur triathlete and dad living in the Minneapolis area. I build web applications and manage development teams, with a focus on responsive design, modern tools and APIs.

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Sep 18 Remember when the joke was that phones were getting impossibly smaller?

Sep 17 RT @jeffbski: “By 2017, JavaScript will be the most in-demand language skill in application development” - Forrester Research 2014




By Daniel Suarez.
Started on September 14th 2014.

Wool Omnibus (Silo, #1)

Wool Omnibus (Silo, #1)

By Hugh Howey.
Finished on September 11th 2014.

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Activities last six

Distance Duration Speed
RideRide 19.74 mi 1:08:56 17.18 mph
RunRun 6.58 mi 0:46:52 8.42 mph
HikeHike 2.27 mi 0:51:26 2.65 mph
RunRun 13.46 mi 1:44:16 7.75 mph
RunRun 6.16 mi 0:43:34 8.48 mph
HikeHike 2.24 mi 0:55:47 2.41 mph

Training Log past year



I occasionally have a small side or personal project in development, typically using Node.js. I share my projects and post the details here and GitHub.


Browse and search for tweets from Italian politicians.

Twitter Stream

Search and stream the Twitter Public Timeline.

Weather Station

Home weather station built with Arduino.