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About jmart604

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    Token American
  • Birthday 1987-10-10

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    Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  • Biography
    I run Techquickie! Also do projects for LTT and appear in the odd Channel Super Fun video.

    Duke University '09, Boston College Law School '13

    North Carolina native. Carolina Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Duke Blue Devils, Manchester City FC, US Soccer.

    Game series I like: Deus Ex, Mechwarrior, FIFA, Gears of War, Pokemon, Sonic, Mario Kart.

    I won a gold medal at the Spaceteam tournament at PAX East 2013 in Boston.

    Other random interests: Cooking, ice skating, blackjack, poker (though I'm not nearly good enough at the latter to play competitively)

    Tweet me your ideas for future Techquickie videos!
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    Writer @ Linus Media Group

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