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Kevin Kelly has been at 4 events

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Kevin Kelly548,301There'll be 8 of you joining us in the hangout. If you are interested in being one of the 8 sign up here: http://goo.gl/ANPzO6Brian Lam and Kevin Kelly on Wirecutter and Cool Tools2014-02-27 01:00:0012 
Kevin Kelly548,301Sign up to hangout on air with us: http://goo.gl/TR7xI7Tim O'Reilly and Kevin Kelly on Makers and Cool Tools2014-02-24 23:00:00110 
Kevin Kelly548,301Kevin Kelly converses with urban homesteader Lloyd Kahn about new cool tools.Lloyd Kahn and Kevin Kelly on Cool Tools2014-02-13 02:00:0084 
Trey Ratcliff8,024,119Meeting Time:  5:30 PM PT on May 14Meeting/Starting Location:  http://goo.gl/maps/6u1gq - Yerba Buena Gardens - in the grassy area in front of the waterfalls Route Map: http://goo.gl/maps/oYzA9 Ending Location:  Union Square on the Geary Street SideHashtag:   #GlassPhotoWalk  How to Win Google Glass:  This will be a random selection for people at the PhotoWalk.  At the Photowalk you will given a ticket with unique number. Hold onto that ticket! Look for +Curtis Simmons to get yours! At the end of the photowalk we will draw a random winner from the tickets that were handed out. To be elegible to win Google Glass you must be 18 years or older (bring ID), a US Resident with proof of residency, and be present to win when we call your number! Join +Thomas Hawk and +Trey Ratcliff for a once-in-a-lifetime free event!  If you've never been to a photowalk, this will be a great one.  We'll help teach you more about photography and you can join in the fun!  Bring a friend or come alone.  It's a family-friendly event, and we look forward to seeing you!The Plan: Look, it's possible security may throw us out of our meeting spot right away, and I may not be able to jump up on a bench and give my Mussolini-esque speech.  If that happens, here is the plan:- Focus on PhotoWalkers:  - Even though we'll be taking photos of the city as we weave through it on our route, it's OPEN SEASON on other PhotoWalkers! Take all sorts of photos of your fellow walkers, and later, tag away.  Get close, get far, get creative!- Photo Lessons - I'll be stopping a few times throughout the walk to set up for shots.  I'll talk through my settings and describe my setup.  People are welcome to look through my camera.- Need Photo Advice - Come up any time throughout the walk and ask me or Thomas anything!  We're happy to help.  No question is too dumb, and we are happy to help!- Sharing - Get back home to the sweet internet after the event and upload your photos to the event.  Tag people in the photos, and tag the photos with Google+ San Francisco PhotoWalk with Thomas & Trey! All skill levels are invited - Grand Prize: Google Glass!2013-05-14 17:30:001375 

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Becky Collins22,180Gadgets Circle:Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2015-01-22 07:04:41483000
Brian Harrod10,634Top Internet News Makers On Google+ Bloggers, Journalists, people who write and blog about Tech. Includes reporters from major news agencies, top ranked websites, and more.#sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #magnetixcircles   #engagerscircle   #circleoftheday   #addcircle  2014-12-28 02:28:13438000
Sunny CT2,281Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle 2014-09-15 09:05:4950111313
Sunny CT1,994Fresh AdditionIncrease your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sha2014-09-12 13:14:5050111415
Sunny CT1,994Fresh AdditionIncrease your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sha2014-09-12 07:07:225017313
Colin Wilson56Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesThis is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post #circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-09-08 06:25:20459111619
Bicycles In Pictures2,147Bicycles in Pictures CircleDear Googlers,  this circle is a circle of  300 Googlers+  that had posted at least a picture including a bicycle,and I am very proud to have shared their post in +Bicycles In Pictures Do  not be afraid to browse and re-share this circleIt very easy to be include  in this circle, post your best pictures of bicycles in public,  and mention +Bicycles In Pictures in your postAnd take care of yourself2014-07-22 13:12:58300112
Giovanni Privitera0SOCIAL MEDIA GURUA selected Circle containing a short list of Social Media Influencers with over 500,000 followers each.You can find The Top Google+ Users that share unique and original contents.Follow this advice and grow your G+ community with Amazing People that share amazing content that will surprise you:Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+To be added to my Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Share the Circle 2 - Include me in your circles 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Follow your dreams with motivation!More you share more you get!Thanks by Giovanni Privitera.#sharedcircle    #publiccircleshare      #circleshare     #circleoftheday    #circleshares      #circlesharing     #circlesshare      #publicsharedcircle    #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday    #sharedcircleoftheweek     #sharedcircles      #sharedpubliccircle   #todayspublicsharedcircle    #todayssharedcircle      #publiccircle     #circle      #circles      #awesome    #awesomeness   #awesomepeople    #shareyourcircle      #bestengagers   #followers    #followback      #awesomecircles    #topsharedcircle     #topsharedcircle      #myseoissocial      2014-07-08 11:37:4045001
Joe Martinez61,582My Favorite People & Brand Pages on Google+ - June 2014All these people are amazing and fun (hence why I follow them)! :) If you are looking for people to follow then this is definitely the circle for you! There is a little bit of everything here! From people who love photography, tech, music, art... the list is endless! Enjoy!!  Some of the awesomesauce in this circle:  +Hanna Silver, +DJ Spin, +Tanya Muse Diaz, +Tiffany Henry, +Ant J, +anthony feliciano, +jessi roman, +Bronwyn McGuckin, +Renata Sherwin, +Cynthia K Seymour, +Natascha Otero, +Daria Musk, +Kamal Tailor, +Emily Jiménez, +Carms Perez, +Christopher Lira, +Eleanor Hoh, +Chris Pirillo, +2014-06-23 04:01:3650139640
Marsha Friedman3,586This circle is for +++++++Published Authors++++++. You'll find both fiction and non-fiction writers who are committed to promoting each other's work here on Google+. Please feel free to add all of these fine folks and share this circle with your friends!Just add the circle and share it with your followers!#greenliving   #environmentalism   #environment   #alternativeenergy2014-06-05 14:43:06329000
Thomas Hawk7,121,413Updated -2,500 Kick Ass G+ Photographers Ho-MiA-Da:  http://goo.gl/4gh66cDa-Ho:  http://goo.gl/E6u9IrHo-Mi:  http://goo.gl/eVU9dwMi-Sh:  http://goo.gl/Peo77RSh-Z: http://goo.gl/FVhz462014-04-26 19:40:39495221583
Matthew J Price8,236It's been some time since I shared my favorite circle: Accelerated Thinkers.  These 91 people are the ones I trust with bringing me the good news every day, and leading the conversation about the future of humanity.  Thank you so much!2014-03-22 04:25:4591103
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:58:15230002
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:53230022
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:28230003
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:04230022
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:56:44231305
John Nuntiatio29,361#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health  #entertainment #news2014-03-09 11:43:13251109
Jean Lotz1,397Here is my current circle of CARTOONISTS, comic novelists, comedic illustrators or whatever else they may call themselves.Please feel free to follow them and let me know if I've left anyone out who fits well into this circle.2014-02-20 16:41:21286101
Jimmy James6,807Futurists#circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #hyperballmaster #hyperballcircle2014-01-08 18:02:321560214
Francesco Zambelli527#circlesharing   #circleshare   #topengagers   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   a very good circle is being built... to be included you have to1) share this circle2) +1 to this post3) comment it.2013-11-07 19:36:45198117
Pradeep Sanyal120,484The 500 Best of the Best on Google+!Make sure to share and add this circle so others can know about it! This circle includes fun, interesting, and engaging people that you definitely want to follow! #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circleoftheday  2013-09-27 04:31:395009512
Thomas Hawk6,146,1772500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 3 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Last week I shared last name A-Da, and Da-Ho.  Today's , part 3 of 5, today, represents Ho-Mi.  I'll share the remaining two tomorrow and Thursday.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpnPart 2-5:  http://goo.gl/3vn0OC*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of "domain errors."  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-09-03 18:49:364857231117
Markos Giannopoulos5,491Geeks rule! // +CircleCount has added a new tag system (see announcement here http://bit.ly/15XaDov). Thousands of profiles have been tagged already, so here are the top (by number of followers) geek-tagged plussers (full list at http://bit.ly/134FoFN) The top ten: 1) +Robert Scoble 2) +Amanda Blain 3) +Darya Pino Rose 4) +Michelle Marie 5) +Brian Matiash 6) +Wick Sakit 7) +Joe Azure 8) +Keith Barrett 9) +Derek Ross 10) +Ahmed Zeeshan  For other rankings see also - Most popular geeks by comments/+1's/shares http://bit.ly/16SAddw- Most engaging geeks http://bit.ly/15XdZYm #circleshare   #circlesunday   #geeks  2013-07-21 15:19:0049018312
John Keith0Please share my #sharedcircles  in my Google+. #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #googleplus   #paintingart  2013-07-09 04:05:02500101
Technology Roundup0BMN Tech Journalist And Blogger List #1.The ones with last names that start from A-M. These are people who are thought leaders, reporters, journalists, bloggers in the tech industry.As with all our circles we try to remove people who aren't active (if you see any here, please let us know. And, if you know of folks who should be on these circles, please let us know,We willl add them.2013-06-21 03:33:49338135
Technology Roundup0BMN's Tech Journalist And  Blogger List. IWe Have hand picked the best tech journalists on Google+. Most of these people are active. If you find anyone here who isn't active, let me know and I'll remove them.This feed will rock and roll for the hard core geeks out there.2013-06-21 01:34:13494123
Joe Martinez49,987The 500 Best of the Best on Google+ - May/June 2013!I know it's been awhile since I've shared this circle but here we go again! Make sure to share and add this circle so others can know about it! This circle includes really fun, interesting, and engaging people that you definitely want to follow! Here is a sneak peek at some of the awesomesauce that's included in this circle share: +Muse TD, +Euro Maestro, +Tiffany Henry, +Renata Sherwin, +Amanda Blain, +Krystyn Chong, +Chris Pirillo, +Mike Elgan, +Daria Musk, +Hanna Silver, +Casey McKinnon, +Gisel Ocañas, +jessi roman, +Derek Ross, +Bronwyn McGuckin, +Chris Hadfield, +Mike Stenger, +Amanda Rosenberg, +2013-05-30 00:33:42500705466
David Fuchs43,026Circle Name : What Hot And Recommended - 4-22-2012Date :  4-22-2013This Circle  :  Contains people on What's Hot And Recommended on Google+. It is started from scratch every week.Please Enjoy This Circle and Feel Free To Share.=================================================#circleshare    #sharedcircles    #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday    #circlesharing    #circleoftheday    #Circle   #Circles      #Public    #PublicCircle    #CircleShare   #CircleSharing  #SharePublicCircle    #QSC    #querosercirculado   #circleoftheday    #publicsharedcircles    #publiccirclesproject   #sharedcircleoftheday  #fullcircleshare    #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomeness      #awesomepeople    #awesomecircle   #awesome      #awesomesauce  #awesomeness   #awesomepeople    #sharedcircles    #sharedpubliccircles     #awesomesauce    #круг    #círculo      2013-04-22 17:37:1494726
Joel Glenn Wright898Top Google Engagers on Google+Here is a circle I am shared with the Top Google Engagers. Trust me, if you want to increase your Google #AuthorRank  , then you will definitely want interact with these guys and have them in your +Google+ Circles.So, Enjoy......................A Little Gift From Me TO All Of You2013-03-30 00:27:40101925
Euro Maestro44,196Weekly roundup and the Who's Who of Google Plus !#sharedcircles      #top500      #ff      #euromaestrocircles     #euromaestro       #sundayseven   #weeklyreview  Find out where you are on CircleCount  http://www.circlecount.com/euromaestrowhoswho/The top photographers this week+Rinus Bakker  +Mike Shaw  +Trey Ratcliff  With the Google redesign this week, we were not able to make the changes necessary to fully incorporate category list. Stay tuned.  The top gplussers in Europehttp://www.circlecount.com/cont-eu/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in Canadahttp://www.circlecount.com/ca/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in Chinahttp://www.circlecount.com/cn/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in Finlandhttp://www.circlecount.com/fi/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in Francehttp://www.circlecount.com/fr/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in Germanyhttp://www.circlecount.com/de/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in Indiahttp://www.circlecount.com/in/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in the UKhttp://www.circlecount.com/gb/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in the UShttp://www.circlecount.com/us/euromaestrowhoswho/Congrats to +Marques Brownlee and +Amanda Blain pretty consistently in a virtual tie for the number 1 spot. Congrats also to +Luke Mulvey who shot up in the rankings this week. Who are the top 50 in my country ?On the top of the page change "all countries" in the selection field to the country that you are interested in to see the top engagers for that country. Where am I or my friends on the list ?If you don't see yourself or your friends, just put your name or his name in the search box and you can find the scores and ranking.  Click on "open page with profile" to see  who is right above or below as well. How can I find the list durin2013-03-10 21:53:30260852485
Justin Fournier534Tech Engage CircleHello Everyone just following the footsteps of +martin shervington  and attempting to circle share fully engaged circles with you.  Below I'm sharing a circle of definite Technology posters. If your new to this platform and needed a circle for sure fire tech news and help.  *Be sure to add and re-share this circle.*  Later Guys!2013-03-10 16:15:55296516
Euro Maestro43,443Weekly roundup and the Who's Who of Google Plus !#sharedcircles     #top500     #ff     #euromaestrocircles     #euromaestro     #weeklyreview  Find out where you are on CircleCount  http://www.circlecount.com/euromaestrowhoswho/The top photographers this week+Rinus Bakker  +Mike Shaw  +Trey Ratcliff  Next week, I'll do a long list of photographers. If you want to be included, just tell me in the comments you want to be included in the photographers category.+Jason Joseph  is one of the great photographers that helps moderate Trey's photographer's community.  He has some amazing work and I understand that there will be some prints on sale next week. News from around the Google Plusverse !Google ends its #ifihadglass  campaignYou can read about it in TechCrunch but something tells me that +Derek Ross  and +Trey Ratcliff  were not too impressed by this posthttp://techcrunch.com/2013/02/28/youdidntgetglass-google-has-closed-registrations-for-their-ifihadglass-pre-order-ploy/The judge from the UK Samsung vs Apple case in the news, post by +Mike Elgan https://plus.google.com/+MikeElgan/posts/iYNgzVNKEWf+Randy Hilarski and +Anabell araúz  a husband and wife team are number 1 and number 2 in Panama in terms of having the most followers. 2013-03-01 19:57:422301593396
Joe Martinez44,982Best of the Best on Google+ - February 2013 Shared CircleI did some major cutting, trimming, and added some fresh new faces! This circle is perfect to add if you are new to Google+ and want to follow people with fresh ideas, amazing photography, music that will make your ears happy, and some of the most thought provoking & fun people on Google+! Feel free to share and add these amazing people! Some of the wonderful people you'll meet in the circle share are: +Tiffany Henry, +Chris Pirillo, +Krystyn Chong, +Euro Maestro, +Hanna Silver, +Amanda Blain, +Daria Musk, +Chris Hadfield, +Renata Sherwin, +Trev Warth, +Casey McKinnon, +Muse TD, +Michelle Marie, +Marques Brownlee, +Philip Plait, +Mohamed Mansour, +Emily SiXx, +Hanae Kimura, 2013-02-28 06:40:0650137941
Euro Maestro42,940Weekly roundup and the Who's Who of Google Plus !#sharedcircles    #top500    #ff    #euromaestrocircles    #euromaestro    #weeklyreview  Find out where you are on CircleCount  http://www.circlecount.com/euromaestrowhoswho/The top gplussers in Europehttp://www.circlecount.com/cont-eu/euromaestrowhoswho/+Ali Adelstein Euro Maestro +Rinus Bakker  Mike Shaw +Paco Barranco  The top gplussers in Canadahttp://www.circlecount.com/ca/euromaestrowhoswho/+Amanda Blain  +Denis Labelle  +Robert Armstrong  Darryl Van GaalRon CliffordThe top gplussers in Chinahttp://www.circlecount.com/cn/euromaestrowhoswho/+变态辣椒  +William Long  The top gplussers in Finlandhttp://www.circlecount.com/fi/euromaestrowhoswho/Mikko LagerstedtMikko Tyllinen+Jaana Nyström  The top gplussers in France+Euro Maestro  +Morgan Abbou  David Guetta The top gplussers in Germanyhttp://www.circlecount.com/de/euromaestrowhoswho/+Ali Adelstein  +Patrick Graber  Phillip SteuerCarston Knobloch+jan schellenberger  The top gplussers in Indiahttp://www.circlecount.com/in/euromaestrowhoswho/Kirthika MGayatri VantilluShailja Sharma+Rahul Roy  Sunidhi KapoorThe top gplussers in the UKhttp://www.circlecount.com/gb/euromaestrowhoswho/+Mike Shaw   Alison ThurstonEmma WatsonKate Savage+April Summers  The top rapper+Soulja Boy The top gplussers in the UShttp://www.circlecount.com/us/euromaestrowhoswho/+Marques Brownlee  +Rosa Golijan  +Carter Gibson  +Wil Wheaton  +Nixie Pixel  The top 25 in the World1  Marques Brownlee  55k follow  1000 Engage  100 Edge  199 coms  249 shares  1323 likes2  Amanda Blain  2517k follow  1000 Engage  77 Edge  156 coms  183 shares  861 likes3  Rosa Golijan  857k follow  1000 Engage  83 Edge  143 coms  113 shares  675 likes4  Ali Adelstein  23k follow  1000 Engage  100 Edge  128 coms  152 shares  518 likes5  Euro Maestro  42k follow  1000 Engage  99 Edge  174 coms  96 shares  232 likes6  Neila Rey  34k follow  1000 Engage  100 Edge  223 coms  292 shares  1225 likes7  Rinus Bakker  53k follow  1000 Engage  100 Edge  284 coms  237 shares  1043 likes8  Malaika Ali  33k follow  1000 Engage  100 Edge  147 coms  231 shares  696 likes9  Mike Shaw  1862k follow  1000 Engage  78 Edge  146 coms  110 shares  1125 likes10  nicinhagil gil  51k follow  1000 Engage  99 Edge  150 coms  103 shares  210 2013-02-22 23:43:58130691760
Gideon Rosenblatt23,936My Top 150 Here are the 150 people that Google tells me are most relevant to me here on Google+. This is a really good group of people, full of interesting insights and a willingness to help others.I give you a hardy recommendation to add these folks to your circles here. Your stream will thank you for it later.:-)2013-02-22 00:43:3815037734
Ram bo0I was a long time not here, therefore I want share a circle with you, with a lot of fun and interesting people. please add and share it2013-02-21 09:39:35467235
Luke Mulvey9,808US TOP 100This weeks US Top 100 engagers on G+ in a Shared Circle and a few interesting statistics. What do they do?▸ 10% work at Google    ▸ 13% are Celebrities     ▸ 16% are PhotographersHow many followers do they have?▸ 7% <10,000 followers     ▸ 89% >10,000 followers     ▸ 4% unknown▸ 44% >1,000,000 followersWhere do they live?▸ 17% on the East coast     ▸ 46% on the West coastThank you to +Euro Maestro and +CircleCount for making this information available. **Shared Circle contains the US Top 100 engagers.Top 50 List1. +Marques Brownlee 2. +Rosa Golijan 3. +Wil Wheaton  4. +Carter Gibson    5. Jackie Chan    6. Britney Spears    7. Paris Hilton    8. +Linus Torvalds 9. +Jessi June 10. +Vic Gundotra 11. +Jack Wolf 12. +Gina Trapani 13. +Rajini Rao 14. +Denise Luisa Lane 15. Alicia Keys16. +Veronica Belmont 17. Lady Gaga18. +Koushik Dutta19. +Nixie Pixel 20. 2013-02-04 18:14:27100161130
Jesse Moreno411My first circle share.  I'm mainly doing this for +Deb J Canales who I can see is becoming more active on +Google+ .  Good on ya, friend!This is a circle of people and groups who share my passion for all things technology.  If you're not in it and feel you should be, go ahead and comment here and I will gladly add you.Happy interacting!2013-02-03 07:47:52472628
Euro Maestro40,694The Euro Maestro Weekly Roundup with Euro's Who's Who on Google Plus !#euromaestrocircles   #googleplus   #topcircles   #top500   #top1000   #followfriday   #euromaestro  To supercharge your stream, add this circle, and then reshare !Find your engagement score and your friends' scores on +CircleCount http://www.circlecount.com/euromaestrowhoswho/If you are not on the first page, just type your name in the search box. What's hot this week ?Personal FrontMy engagement score dropped 1 point from 1000 to 999 which was enough to kick me off the top 15 list and put me at number 24.  I will have to work harder next week ! iPhone news / personal front continuedA photographer friend of mine got his hands on the new iPhone 6 (or is it 5s).  The resolution on the camera is so much better and I decided to use this opportunity to get new head shots.  As you can see from my profile pic, the image is much sharper than before.  Many thanks to +Rick Lutz, the awesome photographer.      Other Mobile NewsThe Galaxy S4 to be announced in March !Check out the post by +Derek Ross https://plus.google.com/+DerekRoss/posts/bJSLVfR9tJjGoogle plus has a new rap star or is it dancing star !Check out this awesome dance clip featuring none other than our own +Robert Scoble from #Rackspace  Check out this music clip posted by +Alexis Ohanian https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AlexisOhanian/posts/BXPp2dN9J5YSXSW coming in March !Are you going to SXSW in March ? Maybe you will meet up with +Carter Gibson +Amanda Blain or me !Why not join the SXSW fan comm2013-01-25 22:35:5949925448103
Jason Hurtado Daniels12,888Shared CircleSustainability and Clean TechnologyThis is the first installment of a community I am growing. Please let me know if you want to be included. Frequent sharers about: #biology #biomass #biomedical #energy #environment #ethanol #gardening #food #geothermal #green #innovation #international #internet #Linux #methane #opensource #organic #renewable #science #software #solar #startup #strategy #sustainability #technology #wave #web #wind #wireless#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing #publiccircle  2013-01-16 01:47:255005711
Vago Damitio8,775Last Circle to share for now... SEO and G+ Marketing plus one or two others...Creative Circle 1 of 11I am so impressed and enthused looking at the MicroVictoryArmy Stream  that I'm going to do something radical. I"m going to share my other circles, invite the members to join MVA, and then I'm going to delete all those circles so I can give more attention here.  I will keep  one circle of people like the +Dalai Lama  and +Richard Branson  who I would love to have join MVA but I don't want to lose track of if they don't. And that's it.  The Micro Victory Army is Victorious in my Circles and if you join - so are you. https://plus.google.com/communities/100245247140773385767  #microvictory  for figuring out how to enjoy G+ and manage my circles better! I'm about to delete you (unless you are in MVA - it's not personal - I still love you)2013-01-13 00:24:38136011
Vago Damitio8,732This is the famed international circle! I did not succeed...and now. I leave it to someone else or perhaps me later. I am so impressed and enthused looking at the MicroVictoryArmy Stream  that I'm going to do something radical. I"m going to share my other circles, invite the members to join MVA, and then I'm going to delete all those circles so I can give more attention here.  I will keep  one circle of people like the +Dalai Lama  and +Richard Branson  who I would love to have join MVA but I don't want to lose track of if they don't. And that's it.  The Micro Victory Army is Victorious in my Circles and if you join - so are you. https://plus.google.com/communities/100245247140773385767  #microvictory  for figuring out how to enjoy G+ and manage my circles better!This is the circle in which I tried to gather one person from every country in the world. I failed.. I'm about to delete you (unless you are in MVA - it's not personal - I still love you)2013-01-12 22:07:37146000
Joe Martinez42,309The Best of the Best on Google+ - January 2013 Circle Share!Here we go again! The first circle share for 2013 is jam packed with some of most interesting and engaging people to follow on Google+! If you are new this is definitely a circle you want to add! Feel free to share and add the circle! Some of the awesomesauce you can find in this circle: +Tiffany Henry, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +Jaana Nyström, +DJ Spin, +Euro Maestro, +Ant J, +Hanna Silver, +Mike Elgan, +Daria Musk, +Aaron Wood, +Monika Ljubičić, +Amanda Blain, +Linda Lawrey, +Idrialis Castillo, +Em Wells, +Renata Sherwin, +Sze Liu, +Alida Brandenburg, +2013-01-11 01:23:22501211021
Ivonne García423This is my Geeks CirclePeople who share great content that only matters to us, technology geeks and people interested in the latest advances. :D Enjoy! #sharedcircle   #circles   #tech   #technology   #geeks   #geekcircle   #sharedcircleoftheday  2012-12-01 17:28:23332314
Jean-Marc Luna931Creative Thinkers CircleThis is a list of some extremely smart people with strong emotional opinions and very clearly thought out posts.  If you want to be added to another growing circle make sure you follow these steps:1. Plus One this post2. Share the circle (add yourself of course)3. And tag it with #newcreativethinkers #newcreativethinkers   #circles   #sharedcircles  Thanks +Dirk Talamasca and +Carlos Rosario 2012-11-08 16:08:57501629
Joe Martinez33,985Best of the Best on Google+ -- November 2012 Version!The Holidays are almost here and with it comes a new circle share! My circle is bursting by the seams! These are some of my favorite people to follow on Google+ and are always engaging and posting interesting stuff! Perfect circle to add if you are new or are looking to expand your circles! You've got awesome people like +Hanna Silver, +Em Wells, +Tiffany Henry, +Euro Maestro, +Trev Warth, +Cynthia Yildirim, +Thomas Morffew, +Monika Ljubičić, +James Williams, +Cliff Roth, +Derek Ross, +Aaron Wood, +Mohamed Mansour, +Stephanie Van Pelt, +Natalie Villalobos, +Alida Brandenburg, +Philip Plait, +Daria Musk, +2012-11-08 03:00:32501421340
Carlos Rosario386This is the same list as my last shared circle but this includes me, lol.  Sometimes....mistakes happen.This is a list of some extremely smart people with strong emotional opinions and very clearly thought out posts.  If you want to be added to another growing circle make sure you follow these steps:1. Plus One this post2. Share the circle (add yourself of course)3. And tag it with #newcreativethinkers  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- #sharedcircle     #sharedcircles   #creativethinkers  2012-11-06 17:50:225016211
Matthew J Price4,908Here it is again, my Accelerated Thinkers circle.  These futurists, authors, transhumanists, nerds, experts, pages, and all around thought leaders account for the vast majority of the good news I receive from G+.  Whatever I share that I didn't find in my RSS feed came from these ladies and gentlemen.If you followed nothing but these 70 people, you would have a pretty solid idea of what sort of craziness is coming down the pipe.I owe them a great debt for the thoughtfulness of their content curation and the added value of their voices. Thank you!I no longer spend any meaningful amount of time searching for new people to add to this circle.  If you know someone that belongs here please leave a comment nominating them (or yourself) or send me a message.  If you know someone with educated opinions about the future who posts future relevant thoughts and news the majority of the time, that's what this circle is about. #ScienceSunday   #Transhumanism   #Futurism   #AcceleratedChange  2012-10-22 00:32:2970317
Joe Martinez31,392Best of the Best on Google+ -- October 2012!It's that time again! Time for the Best of the Best on Google+! The circle has grown a bit too big and there are some new additions to this one but some may be left out since there is a limit of 501 to share (This is looking like an All Star Circle Lately!). As always I try to mention some of the people in this amazing circle and remember to feel free to share, add the circle (especially if you are new to Google+!), or recommend people for future shares! Some of my Google+ family include: +Brenda Leguisamo, +Joby Remigio, +Alex de Carvalho, +Sze Liu,  +Liz Quilty, +Liza Walton, +Blanca Stella Mejia, +Linda Lawrey, +matthew rappaport, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +Mara Mascaro, +Michelle Marie, +Amanda Blain, +Moritz Tolxdorff, +Euro Maestro, +Christina Trapolino, +Brian Rose, +2012-10-09 03:17:21501191634

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2015-01-03 22:29:48 (86 comments, 2 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

I need a new word. What should we call the act of adding intelligence to things? What is the verb for "making smarter"? When you take an old task and use AI to get it done, what is that called? Cognizing?  Give me some suggestions.

Most reshares: 26

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2015-01-03 19:33:02 (30 comments, 26 reshares, 163 +1s)Open 

I've never seen an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. This fun piece persuaded me to try a few select shows. I'll report back.

https://medium.com/@MaxTemkin/star-trek-the-next-generation-in-40-hours-c4a6762cbd3

Most plusones: 163

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2015-01-03 19:33:02 (30 comments, 26 reshares, 163 +1s)Open 

I've never seen an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. This fun piece persuaded me to try a few select shows. I'll report back.

https://medium.com/@MaxTemkin/star-trek-the-next-generation-in-40-hours-c4a6762cbd3

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2015-01-28 05:33:11 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Total surveillance is inevitable. Hidding it, lying about it, is not.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-spies-on-millions-of-cars-1422314779?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories

Total surveillance is inevitable. Hidding it, lying about it, is not.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-spies-on-millions-of-cars-1422314779?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories___

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2015-01-28 01:19:44 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

I finally got around to reading the open letter about directing some AI research toward shaping AI progress in certain directions and I found it helpful and reasonable, so I signed it. I think a letter signed by many researchers could encourage funders of research, such as governments to fund research into areas such as auto ethics, that might not get financed by private AI companies.

http://futureoflife.org/misc/open_letter#signatories

I finally got around to reading the open letter about directing some AI research toward shaping AI progress in certain directions and I found it helpful and reasonable, so I signed it. I think a letter signed by many researchers could encourage funders of research, such as governments to fund research into areas such as auto ethics, that might not get financed by private AI companies.

http://futureoflife.org/misc/open_letter#signatories___

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2015-01-26 19:51:42 (1 comments, 8 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

I loved this deep reporting on an emerging sub sub culture -- peer to peer porn -- and I think the author is right, there may be a new genre there.  "Mass intimacy" is such a great term.

https://medium.com/matter/are-you-internet-sexual-1f855e113df

I loved this deep reporting on an emerging sub sub culture -- peer to peer porn -- and I think the author is right, there may be a new genre there.  "Mass intimacy" is such a great term.

https://medium.com/matter/are-you-internet-sexual-1f855e113df___

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2015-01-26 08:26:59 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Cites are generally growing wealthier faster than their host countries.

http://www.citylab.com/work/2015/01/global-cities-power-the-world-economy/384732/

Cites are generally growing wealthier faster than their host countries.

http://www.citylab.com/work/2015/01/global-cities-power-the-world-economy/384732/___

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2015-01-26 04:54:44 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

A thousand years ago, shirts were expensive, which is why you only had one of them and wore it till it shredded. It would have cost you $3,000 in today's money.

http://www.sleuthsayers.org/2013/06/the-3500-shirt-history-lesson-in.html 

A thousand years ago, shirts were expensive, which is why you only had one of them and wore it till it shredded. It would have cost you $3,000 in today's money.

http://www.sleuthsayers.org/2013/06/the-3500-shirt-history-lesson-in.html ___

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2015-01-26 04:53:06 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Maybe technology is a competing religion?

The federal agency’s filing asserted Butcher, an evangelical Christian, was told he must submit to biometric hand scanning for time and attendance tracking, even though using the scanner went against his religious beliefs. The jury found that Butcher “had a sincere religious belief that conflicted with an employment requirement”

What's the difference between a sincere religious belief and plain old superstition?___Maybe technology is a competing religion?

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2015-01-26 04:00:29 (8 comments, 6 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

The most reliable hard drives are 4TB drives from Seagate and HGST. So says Backblaze after running 41,000 of them for years.

Hard drive failure rates from 41,213 disk drives at Backblaze, including some new 4 TB and 6 TB drives.___The most reliable hard drives are 4TB drives from Seagate and HGST. So says Backblaze after running 41,000 of them for years.

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2015-01-25 02:51:25 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 61 +1s)Open 

Beards are back. I'm wondering what will have to happen in culture to have these lush side-burner things back? (The guy is Hiram Rickard, founder of Poland  Springs bottled water.)

Beards are back. I'm wondering what will have to happen in culture to have these lush side-burner things back? (The guy is Hiram Rickard, founder of Poland  Springs bottled water.)___

2015-01-25 02:30:12 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

There is a hipster infatuation with analog. In 30 years we'll look back and call the iPad an analog device.

There is a hipster infatuation with analog. In 30 years we'll look back and call the iPad an analog device.___

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2015-01-24 18:15:10 (7 comments, 21 reshares, 69 +1s)Open 

New fun to me.


Cobra Weave Stick Bomb 0.o___New fun to me.

2015-01-23 20:47:12 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Satoshi Dice is a real off-shore gambling website that uses blockchain technology so customers can verify its casino is not cheating. https://www.satoshidice.com/

But this little bit on its website about its origins is cute:

Satoshi Dice is a subroutine of an advanced artificial intelligence, which arose spontaneously as one of the less-harmful consequences of the United States' quantitative easing monetary program. The system exists solely within the RAM of an abandoned Nokia 3310 mobile phone which was left in a subway station in Tokyo, and powers itself by feeding off the ghost of the late Satoshi Nakamoto (who was in fact a super hot 20 yr old female Japanese programmer and exotic animal collector). While the Intelligence decides on its next course of action, it runs this SatoshiDice subroutine. Some people ask why Bitcoin was really created... it was created by the... more »

Satoshi Dice is a real off-shore gambling website that uses blockchain technology so customers can verify its casino is not cheating. https://www.satoshidice.com/

But this little bit on its website about its origins is cute:

Satoshi Dice is a subroutine of an advanced artificial intelligence, which arose spontaneously as one of the less-harmful consequences of the United States' quantitative easing monetary program. The system exists solely within the RAM of an abandoned Nokia 3310 mobile phone which was left in a subway station in Tokyo, and powers itself by feeding off the ghost of the late Satoshi Nakamoto (who was in fact a super hot 20 yr old female Japanese programmer and exotic animal collector). While the Intelligence decides on its next course of action, it runs this SatoshiDice subroutine. Some people ask why Bitcoin was really created... it was created by the Intelligence as an internet currency which enables free individuals around the world to play the SatoshiDice game. By playing, you are fulfilling the Intelligence's Grand Vision. SatoshiDice is the best Bitcoin game in existence. The Intelligence is sure you will agree.___

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2015-01-23 20:02:25 (9 comments, 21 reshares, 91 +1s)Open 

It is what it is.

The tautological clock

This humorous clock reminds me of the concept of a vector bundle in mathematics. To form a vector bundle over a space X, we associate a vector space (such as k-dimensional Euclidean space) to each point of X in such a way that the spaces fit together to form another space of the same type as X. What this clock is doing is associating a clock to each time of day, and then fitting those together to form another clock.

More specifically, I think this clock is reminiscent of the concept of a tautological bundle, which appears in the following context. The set of k-dimensional subspaces of an n-dimensional vector space forms a space called a Grassmannian, whose points are the k-dimensional subspaces. If we work over the real or complex numbers, the Grassmannian has the structure of a smooth manifold, which means that, within an n-dimensional space, it is possible to morph k-dimensional subspaces into each other in a smooth way. One can then form the tautological bundle over the Grassmannian by using the vector spaces given by the points of the Grassmannian itself! This sounds almost like a mathematical joke, and it is more or less the same joke that the clock in the picture is making.

The clock face shown is a discrete object in the sense that it only displays its configurations at intervals of one hour. However, vector bundles are continuous objects, and the analogy above suggests the following construction of a continuous version of the clock. For this, we need a three-dimensional clock in which the small clock faces are inserted into the rim of the large clock face at right angles, instead of being placed flat on it. This could be used to show the continuous motion of the clock hands over a 12-hour period. 

To make it easier to see what is going on, we could just keep track of the tips of each hand using fluorescent lighting. The continuous tautological clock would then have two coiled, illuminated rings running around its circumference: a larger, more tightly coiled ring showing the positions of the minute hand during a 12-hour period, and a smaller, more loosely coiled ring showing the positions of the hour hand during the same 12-hour period. It might not be a very useful timepiece, but I think it would look interesting as a work of art.

Is that the time? I should stop: it's almost 12-o'clock-o'clock.

Relevant links

Grassmannians have applications to video-based computer recognition of faces and shapes, as well as to particle physics. More information on Grassmannians can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grassmannian

Wikipedia on vector bundles: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vector_bundle

Wikipedia on tautological bundles: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tautological_bundle

I don't know where this picture came from originally, and doing a reverse image search produces a large number of hits. I found it via +Maximilian Montserrat.

#mathematics___It is what it is.

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2015-01-23 19:54:34 (4 comments, 7 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

We can be optimistic of the future because of evidence of the past.
http://www.weforum.org/sessions/summary/sustainable-development-demystifying-facts?utm_content=buffer16fee&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

We can be optimistic of the future because of evidence of the past.
http://www.weforum.org/sessions/summary/sustainable-development-demystifying-facts?utm_content=buffer16fee&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer___

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2015-01-22 23:30:06 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

I had fun revealing my secrets on the Freakonomics podcast. I did not want to talk about my acid trip. But I did talk about my one big regret and why the world won't end soon.

http://freakonomics.com/2015/01/22/someone-elses-acid-trip-a-new-freakonomics-radio-podcast/

I had fun revealing my secrets on the Freakonomics podcast. I did not want to talk about my acid trip. But I did talk about my one big regret and why the world won't end soon.

http://freakonomics.com/2015/01/22/someone-elses-acid-trip-a-new-freakonomics-radio-podcast/___

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2015-01-22 06:29:59 (8 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Need to use the right drone.

narco-drone crashes in Tijuana w/6lbs of meth -- and there have been at least another 150 tries like it in last 12 months. And that looks like a dji s900 to me -- if they hadn't been so cheap and instead bought a dji s1000 with a 6.4kg takeoff weight, they probably woulda made it!
http://bit.ly/1ARk1Id ___Need to use the right drone.

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2015-01-22 06:28:50 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

What legitimate businesses can learn from "dark" or "deep" decentralized marketplaces such as Silk Road. one thing: brands are paramount. Other good insights here in this good investigation.

http://joel.mn/post/108657860988/deep-web-marketplaces

What legitimate businesses can learn from "dark" or "deep" decentralized marketplaces such as Silk Road. one thing: brands are paramount. Other good insights here in this good investigation.

http://joel.mn/post/108657860988/deep-web-marketplaces___

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2015-01-19 22:10:17 (1 comments, 13 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

Long term storage of digital data is a serious problem, and the web is a leaky sieve that won't keep much over the long term. One remedy is the WayBack machine, but there could be others. This very important article in the New Yorker explains why.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/01/26/cobweb

Long term storage of digital data is a serious problem, and the web is a leaky sieve that won't keep much over the long term. One remedy is the WayBack machine, but there could be others. This very important article in the New Yorker explains why.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/01/26/cobweb___

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2015-01-19 21:25:10 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

First batch of our kickstarter-funded graphic novel, The Silver Cord, went out to supporters this weekend.

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1940689015/silvercord-20

First batch of our kickstarter-funded graphic novel, The Silver Cord, went out to supporters this weekend.

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1940689015/silvercord-20___

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2015-01-19 06:20:28 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Perfectly logical.

http://youtu.be/L8I6d2Axu7c

Perfectly logical.

http://youtu.be/L8I6d2Axu7c___

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2015-01-18 23:09:46 (3 comments, 8 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Artificial Aliens

My answer to the annual Edge question as by John Brockman. This year the question was: What do you think about machines that think? My answer (short form) is that we should think of an AI as an artificial alien. http://edge.org/response-detail/26097

Artificial Aliens

My answer to the annual Edge question as by John Brockman. This year the question was: What do you think about machines that think? My answer (short form) is that we should think of an AI as an artificial alien. http://edge.org/response-detail/26097___

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2015-01-15 07:13:37 (4 comments, 5 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Troll Hunters
It's a Swedish reality TV show. I'd watch if it was in English. But behind the show is a group of data journalists who go to the edge of journalism where it cross vigilantism. Described in great detail by this solid article.

http://www.technologyreview.com/photoessay/533426/the-troll-hunters/

Troll Hunters
It's a Swedish reality TV show. I'd watch if it was in English. But behind the show is a group of data journalists who go to the edge of journalism where it cross vigilantism. Described in great detail by this solid article.

http://www.technologyreview.com/photoessay/533426/the-troll-hunters/___

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2015-01-15 06:24:49 (9 comments, 10 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

I met Jason Silva because he quoted me. His 3-minute raps and rants and spoken word performances are so over-the-top and hyped on ideas that I find these poems level me up.

My advice, watch only one per day.

http://testtube.com/shotsofawe/humans-are-the-sex-organs-of-technology/

http://testtube.com/shotsofawe/drugs-as-tools-for-spirituality/

http://testtube.com/shotsofawe/fomo-the-fear-of-missing-out/

I met Jason Silva because he quoted me. His 3-minute raps and rants and spoken word performances are so over-the-top and hyped on ideas that I find these poems level me up.

My advice, watch only one per day.

http://testtube.com/shotsofawe/humans-are-the-sex-organs-of-technology/

http://testtube.com/shotsofawe/drugs-as-tools-for-spirituality/

http://testtube.com/shotsofawe/fomo-the-fear-of-missing-out/___

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2015-01-15 05:31:58 (8 comments, 13 reshares, 94 +1s)Open 

Inevitable.

News headlines circa 2020.___Inevitable.

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2015-01-15 05:29:25 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

My recent Ask Me Anything for Reddit went 2.5 hours. I answered almost every question I was asked. The whole transcript is here:
http://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/2rohmk/i_am_kevin_kelly_radical_technooptimist_digital/

My recent Ask Me Anything for Reddit went 2.5 hours. I answered almost every question I was asked. The whole transcript is here:
http://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/2rohmk/i_am_kevin_kelly_radical_technooptimist_digital/___

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2015-01-13 17:21:30 (4 comments, 9 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

I don't have major worries about technology, with one exception. I am worried about cyber conflict, cybercrime, cyberwar. We have no rules about what is acceptable in offense or defense. And we are taking it seriously at the global level. There is no national security without global security. A new movie, Blackhat, which I have not seen yet explores how bad it can get. Could be more movies like it.

I don't have major worries about technology, with one exception. I am worried about cyber conflict, cybercrime, cyberwar. We have no rules about what is acceptable in offense or defense. And we are taking it seriously at the global level. There is no national security without global security. A new movie, Blackhat, which I have not seen yet explores how bad it can get. Could be more movies like it.___

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2015-01-10 21:47:14 (13 comments, 9 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

Bitcoin's innovation of the blockchain will be a positively disruptive technology, but Bitcoin's mining of currency is getting more bizarre. This is how weird it already is:
http://www.economist.com/news/business/21638124-minting-digital-currency-has-become-big-ruthlessly-competitive-business-magic

Bitcoin's innovation of the blockchain will be a positively disruptive technology, but Bitcoin's mining of currency is getting more bizarre. This is how weird it already is:
http://www.economist.com/news/business/21638124-minting-digital-currency-has-become-big-ruthlessly-competitive-business-magic___

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2015-01-07 19:27:23 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

Ask me anything this afternoon at 3pm PST. (That's the correct date this time.) AMA  on the Reddit futurology thread. http://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/  (Yeah, that's my lego wall in my studio.)

Ask me anything this afternoon at 3pm PST. (That's the correct date this time.) AMA  on the Reddit futurology thread. http://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/  (Yeah, that's my lego wall in my studio.)___

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2015-01-07 19:03:59 (7 comments, 10 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

The longest American war.

How Native American lands were taken - a time lapse map: http://bit.ly/1Fn5GLB___The longest American war.

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2015-01-07 02:03:41 (12 comments, 3 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

James Fallow makes a good point about the under-estimated benefits of some big-scale infrastructure projects:

4) There is an established track record of over-estimating the problems of big infrastructure projects, and short-sightedly under-envisioning their benefits. Here's the crucial contrast with big military construction projects I've written about recently. Repeatedly, big military projects have come in over budget, past schedule, and below performance promises.

Repeatedly the opposite has been true of big national or regional infrastructure projects. Their drawbacks have been exaggerated before they've been started, and their potential benefit has been grossly under-imagined. Here's a few of the projects that seemed impractical, quixotic, ruinously expensive, or not worth the bother when proposed:

The Louisiana Purchase
The Erie Canal... more »

James Fallow makes a good point about the under-estimated benefits of some big-scale infrastructure projects:

4) There is an established track record of over-estimating the problems of big infrastructure projects, and short-sightedly under-envisioning their benefits. Here's the crucial contrast with big military construction projects I've written about recently. Repeatedly, big military projects have come in over budget, past schedule, and below performance promises.

Repeatedly the opposite has been true of big national or regional infrastructure projects. Their drawbacks have been exaggerated before they've been started, and their potential benefit has been grossly under-imagined. Here's a few of the projects that seemed impractical, quixotic, ruinously expensive, or not worth the bother when proposed:

The Louisiana Purchase
The Erie Canal
"Seward's Folly" of buying Alaska
The transcontinental railroad
The Panama Canal
The Golden Gate Bridge, and the Bay Bridge
The TVA, REA, and WPA, plus Boulder / Hoover Dam
The expansion of a continental airport system
The GI Bill
The Interstate Highway system
Washington DC's Metro and San Francisco's BART
Details on some of these in the first post in the series.

All of these projects have had their problems. But without any one of them, the United States would be in far worse shape than it is today. High-speed rail also has its problems, and will have more. But the record of big ventures of this sort suggests that we are better at worrying about the problems and noting imperfections than we are at envisioning long-term rewards. Thus I think that the benefit of the doubt should go with the proponents. People on their side have more often been right.

Full article: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/01/california-high-speed-rail-an-end-and-an-important-beginning/384238/___

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2015-01-06 22:18:13 (13 comments, 6 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Tomorrow at 3pm (PST; 6pm EST) I am doing a AMA (Ask Me Anything) on the Reddit Futurology thread. Come by and ask me anything. http://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/

Tomorrow at 3pm (PST; 6pm EST) I am doing a AMA (Ask Me Anything) on the Reddit Futurology thread. Come by and ask me anything. http://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/___

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2015-01-06 05:31:05 (14 comments, 15 reshares, 84 +1s)Open 

This is a pretty good rant: The US defense industry prime concern is not defense. And I agree with its conclusion: it will be drones all the way.

http://pando.com/2014/12/18/the-war-nerd-more-proof-the-us-defense-industry-has-nothing-to-do-with-defending-america/

This is a pretty good rant: The US defense industry prime concern is not defense. And I agree with its conclusion: it will be drones all the way.

http://pando.com/2014/12/18/the-war-nerd-more-proof-the-us-defense-industry-has-nothing-to-do-with-defending-america/___

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2015-01-05 18:17:50 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Flying reptiles, of course.

And, so, what creature would you create? Intriguing profile of Cambrian Genomics, a synthetic biology company___Flying reptiles, of course.

2015-01-04 23:45:37 (4 comments, 4 reshares, 38 +1s)Open 

Cognify

I received a ton of great suggestions about a new word we can use to describe the act of making something smarter, as in adding AI to it.

I have no idea which of them, of any, will be used by others, but the term I am going to start to use is "cognify."  I feel comfortable that I can communicate something when I say that "next month I intend to cognify my new traffic app" or "I found that cognifying my clothes has lead to new insights about my behavior."  We'll see if that lasts.

Thanks to all who made suggestions. Feel free to use your own favorite term.

Cognify

I received a ton of great suggestions about a new word we can use to describe the act of making something smarter, as in adding AI to it.

I have no idea which of them, of any, will be used by others, but the term I am going to start to use is "cognify."  I feel comfortable that I can communicate something when I say that "next month I intend to cognify my new traffic app" or "I found that cognifying my clothes has lead to new insights about my behavior."  We'll see if that lasts.

Thanks to all who made suggestions. Feel free to use your own favorite term.___

2015-01-03 22:29:48 (86 comments, 2 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

I need a new word. What should we call the act of adding intelligence to things? What is the verb for "making smarter"? When you take an old task and use AI to get it done, what is that called? Cognizing?  Give me some suggestions.

I need a new word. What should we call the act of adding intelligence to things? What is the verb for "making smarter"? When you take an old task and use AI to get it done, what is that called? Cognizing?  Give me some suggestions.___

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2015-01-03 19:33:02 (30 comments, 26 reshares, 163 +1s)Open 

I've never seen an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. This fun piece persuaded me to try a few select shows. I'll report back.

https://medium.com/@MaxTemkin/star-trek-the-next-generation-in-40-hours-c4a6762cbd3

I've never seen an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. This fun piece persuaded me to try a few select shows. I'll report back.

https://medium.com/@MaxTemkin/star-trek-the-next-generation-in-40-hours-c4a6762cbd3___

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2015-01-03 02:18:21 (7 comments, 19 reshares, 57 +1s)Open 

I was expecting the laptop to jump into the phone at the end.

(video 1min) "Evolution of the Desk" is an initiative borne out of the Harvard Innovation Lab. The goal is to illustrate the impact that technology has had on our lives over the last 35 years. A cluttered desk, complete with a rolodex, a file cabinet, and a fax machine, transforms into a much cleaner, simpler surface consisting of only a laptop and a mobile phone. Of course, some things in life - like the sun - persist, so the shades/sunglasses persist throughout the years.

http://bestreviews.com/best-home-offi...

All of the vintage items featured in this video are authentic. The Macintosh Classic, corded phone, fax machine, globe, corkboard, Polaroid camera, and rolodex were all purchased through individual sellers on Ebay. The radio was acquired from Goodwill, and the picture frame came from pictureframes.com. The rest of the items were found lying around in basements, storage units, and garage sales. And the sunglasses? Those were easy since we actually still own a pair.

How has your desk #evolved over the years? 

Photography by http://www.dougthomsen.tv/
Engineering by Anton Georgiev___I was expecting the laptop to jump into the phone at the end.

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2014-12-31 18:42:59 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Based on population growth, there are 2 Americas. One slow growing, one expanding. http://www.businessinsider.com/demographic-trends-have-created-two-americas-2014-12

Based on population growth, there are 2 Americas. One slow growing, one expanding. http://www.businessinsider.com/demographic-trends-have-created-two-americas-2014-12___

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2014-12-31 18:33:17 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

A great way to track emerging tech trends: follow what's new on Kickstarter. What's new in 2014 might indicate what will be popular in 2015 and beyond. : https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/connected-everything-our-tech-predictions-for-2015

A great way to track emerging tech trends: follow what's new on Kickstarter. What's new in 2014 might indicate what will be popular in 2015 and beyond. : https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/connected-everything-our-tech-predictions-for-2015___

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2014-12-31 18:21:36 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

This is one example of the legal quandry of who is responsible for the actions of a generative machine.

Robots are starting to break the law - maybe it’s a sign robots are growing up, and thus hitting the rebellious stage___This is one example of the legal quandry of who is responsible for the actions of a generative machine.

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2014-12-29 18:00:23 (15 comments, 6 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

We can save species from going extinct by genetically engineering them. Scientists have altered the near extinct American Chestnut tree so it is no longer affected by blight. There's a chance we can repopulated the American eastern hardwoods forest with its key ingredient: Chestnuts.

http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/11/american_chestnut_blight_genetic_engineering_suny_esf.html

We can save species from going extinct by genetically engineering them. Scientists have altered the near extinct American Chestnut tree so it is no longer affected by blight. There's a chance we can repopulated the American eastern hardwoods forest with its key ingredient: Chestnuts.

http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/11/american_chestnut_blight_genetic_engineering_suny_esf.html___

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2014-12-29 16:37:40 (0 comments, 10 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

A good example of how cheap industrial AI can change biology. These guys use AI to find potential genetic mutations. http://www.wired.com/2014/12/machine-intelligence-cracks-genetic-controls/

A good example of how cheap industrial AI can change biology. These guys use AI to find potential genetic mutations. http://www.wired.com/2014/12/machine-intelligence-cracks-genetic-controls/___

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2014-12-29 16:21:15 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

There might be such a thing as a mesh company.

http://singularityhub.com/2014/12/27/elon-musks-hyperloop-will-revolutionize-transportation-but-thats-only-the-beginning-of-the-change-itll-bring/?utm_content=buffer66bd7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

There might be such a thing as a mesh company.

http://singularityhub.com/2014/12/27/elon-musks-hyperloop-will-revolutionize-transportation-but-thats-only-the-beginning-of-the-change-itll-bring/?utm_content=buffer66bd7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer___

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2014-12-29 05:57:54 (14 comments, 10 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Another difficulty with long term digital storage: reference rot. Links in scientific literature break as reference papers are moved or deleted. This happens on the web, too, but it is not as critical as a scientific citation.This article says 1 in 5 will rot.  We may need some kind of library-ish independent governance-supported archive of published work so the links don't rot. 

(I wonder how long this link will work?)

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0115253

Another difficulty with long term digital storage: reference rot. Links in scientific literature break as reference papers are moved or deleted. This happens on the web, too, but it is not as critical as a scientific citation.This article says 1 in 5 will rot.  We may need some kind of library-ish independent governance-supported archive of published work so the links don't rot. 

(I wonder how long this link will work?)

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0115253___

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2014-12-27 05:47:27 (3 comments, 10 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Just saw the last Hobbit movie last night. It was OK.

Apparently there is a lot more to the LoTR opus. This 4-min backstory is pretty interesting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxgsxaFWWHQ#t=266

Just saw the last Hobbit movie last night. It was OK.

Apparently there is a lot more to the LoTR opus. This 4-min backstory is pretty interesting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxgsxaFWWHQ#t=266___

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2014-12-27 05:38:07 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

An AI that can beat any Atari game.

Deepmind artificial intelligence @ FDOT14: http://youtu.be/EfGD2qveGdQ___An AI that can beat any Atari game.

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2014-12-26 18:02:55 (11 comments, 10 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

Why last year was a very good year.

"[A]dding up corpses and comparing the tallies across different times and places can seem callous, as if it minimized the tragedy of the victims in less violent decades and regions. But a quantitative mindset is in fact the morally enlightened one. It treats every human life as having equal value, rather than privileging the people who are closest to us or most photogenic." -- Steven Pinker

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2014/12/the_world_is_not_falling_apart_the_trend_lines_reveal_an_increasingly_peaceful.html

Why last year was a very good year.

"[A]dding up corpses and comparing the tallies across different times and places can seem callous, as if it minimized the tragedy of the victims in less violent decades and regions. But a quantitative mindset is in fact the morally enlightened one. It treats every human life as having equal value, rather than privileging the people who are closest to us or most photogenic." -- Steven Pinker

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2014/12/the_world_is_not_falling_apart_the_trend_lines_reveal_an_increasingly_peaceful.html___

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2014-12-26 17:48:14 (10 comments, 7 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

This profound op-ed by Cory Doctorow argues that forcing our devices -- phones, DVD players, computers -- to do police work such as DRM, copy protection, signal interception, etc. -- will only lead them to be easier hacked and less secure. http://www.wired.com/2014/12/government-computer-security/?mbid=social_fb

This profound op-ed by Cory Doctorow argues that forcing our devices -- phones, DVD players, computers -- to do police work such as DRM, copy protection, signal interception, etc. -- will only lead them to be easier hacked and less secure. http://www.wired.com/2014/12/government-computer-security/?mbid=social_fb___

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2014-12-24 18:54:21 (5 comments, 14 reshares, 108 +1s)Open 

And to all, throughout the galazy, Merry Christmas!

Happy holidays to all!___And to all, throughout the galazy, Merry Christmas!

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2014-12-22 18:29:03 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Driving me crazy: Amazon has mistakenly listed Cool Tools as out of stock but right now the book is back in stock in time for Christmas only if you order in next 3 hours. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1940689007/thebooklab-20

Driving me crazy: Amazon has mistakenly listed Cool Tools as out of stock but right now the book is back in stock in time for Christmas only if you order in next 3 hours. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1940689007/thebooklab-20___

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2014-12-21 08:30:24 (21 comments, 8 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

The holy trinity:

If the PC epoch was about being omnipotent – computers can do everything, better! – and the Internet epoch about being omniscient – with Google, you can know everything – mobile is about being omnipresent." -- Ben Thompson,  writing in The state of consumer technology, December 16, 2014

http://stratechery.com/2014/state-consumer-technology-end-2014/ 

The holy trinity:

If the PC epoch was about being omnipotent – computers can do everything, better! – and the Internet epoch about being omniscient – with Google, you can know everything – mobile is about being omnipresent." -- Ben Thompson,  writing in The state of consumer technology, December 16, 2014

http://stratechery.com/2014/state-consumer-technology-end-2014/ ___

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