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George Koklas has been at 4 events

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Google+12,658,878The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0033679  
Google Play9,533,625Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, two of film’s biggest comedy stars, are now its most unexpected interns in their new movie, “The Internship.” Join Vince and Owen in a live Google+ hangout hosted by Conan O’Brien on Wednesday, February 13 at 11am PT to get the inside story about their latest comedy and be the first to view the trailer.  For a sneak peek at what’s in store, check out Vince and Owen in the video, and submit your questions for the comedy duo using #TheInternshipHangout with Google Interns Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, as they debut “The Internship” trailer, hosted by Conan O’Brien2013-02-13 20:00:0010919  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski580,029*is the world going to end on the 21st of december? ...* according to the _mesoamerican long count calendar_ which the mayans used, the 21st of december is regarded as the end-date of a 5,125-year-long cycle ... the end of the world as we know it ... *who cares? ... let's have a party! ...* i invite you all to a _pre-end of the world hangout party_ ... if the world ends we might as well go down in style ... live music, drinks, fun and good company ... what better way to spend the last hours and minutes ... and if the world doesn't end, we can go straight over into the _after-end of the world hangout party_ with even more music, drinks, fun and the same good company ... *and don't you guys forget to state if you are going or not by clicking on the _going_ button on the top right! ...* and of course invite your mates too (you can simply share the event publicly via the _share_ button on the top) ... it's going to be a 24 hrs event and will be on-air ... the more the merrier ... ;-) ... *so, what's planned? ...* i want this event to be spectacular ... to achieve this we'll need some help from you guys ... it is supposed to be a 24 hrs event (since we want to be sure we won't miss the end of the world) and we need to fill it with some action ... i was thinking about live music, among other things ... when i discussed this party with +Ryan Van Sickle quite some time ago (no, this idea is not new) he generously offered to play for us ... he can't play 24 hrs though ... only +Daria Musk can do that ... ;-) ... we therefore need musicians all over the world, who will play for us in their timezone ... i would also like other stuff, so if there are artists out there who'd like to contribute, you are more than welcome ... magicians? ... dancers? ... cultural stuff? ... if you have what it takes and would like to participate, please let me know in a comment! ... also if you have any ideas on how to make this event a day to remember (wait! ... who's going to remember it after the end of the world?), please let us know! ... i will regularly update this event, to let you guys know how the whole thing is progressing ... stay tuned to this frequency! ... greez, +Jens Graikowski ... ********************************************************* #endoftheworldhangoutparty  Pre-End of the World Hangout Party2012-12-21 01:00:0026  
Kol Tregaskes55,931Feel free to join in the live chat for the race today. Where are you watching the race , who are you supporting, how do you think the race will go? *BBC Live Coverage:* The BBC have a live stream here that includes live commentary and standings and live TV coverage [UK only]: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/motorsport/formula_one/default.stm *Official F1 Site:* Get the latest info, including track standings, from the official page: http://www.formula1.com/live_timing/live_timing_popup.html *Android App:* There is an official Android app here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.formula1.twothousandelevenapplication *Twitter Twazzup Updates:* You can watch the tweets come in in real-time on twazzup here: http://beta.twazzup.com/?q=%23f1&l=en#search/%23f1. *McLaren Live Updates:* Also, keep up to date with the McLaren cars during the race here: http://www.mclaren.com/formula1 *F1 Google+ Circle List:* If you'd like to be included in my F1 G+ Circle then add your name to the comments here: https://plus.google.com/104405539079062799451/posts/ToSQiZZA73Y *Google+ F1 Search:* And lastly watch the posts come in real-time on Google+: https://plus.google.com/s/%23f1%20OR%20%23formula1%20OR%20%23formulaone When it says "going" for the event it seems in this case if you are either going physically or going to be in the live chat below. :-) _Feel free to reshare (suggest disabling comments and linking back to this (the original) post. You'll need to view the thread on a stream page._ *_Please leave a comment or DM me with any other useful links_* #f1 #formula1 #formulaone #sport #motorsport #kollivechat #livechat    #SundaySportFormula One: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix RACE Live Chat on Google+2012-11-04 13:00:0019  

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2016-02-14 20:20:19 (7 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s)Open 


Shy Teddy Bear will love you for ever




#photography #valentines

Most reshares: 2

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2016-04-10 12:44:38 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

Lightroom could be wasting valuable disk space

Another day, another Lightroom bug. And an old one this is.

I discovered this by pure chance the other day. It looks like there is a bug in Lightroom which ignores the compression settings the user has set in the external editing preferences and sends the files uncompressed to photoshop.

What that means is that if you are sending your files as TIF to photoshop, you could be wasting from small to huge amounts of disk space, depending on the image, layers, etc.

The bug has been known for several years now, but unfortunately, no action has been taken so far.

If you are affected by this, a workaround is before closing the image in Photoshop, to select "Save As", instead of "Save", and apply the appropriate compression settings in the dialog box. The image will be saved and visible in... more »

Most plusones: 14

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2016-03-06 12:27:31 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 14 +1s)Open 

Last night's project


#suzuki #gsr600 #photography

Latest 50 posts

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2016-04-24 18:23:49 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

"Donald "Don" McCullin, CBE Hon FRPS is a British photojournalist, particularly recognized for his war photography… "


The personal story of the photographer is well beyond interesting. With assignments to almost every destination on earth, plagued with pain, cruelty and war in the past decades, he narrates and describes what felt to be there and what motivated him.

The images accompanying the narration are shocking, captivating and truly some of the best you have seen. They make you pause and think and ultimately that is the goal of photography as a whole. Beautiful compositions, encompassing strong emotions, suffering and, as the photographer puts it, insanity.

From both, a humanitarian and photographic perspective, this makes you feel you have gained way too much for just 90 minutes of your time.



#photography#d... more »

"Donald "Don" McCullin, CBE Hon FRPS is a British photojournalist, particularly recognized for his war photography… "


The personal story of the photographer is well beyond interesting. With assignments to almost every destination on earth, plagued with pain, cruelty and war in the past decades, he narrates and describes what felt to be there and what motivated him.

The images accompanying the narration are shocking, captivating and truly some of the best you have seen. They make you pause and think and ultimately that is the goal of photography as a whole. Beautiful compositions, encompassing strong emotions, suffering and, as the photographer puts it, insanity.

From both, a humanitarian and photographic perspective, this makes you feel you have gained way too much for just 90 minutes of your time.



#photography #documentary #war #photojournalism___

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2016-04-15 16:28:49 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 10 +1s)Open 

From the archives, Mountainous landscape.

Shot a few summers ago.




#landscape #photography #mountains #woods #greece #trikalakorinthias

From the archives, Mountainous landscape.

Shot a few summers ago.




#landscape #photography #mountains #woods #greece #trikalakorinthias___

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2016-04-10 12:44:38 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

Lightroom could be wasting valuable disk space

Another day, another Lightroom bug. And an old one this is.

I discovered this by pure chance the other day. It looks like there is a bug in Lightroom which ignores the compression settings the user has set in the external editing preferences and sends the files uncompressed to photoshop.

What that means is that if you are sending your files as TIF to photoshop, you could be wasting from small to huge amounts of disk space, depending on the image, layers, etc.

The bug has been known for several years now, but unfortunately, no action has been taken so far.

If you are affected by this, a workaround is before closing the image in Photoshop, to select "Save As", instead of "Save", and apply the appropriate compression settings in the dialog box. The image will be saved and visible in... more »

Lightroom could be wasting valuable disk space

Another day, another Lightroom bug. And an old one this is.

I discovered this by pure chance the other day. It looks like there is a bug in Lightroom which ignores the compression settings the user has set in the external editing preferences and sends the files uncompressed to photoshop.

What that means is that if you are sending your files as TIF to photoshop, you could be wasting from small to huge amounts of disk space, depending on the image, layers, etc.

The bug has been known for several years now, but unfortunately, no action has been taken so far.

If you are affected by this, a workaround is before closing the image in Photoshop, to select "Save As", instead of "Save", and apply the appropriate compression settings in the dialog box. The image will be saved and visible in your Lightroom catalogue.


For more information, you can check the bug report here:
https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/lightroom_tiff_compression_settings_have_no_effect


cc +Victoria Bampton

#adobe #lightroom #bug
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2016-04-09 15:34:07 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 8 +1s)Open 

Old Zenit under a new light.

Too bad the aperture blades are stuck on the lens.
Oh, and if you think modern SLRs are heavy, try holding this bad ass Russian for a change!



#photography #zenit #slr #lens #old #vintage #filmcamera

Old Zenit under a new light.

Too bad the aperture blades are stuck on the lens.
Oh, and if you think modern SLRs are heavy, try holding this bad ass Russian for a change!



#photography #zenit #slr #lens #old #vintage #filmcamera___

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2016-04-06 18:56:38 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s)Open 

+Sean Bagshaw is a well known landscape photographer. 

His images are beautiful and inspiring and if this genre is a favourite of yours, you should definitely consider following his work. 

"Lineage"
Moai statues at Ahu Tongariki on Easter Island, back lit by the full moon on March 22, my birthday! I couldn't imagine a better way to celebrate. Visiting this remote South Pacific island was a dream. Learning about the history and culture of the Island was fascinating in a way only made possible by being there. The statues were a representation of the ancient ancestors and believed to be symbols of authority and power, both religious and political. The moai statues face away from the ocean and towards the villages as if to watch over the people. Photographing them in moonlight is a major life memory.

To create this photo I placed myself in the shadow of one of the tallest moai to minimize flare and contrast from the moon. I took a 4 minute long exposure, allowing the fast moving clouds coming off the ocean streak across the sky. Then I took a shorter, brighter exposure at a higher ISO while no clouds blocked the moon to capture the shadows in the foreground and detail in the statues. In the second exposure the moon had also appeared on the edge of the statue creating the moon-star. The two exposures were painstakingly blended using various masking techniques in Photoshop. Further adjustments were made for clarity and tonal balance. The final step was to convert the color image to black and white using Silver Effects Pro.

Canon 5DsR, 33mm. One exposure at 4 minutes, f/14, ISO 100 and one exposure at 25 seconds, f/4.5, ISO 800.___+Sean Bagshaw is a well known landscape photographer. 

His images are beautiful and inspiring and if this genre is a favourite of yours, you should definitely consider following his work. 

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2016-04-03 19:44:09 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 5 +1s)Open 

Roses are Red

from the archives



#photgraphy #rose #flower #b&w #blackandwhite

Roses are Red

from the archives



#photgraphy #rose #flower #b&w #blackandwhite___

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2016-03-29 19:56:05 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

+Mike Browne​ always producing something worth watching.

Hello :-)

I often get asked how long it takes to learn photography, so i figured I should make a video about it and give you some insights into this. Hope it helps and gets you fired up...

Best wishes.. Mike___+Mike Browne​ always producing something worth watching.

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2016-03-24 19:35:23 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

Wow, this is huge!!!

Nik collection is one of the top tools you can use in your photo editing workflow.

And now it is absolutely free you use!!!

Just remember. Just brcause you can move some sliders all the way, does not mean that you should!

___Wow, this is huge!!!

Nik collection is one of the top tools you can use in your photo editing workflow.

And now it is absolutely free you use!!!

Just remember. Just brcause you can move some sliders all the way, does not mean that you should!

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2016-03-16 18:40:19 (4 comments; 1 reshares; 12 +1s)Open 

Latest image to emerge from my digital darkroom.


#suzuki #gsr600 #photography #lightpainting

Latest image to emerge from my digital darkroom.


#suzuki #gsr600 #photography #lightpainting___

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2016-03-09 21:13:49 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s)Open 

Looks like the Google+ engines are going full throttle again.

After a long time of cruising on auto pilot, the network revamping which began a few months ago, seems to be heading forward, strong as ever.

Can't wait to see what comes up next!

Introducing Google+ Create

Today we are launching Google+ Create (g.co/PlusCreate), a unique program that gives amazing content creators the recognition and audience they deserve.

When we introduced Google+ Collections last May, we were blown away by the amazing things people began sharing, from the beautiful (goo.gl/ryi0jv) to the breathtaking (goo.gl/n0KpR6), from the profound (goo.gl/XfBB0y) to the playful (goo.gl/zdDVsf), from the whimsical (goo.gl/zLOMgy) to the wonderfully eclectic (goo.gl/kgtI38).

And people on Google+ agree. Since launching the redesigned Google+ in November, Collection follows have more than doubled.

But these Collections don’t create themselves. Behind them are fascinating individuals who bring their flair, imagination and craft to engage and inspire others. There are food alchemists like +maria nasir in Lahore, Pakistan, writers and woodturners like +Ellie Kennard and +Steven Kennard in Nova Scotia, and daredevil acrobats like +Randy T on a mountain top near you.

We want to celebrate these inspiring creators and amplify their unique voices. Google+ Create members get a verified profile, early access to new product features, a private channel with the Google+ team, and special opportunities to build their audiences.

Visit g.co/PlusCreate to meet some of our members, learn about the benefits, and apply to join if you’re interested. Or just immerse yourself in the diversity of Collections already on Google+ (g.co/Collections).___Looks like the Google+ engines are going full throttle again.

After a long time of cruising on auto pilot, the network revamping which began a few months ago, seems to be heading forward, strong as ever.

Can't wait to see what comes up next!

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2016-03-07 17:46:20 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 9 +1s)Open 

Dark Ride

A different look from this weekend's shoot.


#photography #gsr600 #suzuki

Dark Ride

A different look from this weekend's shoot.


#photography #gsr600 #suzuki___

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2016-03-06 12:27:31 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 14 +1s)Open 

Last night's project


#suzuki #gsr600 #photography

Last night's project


#suzuki #gsr600 #photography___

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2016-02-28 14:31:17 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

Things you get wrong! (Or not...)

Things you get wrong! (Or not...)___

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2016-02-24 21:05:26 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

Bullying robots. Not a good idea.

___Bullying robots. Not a good idea.

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2016-02-24 19:39:19 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

Throwing a spot light on my side project, which recently reached a milestone.

Version 2.0 of the keyword list is restructured and more user friendly, at least IMHO.

**
Keyword list hits version 2.0 Give enough time and things will change. And it sure took more than enough time, but changes have arrived for the project. As I posted a few days ago, there have been some rather big updates in the lists, as well as in the blog...___Throwing a spot light on my side project, which recently reached a milestone.

Version 2.0 of the keyword list is restructured and more user friendly, at least IMHO.

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2016-02-24 19:14:30 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

See that notification indication on the bottom right corner?

You would think you have a new notification, wouldn't you?

And you would click on it to see that notification.

Except THERE IS NO BLOODY notification!!!!

This trolling has been going on for months and frankly, it has become more than just an irritating glitch!!!!

+Google+​ this needs to be fixed, ASAP!


#bug #googleplus

See that notification indication on the bottom right corner?

You would think you have a new notification, wouldn't you?

And you would click on it to see that notification.

Except THERE IS NO BLOODY notification!!!!

This trolling has been going on for months and frankly, it has become more than just an irritating glitch!!!!

+Google+​ this needs to be fixed, ASAP!


#bug #googleplus___

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2016-02-24 05:46:12 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

Other than the amazing advancements in robotics, see this video for the historical data it will provide to future generations, as to why the machines rebelled :-p

Facts in 1:23 and 2:09

#marchoftherobots A MUST watch if you care about revolution if robotics. FYI +Gideon Rosenblatt​
___Other than the amazing advancements in robotics, see this video for the historical data it will provide to future generations, as to why the machines rebelled :-p

Facts in 1:23 and 2:09

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2016-02-22 18:29:55 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 5 +1s)Open 

Illuminant


#photography #abstract


Illuminant


#photography #abstract
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2016-02-14 20:20:19 (7 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s)Open 


Shy Teddy Bear will love you for ever




#photography #valentines


Shy Teddy Bear will love you for ever




#photography #valentines___

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2016-02-06 07:04:39 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s)Open 

That alone would take the movie to a whole new level!

Yes!!___That alone would take the movie to a whole new level!

2016-02-04 19:43:25 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

Nothing more fun than getting sick, after being sick.....

Nothing more fun than getting sick, after being sick.....___

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2016-02-01 22:02:39 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s)Open 

This capture by +Chris Benham, was simply too beautiful not to re-share.

Sands. Talacre beach, North Wales. UK.

___This capture by +Chris Benham, was simply too beautiful not to re-share.

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2016-01-31 19:06:48 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s)Open 

Awww, I just missed #caturday again, didn't I.....




Awww, I just missed #caturday again, didn't I.....


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2016-01-22 09:52:50 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

A potato... A photo of a potato... For 1.000.000.



A potato... A photo of a potato... For 1.000.000.

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2016-01-20 22:13:47 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

694 days to go people!!! Better get ready!!!

Today, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Star Wars: Episode VIII, will debut on December 15, 2017. Stay tuned for exciting updates in the coming weeks.___694 days to go people!!! Better get ready!!!

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2016-01-08 23:23:36 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

Some insight on the recent Netflix expansion.

Cost, censorship, VR: Your questions about Netflix’s global expansion answered http://tnw.me/jXegBCo___Some insight on the recent Netflix expansion.

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2016-01-07 13:14:01 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

GIMP makes it to the front page :)

Surprise coverage of v2.9.2 by +The Register​.___GIMP makes it to the front page :)

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2016-01-01 14:39:10 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

Gary... The stormtrooper 😂😂😂

Gary... The stormtrooper 😂😂😂___

2016-01-01 02:24:22 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s)Open 

There are unconfirmed rumors that a few hours ago, 2015 was overthrown, after a reign which lasted 365 days. The new year, 2016 has yet to make any official statements...

Happy new year everybody!

There are unconfirmed rumors that a few hours ago, 2015 was overthrown, after a reign which lasted 365 days. The new year, 2016 has yet to make any official statements...

Happy new year everybody!___

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2015-12-31 18:47:26 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

The interview is rather interesting and the photographs are simply beautiful.

Definitely worth checking out.

The interview is rather interesting and the photographs are simply beautiful.

Definitely worth checking out.___

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2015-12-31 13:58:35 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s)Open 

Exaggerated, yet true in so many aspects :)

The documentary approach is absolutely hillarious!

Hilarious Gym Wildlife Video Mocks Everybody You Know At The Gym
The Gym. Millions of homo sapiens frequent this urban wilderness. Today we will take a look into this strange place and show you the gym like you've never seen it before. +Buff Dudes 

Thanx +Johnny Johnsen ___Exaggerated, yet true in so many aspects :)

The documentary approach is absolutely hillarious!

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2015-12-30 19:59:05 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

Aaaaannnddddddddd....some more star wars :-P

Aaaaannnddddddddd....some more star wars :-P___

2015-12-30 18:46:16 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

This is the last time I am wasting my time and money on inkjet printers.

In fact, I think this may be the last time I am considering owning a printer in general...

This is the last time I am wasting my time and money on inkjet printers.

In fact, I think this may be the last time I am considering owning a printer in general...___

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2015-12-28 12:58:07 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s)Open 

Looks like the whole Internet is raving about this guy!

#tr-8r #besttrooperever

Any traitors around here?

I've been wanting try out my anti-traitor stick...___Looks like the whole Internet is raving about this guy!

#tr-8r #besttrooperever

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2015-12-25 14:27:58 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

More Star Wars love :)))

More Star Wars love :)))___

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2015-12-25 10:25:49 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

The Force Awakens

As far as I am concerned, the movie delivers. Whether you are a fan of the original trilogy, or not, the plot, cinemotography, the characters, it's all there and it's all good.

In fact, I believe the new trilogy has the potential to become the best part of the whole star wars universe, so far.

One of my main concerns until now, was whether Kylo Ren would be able to fill the shoes of Vader, but the more I think about, the more awesome I think this new villain is.

Bottom line, believe the hype. This is a good movie. Go watch it. Now.


The Force Awakens

As far as I am concerned, the movie delivers. Whether you are a fan of the original trilogy, or not, the plot, cinemotography, the characters, it's all there and it's all good.

In fact, I believe the new trilogy has the potential to become the best part of the whole star wars universe, so far.

One of my main concerns until now, was whether Kylo Ren would be able to fill the shoes of Vader, but the more I think about, the more awesome I think this new villain is.

Bottom line, believe the hype. This is a good movie. Go watch it. Now.
___

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2015-12-24 17:12:08 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

Canon rumors has giveaway which might, just might, interest you ;)

Canon Rumors Lens Giveaway to Celebrate 2016 - http://www.canonrumors.com/canon-rumors-lens-giveaway-to-celebrate-2016/___Canon rumors has giveaway which might, just might, interest you ;)

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2015-12-23 05:27:09 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

Santa going high tech

Happy holidays from Boston Dynamics, maker of giant pack-animal robots.¹ ⁷ ⁸

¹ Not killer robots. These just carry things.²
² I mean, they could carry things that killed you, but here they're carrying toys in Santa's sleigh.³
³ Santa's the one who has thousands of elves toiling in his factories at the North Pole and runs a worldwide intelligence organization.⁴ And if you've ever seen the film of Polar Express, you'll notice his fondness for mass rallies.⁵
⁴ Not affiliated with the "Five Eyes" group of the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, or the competing intelligence organizations of France, Germany, Russia, or China. He doesn't need to affiliate with anyone; he knows who's been naughty and who's been nice. 
⁵ If you're wondering why anyone would sell high-end robots to someone like this, consider that this may give us somewhat more leverage over the guy with the globe-spanning intelligence organization and the ability to deliver a "package" to any location on the globe within a 31-hour window – or even to every location on Earth. Until we can be confident that he's fully bought in to international systems of peacekeeping, we have to consider him a primary risk to all mankind.⁶
⁶ That said, we have formed a secret army to fight him, if the need arises. In case this secret army fails, we have an even more powerful backup plan: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. Honestly, I'd put my money on her, especially given that the far north is surrounded by the Boreal Forest, the largest continuous biome on the planet, and pretty much entirely inhabited by squirrels.
⁷ Disclosure: Boston Dynamics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc., which also owns Google. Our relationship to Squirrel Girl is something which I cannot further discuss.
⁸ h/t to +Russ Abbott.___Santa going high tech

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2015-12-09 18:52:49 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

This should be interesting...

___This should be interesting...

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2015-12-06 21:35:43 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

Many old churches in the mountainous villages of Greece.

Throw some light around and get something different.




Many old churches in the mountainous villages of Greece.

Throw some light around and get something different.


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2015-12-03 19:07:07 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

Doing a secret little happy dance on the inside :))))

The cast & filmmakers of #StarWars: #TheForceAwakens have teamed up with Omaze to benefit some incredible charities, so Mark Hamill took to the streets to spread the news.

Win a chance to attend the film's premiere here: http://bit.ly/MarkHamillUndercover___Doing a secret little happy dance on the inside :))))

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2015-11-28 06:59:24 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

You can't realise how well built this is of you don't see the video O.o

This is an absolutely gorgeous kinetic Lego sculpture. The movement of Sisyphus and the boulder is perfect to express his endless struggle, and the scenes on the base are all excellent (and prove that I never learned past the whole rolling a boulder up a hill thing to find out why he was forced to do that).___You can't realise how well built this is of you don't see the video O.o

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2015-11-24 17:48:21 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

Google doing all the awesome tricks to get my attention!!!

Awesome new Star Wars Easter Egg in Google Search!

Searching for "a long time ago in a galaxy far far away" or clicking on this link will display results in typical Star Wars fashion: https://www.google.co.in/search?q=a+long+time+ago+in+a+galaxy+far+far+away

(Via +Aidan Follestad​)___Google doing all the awesome tricks to get my attention!!!

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2015-11-23 22:01:35 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

You do realize there was zero chance I would resist this :-p

You do realize there was zero chance I would resist this :-p___

2015-11-20 19:28:40 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

So, I got the new G+ on both desktop and mobile. Honestly, I can not see why some have issues with the new layout.

Sure, there are some minor bugs here and there, but overall, it is a positive, new direction for the service.

At least, in my opinion it is...

So, I got the new G+ on both desktop and mobile. Honestly, I can not see why some have issues with the new layout.

Sure, there are some minor bugs here and there, but overall, it is a positive, new direction for the service.

At least, in my opinion it is...___

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2015-11-18 22:20:50 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

A sum up of what has been happening to Syria in the past few years. This is only a brief summary, but trying to grasp the how and why of things, already gives me a headache!!!

What a mess...

A 5-minute history of the war in Syria and the rise of ISIS -- who is backing whom

via, and more info at http://kottke.org/15/11/a-5-minute-history-of-the-war-in-syria-and-the-rise-of-isis
and http://www.vox.com/2015/11/14/9735102/syria-isis-history-video___A sum up of what has been happening to Syria in the past few years. This is only a brief summary, but trying to grasp the how and why of things, already gives me a headache!!!

What a mess...

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2015-11-17 22:10:39 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

Attention everyone. Something is changing in the matrix!

Dive into the new Google+
As +Eddie Kessler shared this afternoon (goo.gl/2QjBGx), we’ve spent lots of time talking to people who are passionate about Google+. We visited them in their homes, we invited them into early testing communities and we learned more about how and why they use Google+. The predominant answer? Having a great place to keep up with and talk about their interests. From Astrophotography (goo.gl/HRQmIh) to Wild Hummingbirds (goo.gl/6FscI6), people are not only discovering amazing things, but meeting others who share their passions as well.

Today we’re taking a big step toward making Google+ an even better place for your interests. To do so, we’ve drastically simplified nearly every aspect of the product. You’ll see this clearly in our new navigation centered around Collections and Communities. Collections let you immerse yourself in content about topics like surfing (goo.gl/vvv5QD) or tiny tilt-shift photography scenes (goo.gl/nWyicL) . Communities enable groups of people with the same interests to join up and geek out on anything from Game of Thrones (goo.gl/aaqtgq) to Painting (goo.gl/kmlM7m). With Collections and Communities, discovering amazing things is simple: just follow or join whatever happens to pique your interests.

But we didn’t stop with Collections and Communities; the new Google+ also makes it easier to post, search, connect, and keep up with great content in a fully redesigned home stream. And we’ve worked hard to make our new web experience load fast and work beautifully on devices of all sizes.

You can preview the new Google+ on the web today by signing in and clicking “Let’s go” when you see the prompt. (And since not every feature of Google+ has made its way into this new design, for now, you can toggle back to the classic Google+ with one click in the bottom left-hand corner.) In the coming days, we’ll roll out updated apps for Android and iOS.

While this is an exciting new beginning for us, we’re definitely not done yet. We got here by listening and learning, and will continue doing so. Please visit our Help Center (goo.gl/gWsFeh) or drop us a line in our support community (goo.gl/eMFVj) to share your thoughts, questions, and more. ___Attention everyone. Something is changing in the matrix!

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2015-11-17 19:19:52 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

This app keeps getting better by the minute!

Google Photos update – New ways to free up space

Running out of space on your phone is the worst. You’re stuck constantly deleting apps, music, and pictures, just to make room for one more photo or video.

Today, we’re making it easy to free up space on your phone, anytime you need. Just tap “Free up space” in Settings, and Google Photos will remove device copies of your backed up photos and videos.

Or Google Photos can keep track of your phone’s storage space for you. Get notified when your phone is running low on space, and easily remove the device copies of backed up photos older than 30 days right from the Assistant.

All your photos and videos will still be accessible when you’re connected, both in the app and on the web at photos.google.com.

So take more photos and videos. And stop worrying about filling up your phone in the process.

This update is rolling out now on Android and coming soon to iOS.

Check for the update (v1.9) in the Play Store: goo.gl/55OnIr___This app keeps getting better by the minute!

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2015-11-15 18:19:21 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 1 +1s)Open 

I could really use this advice and I am certain others could too. And you know what? It doesn't apply just to photography or arts in general.

I believe it applies to life as a whole. Be creative. It is so much more fun than being perfect!



I could really use this advice and I am certain others could too. And you know what? It doesn't apply just to photography or arts in general.

I believe it applies to life as a whole. Be creative. It is so much more fun than being perfect!

___

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2015-11-07 07:18:51 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

I like this one better actually.

#starwars

Yes, we will gladly over analyze an international trailer for @[Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens].___I like this one better actually.

#starwars

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