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We've done this one before with Googlism, but I just Googled my own name and came up with some fun stuff:
From here:

Wildly inventive and original music from songwriter/producer/engineer Jason Menard!
Jason writes all the songs, and uses many different musicians and singers. Having different players on each song gives Jason's music a uniquely engaging sound, and the different singers add a whole new level of contextual diversity to the potent blend. Jason himself sings approximately five songs on each album!
Jason is currently recording his second album in Nelson.
This is gorgeously crafted music from someone who is not afraid to write a decent melody! Jason believes that if you cannot hum or whistle the chorus, it's crap! It must stick in your head!
Due to the psyched up mind of Mr. Menard, the music is always imbued with a jagged edge of desperate beauty. Honest, believable, and with a staggeringly wide array of styles.
Why the hell have I not heard of this man before?!
Go to the website and find out the rest of this well-kept secret!


Heh... Why the hell have I not heard of this man before?!
Anyone else find anything good Googling their name?
[ July 23, 2003: Message edited by: Jason Menard ]
 
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Have you ever put in your name followed by your city of residence? It kicks back your phone number along with maps to your physical location. Pretty scarey if you ask me.
 
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That brings up a mountain of old moldy stuff: farming questions, wordstar, BananaCom, BANSI, a former employee's bio, lawn care, some java stuff .... Looki this:
Bananacom Wins Best Of Show At Cyber.Xpo 95
Banana Programming of Missoula MT - (406)543-1928 voice, (406)543-8234 BBS - took "Best of Show (Overall)" and "Best DOS Product (Hardware or Software)" at the first Cyber.Xpo convention for ISPs and BBS sysops in Las Vegas in June. Bananacom, the company's flagship product, is widely considered the world's easiest-to-use terminal program. Just run INSTALL.EXE and the program installs itself, locates your modem, configures it for 9600 bps and pops up a pre-loaded dialing directory. Zmodem is the default protocol so downloading is effortless. Sysops are wild about it as it spares them countless calls from clueless novice users. We've tried it and highly recommend it. Paul Wheaton, the Top Banana, noted that "Before the show, a convention employee discovered we were from Montana. She rudely suggested that `country bumpkins' like us could not do well at a big show. That remark made winning `Best of Show' especially sweet." A retail version was recently released in all major software stores.

This one's a hoot:
wheatlib.zip 113586 10-21-92 Paul Wheaton's C++ string library w/source 10/92 revision and it's free.
I did a search for my turbo pascal libraries from 1985 but nothing came up.
 
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I'm Chair of Sense International although some of you might think that should be Non-sense International.
I also find a namesake who was born the same year as me.
 
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Hey!
My namesake is a hollywood editor! He edited Peter Sellers movies and James Bond movies!
 
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Kathy Sierra is a violin player and a member of the "Fiddle Chicks". I wish that was me!
Of course, now that I have a book out with Bert Bates, I have shown up on two 'celebrity' sites, under the category of "Cathy Bates". On one Hollywood/Entertainment site, you can search for "Cathy Bates" stuff and you get a list of movie credits, other projects, etc. and... yep... a Java book.
--Kathy
 
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There are at least 4 Google-able Michael Matolas:
me, my dad, some guy in Seattle who sells insulation, and the chief tourism officer of Malawi.
Recently went to the graduation party of my second cousin Michael Matola[1], who isn't Google-able -- well until this page gets indexed. (If you ever find this page, Mike, send me an email.)
(Along similar lines: if anyone ever gets a US $20 bill with "You are a much more sensible
person than I am" written on it, send me an email -- I wrote that and spent it.)
[1]Google fodder: He's Michael Stephen Matola, I'm Michael George Matola.
[ July 23, 2003: Message edited by: Michael Matola ]
 
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I've just won an award !!!
http://kstatesports.ocsn.com/sports/w-tennis/spec-rel/051303aaa.html
I probably wasn't home when they called me
 
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Am I the only person who only actually gets stuff that really is about ME when I google my name?
 
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It's pretty useless to google my name. I'm either the funniest carpenter on earth or an ex-cocaine addict, take your pick.
Actual conversation:
Me: "Hi, I'm Tim Allen"
Someone I just met: "No you're not!"
 
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I get only my stuff too. I see that TextPad's website has the one contribution that i had made on their website. That's cool. I found my TourMiles Foxpro application that I made 8 years ago. and many JavaRanch links.
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Interesting, I was obviously heavily involved in medieval archeology at some point.....
The Eric Fletcher Fund
[ July 24, 2003: Message edited by: Eric Fletcher ]
 
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I get my own site. Of course, Stan James is not exactly the name to use. I just turned it around so Google wouldn't find the foolishness I write on discussion boards like this one.
http://www.surfscranton.com/architecture/default.htm
And a bunch of references to a control I wrote in Delphi 1.0. People still e-mail me for help. Sheesh.
I also get the sad tale of a man beaten to death on his own front porch by one of his own slaves. That one is not me.
[ July 24, 2003: Message edited by: Stan James ]
 
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Michael Ernest appears to be a popular first-middle name combination. Links to my Amazon reviews and obsolete RHE stuff is about all the rest.
Used to be on Alta Vista I played guitar for a garage band in upstate New York, hit for average and power in the Purdue University A fast-pitch softball league, and was an upstanding citizen/osteopath matriculated from Oklahoma State University, working in Enid.
Whole lotta Michael Ernest So-n-so's in the UK and New Zealand. Pastors, landed Knights, cookie makers.
 
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Oh man, I'm a controversial ex-president
 
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Apparently I am real big into stained glass, beads and mosaics, aside from all that JavaRanch stuff .
 
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It seems that I design silk covers for journals in feature rich colors and fabulous modern designs.
 
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Here's one I didn't know:
"Leader of the movement toward independent black Baptist churches in the United States, Thomas Paul founded the African Baptist Church in Boston in 1805." Died 1831.
What a common name I have:
DJ, dancer, rapper and party organizer in Japan
HR Manager, Aquila Technologies
Alabama Cardiovascular Specialist
Bass player, Philadelphia Orchestra
A native carver in British Columbia.
a committed Catholic Charismatic Renewal preacher from India
[ July 25, 2003: Message edited by: Thomas Paul ]
 
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Why the hell have I not heard of this man before?!


Surprising
I have heard lots of his songs
Like
JasonC-Highpass
JasonC-Stasis
JasonC-Tranced@4am
JasonC-DrumCircle
JasonC-Ebb_and_Flow
If you have got fruity loops software you can find lot of his songs there
 
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