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Annika “Skywalker” O'Brien has been at 7 events

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Paul Terry Walhus39,245Austin, Texas, SXSW, film, music, photography, robotics, 3D Printing, web design and CMS like Drupal and WordpressSpring.net Podcasting Network2014-08-11 19:00:005 
STEM Women on G+122,811Join us for a STEM Women HOA as we speak to +Candy Torres about working as an Engineer in the early space shuttle programs and her current efforts to inspire girls in STEM! Candy worked at +NASA's  +Johnson Space Center on software for the Space Shuttle in the late 1970s and 1980s, and later for the International Space Station. Candy will tell us what it was like being a woman of Puerto Rico background trying to get into engineering. We'll also discuss what we can do to encourage young Latina girls to become involved in engineering and, more broadly, how we can support minority women to contribute to space programs.This HOA will be hosted by Dr +Buddhini Samarasinghe and Dr +Zuleyka Zevallos and you can tune in on Sunday 20th July at 2.30 PM Pacific or 10.30PM UK/ Monday 21st 7.30 AM AUS. The hangout will be available for viewing on our YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/stemwomen) after the event. #engineering   #softwareengineering   #stemwomen   #computerscience   #nasa   #ISS   #space   #hoa   #stem  In the Spotlight with Candy Torres: Engineer for the Space Program2014-07-20 23:30:0025 
STEM Women on G+122,811Join us for a STEM Women HOA as we speak to +Annika O'Brien  on her career as a roboticist. Annika is an engineer who works on robotics and also a passionate STEM educator, teaching kids how to program and build robots through +STEAMtrax. She will talk to us about her exciting career path as a woman in STEM, what inspires her, and why supporting women in STEM is important. This HOA will be hosted by Dr +Buddhini Samarasinghe and Dr +Zuleyka Zevallos   and you can tune in on Sunday April 27th at 4.30 PM Central/ 10.30PM UK. The hangout will be available for viewing on our YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/stemwomen) after the event.In The Spotlight, With Annika O'Brien2014-04-27 23:30:0058 
STEM Women on G+122,811Join us for a STEM Women HOA as we speak to +Annika O'Brien on her career as a roboticist. Annika is an engineer who works on robotics and also a passionate STEM educator, teaching kids how to program and build robots through +STEAMtrax. She will talk to us about her exciting career path as a woman in STEM, what inspires her, and why supporting women in STEM is important. This HOA will be hosted by Dr +Buddhini Samarasinghe and Dr +Zuleyka Zevallos  and you can tune in on Sunday April 13th at 4.30 PM Central/ 10.30PM UK. The hangout will be available for viewing on our YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/stemwomen) after the event.In The Spotlight, With Annika O'Brien2014-04-13 23:30:0055 
Amy Robinson28,350On June 13 the U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision, unanimously ruling that human genes may not be patented.  What does that mean for you and me?Join geneticist +Ian Bosdet  and the +Science on Google+: A Public Database  Community for a 30 minute conversation to discuss what this ruling may mean for the future of health and genetic research. This event will be hosted by +Amy Robinson and +Nic Hammond .Ask questions for Ian to answer On Air and share your thoughts on the event page. Ian and the Science on Google+ team will invite a few insightful guests to ask their questions live in the hangout. Gene Patenting: A Google+ Science Conversation2013-07-09 21:00:0063 
The Planetary Society3,832,591Join Planetary Society Director of Projects Bruce Betts for live webcast coverage of the encounter with Asteroid 2012 DA14. This 45-meter asteroid will pass within 27,000 kilometers of Earth.  Also on hand will be the host of Planetary Radio, Mat Kaplan.We'll post the URL to the video here a few minutes before we start.You'll see:* Live telescope feeds from around the world (courtesy of JPL) A video tour of La Sagra Observatory in Spain, where 2012 DA14 was discovered with a camera provided by the Planetary Society* A live conversation with co-discoverer Jaime Nomen at La Sagra (subject to his availability)* Just possibly a surprise guest!Bruce will also answer your questions about this and other Near Earth Objects (NEO) as he explains how the Planetary Society backs efforts to detect, track and eventually deflect NEOs that threaten our planet.  It may be the biggest show in space this year. Live Webcast of Asteroid 2012DA14 Flyby 11:15 am PST/1915h UTC2013-02-15 20:15:00564 
The Planetary Society3,832,591Join the Planetary Society and special guests for our live webcast of our Carl Sagan Day show here in Pasadena. We will feature friends and people inspired by Carl, including astrophysicist Kip Thorne, Planetary Society Emeritus Executive Director Lou Friedman, Contact Producer Lynda Obst, and others.The show will be streamed live at http://planetary.org/saganday2012Carl Sagan Day Live-cast2012-11-10 04:00:00161 

Annika “Skywalker” O'Brien has been shared in 427 public circles

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John Nuntiatio54,920#newcircle #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small #smallcircle #photography #health2014-12-21 08:35:15165010
The Hood404 excellent circle with top engagers!add,share and +1!#circleshare   #circlesharing   #topengagers   #engagement   #topcircle   #circleoftheweek   #megaball   #morefollowers   #publiccircleshares2014-12-19 08:25:23501000
Christian Edwards2,707An awesome circle full of awesome people! Like, Share and even add yourself! Love you guys and have a great day!2014-12-16 14:36:14501000
The Hood168excellent circle with top engagers!add,share and +1!#circleshare   #circlesharing   #topengagers   #engagement   #topcircle   #circleoftheweek   #megaball   #morefollowers   #publiccircleshares  2014-12-15 14:19:50501000
The Hood168 excellent circle with top engagers!add,share and +1!#circleshare   #circlesharing   #topengagers   #engagement   #topcircle   #circleoftheweek   #megaball   #morefollowers   #publiccircleshares  2014-12-15 14:01:18501000
Benjamin Davis2,983 This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!2014-12-15 12:50:43500112
The Hood81Great circle to add & gain followers!share & +1!2014-12-13 12:07:56500000
Ryan Johnson20,406This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleall #circlecircle #circleday2014-12-11 10:33:04496596294
GuruOmBha0This circle will add amazing, and wonderful content to you stream.Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to or stay in this Circle - Share the circleIf you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - 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!#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles#sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles#publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle2014-12-11 01:29:07495001
Sport News95Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia #circleoftheday #circles #followers #gpluslist #publicsharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #Sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #Sharingcircles #topofthepeople #googlecircleshare #googleplus #sharingiscaring #sharingmeansthankyou #socialmedia 2014-12-08 21:18:09501000
John Sean6,104This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - 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!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshar #news   #travel   #travelphotography   #update 2014-12-06 13:15:29493000
sirilus kristiyo ami joyo0This is a shared circle of people that help G+ to grow.Share and be shared.*If you like this Circle, please share this post and Circle.If you want to be in the next circle, share this circle and post a comment here!*2014-11-24 15:20:25493001
Robert Connor24,820This is a shared circle of people that help G+ to grow.Share and be shared.*If you like this Circle, please share this post and Circle.If you want to be in the next circle, share this circle and post a comment here!*#circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlequeen 2014-11-24 11:21:22492113
Sirilus Kristio ami joyo0 Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post2014-11-22 20:28:12487002
John Wood20,452Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle2014-11-20 11:36:04487003
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,228SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : CIRCLE V.5; maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial#ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech#GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft#MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain#mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus#naturalproduct #artists #foodies #cars #sharingiscaring  #Liver#sharingmeansthankyou #socialmedia  #sports #Smartphones#tablets 2014-11-06 08:10:34369051
Sharon Caroline1,629Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+!Shared and be shared. :)Thank you for sharing and promoting this.#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-05 08:31:58463000
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,228SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : Circle V.3, maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation  #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies 2014-11-05 07:02:42362101
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,127Science and Technology +Friends: Circle 2014 V.2 To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation  #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies #cars 2014-11-04 06:51:44407101
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov982Science and Technology Circle 2014 To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA   #Space #Innovation   #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists 2014-11-02 08:37:19453101
Michael Junghans10,859A big thank you. Great to be connected with you :-)Please share | +#sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare   #circlesharing   #teamelite   #teamelitecircle   #teameliteengagercircle    #sharedcircle #cerchiacondivisa   #condividicerchia   #cerchiadiitaliani   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #circleshare  #bosmol #BosmolCircle   #GrowthCIrcle     #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #google   #circle #circles #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare 2014-10-26 18:14:54501839
Becky Collins17,500Top Active Engager's 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 ?2014-10-13 05:05:40478002
Kenneth Nicholson3,806Active users on Google+. Circle Share. If you received a notification, please reshare to your circles If you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post*More you share more you get! :)Thanks!*#awesomecircle #circleme #sharedpoint #sharewithyou #ShareYourCircle #epicengagers #davidromaphotography #addcircle #addpeople #affiliate #awesome #awesomecircles #awesomepeople #besocial #bestengagers #bestsharedcircle #circle #circlefriday #circlemonday2014-09-25 13:06:13485455179
Scotty Roberts25,330My artists circle consists of nearly 1500 people but G+ only allows a share of 500. Lame. Here is the 500 G+ allowed me to share with you. Some great art coming through my feed everyday and I love it. 2014-09-19 17:33:38500703
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
Robert Connor17,408Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!All those  *#sharing  publicly THIS circle* will also be included in my other major circle sharingIf you received the notice you are in this circleIf you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.Thank you to all those who participated#fabwomenonG+ #womenongplus #womenonline #womenongoogleplus #women #activeusers #activedirectory #activeengagers #fabfems #googleplusengagers #femalesongoogleplus #female #fabulouswomenongoogleplus #slhc #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles2014-09-11 11:06:23494432767
Colin Wilson1,513Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesTo 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#circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #socialnetworking #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #googleplus2014-09-11 10:19:2049681010
The Dawn5,582  I present you my almost three years old, Google+ essential coregrown Circle! Inside you will find personally handpicked, unique and fascinating Beings of all different kinds. Most of them are well known even, global activists, rulers, think-tanks, smart individuals, a few every day people, influencers and other outstanding personalities. Check' em now please, don´t hesitate, convince yourselves first and later others (-; Thank you for passing by, perhaps commenting, plussing, sharing and being.  Yours sincerely of course most ways and technically hereby digital as well Doctor Olivier Klastat aka Dawn Jones aka The Dawn aka Falcondawn  #Cologne   #Deutz   #NRW   #Germany   #Europe   #Google   #World   #Circleshare   #Share   #Circle   #Plussers   #Doctor   #OK   #Olivier   #Klastat   #Jones   #Dawn   #Love   #Peace   #Future   #Progress   #Improvements   #USA   #Russia   #Falcondawn     2014-08-25 23:34:24500616
Joe Ford8,291My circle of Geeks. Sharing for +Mark Reid - a noob to these parts. But also as part of #followfriday  of course.2014-08-15 13:48:29265212
Nick Warner645Follow these awesome friends!2014-08-07 16:03:15500306
The Dawn5,550 This is my Circle share for all of you out there! Coregrown last years and full of interesting individuals. Worth to add anytime :-) Enjoy your stays and days here. Thank you!Coregrown essential Circle Doctor Okay 2014-08-05 21:58:16500000
Lynda Chervil890Add this circle of excellent engagers, thinkers, innovators, and future tech leaders. My ++Solar Power++ Circle will provide you with the latest and greatest from the world of tech innovations, especially in the renewable energy sector. Simply add this circle and then share it!If you'd like to be added to this circle, please comment below, share and add the circle. Only those who qualify with content and expertise will be added. Thanks! #Tesla   #nikolatesla   #elonmusk   #solarenergy   #innovation   #technology   #solarpower   #hydroelectric   #science   #STEM   #research   #education   #futuretech   #futuretechnology  2014-07-31 14:24:32343125
Peter Edenist31,0152014 Super Sci-FI Circle : No, the Sky is not Falling!!! Also the Gravity is not sucking you in... please +1 this post to support it or you may have to take a trip in Snowpiercer, no need to thank me. Please reshare if you think this is a worthwhile circle. If you have been notified, you are in the circle!All the people in this circle are linked to our community (see link further down). As usual, please tag and recommend anyone who you think should be in this circle. Live long and prosper!Sci-FI Community here: http://goo.gl/s1NVd  Science Fiction Pics: http://goo.gl/sOSPK5Mighty Shiny Browncoats : http://goo.gl/9osg1tDoctor Who : http://goo.gl/z3uWX3Ultimate Star Wars : http://goo.gl/Wu8bv6Ultimate Star Trek : http://goo.gl/JJPql9Science on G+ community here: http://goo.gl/46uFH #sciencefiction #sf #scifi  2014-07-24 12:58:0746211860145
Becky Collins13,434Mobile Operator 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 ?2014-07-24 05:16:124763112
Becky Collins13,270Space 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 ?2014-07-17 07:18:063893010
My-beez1,207Best engaged circles members :#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small #topcircles2014-07-03 20:20:31501139
My-beez1,207Best engaged circles members :#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small #topcircles2014-07-03 20:20:16501017
Hillary and Michelle0CIRCLE sharing  By MeTo be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the postMore you share more you get!#circle   #share   #sharecircle   #circleshare   #folow   #food   #recipes   #foodpicture   #foodrecipes  2014-07-02 16:19:27500206
Doug Hyatt3,234MANY NEW PEOPLE #2 THAT WILL PLUS 1 and RESHARESimply ADD yourself to this circle, copy the #HASHTAGS, and REPOST#circles   #circlemania   #circletoday   #circleplus   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #CircleSharing   #sharecircle   #sharecirclethis   #worldsharecircle   #pleasecircleaddme   #circleoftheday   #newgenerationcircle  #monstercircle   #usacircle   #bestofthecircle   #shareofthecircle   #pleasecircle   #newbestcircl  add circle add circle * best share circle * share please pleaseplease add circle * best share circle * share please please#add #circle   #addcircle   #pleasecircle   #bestcircle   #mostcircle  #bestsharecircle   #newcircle   #top100circle   #best500circle   #top500circle   #circleoftheday   #circledaily   #nicecircle   2014-06-29 10:59:0549119415
Shivakant Tripathi1,827IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS WORK PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW:  1. Plus the post  2. Share the post  3. Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.  4. Request to be added in comments or let me know if you should be in it and for some reason are not. (。◕‿◕。)#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   #besocial   #socializethesocial   #trust #circles #sharedcircle   2014-06-23 14:14:30501417
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Peter Edenist30,747TESLA Super Science Circle 2014 - June Edition!!!! : A quality circle curated carefully and tended since 2011. Who is in this circle?  people who are either involved in science, love science or are active on the Science on G+ community. Community link is here http://goo.gl/46uFH and the Page is +Science on G+!Have you wondered where one can meet with like-minded people who love science and like to read about the real stuff? This is the ultimate SUL on science.... add and share to keep it alive.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Want to nominate someone? Please do so in comments. If you want to recommend something let us know. People who are notified are part of the circle.#science #tesla #scienceongplus #scienceeveryday 2014-06-19 13:39:49342755693
Dina Tika0Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment. 2014-06-10 05:53:52479001
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Shivakant Tripathi1,773IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS WORK PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW:  1. Plus the post  2. Share the post  3. Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.  4. Request to be added in comments or let me know if you should be in it and for some reason are not.#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   #besocial   #socializethesocial   #trust #circles #sharedcircle   2014-06-05 23:05:224351048
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2014-12-20 01:53:18 (18 comments, 2 reshares, 69 +1s)Open 

The Swarovski Mercedes is cool, but I'd prefer an electroluminescent car with a paramagnetic paint job. Did this to a helmet once, but have yet to tackle a vehicle. Might light up one of my bikes as a project this Summer.

The Swarovski Mercedes is cool, but I'd prefer an electroluminescent car with a paramagnetic paint job. Did this to a helmet once, but have yet to tackle a vehicle. Might light up one of my bikes as a project this Summer.___

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2014-12-19 22:08:40 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

AMAZING FRIENDS:
+Lindsay Craig  is headed back to East Africa to do more teaching in January of 2015. It's gonna be big. We're doing a two week robotics camp, automating some farm machinery and running a workshop about production skills for electronics production. (And that's just for starters.)
In order to keep the workshops going when I'm not there I'm getting together funding to leave hardware in the hands of the people I teach in Uganda and hopefully Rwanda.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/linzcraigteched/diy-technology-for-east-africa-a-documentary

Any size donation get me closer to my goal. Sharing the link is also really, really helpful! You'll be helping farmers grow larger pineapples and piggies as well as helping give a whole nation of little kids the drop on computer programming skills!

AMAZING FRIENDS:
+Lindsay Craig  is headed back to East Africa to do more teaching in January of 2015. It's gonna be big. We're doing a two week robotics camp, automating some farm machinery and running a workshop about production skills for electronics production. (And that's just for starters.)
In order to keep the workshops going when I'm not there I'm getting together funding to leave hardware in the hands of the people I teach in Uganda and hopefully Rwanda.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/linzcraigteched/diy-technology-for-east-africa-a-documentary

Any size donation get me closer to my goal. Sharing the link is also really, really helpful! You'll be helping farmers grow larger pineapples and piggies as well as helping give a whole nation of little kids the drop on computer programming skills!___

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2014-12-19 14:47:05 (3 comments, 29 reshares, 142 +1s)Open 

Merry Christmas from Pusheen.

Merry Christmas from Pusheen.___

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2014-12-18 19:49:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Save 40% on Leadwerks Game Engine during the Steam Holiday Sale: http://bit.ly/1lKZ3CO
#gamedev #indiedev #steam


Save 40% on Leadwerks Game Engine during the Steam Holiday Sale: http://bit.ly/1lKZ3CO
#gamedev #indiedev #steam
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2014-12-18 19:35:33 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

In early 2014, there were numerous patents filed for the newest advancements in 3d printing technology. There is a new feature patented called “laser sintering,” which is going to allow the cheapest printers to create high resolution 3d physical objects that resemble the real life objects they were based on. 

In early 2014, there were numerous patents filed for the newest advancements in 3d printing technology. There is a new feature patented called “laser sintering,” which is going to allow the cheapest printers to create high resolution 3d physical objects that resemble the real life objects they were based on. ___

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2014-12-18 19:02:36 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Number five in our 2014 highlights is the media interest we have received after the Milestone Prize selections.
http://blog.onpts.com/xmas2014-T-6.html

Number five in our 2014 highlights is the media interest we have received after the Milestone Prize selections.
http://blog.onpts.com/xmas2014-T-6.html___

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2014-12-18 17:51:21 (4 comments, 5 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the Laboratory’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs. Most importantly, Les Baugh, who lost both arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago, was able to operate the system by simply thinking about moving his limbs, performing a variety of tasks during a short training period.
Credit: JHUAPL

A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the Laboratory’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs. Most importantly, Les Baugh, who lost both arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago, was able to operate the system by simply thinking about moving his limbs, performing a variety of tasks during a short training period.
Credit: JHUAPL___

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2014-12-17 16:51:57 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Mission Improbable: Attempting to land a rocket on an autonomous spaceport drone ship. www.spacex.com/news/2014/12/16/x-marks-spot-falcon-9-attempts-ocean-platform-landing

Mission Improbable: Attempting to land a rocket on an autonomous spaceport drone ship. www.spacex.com/news/2014/12/16/x-marks-spot-falcon-9-attempts-ocean-platform-landing___

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2014-12-16 23:44:26 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

The Flux 3D printer wants to be a one-stop fab shop for scanning, designing and building various things thanks to a design with interchangeable heads. Flux’s team took to Kickstarter to generate interest in the project, and generate interest they did: The project has raised over $1.3 million, with five days yet to go, after seeking just $100,000 as their starting goal.

The Flux 3D printer wants to be a one-stop fab shop for scanning, designing and building various things thanks to a design with interchangeable heads. Flux’s team took to Kickstarter to generate interest in the project, and generate interest they did: The project has raised over $1.3 million, with five days yet to go, after seeking just $100,000 as their starting goal.___

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2014-12-16 23:42:09 (11 comments, 10 reshares, 92 +1s)Open 

Ever have one of these days?

Ever have one of these days?___

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2014-12-16 21:58:23 (4 comments, 6 reshares, 98 +1s)Open 

Amazing art from Jakub Rozalski - old-style meets giant robots.

Amazing art from Jakub Rozalski - old-style meets giant robots.___

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2014-12-16 21:52:08 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Improve your 3D print quality with the BuzzBox for desktop 3D printers
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20141216-improve-your-3d-print-quality-with-the-buzzbox-for-desktop-3d-printers.html

Improve your 3D print quality with the BuzzBox for desktop 3D printers
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20141216-improve-your-3d-print-quality-with-the-buzzbox-for-desktop-3d-printers.html___

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2014-12-16 21:51:23 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Researchers from the OpenWorm project have successfully mapped all the connections between the a roundworm's 302 neurons simulated them in software that controls a small robot. http://www.33rdsquare.com/2014/12/openworm-researchers-upload-animals.html

Researchers from the OpenWorm project have successfully mapped all the connections between the a roundworm's 302 neurons simulated them in software that controls a small robot. http://www.33rdsquare.com/2014/12/openworm-researchers-upload-animals.html___

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2014-12-16 03:06:14 (6 comments, 6 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-11 20:40:20 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Ahhh!! There's a new iRobot Create 2! Now with a #RaspberryPi or #Arduino!!
http://www.irobot.com/About-iRobot/STEM/Create-2.aspx #roomba #robots

Ahhh!! There's a new iRobot Create 2! Now with a #RaspberryPi or #Arduino!!
http://www.irobot.com/About-iRobot/STEM/Create-2.aspx #roomba #robots___

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2014-12-10 14:53:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Screenshot from Slastraf[Betz]: Small Townv2 #gamedev #Leadwerks

Screenshot from Slastraf[Betz]: Small Townv2 #gamedev #Leadwerks___

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2014-12-09 15:51:55 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

If you use Vine and like Space, follow Terry!

Robot arm takes position as Earth and solar panels rotate.
#SpaceVine via Terry W. Virt___If you use Vine and like Space, follow Terry!

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2014-12-09 15:29:23 (13 comments, 6 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Diversity in Tech
+Information is Beautiful has produced this graph documenting the gender and racial distribution of 18 of the biggest and most profitable technology companies. This visualisation is a powerful reminder that many of these companies are sorely lacking in diversity.

Women in Tech
Women make up 51% of the American population and 53% to 72% of social media users in most of the biggest sites including Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. (Conversely women are under-represented in sites such as Google+, where men make up 64% of users). Unfortunately, tech companies have yet to reflect the gender balance of consumers.

Women make up less than one third of workers in most social media companies, while other tech companies are not much better. Only 16% to 30% of employees are women in companies like Microsoft (16%), Intel (25%), Google, Apple and Dell (30%... more »

Diversity in Tech
+Information is Beautiful has produced this graph documenting the gender and racial distribution of 18 of the biggest and most profitable technology companies. This visualisation is a powerful reminder that many of these companies are sorely lacking in diversity.

Women in Tech
Women make up 51% of the American population and 53% to 72% of social media users in most of the biggest sites including Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. (Conversely women are under-represented in sites such as Google+, where men make up 64% of users). Unfortunately, tech companies have yet to reflect the gender balance of consumers.

Women make up less than one third of workers in most social media companies, while other tech companies are not much better. Only 16% to 30% of employees are women in companies like Microsoft (16%), Intel (25%), Google, Apple and Dell (30% each). The "leaders" are Amazon and Yahoo (37% each) and Ebay (42%). Only Pandora approximates balance with 49% women.

Not shown on this graph is the fact that most women are employed in non-technical roles and very few women are in leadership and Executive positions.

Ethnicity
Racial diversity is even more discouraging amongst social media and technology companies, with most having between 60% to 72% White employees, and the balance of staff are largely Asian.

Google for example only employs around 33% of Asian people (includes around 3% women), 3% Latinos and 2% Black people. Women of colour make up an even tinier minority amongst these sub-groups.

Not shown is the fact that most tech companies tend to overwhelmingly employ ethnic minorities in low-level or non-specialised roles (such as admin). 

Researcher Miriam Quick notes:
"The most graphic un-equaliser of all, though, is gender. Considering that 'chicks rule' on social media, it’s strange that at employee level, social networks can look more like old boys’ networks."

Age
Most tech companies do not release data on age. For example Google only breaks down gender, race and type of job role (by leadership). One exception ready at hand is Microsoft. Almost half of employees are aged over 40 years (45%); followed by 30-39 years (37%) and 18% of employees are under 29 (http://goo.gl/2bXkJL). There are likely to be national differences, though these are not uniformly reported. For example, in Russia, the average age of Microsoft employees is 32 years (http://goo.gl/jCtktE). Microsoft does not publicly report cross-tabulations on age, gender and race, which is a further gap in diversity.

References
* Information is Beautiful graph: http://goo.gl/p0rIQq
* Data behind the graph: http://goo.gl/zDlodx
* Data on women users on social media: http://goo.gl/sJd1Vr
* Google's diversity data: http://goo.gl/DZrGK9 (interactive) and http://goo.gl/UM7MLv (PDF)
* The New Republic reported on ageism within Silicon Valley. One source states that most tech investors won't put money behind a start up company headed by someone over 32 years - but this is not a scientific study. Still an interesting article. http://goo.gl/7xw1L8

#stemwomen   #womenintech   #technology   #socialmedia  ___

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2014-12-07 21:32:54 (10 comments, 4 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

Driverless Cars Set To Be Tested In Four English Cities
The four English locations picked to test driverless cars are Bristol, Greenwich, Coventry and Milton Keynes.

Bristol will host the Venturer consortium, which aims to investigate whether driverless cars can reduce congestion and make roads safer. The test will focus on the public's reaction to the technology as well as the legal and insurance implications of its introduction.

Greenwich is set to run the Gateway scheme to test self-drive passenger shuttle vehicles (see second image) as well as autonomous valet parking for adapted cars. A self-drive car simulator will use photorealistic 3D model of the area to study people's reaction to driverless car. 

Milton Keynes and Coventry will host the UK Autodrive programme to test both self-drive cars on the road as well as self-driving pods designed for... more »

Driverless Cars Set To Be Tested In Four English Cities
The four English locations picked to test driverless cars are Bristol, Greenwich, Coventry and Milton Keynes.

Bristol will host the Venturer consortium, which aims to investigate whether driverless cars can reduce congestion and make roads safer. The test will focus on the public's reaction to the technology as well as the legal and insurance implications of its introduction.

Greenwich is set to run the Gateway scheme to test self-drive passenger shuttle vehicles (see second image) as well as autonomous valet parking for adapted cars. A self-drive car simulator will use photorealistic 3D model of the area to study people's reaction to driverless car. 

Milton Keynes and Coventry will host the UK Autodrive programme to test both self-drive cars on the road as well as self-driving pods designed for pedestrianised areas. This group will focus on developing technologies to be built into roads and the surrounding infrastructure to aid vehicle navigation.

The tests will begin on 1 January.

via: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-30316458___

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2014-12-07 21:31:20 (5 comments, 5 reshares, 52 +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 18:38:39 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

I wrote an article for Make Robots, Not War:

Big Hero 6 Brings Inflatable Robots to the Big Screen:___I wrote an article for Make Robots, Not War:

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2014-12-07 16:26:27 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

The Anki Drive, premiering on-stage at WWDC 2013:

A 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0, a Nordic BLE chip for comms, a lithium battery, and a basic DC motor drive train.  The little optical assembly (bottom left picture) provides the biggest clue to how the system works: it contains a pair of infrared emitters and a lens assembly backed up to a little optical imaging sensor -- a lot like a higher-resolution optical mouse.

The Anki Drive, premiering on-stage at WWDC 2013:

A 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0, a Nordic BLE chip for comms, a lithium battery, and a basic DC motor drive train.  The little optical assembly (bottom left picture) provides the biggest clue to how the system works: it contains a pair of infrared emitters and a lens assembly backed up to a little optical imaging sensor -- a lot like a higher-resolution optical mouse.___

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2014-12-07 15:25:00 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Molecular Biology 101: DNA Replication

As I mentioned previously, I want to write a 'back to basics' series of posts on some fundamental molecular biology processes. 

I start this series with explaining how DNA replication works. Before a cell divides, it must replicate its DNA by producing an identical copy of DNA through the process of DNA replication. This is one of the most fundamental biological processes, occurring in all living organisms. A series of reactions regulated by various enzymes makes sure that the DNA molecule is unwound from its double helix configuration so that one strand can act as a template for the synthesis of a new strand of DNA. 

Just as, in film photography, the negative of a photograph is the same image with its colours reversed, so too in DNA. In its sequence of nucleotide letters, each DNA strand is a “photo-negative”mirro... more »

Molecular Biology 101: DNA Replication

As I mentioned previously, I want to write a 'back to basics' series of posts on some fundamental molecular biology processes. 

I start this series with explaining how DNA replication works. Before a cell divides, it must replicate its DNA by producing an identical copy of DNA through the process of DNA replication. This is one of the most fundamental biological processes, occurring in all living organisms. A series of reactions regulated by various enzymes makes sure that the DNA molecule is unwound from its double helix configuration so that one strand can act as a template for the synthesis of a new strand of DNA. 

Just as, in film photography, the negative of a photograph is the same image with its colours reversed, so too in DNA. In its sequence of nucleotide letters, each DNA strand is a “photo-negative” mirror of the other. The “A” on one strand always pairs with a “T” on the other, while “G” always pairs with “C”; a sequence like “GATTACA” on one strand is mirrored as “CTAATGT” on the other, each letter binding to its partner, zipping the strands together into a single 2-metre-long molecule. This pairing, a pairing that arises straightforwardly from the laws of Chemistry, is the key to the DNA molecule’s marvelous ability to copy itself. For each strand when unzipped from its partner grows back its missing complement, automatically creating two identical DNA molecules where once was but one

Read the full article, complete with  handy video links to help visualise some of these processes here:  http://www.jargonwall.com/molecular-biology/dna-replication/

And yes...the accompanying artwork is something I've always wanted to do with watercolour, because a DNA double helix is so inherently beautiful!

#ScienceSunday___

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2014-12-07 13:48:53 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

Ramanujan's nested radical

In 1911, the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920) posed a problem in the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society: to find the value of the radical expression √(1 + 2√(1 + 3√(1 + ...))). After six months, nobody had been able to solve the problem, so Ramanujan revealed the surprisingly simple answer, which is 3.

One strategy that mathematicians sometimes use when they are struggling to solve a problem is to generalize the problem. This sounds like a counterintuitive thing to do, but it is useful in this situation, as follows.

Define the function f(x) = x + n + a, where n and a are numbers. It can be easily checked that f(x)^2 = ax + (n+a)^2 + x(f(x+n)), because both sides of the equation are equal to x^2 + n^2 + a^2 + 2an + 2ax + 2nx. Taking square roots of each side shows that f(x) = √(ax + (n+a)^2 +xf(x+n)).... more »

Ramanujan's nested radical

In 1911, the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920) posed a problem in the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society: to find the value of the radical expression √(1 + 2√(1 + 3√(1 + ...))). After six months, nobody had been able to solve the problem, so Ramanujan revealed the surprisingly simple answer, which is 3.

One strategy that mathematicians sometimes use when they are struggling to solve a problem is to generalize the problem. This sounds like a counterintuitive thing to do, but it is useful in this situation, as follows.

Define the function f(x) = x + n + a, where n and a are numbers. It can be easily checked that f(x)^2 = ax + (n+a)^2 + x(f(x+n)), because both sides of the equation are equal to x^2 + n^2 + a^2 + 2an + 2ax + 2nx. Taking square roots of each side shows that f(x) = √(ax + (n+a)^2 + xf(x+n)). This expression also gives a formula for f(x+n), which can then be substituted into the right hand side of the expression for f(x). Doing this recursively and then setting x=2, n=1 and a=0 gives the required identity, because f(2)=3.

This sketch of a proof has some loose ends. For example, the square roots are intended to be positive square roots, and it is not completely clear that the infinite expression given converges to 3 in any reasonable sense. However, the convergence turns out to be fast, as +John Cook demonstrated in a blog post from last year: http://www.johndcook.com/blog/2013/09/13/ramanujans-nested-radical/

In the same 1911 journal contribution, Ramanujan asked another similar question about nested radicals. This turned out to be the case x=2, n=1, a=1 of the same identity, which results in a nested radical expression that evaluates to 4. Ramanujan made a total of 58 such contributions to the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society, including the famous Rogers–Ramanujan identities.

Relevant links
The 2005 paper On Ramanujan's nested roots expansion by K. Srinivasa Rao and G. Vanden Berghe explores this identity and some related results in detail: http://zariski.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/sr_nroots.pdf

Wikipedia on nested radicals: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nested_radical

Wikipedia on the Rogers–Ramanujan identities: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogers–Ramanujan_identities

My post from Pi Day about Ramanujan's approximation to π: https://plus.google.com/101584889282878921052/posts/74oomcTuJoV

(Found via Cliff Pickover on Twitter.)

#mathematics #scienceeveryday  ___

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2014-12-03 03:35:01 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Leadwerks Winter Games Tournament Kicks Off

Leadwerks Winter Games Tournament Kicks Off___

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2014-12-03 03:31:35 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

We're prepping humans to go to Mars. Ask the managers helming our #JourneyToMars anything in a Reddit AMA at 5pm ET at http://reddit.com/r/iama

We're prepping humans to go to Mars. Ask the managers helming our #JourneyToMars anything in a Reddit AMA at 5pm ET at http://reddit.com/r/iama___

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2014-11-28 13:28:49 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 72 +1s)Open 

It's #BlackFriday, but for us, it's the second annual #BlackHoleFriday. Today, we'll post pics & info about black holes.

What Is a Black Hole?

A black hole is a region in space where the pulling force of gravity is so strong that light is not able to escape. The strong gravity occurs because matter has been pressed into a tiny space. This compression can take place at the end of a star's life. Some black holes are a result of dying stars.

Because no light can escape, black holes are invisible. However, space telescopes with special instruments can help find black holes. They can observe the behavior of material and stars that are very close to black holes.

Pictured here is an artist's drawing a black hole named Cygnus X-1. It formed when a large star caved in. This black hole pulls matter from blue star beside it.

Image Credit:... more »

It's #BlackFriday, but for us, it's the second annual #BlackHoleFriday. Today, we'll post pics & info about black holes.

What Is a Black Hole?

A black hole is a region in space where the pulling force of gravity is so strong that light is not able to escape. The strong gravity occurs because matter has been pressed into a tiny space. This compression can take place at the end of a star's life. Some black holes are a result of dying stars.

Because no light can escape, black holes are invisible. However, space telescopes with special instruments can help find black holes. They can observe the behavior of material and stars that are very close to black holes.

Pictured here is an artist's drawing a black hole named Cygnus X-1. It formed when a large star caved in. This black hole pulls matter from blue star beside it.

Image Credit: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss
#NASA #Space #Blackhole #blackholes

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2014-11-28 13:27:27 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

Hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving and survived the murderous robot turkeys!

Hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving and survived the murderous robot turkeys!___

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2014-11-26 23:24:09 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Attention PC gamers and developers!
We're having a Steam sale this week on our game engine!

Leadwerks 3.3 released, save 50% during the Steam Exploration Sale: http://bit.ly/1lKZ3CO #gamedev #steam #indiedev #linux___Attention PC gamers and developers!
We're having a Steam sale this week on our game engine!

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2014-11-25 22:39:40 (9 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Humans should not be made to work in overly hazardous environments. They should also chose careers more fulfilling than bagging groceries and flipping burgers. Robots don't mind monotony and low pay. Let them do the jobs that Americans don't want to do so the humans can be freed up to explore more exciting things like building robots.

Humans should not be made to work in overly hazardous environments. They should also chose careers more fulfilling than bagging groceries and flipping burgers. Robots don't mind monotony and low pay. Let them do the jobs that Americans don't want to do so the humans can be freed up to explore more exciting things like building robots.___

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2014-11-25 18:59:03 (6 comments, 9 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

Via +Mat Luschek and +NASA.
The differences between genders in space.

Via +Mat Luschek and +NASA.
The differences between genders in space.___

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2014-11-18 18:37:32 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

GEDI lidar will have a tremendous impact on our ability to monitor forest degradation, adding to the critical data needed to mitigate the effects of climate change. #IHeartLidar  

GEDI lidar will have a tremendous impact on our ability to monitor forest degradation, adding to the critical data needed to mitigate the effects of climate change. #IHeartLidar  ___

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2014-11-18 18:16:19 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

An Introduction to the Wearable Technology Event at IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Hayward introduces the topics and themes of IDTechEx’s co-located conference: ‘Wearable Technology LIVE! 2014’. Co-location of the event with others covering topics including Printed Electronics, Energy Harvesting and Storage, Internet of Things and 3D Printing brings together all of the relevant emerging technologies that will cause the wearable technology market to reach $70 billion in the next decade. Find out more about the IDTechEx events at: http://www.idtechex.com/events/



An Introduction to the Wearable Technology Event at IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Hayward introduces the topics and themes of IDTechEx’s co-located conference: ‘Wearable Technology LIVE! 2014’. Co-location of the event with others covering topics including Printed Electronics, Energy Harvesting and Storage, Internet of Things and 3D Printing brings together all of the relevant emerging technologies that will cause the wearable technology market to reach $70 billion in the next decade. Find out more about the IDTechEx events at: http://www.idtechex.com/events/

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2014-11-18 17:52:07 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Outreach Over to Rwanda and Down to a Younger Population:
#roboticsacademy   #educational   #philanthropy  

Outreach Over to Rwanda and Down to a Younger Population:
#roboticsacademy   #educational   #philanthropy  ___

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2014-11-18 17:46:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Support my old stomping grounds!

Hear ye! Hear ye! 
Tomorrow night marks our first What is a Maker Faire meeting!

Join us as we explore the Maker Movement and how you can be part of the Orange County Mini Maker Faire. The OC Mini Maker Faire is Orange County’s community organized “show-and-tell” bringing together inventors, crafters, educators, hobbyists, engineers, scientists, students and more. It’s a family-friendly festival celebrating innovation, creativity, and resourcefulness across the spectrum of science, engineering, art, performance and craft.

If you can't make this one we'll be holding them again in January and March 2015. 

http://www.meetup.com/Make-OC/events/218742766/___Support my old stomping grounds!

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2014-11-18 17:43:13 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

Minimal Raspberry Pi Model A+ Case: “case” might be a misnomer…it’s a laser-cut top and bottom piece plus some nylon hardware, just enough to shield the board from all the other conductive detritus on my desk. Downloadable from Thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:550056

I’ve taken to calling this two-piece style of shield a “sneeze guard,” after the restaurant industry’s name for protective food-windows, but Ladyada thinks that’s gross, so let’s stick with “minimal” or “barebones.” :)

Minimal Raspberry Pi Model A+ Case: “case” might be a misnomer…it’s a laser-cut top and bottom piece plus some nylon hardware, just enough to shield the board from all the other conductive detritus on my desk. Downloadable from Thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:550056

I’ve taken to calling this two-piece style of shield a “sneeze guard,” after the restaurant industry’s name for protective food-windows, but Ladyada thinks that’s gross, so let’s stick with “minimal” or “barebones.” :)___

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2014-11-05 23:02:44 (6 comments, 8 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

Crocheted Platonic solids by June Gilbank

This picture shows the five Platonic solids, as crocheted by June Gilbank, and featured on her website, http://www.planetjune.com. 

Platonic solids are convex polyhedra whose faces are regular polygons, with the same number of faces meeting at each vertex. The five Platonic solids in the picture are as follows.

Green: the tetrahedron, with 4 triangular faces.
Blue: the cube, with 6 square faces.
Magenta: the octahedron, with 8 triangular faces.
Brown: the dodecahedron, with 12 pentagonal faces.
Yellow: the icosahedron, with 20 triangular faces.

You can buy a detailed set of instructions to create these for yourself from the artist's web page at http://www.planetjune.com/blog/polyhedral-balls-crochet-pattern/, which is where this picture comes... more »

Crocheted Platonic solids by June Gilbank

This picture shows the five Platonic solids, as crocheted by June Gilbank, and featured on her website, http://www.planetjune.com. 

Platonic solids are convex polyhedra whose faces are regular polygons, with the same number of faces meeting at each vertex. The five Platonic solids in the picture are as follows.

Green: the tetrahedron, with 4 triangular faces.
Blue: the cube, with 6 square faces.
Magenta: the octahedron, with 8 triangular faces.
Brown: the dodecahedron, with 12 pentagonal faces.
Yellow: the icosahedron, with 20 triangular faces.

You can buy a detailed set of instructions to create these for yourself from the artist's web page at http://www.planetjune.com/blog/polyhedral-balls-crochet-pattern/, which is where this picture comes from.

Wikipedia has more on the Platonic solids here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platonic_solid

Here's a post by me about regular polytopes, which are the n-dimensional analogues of the Platonic solids: https://plus.google.com/101584889282878921052/posts/HJxUtVJ16zn

(Found via Evelyn Lamb and Jennifer Ouellette on Twitter.)

#mathematics #art   #crochet  ___

2014-11-01 14:50:51 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 47 +1s)Open 

I'm headed to the Houston Mini Maker Faire today. Will post an article and some pics later!

I'm headed to the Houston Mini Maker Faire today. Will post an article and some pics later!___

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2014-10-29 22:23:24 (2 comments, 6 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

A group of students have recently developed applications using a visualization system. One such project is investigating the possible role of drones to fight forest fires by both surveying and squelching fires, preventing them from spreading and wiping out more vulnerable vegetation. #Robotics #ArtificialIntelligence

A group of students have recently developed applications using a visualization system. One such project is investigating the possible role of drones to fight forest fires by both surveying and squelching fires, preventing them from spreading and wiping out more vulnerable vegetation. #Robotics #ArtificialIntelligence___

2014-10-29 02:37:41 (17 comments, 1 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

An unmanned rocket carrying astronaut supplies exploded tonight. Ain't no Tang.

An unmanned rocket carrying astronaut supplies exploded tonight. Ain't no Tang.___

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2014-10-21 12:32:13 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

If you have a Structure Sensor 3D scanner and ran into the same issues that I had trying to hold it while doing scans you can print your own Pistol Grip.  It mounts directly to the Sensor, the STL and SKP files are freely available on my blog.

http://contractorwolf.com/structure-sensor-pistol-grip/

If you have a Structure Sensor 3D scanner and ran into the same issues that I had trying to hold it while doing scans you can print your own Pistol Grip.  It mounts directly to the Sensor, the STL and SKP files are freely available on my blog.

http://contractorwolf.com/structure-sensor-pistol-grip/___

2014-10-21 12:22:52 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Join us for a discussion on the representation of women scientists on +Wikipedia. We'll speak with ecologist and women in STEM advocate Professor Emma Johnson and Kylie Walker, Director of Communications for the +Australian Academy of Science. 

Wikipedia hosts a low number of pages on women and only around 10% of Wiki editors are women. The Academy held a "Wikibomb" in August that led to the creation of 117 new pages on women scientists. Our guests will tell us about their Wikibomb event and how this and other programs increase public awareness about women in STEM.

Professor Emma Johnson is the head of the Subtidal Ecology and Ecotoxicology Research Group at the +UNSW Australia She is also director of the Sydney Harbour Research Program at the Sydney Institute of Marine Science. This year she was awarded The Australian Academy of Science InauguralNa... more »

Join us for a discussion on the representation of women scientists on +Wikipedia. We'll speak with ecologist and women in STEM advocate Professor Emma Johnson and Kylie Walker, Director of Communications for the +Australian Academy of Science. 

Wikipedia hosts a low number of pages on women and only around 10% of Wiki editors are women. The Academy held a "Wikibomb" in August that led to the creation of 117 new pages on women scientists. Our guests will tell us about their Wikibomb event and how this and other programs increase public awareness about women in STEM.

Professor Emma Johnson is the head of the Subtidal Ecology and Ecotoxicology Research Group at the +UNSW Australia She is also director of the Sydney Harbour Research Program at the Sydney Institute of Marine Science. This year she was awarded The Australian Academy of Science Inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science. See her research http://goo.gl/vlX7pl and find her on Twitter: @DrEmmaLJohnston

Kylie Walker has worked with various non-profit science and health organisations, including the Australian Medical Association and National Science Week. She joined the Academy in 2011. Read her article on the the inspiration for the Wikibomb: http://goo.gl/nkjGQo

This HOA will be hosted by Dr +Buddhini Samarasinghe and Dr +Zuleyka Zevallos. You can tune in on Sunday 26th October at 2.30 PM Pacific, 5.30 PM Eastern, 9.30 PM UK or Monday 27th at 8.30 AM AUS.

The hangout will be available for viewing on our YouTube channel after the event: http://www.youtube.com/stemwomen___

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2014-10-18 16:14:02 (23 comments, 143 reshares, 330 +1s)Open 

#ebola

#ebola___

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2014-10-14 23:32:47 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Just had to solder a bit tonight. 

Just had to solder a bit tonight. ___

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2014-10-14 17:33:12 (17 comments, 86 reshares, 261 +1s)Open 

Single full rainbow from a helicopter, compliments of NASA:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140930.html

Single full rainbow from a helicopter, compliments of NASA:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140930.html___

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2014-10-14 15:57:55 (1 comments, 6 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

The Hallmarks of Cancer: 9 - Reprogramming Energy Metabolism

The 9th article in my series is finally published! To coincide with this, I also want to announce my (newish) website - Jargonwall (http://www.jargonwall.com/). For now, it is an archive of all my science articles, easily searchable and under my own control. It feels really good to have my own website, and have my own 'home' for my outreach efforts. I will continue posting about science here on G+, but I will also use Jargonwall for longer articles explaining detailed molecular biology processes minus the jargon. I don’t have any ads on my site, and I’ve also made sure that it displays well on mobiles and tablets. I hope you enjoy it! 

The Hallmarks of Cancer are ten anti-cancer defense mechanisms that are hardwired into our cells, that must be breached by a cell on the path towards cancer. TheNint... more »

The Hallmarks of Cancer: 9 - Reprogramming Energy Metabolism

The 9th article in my series is finally published! To coincide with this, I also want to announce my (newish) website - Jargonwall (http://www.jargonwall.com/). For now, it is an archive of all my science articles, easily searchable and under my own control. It feels really good to have my own website, and have my own 'home' for my outreach efforts. I will continue posting about science here on G+, but I will also use Jargonwall for longer articles explaining detailed molecular biology processes minus the jargon. I don’t have any ads on my site, and I’ve also made sure that it displays well on mobiles and tablets. I hope you enjoy it! 

The Hallmarks of Cancer are ten anti-cancer defense mechanisms that are hardwired into our cells, that must be breached by a cell on the path towards cancer. The Ninth Hallmark of Cancer is defined as "Reprogramming Energy Metabolism". You can read the detailed article here (http://goo.gl/Au7vQD), and the previous Hallmarks of Cancer articles can be found here (http://goo.gl/6F1Q7q). 

✤ Uncontrolled growth defines cancer. Growth requires a cancer’s cells to replicate all of their cellular components; their DNA, RNA, proteins and lipids must all be doubled in order to divide into daughter cells. Of course, this process requires energy. Cancer cells must adjust their metabolism accordingly, to enable this frenzied growth.

✤ Cancer cells switch their metabolic pathway, from normal respiration to a process known as aerobic glycolysis. Cancer cells consume more than 20 times as much glucose compared to normal cells, but do so through an inefficient metabolic pathway. Why do cancer cells do this, when they can obtain sixteen times as much ATP per molecule of glucose by opting for normal respiration?

✤ Although cancer cells produce far less ATP per molecule of glucose, they produce it much faster. Cancer cells produce ATP almost a hundred times faster than normal cells. It is essentially a cost-benefit calculation, where the benefits of speedy ATP production outweigh the costs associated with inefficient glucose breakdown. Cancer cells undergoing aerobic glycolysis also produce many intermediate biosynthetic precursors. These molecules are used as building blocks for the production of proteins, lipids and DNA required by the rapidly dividing cells.

✤ Cancer cells are addicted to these metabolic precursors; the enzymes that control these pathways are often over-expressed or mutated in cancer cells. This addiction is exploited in chemotherapy strategies. For example, 5-fluorouracil, methotrexate, and pemetrexed inhibit the biosynthesis of DNA precursor molecules. The high glucose consumption of cancer cells is also exploited when imaging cancer; Positron Emission Tomography (PET) combined with Computer Tomography (PET/CT) is used to detect the absorption of the glucose analogue fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) by tumours, and has a better than 90% sensitivity and specificity for the detection of metastases of most cancers.

✤  Cancer cells do not function in isolation. Tumours are complex tissues, made up not only of cancer cells, but blood vessels, immune cells and other bystanders. These healthy cells are co-opted and subverted to perform tasks that support cancer progression. The cellular pathways described in the Hallmarks of Cancer are not only interconnected, the body’s own cells, when trapped inside the tumour microenvironment, engage in complementary metabolic pathways, supporting and encouraging cancer cell survival and growth.

Image adapted from Jens Maus, Wikimedia Public Domain (http://goo.gl/jXjR9P)___

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2014-10-14 14:36:47 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Technology instructor +Lindsay Craig spends some downtime in Jinja, Uganda teaching introduction programming and bungee jumping by the Nile river. #Robotics   #Hackerspaces  

Technology instructor +Lindsay Craig spends some downtime in Jinja, Uganda teaching introduction programming and bungee jumping by the Nile river. #Robotics   #Hackerspaces  ___

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2014-10-10 15:34:58 (7 comments, 20 reshares, 89 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-09 14:16:34 (55 comments, 41 reshares, 141 +1s)Open 

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2014-09-25 02:19:47 (16 comments, 53 reshares, 256 +1s)Open 

iPhone 6 Plus Repair Kit:

iPhone 6 Plus Repair Kit:___

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