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David D. Stanton has been at 2 events

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Ingress2,959,177#Interitus XM ANOMALY SERIESStay. Strong. Create. New. Future. Destroy. Breathe. Create.APR 12 Amsterdam http://goo.gl/c2DSS4 SATELLITE SITES Glasgow http://goo.gl/BFBMsS Malaga http://goo.gl/Ganbax APR 26 London http://goo.gl/2ql3ry Flagstaff http://goo.gl/zHlnSuSATELLITE SITES Frankfurt http://goo.gl/8kkOGi Stockholm http://goo.gl/WslonD Colorado Springs http://goo.gl/IQntXSSalt Lake City http://goo.gl/KVRGVS MAY 10 Ishinomaki http://goo.gl/mRTMeX Santa Fe http://goo.gl/oqIpts SATELLITE SITES Beijing http://goo.gl/SFfrpE Seoul http://goo.gl/wFjqcA Helena http://goo.gl/DwX1Dc Madison http://goo.gl/Z4GsXd MAY 17 Melbourne http://goo.gl/BFg59R Kansas City http://goo.gl/5iBAod SATELLITE SITES Auckland http://goo.gl/9OFc4b Brisbane http://goo.gl/u7XBFZ Cheyenne http://goo.gl/WD2eJm Sioux Falls http://goo.gl/BSS5ov JUNE 7 Santiago http://goo.gl/kaKti8 Cincinnati http://goo.gl/23s5go SATELLITE SITES San Jose http://goo.gl/f27qIs San Juan http://goo.gl/0EWlER Asheville http://goo.gl/agdTEx Birmingham http://goo.gl/1ZCZLG #Interitus XM Anomaly Site Satellite Site: Frankfurt2014-04-26 13:00:00863 
Space Fan News!4,198,678Hello Space Fans!Tonight there will be a total lunar eclipse tonight in the Western Hemisphere. +Scott Lewis  will be heading to Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA to do some on-site outreach with Dr. +Thad Szabo. Internet permitting, we'll be attempting to bring in a live feed of the lunar eclipse from LA and hopefully connect with our friends from the +Virtual Star Party  and bring in feeds from there too!If you're in the Los Angeles area, you are more than welcome to join us on site. The event starts at 10:30 p.m. PT and parking is free after 10 p.m.Cerritos College: 11190 Alondra Blvd. Norwalk, CA 90650Parking Lot C-6 off of Studebaker, just south of Alondra Blvd.Not local? That's okay too! Share with us your pictures of the eclipse in the event below! Keep Looking Up!#ScienceEveryday   #Space   #Astronomy   #Eclipse   #LunarEclipse   #BloodMoon  Lunar Eclipse Live!2014-04-15 08:00:00391 

David D. Stanton has been shared in 31 public circles

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George Clark7,103Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.#topcircle #circleshareoftheday #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles   #fridaycircle   #themecircle   #mediterranean   #addbackspree   #ripplescircle   #addback   #aahanapriyadarsinee   #peoplescircle   #circleoftheday   #followme   #follow4follow  2014-09-27 10:52:53486372240
George Clark5,516Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the #circle ! 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#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 #addpeople #add #addcircle #socialmedia #dragonseyecircle #VarietyCircle 2014-08-29 06:34:43494191420
Becky Collins10,439Super Science 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 ?2014-05-31 05:09:154901211
Jack C Crawford86,096Another cool circle.2014-03-22 17:03:555000517
Tiberiu Igrisan448Science (part 1)#science #sciencecircle #sharedcircles  2013-10-14 18:53:04257123
Jane Ellen43,979I call this one my Big Ball-0-Fun.  I started with Dede's Fundies, thank you +Dede Craig King and added smaller circles I had made, along with a science circle from +Ray Sanders ,  and some small circles from +Lynette Young and +Carter Gibson and I don't even know who else.  So I haven't organized circles in two years.  You wanna make sumpin' of it? #sharedcircles   #circleshare  #newbies 2013-09-06 17:42:0642925629
Herb Firestone1,148Sunday Appreciation Circle | My First Shared Circle! Please re-share, comment and plus one if you think this is a good idea for Sundays. #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sunday   2013-03-03 19:39:2511110210
Trever McGhee20,284+Take2seconds to be inspired by this circle of amazing people that +Shaker Cherukuri included me in for appreciation of helping him go from 500 followers to close to 14,000I personally know the majority of the people in this circle and their incredible for what they do to help people and what they bring to the public stream :-))+Take2seconds to add the circle...you won't be disappointed.:-)) ♥ ♥ ♥ :-))I added the circle and now I'm re-sharing it with my pages+Take2seconds  +ShareThis  +2Help Save Lives Below is +Shaker Cherukuri own  words on this circle, from the original post. he shared at 14:46  -  to the public streamSunday Appreciation Circle shareI joined Google Plus on July 15, 2011. However, I did not really get active until January 2012. I was at 500 circlers a year ago. Approaching 14K now. It has been an amazing year on Google Plus.Icing on the cake was the communities. I started two of them: Nuclear Energy and Root Cause Analysis. Thanks for the engagement on my profile and in the two communities.Several folks in this circle shared me in various circles multiple times during the course of this past year. Truly appreciated.Adding this circle will enrich your Google Plus experience. Pass it on for others.2013-02-10 21:43:011174716
Shaker Cherukuri13,662Sunday Appreciation Circle shareI joined Google Plus on July 15, 2011. However, I did not really get active until January 2012. I was at 500 circlers a year ago. Approaching 14K now. It has been an amazing year on Google Plus.Icing on the cake was the communities. I started two of them: Nuclear Energy and Root Cause Analysis. Thanks for the engagement on my profile and in the two communities.Several folks in this circle shared me in various circles multiple times during the course of this past year. Truly appreciated.Adding this circle will enrich your Google Plus experience. Pass it on for others.2013-02-10 20:46:5411041939
Ian Herndon8,223Shared Circle Time! - G+ Community Moderators (4 of x)Re-Share to help moderators easily connect with one another!Now that Google has launched Communities there has been a ton of activity by people to create communities relating to their interests, join ones created by others, and meet other creators in an effort to learn more and more new ways to build and contribute to G+ Communities. +Community Moderators is an example of a page/community dedicated specifically to having a single place where all moderators can join in discussion around just that.I have been hard at work creating Circles that consist of Community Moderators and Owners only. My hope is to be able to help others expand their network of friends to also include like minded people dabbling in the Community space too. In the near future I intend to eventually group these moderator circles into smaller more targeted ones tailored to specific interests. So with that said, here's our circles!G+ Community Moderators & Owners Circle (1 of x) - 12/31/2012https://plus.google.com/u/0/110099838681495349209/posts/ETe6deLAMq2G+ Community Moderators & Owners Circle (2 of x) - 12/31/2012https://plus.google.com/u/0/110099838681495349209/posts/7i2DXeQpknnG+ Community Moderators & Owners Circle (3 of x) - 12/31/2012https://plus.google.com/u/0/110099838681495349209/posts/j1rsi9YGGVgG+ Community Moderators & Owners Circle (4 of x) - 1/12/2013https://plus.google.com/u/0/110099838681495349209/posts/VFUjZcifXPQ#Community   #Moderators   #Owners   #Communities   #Circle   #SharedCircles   #CircleShare2013-01-12 15:28:345005210
Shaker Cherukuri8,427Engagers CircleCircle of folks (few pages) that have actively engaged with me these past few months (re-shared posts, plussed and commented). Moving forward, I will be doing this on a monthly basis.2012-10-30 12:38:3823559837
Shaker Cherukuri6,435My High Engager's Circle. Folks (135 people, 3 pages) that have in the recent past re-shared my posts.Thank You for the support.2012-08-26 18:10:3513825729
David D. Stanton5,770Here is my Geek's Circle: (Note I have just cleaned my G+ to try to remove inactive users.) Enjoy! 2012-06-25 08:47:49501012
David D. Stanton5,770Here is my Science and Technology Circle.... Enjoy! 2012-06-25 08:46:46501105
Alister Macintyre7,220My copy, of this circle of people interested in our Economy and how come it is in a mess, is over 600 people, but I can only share 500.  Some day, I will split the people here into smaller circles of secondary interests, or maybe installments.2012-06-15 03:15:52501314
Robert Kappenhagen151+Charlie Hoover this is Fraser's Science circle (with a few of my own additions) If you want to share it with anyone.2012-03-08 01:47:57295000
Daniel Harrington11,027A Rockin' #Science #Circle - Thanks for Sharing! #circleshare #sciencecircles #scientists #biology #chemistry #physics #astronomy #entomology #marinebiology #archaeology #sciencecircle #sharedcircles #publiccircles2012-03-03 19:45:12337000
Fraser Cain24,647My official, super science circle+Robert Scoble wanted me share my awesome science list. These are people who are active on Google+ and love to talk about science. We've got actual scientists, journalists, bloggers... even an astronaut!If you still don't really get why Google+ is such a great resource, just import this circle, and suddenly you'll see amazing science posts streaming by. Then you'll understand.For those of you wondering how to get on this list, just reply to this share suggesting yourself or someone else who's active and sciency. I'll take a look through your posting history and then add you.For Science!2012-01-17 21:41:532487414188
Imaad Saiyed0"You need more Science in your diet."- +Chris Pirillo.I've gained a lot of new followers in the last month; many have just joined Google+ and have an empty stream. For those of you who are brand new to the service, I want you to understand:The key to enjoying Google+ is to have an active and engaged stream of content. Circle interesting people.To help you out, I'm sharing my carefully curated science circle. This list contains almost 250 people who are active on Google+ and regularly post about science topics. We've got scientists, journalists and science enthusiasts.If you import this circle, you'll see what I'm seeing, and I think you'll get why I like Google+ so much. If you don't import it, you'll see an empty screen and wonder why your friends haven't joined.I try to share this circle once a month or so, with some new faces, and the inactive people removed. So I suggest you import this list into a brand new circle which you can then replace when I send out an update._As always, if I've missed someone, please let me know and I'll be glad to add them for the next round._" Via +Fraser Cain #sharedcircle2012-01-11 06:09:50245200
Suzanne Haggerty13,661PAY IT FORWARD SHARED CIRCLEThe "Pay It Forward" Circle is over 500 people now. G+ only allows me to share 500 with you. If you have a smaller version of this circle, don't forget to add all the new folks in - it's easy and only takes a few seconds.(And a big thank you to those of you who have circled me tonight!)1. ADD CIRCLE 2. ADD YOURSELF3. ADD 1 PERSON TO PROMOTE 4. SHARE CIRCLE Please copy and paste instructions into your Circle Description when sharing, including this sentence. ENJOY & PAY IT FORWARD, everybody gets in.2011-11-30 05:29:12500328
Robby Bowles10,281Science Circle #ScienceSundayI'm going to start off #ScienceSunday today by sharing my science circle. This circle contains scientists, science writers, and many others who post regularly about science related topics. One of my favorite circles! Please share this circle so others can find these science minded individuals!Don't forget to share a #ScienceSunday post today! Post anything related to science and tag it with #ScienceSunday . If you are a photographer, post a science related image and explain why it relates to science to you. If you are not a photographer, simply post anything related to science. We had some great posts last week and a lot of interesting discussion. I look forward to more this week! +Allison Sekuler and myself will be curating this theme each Sunday.2011-11-13 15:01:524216319
Lynne Flynn01 of 2 Occupy Circles +Peter A. Saldaña IIILynne Flynn shared a circle with you.2011-10-29 07:03:42500455
pio dal cin2,936pio dal cin shared a circle with you.2011-10-29 00:41:253051506
Jared Mysko20Got an Occupy Circle in the works. Share and add to it!Jared Mysko shared a circle with you.2011-10-18 03:29:14149345
Robby Bowles5,769Sharing my updated science circle for #ScienceSunday once again. I have added more than 200 people to this circle since its last share. Add these science minded individuals to your circles and reshare this circle so others can find them as well!!Robby Bowles shared a circle with you.2011-10-16 22:53:1137011211
John Alchin79Folks sharing information on Occupy movements worldwide, based on original circle by +marc roundJohn Alchin shared a circle with you.2011-10-16 14:03:51115212
David D. Stanton1,085Friendly Chatty CircleDavid D. Stanton shared a circle with you.2011-10-15 18:02:2254000
Christy Ramsey0This is my first Circle Share! YAY!These are all people who are interactive, witty, snarky, techy or talkative and will definitely liven up your stream. There are photographers, humorists, writers, bloggers, entrepreneurs, and Random-Joes included, so it's a pretty eclectic bunch. But they are all entertaining (at least to me) and are good for interacting and showing appreciation for good quality content.CIRCLE UP!Christy Ramsey shared a circle with you.2011-10-14 14:23:175735611
Daniel Allan0My Standford AI circle, right on 500 :)Daniel Allan shared a circle with you.2011-10-08 20:30:23500301
Peter Bailey1,954Circle Saturday: Top CommentersHere are this week's top commenters. Circle them, because they rule.And make your own so I can circle them :)Speak up if you think I missed you.Peter Bailey shared a circle with you.2011-10-08 10:17:011541419
Peter Bailey1,852Circle Saturday: Top CommentersThese are this week's top commenters. Circle them, because they rule.Peter Bailey shared a circle with you.2011-10-01 10:18:4585813

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Mars Methane: Life at Last? NASA reports at the AGU meeting that Curiosity has detected spurts of the gas in the planet's atmosphere, a reversal from the disappointing negative result last year. Read SETI Institute's Seth Shostak's take on the latest discovery: http://buff.ly/1x68bOu

Mars Methane: Life at Last? NASA reports at the AGU meeting that Curiosity has detected spurts of the gas in the planet's atmosphere, a reversal from the disappointing negative result last year. Read SETI Institute's Seth Shostak's take on the latest discovery: http://buff.ly/1x68bOu___

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This is not Antarctica, but it is my most stolen image on Pinterest of Antarctica!

I'm headed to Scott Base for 2 weeks in January, and I'll share my actual first photos here on Google+ first.  But I wanted a bit of inspiration, so I started a fun pinboard over there and started searching for Antarctica.  This photo kept coming up while searching, but it's actually in Patagonia on the border between Chile and Argentina.  You know those Pinterest peeps... just pilfering and renaming stuff like wild monkeys.  Anyhoo!  (here's one of them at http://www.pinterest.com/pin/295619163012661277/ )

Antarctica does not actually have big mountains like this, but I do hope to have some cool-looking iceberg formations.

I'm currently in a fight (a light tiff, really) with the NZ Government over taking my quadcopters down there.  Apparently, the NSF (isthat a... more »

This is not Antarctica, but it is my most stolen image on Pinterest of Antarctica!

I'm headed to Scott Base for 2 weeks in January, and I'll share my actual first photos here on Google+ first.  But I wanted a bit of inspiration, so I started a fun pinboard over there and started searching for Antarctica.  This photo kept coming up while searching, but it's actually in Patagonia on the border between Chile and Argentina.  You know those Pinterest peeps... just pilfering and renaming stuff like wild monkeys.  Anyhoo!  (here's one of them at http://www.pinterest.com/pin/295619163012661277/ )

Antarctica does not actually have big mountains like this, but I do hope to have some cool-looking iceberg formations.

I'm currently in a fight (a light tiff, really) with the NZ Government over taking my quadcopters down there.  Apparently, the NSF (is that a US group) is saying I CANNOT take quadcopters down there.  What the what??? 

P.S. I just looked and saw that google has served this photo 770 million times.  Whoa.___

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2014-12-20 20:00:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

2 Weeks in Antarctica - will share first exclusively here to Google+!

I'm headed down to the amazing New Zealand Scott Base (see it on the map at http://goo.gl/1ICj1y ) and I'm mega excited! I'll be taking tons of photos of course, and I thought it would be fun to share them all first here! :)  

I'll be flying down on a customized C130 with skis instead of wheels! We'll be landing there on the ice and dropped off for two weeks.  I'm taking my friend +Stu Robertson who will be taking photos with me, getting a bunch of behind-the-scenes videos, and more. I'm also excited to take a few quads down there to see what kind of videos and photos I can create with those! 

I understand the first night after we get off the plane we are in survival training.  Stu and I have to dig out a little snow/ice cave, carve out a few bedrooms... maybe if wehave ... more »

2 Weeks in Antarctica - will share first exclusively here to Google+!

I'm headed down to the amazing New Zealand Scott Base (see it on the map at http://goo.gl/1ICj1y ) and I'm mega excited! I'll be taking tons of photos of course, and I thought it would be fun to share them all first here! :)  

I'll be flying down on a customized C130 with skis instead of wheels! We'll be landing there on the ice and dropped off for two weeks.  I'm taking my friend +Stu Robertson who will be taking photos with me, getting a bunch of behind-the-scenes videos, and more. I'm also excited to take a few quads down there to see what kind of videos and photos I can create with those! 

I understand the first night after we get off the plane we are in survival training.  Stu and I have to dig out a little snow/ice cave, carve out a few bedrooms... maybe if we have extra time we can make some stylish ice furniture or something!  Anyway, I'll be sure to get photos of everything (as usual).  I'll be taking down my usual gear, maybe a few more batteries, but really getting jazzed!

This trip begins on January 6th, so I'm starting up all the packing now! 

(BTW, this photo below is from here in New Zealand about 3 hours from Christchurch, where I'll be beginning the journey.)___

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The Space Camp at the US Space & Rocket Center will now allow children, grades 4 to 6, to simulate the frustration of lack of funding.

"Our campers endure constant setbacks throughout their week here, from engaging in spaceflight training modules that can be shut down at a moment's notice, to working tirelessly on a solar probe project only to be informed that an across-the-board spending freeze has led to the indefinite suspension of their work."

The Space Camp at the US Space & Rocket Center will now allow children, grades 4 to 6, to simulate the frustration of lack of funding.

"Our campers endure constant setbacks throughout their week here, from engaging in spaceflight training modules that can be shut down at a moment's notice, to working tirelessly on a solar probe project only to be informed that an across-the-board spending freeze has led to the indefinite suspension of their work."___

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Jupiter's icy moon Europa displays many signs of activity, including its fractured crust and a dearth of impact craters, but plumes remain elusive. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/16wrNzR #AGU14

Jupiter's icy moon Europa displays many signs of activity, including its fractured crust and a dearth of impact craters, but plumes remain elusive. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/16wrNzR #AGU14___

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Google makes a few changes to its Drive apps on iOS and Android http://www.engadget.com/2014/12/16/google-drive-app-updates-ios-android/ via Engadget Android

Google makes a few changes to its Drive apps on iOS and Android http://www.engadget.com/2014/12/16/google-drive-app-updates-ios-android/ via Engadget Android___

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Well looks like Micromax needs to be boycotted and +Cyanogen Inc.​​​ needs to pull out of their deal with them. Micromax is just a greedy thug who does not embody the sprit of cyanogen in my opinion. Not to Micromax products are not known to be worth the junk they are put together with.

From a friend of mine: " I had a Micromax phone while I was over there, biggest pile of shit phone I've ever used. Battery lasted an hour if you were lucky."

#cyanogen +Steve Kondik​



Well looks like Micromax needs to be boycotted and +Cyanogen Inc.​​​ needs to pull out of their deal with them. Micromax is just a greedy thug who does not embody the sprit of cyanogen in my opinion. Not to Micromax products are not known to be worth the junk they are put together with.

From a friend of mine: " I had a Micromax phone while I was over there, biggest pile of shit phone I've ever used. Battery lasted an hour if you were lucky."

#cyanogen +Steve Kondik​

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Google blocks Gmail add-ons that can spy on your messages

Google blocks Gmail add-ons that can spy on your messages___

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We’ve been listening to your feedback, and we’re happy to say that we now offer support for importing all three major ODF (Open) file formats: .odt files for documents, .ods for spreadsheets, and .odp for presentations. http://goo.gl/P8T2Oz

Not only that, but we’re wrapping up the year with a few more Office-friendly improvements: we support more complex SmartArt from older Powerpoint presentations, and last week’s updates are also now import/export friendly, with support for merged cells in Word and slide numbers in Powerpoint.

We’ve been listening to your feedback, and we’re happy to say that we now offer support for importing all three major ODF (Open) file formats: .odt files for documents, .ods for spreadsheets, and .odp for presentations. http://goo.gl/P8T2Oz

Not only that, but we’re wrapping up the year with a few more Office-friendly improvements: we support more complex SmartArt from older Powerpoint presentations, and last week’s updates are also now import/export friendly, with support for merged cells in Word and slide numbers in Powerpoint.___

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For three seasons, parents and families have been asking us to do an episode featuring kids playing a kids' game. We made today's #Tabletop for them.

For three seasons, parents and families have been asking us to do an episode featuring kids playing a kids' game. We made today's #Tabletop for them.___

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Less than a week back in the uk already used 5gb... So glad I got a good unlimited service. 

Less than a week back in the uk already used 5gb... So glad I got a good unlimited service. ___

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8 TB hard disk for $260.

8 TB hard disk for $260.___

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How will airports predict #airtravel 30 minutes & 30 years into the future? http://lmt.co/1G95Hhs #forecasting #airtrafficcontrol

How will airports predict #airtravel 30 minutes & 30 years into the future? http://lmt.co/1G95Hhs #forecasting #airtrafficcontrol___

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Forgotten space launch sites left to the sands of time: http://cnet.co/1zwIfsg

Forgotten space launch sites left to the sands of time: http://cnet.co/1zwIfsg___

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If you’re a developer trying to create apps and services on Google’s platforms and you live in a country with intermittent Internet connection, it can become quite a challenge. Before you can finish running a code lab or even trying to learn the ropes,…

If you’re a developer trying to create apps and services on Google’s platforms and you live in a country with intermittent Internet connection, it can become quite a challenge. Before you can finish running a code lab or even trying to learn the ropes,…___

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XFaction snowman built in Hamburg today.
+Stephan Mayer​ I took s screenshot of your cool gif. Hope that's OK with you :-)
Great work all agents involved!
#Ingress

XFaction snowman built in Hamburg today.
+Stephan Mayer​ I took s screenshot of your cool gif. Hope that's OK with you :-)
Great work all agents involved!
#Ingress___

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2014-12-07 23:52:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Historic Blue Marble Image: On this day in 1972, Apollo 17 launched to the moon, and the crew snapped this photo of Earth on the way. The original caption is reprinted below:

View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon. This translunar coast photograph extends from the Mediterranean Sea area to the Antarctica south polar ice cap. This is the first time the Apollo trajectory made it possible to photograph the south polar ice cap. Note the heavy cloud cover in the Southern Hemisphere. Almost the entire coastline of Africa is clearly visible. The Arabian Peninsula can be seen at the northeastern edge of Africa. The large island off the coast of Africa is the Malagasy Republic. The Asian mainland is on the horizon toward the northeast.

Historic Blue Marble Image: On this day in 1972, Apollo 17 launched to the moon, and the crew snapped this photo of Earth on the way. The original caption is reprinted below:

View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon. This translunar coast photograph extends from the Mediterranean Sea area to the Antarctica south polar ice cap. This is the first time the Apollo trajectory made it possible to photograph the south polar ice cap. Note the heavy cloud cover in the Southern Hemisphere. Almost the entire coastline of Africa is clearly visible. The Arabian Peninsula can be seen at the northeastern edge of Africa. The large island off the coast of Africa is the Malagasy Republic. The Asian mainland is on the horizon toward the northeast.___

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2014-12-07 16:50:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

And the winner is.........

And the winner is.........___

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2014-12-07 15:15:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

How good can a smartphone camera be? OnePlus owner Brian reviews the One on Medium: http://bit.ly/PhotographywiththeOne

How good can a smartphone camera be? OnePlus owner Brian reviews the One on Medium: http://bit.ly/PhotographywiththeOne___

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2014-12-07 03:30:41 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

The Historic American Monument That Was Never Built ... "This is how one painter imagined the perfect American monument, in the 1860s. He called it "Historical Monument of the American Republic."

Erastus Salisbury Field (1805-1900) was a portrait artist and painter in the United States. Though he was famous for painting portraits at top speed, he worked on this particular painting for 21 years, from 1867 to 1888. It's a fanciful image that combines famous American landmarks and architecture into one cityscape. ..."

http://io9.com/the-historic-american-monument-that-was-never-built-1667506036

The Historic American Monument That Was Never Built ... "This is how one painter imagined the perfect American monument, in the 1860s. He called it "Historical Monument of the American Republic."

Erastus Salisbury Field (1805-1900) was a portrait artist and painter in the United States. Though he was famous for painting portraits at top speed, he worked on this particular painting for 21 years, from 1867 to 1888. It's a fanciful image that combines famous American landmarks and architecture into one cityscape. ..."

http://io9.com/the-historic-american-monument-that-was-never-built-1667506036___

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2014-12-07 03:24:27 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Looking to Grow your Business? Google can help.
I. Google Business Solutions
1. Business Solutions -> google.com/services/
Find essential products to get online and grow your business.
2. Google My Business -> google.com/business
Get your business on Google Search, Maps, and Google+ for free.
3. Google Ads -> google.com/ads
Learn about advertising and how to make money from your site.
4. Google Apps for Work -> google.com/work/apps/business
Online email, calendar and docs let you work with anyone from anywhere.
5. Google Domains -> https://domains.google.com/about/
A. Advertise Online
For Advertisers: those customers you’re looking for, are looking for you—on Google. Display your ads on Google and our advertising network, and only pay only if people click yourads:... more »

Looking to Grow your Business? Google can help.
I. Google Business Solutions
1. Business Solutions -> google.com/services/
Find essential products to get online and grow your business.
2. Google My Business -> google.com/business
Get your business on Google Search, Maps, and Google+ for free.
3. Google Ads -> google.com/ads
Learn about advertising and how to make money from your site.
4. Google Apps for Work -> google.com/work/apps/business
Online email, calendar and docs let you work with anyone from anywhere.
5. Google Domains -> https://domains.google.com/about/
A. Advertise Online
For Advertisers: those customers you’re looking for, are looking for you—on Google. Display your ads on Google and our advertising network, and only pay only if people click your ads:
> Solutions for you
. Google Ads: google.com/ads
. New Advertiser: google.com/ads/new
. Experienced Advertiser: google.com/ads/experienced/
. Global Advertiser: google.com/ads/global/
. Find a Partner: google.com/partners/

> Related products
. AdWords: google.com/intl/en/adwords
. AdWords Express: google.com/adwords/express
. Search Ads: google.com/ads/searchads
. Display Ads: google.com/ads/displaynetwork/
. Mobile Ads: thinkwithgoogle.com/products/mobile-ads.html
. Video & YouTube Ads: youtube.com/yt/advertise/
. Product Listing Ads: support.google.com/adwords/answer/3455564
. Find a Google Partner: google.com/partners

> Learning & support
. Learn with Google: support.google.com/adwords/topic/3374694
. Google Small Business Community: goo.gl/Aqjyeo
. Think Insights: thinkwithgoogle.com
. Zero Moment of Truth: www.thinkwithgoogle.com/collections/zero-moment-truth.html
. AdWords Help Center: support.google.com/adwords/
. AdWords Community: www.en.adwords-community.com
. AdWords Express Help Center: support.google.com/adwords/express
. Inside AdWords: adwords.blogspot.com
. Google Mobile Ads Blog: googlemobileads.blogspot.ca/
. YouTube Blog: youtube-global.blogspot.com

For Publishers: make money from your site by showing ads that relate to the content on your website.
> Solutions for you
. Publisher: google.com/ads/publisher/

> Related products
. AdSense: google.com/adsense
. DoubleClick: google.com/doubleclick
. AdMob: google.com/ads/admob
. Video Ads for Publishers: support.google.com/youtube/answer/97527?hl=en

> Learning & support
. AdSense Help Center: support.google.com/adsense
. Inside AdSense: adsense.blogspot.com

For Agencies: find inspiration and the tools to make magic so you can help your clients get the most out of Google.
> Solutions for you
. Become a Google Partner: google.com/partners

> Learning & support
. Agency Toolkit: google.co.il/ads/agency/toolkit.html
. AdWords Agency Help: support.google.com/adwords

B. Run Your Business
Google Apps: Discover web-based email, calendar, and documents that let you work from anywhere:
> Solutions for you
. Google Apps for Work: google.com/work/apps/business
. Google Apps for Education: google.com/work/apps/education
. Google Apps for Government: google.com/work/apps/government
. Become a Google Apps Reseller: google.com/work/apps/business/landing/partners/compare.html

> Learning & support
. Technical Support: support.google.com/a/?hl=en&rd=1#topic=29157
. Help Center for Admins: support.google.com/a/?hl=en#topic=29157
. Learning Center for Users: learn.googleapps.com/
. Apps Status Dashboard: google.com/appsstatus#hl=en&v=status
. Deployment Resource Center: setup.googleapps.com
. Release Calendar: whatsnew.googleapps.com/

Maps for Work: Google Earth and Maps combine the familiar Google maps with added features designed especially for business users.
> Solutions for you
. Google Maps for Work: google.com/work/mapsearth
. Maps Platform: google.com/work/mapsearth/
. Earth Pro: google.com/work/mapsearth/products/earthpro.html
. Google Maps Engine Pro: google.com/work/mapsearth/products/mymapspro.html
. Maps API for Work: google.com/work/mapsearth/products/mapsapi.html

> Learning & support
. Maps API for Work: support.google.com/googleforwork/
. Earth Help Center: support.google.com/earth

Search solutions for Business: With the power of Google search, your business can easily access and share organizational knowledge.
> Solutions for you
. Google Search for Work: google.com/work/search/

> Learning & support
. Enterprise Support: support.google.com/googleforwork/enterprisesearch/
. Help Group: productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/customsearch
. Documentation: developers.google.com/custom-search/docs/start?csw=1

Cloud services: Build your business with Google’s App Engine, Cloud Storage, and Prediction API.
> Solutions for you
. Google Cloud Platform: cloud.google.com
. Google App Engine: cloud.google.com/appengine/
. Google Cloud Storage: cloud.google.com/storage/

> Learning & support
. App Engine Forum: cloud.google.com/appengine/forum
. Google Code Site: cloud.google.com/appengine/docs

Chrome: Bring the power and performance of Chrome to your business.
> Solutions for you
. Browser: google.com/intl/en/chrome/business/browser/
. Chromebook: google.com/chrome/business/devices/index.html
. Chrome Web Store: google.com/intl/en/chrome/business/webstore/

> Learning & support
. Chrome Blog: chrome.blogspot.com
. YouTube Channel: youtube.com/user/googlechrome
. Help Center: support.google.com/chrome/

C. Get Your Business Online
Google My Business: Get your business on Google Search, Maps, and Google+ for free.
> Solutions for you
. Google My Business: google.com/business/
. Google My Business Android app: goo.gl/DCk5Oq

> Learning & support
. Google My Business Help Center: support.google.com/business
. Google and Your Business Forum: productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/business
. Google and Your Business Blog: googleandyourbusiness.blogspot.com
. Get Your Business Online: gybo.com
. Google My Business Guidelines - Part 1: goo.gl/EEsOx5 

. Google+ for Brands: Google+ pages give your brand a home online, and let you build relationships with your customers.
> Solutions for you
. Google+ Brands: google.com/+/brands/

> Learning & support
. Google+ Branding Guidelines: developers.google.com/+/branding-guidelines
. Google+ Platform: developers.google.com/+/
. Google+ Parter Playbook: http://goo.gl/T7jlSi

D. Sell Your Products
Merchant center: Find new customers, feature your products online, and install a fast and secure checkout process.
> Solutions for you
. Google Shopping: google.com/ads/shopping/
. Google Wallet: google.com/wallet/business/
. Google Trusted Stores: google.com/trustedstores/for-businesses/

> Learning & support
. Merchant Center Help: support.google.com/merchants/
. Commerce APIs: developers.google.com/wallet/

E. Optimize Your Business
Analytics: Google Analytics helps you learn about your website so you can make it more useful for visitors.
> Solutions for you
. Google Analytics: google.com/intl/en/analytics
. Content Analytics: google.com/analytics/features/
. Mobile Analytics: google.com/analytics/mobile/
. Conversion Analytics: google.com/analytics/features/
. Social Analytics: google.com/analytics/features/
. Advertising Analytics: google.com/analytics/features/

> Learning & support
. Help Center: support.google.com/analytics
. User Forum: productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/analytics
. Analytics Developers: developers.google.com/analytics/
. Google Developers: developers.google.com
. App Gallery: google.com/analytics/partners

F. Webmaster Tools
Get data about crawling, indexing and search traffic that can help you increase visitors to your site.
> Solutions for you
. Webmaster Central: google.com/intl/en/webmasters
. +1 Button: developers.google.com/+/web/+1button/
. Website Optimizer:
. Submit Your Content: google.com/submityourcontent/

> Learning & support
. Help Center: support.google.com/webmasters
. Webmaster Help Forum: productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters
. Webmaster Guidelines: support.google.com/webmasters/answer/35769
. Webmaster Central Blog: googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com

G. Consumer Surveys
Get accurate market research about your business, quickly and easily from Google.
> Solutions for you
. Google Consumer Surveys: google.com/insights/consumersurveys/home

> Learning & support
. Help Center: support.google.com/consumersurveys
. Survey Tips: support.google.com/consumersurveys/answer/2429449

II. Google for Work
> Solutions
. Google for Work: google.com/work/solutions.html
. Google for Manufacturing: google.com/work/manufacturing.html
. Google for Retail: google.com/work/retail.html
. Google for HR: google.com/work/hr.html
. Google for Education: google.com/edu/
. Google Search for Work: google.com/work/search/
. Google Chrome for Work: google.com/intl/en/chrome/business/
. Google Apps for Work: google.com/work/apps

> Partners Programs
. Google for Work: google.com/work/partners/

> Customers -> google.com/work/customers.html

> Google Approach -> google.com/work/our-approach.html

> Google for Work Support: support.google.com/googleforwork

IV. Google for Entrepreneurs
> Campuses: googleforentrepreneurs.com/campuses/

> Startup Communities: googleforentrepreneurs.com/startup-communities/

> Tools: googleforentrepreneurs.com/google-products/
. Tools for Entrepreneurs (Videos): goo.gl/YMMsxN
. Google Business Group: google.com/landing/gbg/
. Google Trends: google.com/trends/
. Multi-Screen Ressources: google.com/think/multiscreen/

III. Google Research and Insight
> Industries -> thinkwithgoogle.com/industries/

> Platforms -> thinkwithgoogle.com/platforms/

> Creative Gallery -> thinkwithgoogle.com/creative-sandbox

> Planning Tools -> thinkwithgoogle.com/tools/

> Products -> thinkwithgoogle.com/products/

IV. Google Ventures
> Google Access -> gv.com/google-access/

> Workshops -> gv.com/workshops/

> Design -> gv.com/design/

> Recruiting -> gv.com/recruiting/

> Marketing -> gv.com/marketing/

> Engineering -> gv.com/engineering/

> Product -> gv.com/product/

> Library -> gv.com/library/

V. Get Your Business Ready With Google
Tip #1: Google AdWords -> goo.gl/kZbvN
Tip #2: Google Analytics -> goo.gl/oPAks
Tip #3: Google Search -> goo.gl/drsAZ
Tip #4: Google Calendar -> goo.gl/Hv2qy
Tip #5: Google Presentation -> goo.gl/pHlBh
Tip #6: Google Sheets -> goo.gl/9JYmj
Tip #7: Google+ Events -> goo.gl/LqMKR
Tip #8: Hangouts on Air -> goo.gl/SvYPX
Tip #9: Google Docs  -> goo.gl/dsTTw
Tip #10: Google+ Communities -> goo.gl/d3aMk
Tip #11: Gmail -> goo.gl/0OEer
Tip #12: Google Drive -> goo.gl/ABc13
Tip #13: Google Maps -> goo.gl/9w4cv

VI. Google Support
Google Support:
. News: support.google.com/news
*. Ads:: support.google.com/ads
. Android: support.google.com/android
. Android Wear: support.google.com/androidwear
. Inbox by Gmail: support.google.com/inbox
. Blogger: support.google.com/blogger
. Google Books: support.google.com/books
. Google Calendar: support.google.com/calendar
. Chat: support.google.com/chat
. Chrome: support.google.com/chrome
. Chrome Webstore: support.google.com/chrome_webstore
. Chromecast: support.google.com/chromecast 
. Chromebook: support.google.com/chromebook
* . Google Cloud Print:* support.google.com/cloudprint
. Google Play: support.google.com/googleplay
. My Maps: support.google.com/mymaps
. Google+: support.google.com/plus
. Fiber: support.google.com/fiber
. Finance: support.google.com/finance
. Google Fit: support.google.com/fit
. Google Cast: support.google.com/googlecast
. Google TV: support.google.com/googletv
. Groups: support.google.com/groups
. Hangouts: support.google.com/hangouts
. Google Keep: support.google.com/keep
. Google Earth: support.google.com/earth
. Google Maps: support.google.com/maps
. Gmail: support.google.com/mail
. Google Map Maker: support.google.com/mapmaker
. Google Maps for Mobile: support.google.com/gmm
. Nexus: support.google.com/nexus
. Nik Collection: support.google.com/nikcollection
. Google Offers: support.google.com/offers
. Google Open Gallery: support.google.com/opengallery
. Picassa: support.google.com/picasa
. Google Express: support.google.com/shoppingexpress
. Google Sites: support.google.com/sites
. Starbucks WiFi: support.google.com/starbuckswifi
. Google Talk: support.google.com/talk
. Google Helpouts: support.google.com/helpouts
. Toolbar: support.google.com/toolbar
. Google Translate: support.google.com/translate
. Google Trends: support.google.com/trends
. Google Trusted Stores: support.google.com/trustedstores
. Google Wallet: support.google.com/wallet
. Google Drive: support.google.com/drive
. Google Search: support.google.com/websearch
. Google Docs: support.google.com/docs
. YouTube: support.google.com/youtube
. Google AdSense: support.google.com/adsense
. Google AdWords: support.google.com/adwords
. Google AdWords Express: support.google.com/adwords/express
. Google AdWords Editor: support.google.com/adwords/editor
. Google Analytics: support.google.com/analytics
. Google My Business: support.google.com/business
. Google Catalogs:  support.google.com/catalogs
. Google Chrome for Work: support.google.com/chrome
. Channel Intelligence: support.google.com/ci-ses
. Google Cloud Platform: support.google.com/cloud
. Google Maps Coordinate: support.google.com/coordinate
. Google Cultural Institute Partners: support.google.com/culturalinstitute/partners
. Google Apps: support.google.com/a
. Google Display Specs: support.google.com/displayspecs
. Google DoubleClick: google.com/doubleclick/support.html
. Google Earth Enterprise: support.google.com/earthenterprise
. Google for Work: support.google.com/googleforwork
. Global Market Finder: support.google.com/globalmarketfinder
. Google Ad Grants: support.google.com/grants
. Google Search Appliance: support.google.com/gsa
. Google Hotel Prices: support.google.com/hotelprices
. Google Map Content Partners: support.google.com/mapcontentpartners
. Google Maps Engine: support.google.com/mapsengine
. Google Mini: support.google.com/mini
. Google Play Newsstand Producer: support.google.com/producer
. Google Nonprofits: support.google.com/nonprofits
. Google Partners: support.google.com/partners
. Google Postini: support.google.com/postini
. Google Merchant Center: support.google.com/merchants
. Google Custom Search: support.google.com/customsearch
. Google Business Sitebuilder: support.google.com/businesssitebuilder  
. Google Transit Partners: support.google.com/transitpartners
. Google Apps Vault: support.google.com/vault
. Webmaster Tools: support.google.com/webmasters/
. Wildfire: support.google.com/wildfire

VII. Bye Facebook... Hello Google+ (for Business)! : goo.gl/HwGtKg

On Google+: +Google for Work, +Google for Entrepreneurs, +Google+ Your Business, +Think with Google, +Google Ads, +Google Analytics, +Google Partners, +Google AdSense, +YouTube Creators, +YouTube Advertisers, +Google Wallet, +Google Offers, +DoubleClick Digital Marketing, +Google Creative Sandbox, +Google Consumer Surveys, +Google Maps +Helpouts by Google, +Accelerate with Google, +Google Earth, +Google Ideas, +Google Web Designer, +Google Express, +AdMob, +Google Design             

#7DaysofSmallBiz   ___

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2014-12-07 03:06:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Hmmm. the source seems iffy...

Black Hole 'Lightning' Seems to Defy Laws of Physics - The Epoch Times___Hmmm. the source seems iffy...

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2014-12-07 01:29:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

My favourite comment on a hot story this week:

Google definitely deserves to be broken up for:
1. Supporting net neutrality
2. Supporting the affordable healthcare act
3. Fighting against government snooping
4. Annoying Rupert Murdoch
5. Trying to innovate in the fight against Cancer
6. Providing a united platform to provide an alternative to Apple, without which Apple would be a monopoly in the smartphone arena
7. Providing a usable universal alternative to Office
8. Creating a competition price war for online storage
9. Providing ultra fast internet at reasonable pricing, shaming the incumbents
10. Providing Internet to those in the world who otherwise would not have it, because there would be no profit in it

Google you deserve it. Stop fighting the government, stop helping people, stop providing competition, it is... more »

My favourite comment on a hot story this week:

Google definitely deserves to be broken up for:
1. Supporting net neutrality
2. Supporting the affordable healthcare act
3. Fighting against government snooping
4. Annoying Rupert Murdoch
5. Trying to innovate in the fight against Cancer
6. Providing a united platform to provide an alternative to Apple, without which Apple would be a monopoly in the smartphone arena
7. Providing a usable universal alternative to Office
8. Creating a competition price war for online storage
9. Providing ultra fast internet at reasonable pricing, shaming the incumbents
10. Providing Internet to those in the world who otherwise would not have it, because there would be no profit in it

Google you deserve it. Stop fighting the government, stop helping people, stop providing competition, it is uncompetitive. You need to be fragmented, so you can be weakened and destroyed on different fronts. We can't afford a cohesive multi-national corporate approach.

(Edited for clarity).___

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2014-12-07 01:26:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Via +David King​

We never thought a video would be watched in numbers greater than a 32-bit integer (=2,147,483,647 views), but that was before we met PSY. "Gangnam Style" has been viewed so many times we have to upgrade!

Hover over the counter in PSY's video to see a little math magic and stay tuned for bigger and bigger numbers on YouTube. ___Via +David King​

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2014-12-07 01:23:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Google reveals plans for kid-friendly versions of Chrome, YouTube, Search, and more

“The big motivator inside the company is everyone is having kids, so there’s a push to change our products to be fun and safe for children. We expect this to be controversial, but the simple truth is kids already have the technology in schools and at home. So the better approach is to simply see to it that the tech is used in a better way.” - Pavni Diwanji, VP of Engineering

Google reveals plans for kid-friendly versions of Chrome, YouTube, Search, and more

“The big motivator inside the company is everyone is having kids, so there’s a push to change our products to be fun and safe for children. We expect this to be controversial, but the simple truth is kids already have the technology in schools and at home. So the better approach is to simply see to it that the tech is used in a better way.” - Pavni Diwanji, VP of Engineering___

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2014-12-07 00:52:16 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Why +Chris Messina lost the argument about Google+

Former Google+ team member +Chris Messina slammed Google and Google+ in a recent post on Medium. 

I rebutted his post and defended Google+ in a Google+ post. 

To a very large extent, we were arguing past each other. He approached from an industry perspective; I approached from a user perspective. 

All the arguments and points made were kind of buried in an avalanche of comments and coverage. But I'd like to briefly follow up and point out why Chris lost the argument. 

In my rebuttal to his rebuttal, I challenged Chris to something very specific. I asked him: "What is the better place?"

I pointed out that from the user perspective, users have to choose where to invest their time. It's ultimately the only thing that matters. So I asked Chris: 
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Why +Chris Messina lost the argument about Google+

Former Google+ team member +Chris Messina slammed Google and Google+ in a recent post on Medium. 

I rebutted his post and defended Google+ in a Google+ post. 

To a very large extent, we were arguing past each other. He approached from an industry perspective; I approached from a user perspective. 

All the arguments and points made were kind of buried in an avalanche of comments and coverage. But I'd like to briefly follow up and point out why Chris lost the argument. 

In my rebuttal to his rebuttal, I challenged Chris to something very specific. I asked him: "What is the better place?"

I pointed out that from the user perspective, users have to choose where to invest their time. It's ultimately the only thing that matters. So I asked Chris: 

"What site has 1) a better community; 2) better troll control; 3) better photo tools; 4) better integration with a leading wearables platform; 5) better conversations; 6) better monetization; 7) better search?"

Chris didn't respond to this. And I suspect the reason is that he knows he's wrong. There is no better place online. 

Google+ is the best social site on the Internet, and I believe Chris knows that. 

Yes, Facebook has more people we know and Twitter has more influencers. 

But for my seven-point list of attributes, Google+ is best. And unless Chris comes back and specifies a social network that's better, he loses by forfeiture, as far as I'm concerned. 

From a user perspective -- for people who want to interact with active communities of people who share their interests without trolls and with great photos tools, wearables integration, fantastic conversations, ad-free and with great search Google+ is far better than all other sites. 

 Like so many flippant influencers out there, he's spreading more FUD against the superior social network. 

That's wrong. And that's why he lost the argument. 

Chris Messina's post: 
https://medium.com/@chrismessina/thoughts-on-google-8883844a9ca4

My rebuttal and his rebuttal and my rebuttal to his rebuttal: 
https://plus.google.com/+MikeElgan/posts/cHdHJy8nKJS___

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2014-12-07 00:39:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Another Myth I would like to kill. The Myth that chromebooks are useless without WIFI which is not true BTW. Its a shame that these tech sites dont mention that they are LTE versions available for 50$ more. They are quick to tell you the price of the LTE Ipads though to use on the go So you are never offline. THe HP 14 HSPA+ edition came with a T Mobile deal. T-mobile has this deal with built-in HSPA+ 4G, and 200MB of monthly data. Yet every review mention how the chromebook are useless without the internet. THis is why the media is ridiculous. Then  you have people repeat it without doing their research.....  

http://www.cnet.com/news/get-a-14-inch-hp-chromebook-and-free-4g-for-179-99/

Another Myth I would like to kill. The Myth that chromebooks are useless without WIFI which is not true BTW. Its a shame that these tech sites dont mention that they are LTE versions available for 50$ more. They are quick to tell you the price of the LTE Ipads though to use on the go So you are never offline. THe HP 14 HSPA+ edition came with a T Mobile deal. T-mobile has this deal with built-in HSPA+ 4G, and 200MB of monthly data. Yet every review mention how the chromebook are useless without the internet. THis is why the media is ridiculous. Then  you have people repeat it without doing their research.....  

http://www.cnet.com/news/get-a-14-inch-hp-chromebook-and-free-4g-for-179-99/___

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2014-12-06 12:01:01 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-06 11:11:49 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Much better!

Much better!___

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2014-12-06 09:22:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-06 08:54:30 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Haha Kokomo Indiana! My home town! Hehe... Lovely bunch! It's so nice seeing all of these!!!

Haha Kokomo Indiana! My home town! Hehe... Lovely bunch! It's so nice seeing all of these!!!___

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2014-12-06 08:51:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Awesome Bravo Everyone!!!

Awesome Bravo Everyone!!!___

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2014-12-06 08:06:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-06 08:05:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Good on them for releasing the sources so quickly.

Good on them for releasing the sources so quickly.___

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2014-12-06 07:34:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/05/regin_kaspersky/

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/05/regin_kaspersky/___

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2014-12-06 07:08:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

nom nom nom

nom nom nom___

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2014-12-06 07:07:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Its face is precious. Like ... "WTH just happened?!"

Its face is precious. Like ... "WTH just happened?!"___

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2014-12-06 07:06:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

The Theme for Ludum Dare 31 is: Entire Game on One Screen. #LDJAM 

The Theme for Ludum Dare 31 is: Entire Game on One Screen. #LDJAM ___

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2014-12-06 05:09:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Undying omnipresent red spirit? Check!

Undying omnipresent red spirit? Check!___

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2014-12-06 05:05:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

The dramatic ‘blow out’ phase of galactic evolution has been revealed for the first time. Astronomers have discovered dense gas being blasted out of a compact galaxy (called SDSS J0905+57) at speeds of up to 2,000,000 miles per hour. The gas is being driven to distances of tens of thousands of light years by the intense pressure exerted on it by the radiation of stars that are forming rapidly at the galaxy's center. This is having a major impact on the evolution of the galaxy. More: http://buff.ly/1vSIrCN

The dramatic ‘blow out’ phase of galactic evolution has been revealed for the first time. Astronomers have discovered dense gas being blasted out of a compact galaxy (called SDSS J0905+57) at speeds of up to 2,000,000 miles per hour. The gas is being driven to distances of tens of thousands of light years by the intense pressure exerted on it by the radiation of stars that are forming rapidly at the galaxy's center. This is having a major impact on the evolution of the galaxy. More: http://buff.ly/1vSIrCN___

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2014-12-06 05:04:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Orion's Exploration Flight Test-1 is not only the first step in our journey to Mars. It's the first giant leap in the next space age: http://lmt.co/1FUpu3Q (Photo: NASA)

Orion's Exploration Flight Test-1 is not only the first step in our journey to Mars. It's the first giant leap in the next space age: http://lmt.co/1FUpu3Q (Photo: NASA)___

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2014-12-06 05:03:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Can you believe that 2014 is almost over? 

Before we ring in the New Year, let’s take a sec to get a little sappy and reminisce. We’ve seen Explorers take Glass everywhere from the ER to Antarctica. Let’s see your favorite Glass photos and moments with hashtag #throughglass2014.

And if you add yours to this thread in the Explorers Community, you just might find a little extra something in your stocking: http://goo.gl/yzRVif

Can you believe that 2014 is almost over? 

Before we ring in the New Year, let’s take a sec to get a little sappy and reminisce. We’ve seen Explorers take Glass everywhere from the ER to Antarctica. Let’s see your favorite Glass photos and moments with hashtag #throughglass2014.

And if you add yours to this thread in the Explorers Community, you just might find a little extra something in your stocking: http://goo.gl/yzRVif___

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2014-12-06 05:01:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Need a gift idea?? Shopping Simplified: 15 Tech Gifts for $50 and Under - featuring #YubiKey NEO via ITBusinessEdge

Need a gift idea?? Shopping Simplified: 15 Tech Gifts for $50 and Under - featuring #YubiKey NEO via ITBusinessEdge___

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