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Kee Hinckley has been shared in 115 public circles

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Jack C Crawford86,096Another cool circle.2014-03-22 17:03:555000516CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:58:15230002CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:53230022CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:28230003CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:04230022CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:56:44231305CC G+
Ole Olson39,934This is my newest political circle. If you know that there are solutions to the problems that we face, and understand that standing united to move forward is the answer, this circle is for you. These folks are intelligent commenters, good engagers, activists at heart, and have a progressive stream of posts that are fun to read.2014-02-10 02:52:51181227CC G+
Jane Ellen43,979I call this one my Big Ball-0-Fun.  I started with Dede's Fundies, thank you +Dede Craig King and added smaller circles I had made, along with a science circle from +Ray Sanders ,  and some small circles from +Lynette Young and +Carter Gibson and I don't even know who else.  So I haven't organized circles in two years.  You wanna make sumpin' of it? #sharedcircles   #circleshare  #newbies 2013-09-06 17:42:0642926629CC G+
Brian Wolfe22,328I haven't shared a circle in a long time. Maybe too long.Anyways.. Here is the circle that my browser spends the most time on.   Just in case I become a petulant child and walk away (not that I'm planning on doing so , just in case.)2013-08-22 05:36:251941335CC G+
Alex Grossman56,667G+ Engagers CircleIt's been a while since I shared a circle, so here's a small circle of people I recommend following. They are great to engage with, full of energy and opinions and fun, with very little anger, disrespect, or poor manners. Hope you enjoy all of them as much as I do. They certainly make my time in G+ lots of fun. :)2013-08-22 03:31:187510711CC G+
Uniikii0Uniikii's networking #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   #sharedcircles                 #2013-08-14 15:07:534833010CC G+
Domus Vitae Inc.153Shared Circle of #entrepreneurs  www.domusvitae.ca   #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   2013-08-05 19:31:504824114CC G+
Jack C Crawford67,189So you all might remember the Angels circle, right?This one has 440 cool guys (caveat emptor ... my preferences may differ from yours ... I like all of these gentlemen).So here's to the men!G+{I added myself just because ...}2013-07-10 20:10:59441954086CC G+
Richi Jennings42,921Sunday Circle Share of Awesome... :: A big HELLO to all the new Plussers I met last week (plus a few I reconnected with).In the main, these folks are engagers, not passive consumers, so do add them if you're looking for interesting conversations here on G+.Also, feel free to share this publicly. Spread the love! For last week's share, see: plus.google.com/u/0/117220625678034723010/posts/SSmyG6BtuMN2013-06-16 13:19:51406241069CC G+
Jack C Crawford63,736Here's another truly awesome circle of additional Google plus folks who will enrich you personally.2013-05-18 00:35:523268320CC G+
Dede King0Star Stuff Circle"We are all connected: To each other, biologically; To the earth, chemically; To the rest of the Universe, atomically."  - Neil Degrasse Tyson...And through G+, algorithmically. Thanks for the relevance. If you're new to G+, this is a pretty good circle if you want to liven up your stream or you're in the mood to pop a blood vessel or two. IJS. Have a happy Friday. #sharedcircles   #publicsharedcircles   2013-05-17 14:34:4948121742209CC G+
Mohammad Rahimi3,102I am sharing  this circle of very nice and engaging peopleIf you want to be included in the next circle do the following:1- Add the circle 2- Publicly share it3-Comment under this postNote: those who get notification are included.2013-05-04 10:52:39171522CC G+
Dede King0The Fundie CircleIt's round. I've hand picked the ones I interact with not because they're relevant to me or because of what they post, but because I could pick them out of a line-up, state their name and at least one fact about them and they're generally wonderful people to know. The top 10 I'd probably bail out of jail and take a bullet for, but that's neither here nor there. One thing none of them can be accused of, is being soporific. As a disclaimer: Circle with caution or stalk quietly as the circle is filled with every type of G+ user that might not appeal to all tastes including:1. Photo fundies2. Meme fundies3. Gif fundies4. News link reshare fundies5. Art fundies6. Science fundies7. Music fundies8. Narcissistic fundies9. Selfie shot fundies10. Food fundies11. Passive-aggressive one liner vague posting fundies12. Contrarian fundies (not trolls, just opinionated)13. Long form post fundies14. Leg humper fundies15. Lastly, the G+ fundies (they know everything about G+ and will tell you how to Internet)16. High Voltage Noms (+A.V. Flox)17. Low Voltage Noms (+Jake Kern)18. Cat fundies (+Bobbi Jo Woods)19. Sine Wave Noms (+fan tai)It's not really a circle meant to be shared, just my way of saying hey to all of you that make this place worth while <3 No hard feelings if I forgot anyone, it happens. Have a wonderful day.2013-04-17 15:28:3834742831130CC G+
Richi Jennings35,045Sunday Circle Share... :: Hello to all the new Plussers I met last week (plus a few I reconnected with).Mainly, these folks are engagers, not passive consumers, so add them if you're looking for interesting conversations here on G+.Also, feel free to share this with your circles. Spread the love! (Or not, as you wish.)For the previous circle: plus.google.com/u/0/117220625678034723010/posts/9MDWKhJQ7uZ2013-03-31 08:35:47348331844CC G+
Matthew Shuey1,381Socially Influential Google+ UsersThis is a hand picked circle of highly influential Google+ Users.To be added tho this or other circles do the following.1. Share this circle publicly2. Make sure your profile description is complete and country are visible in your profile3. Leave a comment4. Have a wonderful experience! #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday  2013-03-18 22:46:5842724913CC G+
Matthew Shuey1,289Socially Engaged Google+ Users Updated 3-15-13Shared public circle of socially engaging and socially influential Google+ users.Feel free to add and share. To be added to this or other circles please do the following.1. Share this circle2. Confirm your share by leaving a comment on this postThis is a hand picked circle. #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles Enjoy!2013-03-15 20:29:3641813515CC G+
Matthew Shuey880Socially Engaged Google+ Users UpdatedThis circle contains socially influential and socially engaging  Google+ users.2013-03-08 04:24:2537411310CC G+
Matthew Shuey734Socially Engaged Google+ Users #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  2013-03-03 16:20:563541368CC G+
Bob Mulholland12,616Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware #InformActShareStayAware  #InternetFreedom   #SharedCircle  *Part 1 of 2*With the impending #Anonymous  day of action tomorrow #PM2012 , here's a Circle of people who care about internet freedom.+1 or share to be added.2012-12-20 18:51:28490916CC G+
Annika „Skywalker“ O'Brien61,941This is my shared circle of inventors, makers, and DIY hobbyists (not all are robot builders). Let me know if I forgot to add someone or have mistakenly added someone who doesn't belong. #sharedcircles2012-12-10 20:57:3612415323CC G+
Bob Mulholland12,239#InternetFreedom   #SharedCircle  [Part 1 of 2]+1 to be added. I don't notify anymore, but all #InternetFreedom  related posts have this added:Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware #InformActShareStayAware 2012-12-04 15:15:2349251011CC G+
Dave Tozier0+Danial Hallock originally shared this post:The Three HundredRevised CopyIt's been about a month since my last share of #thethreehundred  so I wanted to share the revised copy of the circle; and true to my word, there have been a lot of revisions in the last month.For example, I've gone through each and every one of the 200 some odd recommendations and circle shares that came about from the last circle share.  As a result, of the original 297 that were shared a little under a month ago (http://goo.gl/xqGb4), I removed approximately 137 300ers and added 129 new members.  You can expect this circle to continue to change, but I think the triple digit adjustments are mostly done.  For those of you just joining us, this is a continuation of a project where I've been changing my #circlemanagement  strategy from purpose based to engagement based (http://goo.gl/kqE8h).As always, If you're notified you're in it. If you're in it, why not recommend a few people for me to circle up, or share the circle out with your stream?  Remember: #sharingiscaring  (Link to this post: http://goo.gl/cHwht)2012-11-20 17:22:28295000CC G+
Danial Hallock (Kysimir)4,767The Three HundredRevised CopyIt's been about a month since my last share of #thethreehundred  so I wanted to share the revised copy of the circle; and true to my word, there have been a lot of revisions in the last month.For example, I've gone through each and every one of the 200 some odd recommendations and circle shares that came about from the last circle share.  As a result, of the original 297 that were shared a little under a month ago (http://goo.gl/xqGb4), I removed approximately 137 300ers and added 129 new members.  You can expect this circle to continue to change, but I think the triple digit adjustments are mostly done.  For those of you just joining us, this is a continuation of a project where I've been changing my #circlemanagement  strategy from purpose based to engagement based (http://goo.gl/kqE8h).As always, If you're notified you're in it. If you're in it, why not recommend a few people for me to circle up, or share the circle out with your stream?  Remember: #sharingiscaring  (Link to this post: http://goo.gl/cHwht)2012-11-20 15:47:332941182385CC G+
Danial Hallock (Kysimir)4,130The Three HundredRough DraftA few weeks ago I posted a rather lengthy post about how I was changing my #circlemanagement  strategy from purpose based to engagement based (http://goo.gl/kqE8h).  This is the first rough draft of that circle, minus a few ninjas that prefer not to be shared out.  As such, the landscape of this circle will change drastically over the next few months; but I wanted to give the people who are following this circle a glimpse of what to expect.  As always, If you're notified you're in it. If you're in it, why not recommend a few people for me to circle up, or share the circle out with your stream? :D #thethreehundred   #circleshare   #sharingiscaring  2012-10-22 15:52:142971201281CC G+
Alex Grossman27,422Last time I shared a relevancy circle was back in July. From then until now (October 19), it's only changed by 7 people, and most but not all of that was near the end of the list. So, it's remarkably consistent.These 99 users are on top of my relevance list (plus me since I'm relevant to myself, so a total of 100). I excluded Pages that were in there so as to only have people.Most of these folks are engaging with me through posts or comments (though some are clearly more by e-mail, such as a family member) and the Circle is definitely more accurate now than last time. Does the algorithm get better over time due to more data? I still suspect that as you go down you end up with a number of close calls in which the algorithm can go either way. If anybody has more details on the relevancy algorithm, I'd still be curious and interested to learn more about it.Anyway, these people are relevant to me and truly help me enjoy my time sharing, talking, discussing, and hanging out on G+. So, thank you to all of you :)TGIF and have a great start to the weekend!P.S. - Typical inconsistent G+ - I could share the Movie Lovers Circle earlier today with about 130 people being notified. However, by mid-morning I couldn't notify the 99 people in this Circle. Now, I can again. But it appears that instead of setting a limit on the number of people in a circle, maybe they've set a limit on the number of people you could notify in a set period of time? Very strange. If anybody has any clue as to why this is, please let me know.2012-10-20 03:24:2710023124CC G+
Alex Grossman27,364It's TGIF so hope you have a great day. Here's a Circle I thought I'd share today for Follow Friday - Movie Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about movies, all kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, engaging with others, sharing and exchanging comments, please let me know and I can try and add you to this Circle (notification limits permitting). If you're a member of this circle, you agree to participate in a respectful manner. Due to the changing and, at times uncertain, notification restrictions Google has in terms of number of people you can notify with a post I've split this up into two Circle. The overflow from this Circle can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/Ad9LJFo9PLrFYI - you can find today's movie thread at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/RDDzuGdsvLX #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #movies   #film  2012-10-19 14:01:4110111219CC G+
Bob Mulholland9,885#InternetFreedom #CircleShare #SharedCircles  Part 1 of 2+1 the post to be included, +1 my first comment to also be notified (although these types of posts are becoming less and less common)2012-10-01 02:46:474983213CC G+
Andrew Eva2,872Thought for #followfriday   I'd share my "Makes me Think" circle.These folks all post things, or engage in my posts, with comments and thoughts that make me think. If I find myself at home, hours later, still thinking about a comment, or post, or idea that was being discussed, one of these individuals was most likely part of that discussion or triggered the thought.I hope they all challenge you to think as well.2012-09-28 17:25:226233626CC G+
Alex Grossman26,573For another Follow Friday Circle for today, here is my Music Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about and listen to music. All kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. Unlike other circles, not all shares will be public since some people don't want to see playlists or song shares in their stream. So, articles and discussions of artists, software, the industry, etc will be public and playlists from Spotify or songs may (but not always) be shared to Circles only. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, exchanging comments back and forth, sharing music, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. You only need to agree that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful manner.For a playlist I shared today, go to:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/7vrRYxfXr4c #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #playlist   #music  2012-09-28 14:23:558512112CC G+
Alex Grossman26,002It's TGIF so hope you have a great day. Here's a Circle I thought I'd share today for Follow Friday - Movie Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about movies, all kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, engaging with others, sharing and exchanging comments, please let me know and I can try and add you to this Circle (notification limits permitting). If you're a member of this circle, you agree to participate in a respectful manner.FYI - you can find today's movie thread at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/4Mfu1vAyyzg #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #movies  2012-09-07 20:52:151001449CC G+
Kurt Smith530Quality Circle ShareHere's a quality group of Plussers to circle. There are some active posters in here and many whom will circle you back. #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  2012-08-07 00:19:0778305CC G+
Alex Grossman24,371My Top 99 circle - is Relevancy Accurate?These are the 99 users who are on top of my relevance list (plus me since I'm relevant to myself). I excluded Pages that were in there so as to only have people.Most of these folks are engaging with me through posts or comments (though some are clearly more by e-mail, such as a family member) and the Circle is surprisingly accurate until the last bit of it when some names appeared and others were left off. I suspect that as you go down you end up with a number of close calls in which the algorithm can go either way. If anybody has more details on the relevancy algorithm, I'd be curious to continue the discussions I've seen on other similar threads this week.Want to create your own? (instructions borrowed/stolen from +Max Huijgen )► Click circles on the tab on the right► Make sure relevance is selected (default)► Select the top 99 users. (Drag a box around them)► Drag the whole group to "drop here to create new circle"► The new circle will open up. Make sure its 99 and adjust it if needed► Share it and use the hashtag #top99  and #sharedcircles   #top99   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  +Shared Circles on G+ +CircleCount If you got notified you are one of the 99.2012-07-26 17:22:4510040731CC G+
Alex Grossman24,072It's TGIF so hope you have a great day. Here's a Circle I thought I'd share today for Follow Friday - Movie Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about movies, all kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, engaging with others, sharing and exchanging comments, please let me know and I can try and add you to this Circle once I whittle it down a bit (it's at the limit for notifications currently). If you're a member of this circle, you agree to participate in a respectful manner.FYI - you can find today's movie thread at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/Yab31kVxMux #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #movies  2012-07-20 15:39:381017312CC G+
Alex Grossman24,072For another Follow Friday Circle for today, here is my Music Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about and listen to music. All kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. Unlike other circles, not all shares will be public since some people don't want to see playlists or song shares in their stream. So, articles and discussions of artists, software, the industry, etc will be public and playlists from Spotify or songs may (but not always) be shared to Circles only. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, exchanging comments back and forth, sharing music, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. You only need to agree that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful manner.For a playlist I shared today, go to:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/2XVUsmDQ86M #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #music   #playlist  2012-07-20 15:25:0683722CC G+
Alex Grossman24,072For my second Circle today for Follow Friday, here is my Respectful Politics Circle. This Circle is by request only and not for the faint of heart. It's filled with people who are passionate about politics and issues that impact society and come from across the political spectrum - the point is to have fun, learn and share. If you're interested in joining the discussions, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. No commitment to share your own posts, but it is preferred that you at least comment semi-regularly so as to encourage discussion. Just keep in mind that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful and civil manner. Let your passion fill you, but always temper it with manners, respect and politeness. Bullies will not be tolerated. The point is not to "win" but to learn. #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #politics  2012-07-20 15:10:0498901CC G+
Bob Mulholland7,562Sorry it's been a couple weeks, but Melissa is going to have the baby any day now and my focus now needs to be offline most of the time.After Zane has been born, my posts will become regular again.#InternetFreedom   #CircleShare  [part 1 of 2]Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware+1 if you want in+1 my first comment if you also want notifications. #InformActShareStayAware  2012-07-17 17:15:194947212CC G+
Lamar Jamieson0Quite an interesting circle. You will find here a great variety of people. From artists, writers and photographers to business people. Please add & share!2012-07-04 12:30:44190717CC G+
Kyle Beck0So, I know a lot of my friends who have joined +Google+ wonder "What's the point? I have a Facebook." Well that comparison was flawed from the beginning, although many people made it while trying to describe G+. There are similarities, but one of my favorite features in G+ has been the ability to share Circles with others. In fact I'm not sure I would see the point if I hadn't been shared this very circle by +Robert Scoble (IIRC) early on in my G+ membership. It has proven an invaluable source of up-to-the-minute Tech News over the past year and really showed me how G+ is very different from FB.See, when you visit FB the information you receive is solely from your family and real-life acquaintances. This can be great for keeping up with people you don't see regularly, etc., but it is very hard to reach out to new people who share your interests through FB. Not so on G+. You can create and share groups of friends and pages (Circles) to organize your social interests. In effect, this creates dynamic communities where you can choose who you interact with.Anyways, I hope you will consider adding this Circle, packed full of Tech Enthusiasts. If you don't really use G+ or wonder what the point is, that goes double for you!2012-06-30 00:28:364881003CC G+
Danial Hallock (Kysimir)0Teach Me SomethingI briefly alluded to my recent change in how I manage my circles and my reduction from twelve circles to seven (http://goo.gl/ZObSz).  This is the first of three shares that will include a vetted group of individuals that excel in the Google Plus experience in some way.These particular individuals excel at, you guessed it, teaching me something.  There's nearly one hundred plussers here, all of whom post once a week (or more), so while not every single post is educational, you're going to walk away from this stream knowing more than you did walking in.They're all in one circle, but they're not all from one background.  +Paula Jones, for example, excels at teaching us about the #politics  and societal issues of American life.  Meanwhile, +Joshua Tenner is a #paleo  enthusiast and +Kristjan Gunnarsson maintains a #fitness  and #nutrition  blog.  That's just to name a few, there are a few biologists, astronomers, tech giants, philosophers, and just all around smart people.  So if you're looking to spice up your Google Plus experience with a game of educational Russian Roulette, then pick up this circle!  For some more highly educational posters, check out my No Name Needed circle: http://goo.gl/p8yri #sharingiscaring   #circleshare  2012-06-23 12:58:329418119CC G+
Alex Grossman23,039It's TGIF so hope you have a great day. Here's a Circle I thought I'd share today for Follow Friday - Movie Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about movies, all kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, engaging with others, sharing and exchanging comments, please let me know and I can try and add you to this Circle. If you're a member of this circle, you agree to participate in a respectful manner.FYI - you can find today's movie thread at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/ceGwGxGs6xb #followfriday   #movies  2012-06-22 15:08:4910016711CC G+
Robert „Big Daddy“ Mosko1,841I don't normally share circles.  However I was planning to share this circle tomorrow for #circlesharefriday  .  I will not be available tomorrow, but this is a good thing for me.This circle is highly diverse in views and humor.  It is full of wonderful people who share and engage.  I hope this circle will enhance your G+ experience as much as it does mine.2012-06-21 20:21:462431205CC G+
Susanne Ramharter12,084Circle recommendation for new Google+ UsersIf you are wondering about what's the big deal about Google+ because your stream is empty then look no further. This is my crazy, mixed-up, circle of great people. You will find professors, authors, artists, class clowns, serious people, spiritual people, social media types, business people and some are here because they are just so nice.For TIPS TO GET PEOPLE TO CIRCLE YOU you may want to check:https://plus.google.com/u/0/111635150542674847021/posts/Q6c3ikBhdT3+Shared Circles Shared a Circle with You , +Best Shared Circle,  #circleshare   #circles  2012-06-21 18:24:2918934830CC G+
Meilani MacDonald2,935Small Business circle 2 of 2Hello small business peeps! I'm a small biz person and naturally I want to connect with other small biz owners. I really feel we all have so much to share with each other and to learn from one another as we navigate this world called Google+ that provides us with so many great tools and resources to support our small biz efforts. I also think it's a good thing to support each other, and lift each other up as we work towards our goals. So I've been collecting small biz people and shared small biz & entrepreneurs circles, because those are the people I most want in my own circles, to follow, to connect with, and to support. I have 700+ small bizzes in my circle, so I've split it into two circles to share with you. This is #2 of the 2. Let's hear it for small business!Btw, speaking of supporting small bizzes, I host a TGIF Biz Networking Hangout every Friday at 4pm pst, now a Hangout on Air. It is a chance to give yourself and your biz a little promo, and I feature special guests who are small biz owners and who have all kinds of good advice and info to share with other small biz owners. Please check my profile for more info or to watch last Friday's episode, where we talked about QR codes and great ideas for how to use them, and also talked about the value of keeping content fresh on your blogs and web sites, and when and why to blog, or not to blog. #smallbusiness #entrepreneur #sharedcircles +CircleCount +Shared Circles Shared a Circle with You +Shared a Circle with you2012-05-28 18:24:39330211318CC G+
Alex Grossman22,176For another Follow Friday Circle for today, here is my Music Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about and listen to music. All kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. Unlike other circles, not all shares will be public since some people don't want to see playlists or song shares in their stream. So, articles and discussions of artists, software, the industry, etc will be public and playlists from Spotify or songs may (but not always) be shared to Circles only. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, exchanging comments back and forth, sharing music, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. You only need to agree that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful manner.For a playlist I shared today, go to:https://plus.google.com/102001774674190160714/posts/NTAp6CzC438 #followfriday #followfridaycircle #music #playlist2012-05-25 15:03:2282229CC G+
Alex Grossman22,176It's TGIF so hope you have a great day. Here's a Circle I thought I'd share today for Follow Friday - Movie Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about movies, all kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, engaging with others, sharing and exchanging comments, please let me know and I can try and add you to this Circle. If you're a member of this circle, you agree to participate in a respectful manner.FYI - you can find today's movie thread at:https://plus.google.com/102001774674190160714/posts/DN4qaW1Af5k #followfriday #movies2012-05-25 14:32:40101303CC G+


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2014-04-23 16:52:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

What could be better? My new company makes the "Ten Breakthrough Technologies" feature in MIT's Technology Review. It's like getting your picture in your home town paper. :)

http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/526496/ultraprivate-smartphones/

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2014-04-23 16:52:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Q: When should you clear out the old spacecraft to make room for the new ones? A: Over my dead body.

The amount of money it will take to keep Opportunity operating can probably be found in the James Webb Space Telescope's couch cushions. And the article's conclusion nicely summarizes why canceling MER and other long-term missions would be a terrible idea.

In particular, his point about such missions being where many junior people get their start is a terrific one; I saw that many times, as new folks rotated through MER to pick up experience on their way to other jobs.

I hope NASA isn't as dumb as I suspect they are.

Via +Barbara Cohen.

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2014-04-23 12:21:19 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

Hit Me

Yesterday the B612 foundation released a video showing 26 meteor impacts with energies ranging from 1 kiloton to 600 kilotons.  They were detected by the global nuclear weapons test network.  The claim is that these meteor impacts are occurring much more frequently than originally thought, and they are in the energy range of atomic bombs.  By comparison, the nuclear weapons dropped on Japan during World War II were in the 15 – 20 kiloton range.  The message the video conveys is that we have vastly underestimated the very serious risk of death be meteor.  The reality isn’t nearly so sensational.

The B612 foundation is a U.S. nonprofit organization trying to raise money to launch a satellite to look for meteors that threaten Earth.  As B612′s founder Ed Lu states, “The fact that none of these asteroid impacts shown in the video was detected in advance is proofthat the only... more »

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2014-04-23 12:18:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Russia's "Facebook" founder forced out and company now under control of pro-government forces.

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2014-04-23 11:59:50 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

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2014-04-23 04:44:22 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 10 +1s)

Stunning sexism. Not ONE male who has EVER run for president has had his 'grandparenting abilities' (or parenting abilities for that matter) identified as a cause for ridicule.

Omg! Mitt Romney has more grandchildren (20) than electoral votes from his home state (11 in Massachusetts or if you want to be more technical Michigan with 17). He might not have "time" to run the country with all those grandkids depending on him!!!

Or...

Matt Bevin has NINE children! He can't run for a senate seat!!! Who will care for all the childrens???

Anyone who says there isn't sexism or more aptly "Shut up! It ain't as bad as it used to be! Women are even CEO's now!" (aka you've come a long way baby) needs throat punched.

I certainly hope that other women are as tired of this incredulous crap as I am... and will prove it... more »

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2014-04-23 04:40:05 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

This is a free market solution to our bloated and wasteful healthcare system. Of course this will never even be considered as a solution in congress.

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2014-04-23 04:28:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

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2014-04-23 00:18:46 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

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2014-04-22 17:27:43 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

2014-04-22 16:25:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Bulletin: Supreme Court announces that live coverage of the Aereo arguments today will be relayed by thousands of "tiny little reporters" ...

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2014-04-22 15:23:24 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 1 +1s)

Tell Congress: Support the USA FREEDOM Act. It's the most meaningful reform of government surveillance in decades.

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2014-04-22 13:46:58 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Why are router manufacturers deliberately leaving backdoors in their hardware?

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2014-04-22 13:37:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Fly #Tentacthulhu Fly

From the article: How do these squid go from swimming to flying?  Four phases of flight are described in the research: launching, jetting, gliding and diving. While swimming, the squid open up their mantle and draw in water.  Then these squid launch themselves into the air with a high-powered blast of the water from their bodies.  Once launched by this jet propulsion, these squid spread out both their fins and their tentacles to form wings.  The squid have a membrane between their tentacles similar to the webbed toes of a frog.  This helps them use their tentacles as a wing and create aerodynamic lift so they can glide – similar to a well-made paper airplane.

Pinging +Tren C & +Mz Maau 

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2014-04-22 13:22:17 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

2014-04-22 13:17:16 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Got this quote in one of my daily emails today and it resonated:

"Myth: we have to save the earth. Frankly, the earth doesn't need to be saved. Nature doesn't give a hoot if human beings are here or not. The planet has survived cataclysmic and catastrophic changes for millions upon millions of years. Over that time, it is widely believed, 99 percent of all species have come and gone while the planet has remained. Saving the environment is really about saving our environment -- making it safe for ourselves, our children, and the world as we know it. If more people saw the issue as one of saving themselves, we would probably see increased motivation and commitment to actually do so." -Robert M. Lilienfeld, management consultant and author (b. 1953) and William L. Rathje, archaeologist and author (b. 1945) 

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2014-04-22 13:09:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Aboriginal people – how to misunderstand their science http://j.mp/1mywIpk

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2014-04-21 21:56:59 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

Does researching casual marijuana use cause brain abnormalities in the researchers?

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2014-04-21 21:31:15 (23 comments, 3 reshares, 9 +1s)

@joanwalsh captures something very important here about the difference between liberal and conservative views of government corruption.

It's not that (non-politician) liberals disagree with conservatives about the fact that our government is corrupt. It's that we have a fundamental disagreement about how to address the problem.

Liberals believe the issue is class/money and the solution is transparency.

Conservatives believe the issue is big government and the solution is States' rights.

I don't know if the liberals are wrong, but I'm 100% certain that the conservative solution is flawed, because State governments can be just as corrupted (if not more so) as the federal government. There's already been a huge move over the last 20+ years to influence state governments from out of state. Following the "States' rights" path is... more »

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2014-04-21 17:20:27 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

This should probably be required reading. #4 and #9 bother me the most on a daily basis.

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2014-04-21 13:29:31 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)

. When completed, the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) and its 39-metre mirror will allow astronomers to peer further into space and look further back into the history of the universe than any other astronomical device in existence. Its construction will push telescope-making to its limit, however. Its primary mirror will be made of almost 800 segments – each 1.4 metres in diameter but only a few centimetres thick – which will have to be aligned with microscopic precision.

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2014-04-21 12:42:45 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)

Why you shouldn't turn on certificate checking in Chrome.

Now what about iOS browsers?

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2014-04-21 00:32:37 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)

Opinion: On women, testosterone and confidence http://aje.me/1eUs2Ib

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2014-04-20 22:05:54 (54 comments, 10 reshares, 15 +1s)

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2014-04-20 21:40:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Thoughts on this? I can certainly understand power companies wanting people who connect to the grid to cover some of the costs of the grid, but shutting out individual solar producers completely seems more like an attempt to protect a state-supported monopoly.

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2014-04-20 20:05:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Opinion: Persian racism against Arabs is reciprocated by equally strong Arab prejudice http://aje.me/1jVV9cU

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2014-04-20 19:48:21 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Vigilante grammarians have an apoplexy over apostrophes.

#t

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2014-04-20 19:37:30 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Something I never thought about: the chemical trick which modern laundry detergents use to "brighten whites" actually depends on the light spectrum emitted by incandescent bulbs - and in particular, on the amount of UV light they emit. LEDs don't do that, and so (barring a new approach) white clothes will, once again, gradually become yellow and dingy over time.

And even as I type this, I am realizing that people will draw political inferences and/or life lessons from this bit of science. Please troll creatively.

Via +Alex Scrivener

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2014-04-20 19:01:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

This piece is long, and not all that easy going, but well worth it.

Bigotry is an inherently negative attitude. But racism is, essentially, just a hierarchical notion. It really has nothing inherent to do with hate. Bigotry says someone is bad. Racism says ‘I am better’. Which implies someone is worse. But it doesn’t necessarily dwell on it, darkly, let alone violently. Racism can walk on the sunny side of the street, in its mind.

Ervin does not seem to be bubbling over with race hate, in an emotional sense. This is why he felt that charges of racism, against him, were unjust. A racist is a bigot is consumed with hate. Ervin looked in his heart, saw no bubbling hate, per se, for the black man. He exonerated himself on that charge, and felt anger at his unjust accusers for calling him racist.

What he felt was love of hierarchy and order and preservation of socialstatu... more »

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2014-04-20 13:49:13 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

In 1969, the Chicago city officials announce a crack down on gangs. Chicago Daily News reads "KILLING MUST END – DALEY - WAR ON STREET GANGS".  Edward V. Hanrahan Cook County State's Attorney makes a statement to the news media on the issues of street gangs, "The energy of you properly directed could be a tremendous betterment, could lead to a tremendous betterment of our city and these individuals progress themselves. I'm complaining about the miss direction. I'm complaining about the miss direction. I complaining about the fact that 620 out of 693 shooting victims are black themselves. I think that's a tragedy. That is where black genocide is occurring here." His statements reflect the attitude of the Mayor Daley's political machine. The Chicago police expand "anti-gang campaign" to include Black Panther Party.
 
Attempt to destroy thelea... more »

2014-04-19 21:16:43 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

You listen to old songs and go, "WTF?" What exactly does it mean to say "You're more than a woman to me?" Really?

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2014-04-19 20:40:28 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

There are fewer brown dwarf stars in the universe than we expect, and we aren't sure why.

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2014-04-19 20:37:49 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

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2014-04-19 18:48:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

An excellent point about the transaction costs of authorisation.  This is why Creative Commons, Magnatune's licencing, transcopyright and other forms of pre-authorisation all provide significant increased value.

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2014-04-19 18:02:41 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s)

RT +Dan Gillmor Even Kafka would have been amazed by Guantanamo "justice" -- an ugly charade that discredits America.

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2014-04-19 17:48:01 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

#SecretHistory

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2014-04-19 17:07:18 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

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2014-04-19 14:27:46 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 5 +1s)

For +Corran Webster and others I know who seriously want their organization to be able to hire more women coders/engineers/other techs.  Watch this.  Etsy did some interesting things that really worked. 

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2014-04-19 13:32:43 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 27 +1s)

At 1:01:31, old white dude asks a panel of scientists "What's up with chicks in science?" and then smarmy white moderator dude asks the panel "Who wants to discuss genetic differences between men and women?" and then Neil deGrasse Tyson of Cosmos  drops a truth-bomb on race and gender inequalities in the scientific community. #BOOM

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2014-04-19 13:19:15 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

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2014-04-19 04:08:39 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

"If you own a Bombardier Challenger CL-604 with the tail number N604EP, or know somebody who does, please don’t hesitate to reach out."

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2014-04-19 02:20:34 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

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2014-04-19 02:03:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

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2014-04-19 01:41:53 (18 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)

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2014-04-18 23:28:04 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)

❝ The big idea of "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" is that we haven’t just gone back to 19th-century levels of income inequality, we’re also on a path back to “patrimonial capitalism,” in which the commanding heights of the economy are controlled not by talented individuals but by family dynasties. ❞

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2014-04-18 23:07:29 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

"Winnie the Cthulhu" by @TeeKetch is $6.99 today (4/18) at Shirt Punch http://shirtoid.com/112017/winnie-the-cthulhu/

#HPLovecraft #Cthulhu

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2014-04-18 23:00:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

"We know that cuts to early voting are bad for voters. But just how bad are they?

As part of our lawsuit against North Carolina's voter suppression bill, we asked Ted Allen, a professor of industrial engineering at Ohio State University, and Paul Gronke, a political science professor at Reed College, to crunch some numbers. Both found that shorter early voting periods translate to longer lines and fewer voters."

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2014-04-18 22:27:24 (0 comments, 6 reshares, 12 +1s)

At 1:01:31, old white dude asks a panel of scientists "What's up with chicks in science?" and then smarmy white moderator dude asks the panel "Who wants to discuss genetic differences between men and women?" and then Neil deGrasse Tyson of Cosmos  drops a truth-bomb on race and gender inequalities in the scientific community. #BOOM

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2014-04-18 16:09:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Look up at the night sky, and you see the history of the universe.  That's because light takes time to reach us.  Some stars are fairly close, and the light only takes a few years to come to our doorstep.  Other objects are farther away, and began their journey almost at the beginning of time.

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2014-04-18 16:03:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Red Moon, Green Beam
Image Credit & Copyright: Dan Long (Apache Point Observatory) - Courtesy: Tom Murphy (UC San Diego)
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140418.html

This is not a scene from a sci-fi special effects movie. The green beam of light and red lunar disk are real enough, captured in the early morning hours of April 15. Of course, the reddened lunar disk is easy to explain as the image was taken during this week's total lunar eclipse. Immersed in shadow, the eclipsed Moon reflects the dimmed reddened light of all the sunsets and sunrises filtering around the edges of planet Earth, seen in silhouette from a lunar perspective. But the green beam of light really is a laser. Shot from the 3.5-meter telescope at Apache Point Observatory in southern New Mexico, the beam's path is revealed as Earth's atmosphere scatters some of the intense laser light. The... more »

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