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Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman loves programming, writing, speaking, traveling, and lifting heavy things. He does not love talking about himself in the 3rd person. He is the founder of Atomic Squirrel, a company that helps startups get off the ground, and the author of Hello, Startup: A Programmer's Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams. Previously, he worked as a software engineer at LinkedIn, TripAdvisor, Cisco Systems, and Thomson Financial and got his BS and Masters at Cornell University. See ybrikman.com for more information.
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