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Bob Aman has been shared in 48 public circles

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Glamor Retouching With Digital Make Up260photo, poto, foto, fhoto, photofunia, fotopunia, photo circle, photo community, photo group, photographer, photographer, potograper, potographer, foto circle, foto community, foto group, fotographer, fotographer, fotograper, fotographer, fhoto circle, fhoto community, fhoto group, fhotographer, fhotographer, fhotograper, fhotographer2014-03-17 05:00:41501418CC G+
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Glamor Retouching With Digital Make Up0Photo, photoblog, photography, fotography. fotographiya circle, photography circle2014-02-28 06:32:02501002CC G+
Jonha Revesencio0A list of some of the must-follow programmers and geeks on Google+ #sharedcircles   #publicsharedcircles   #geeksongoogle  2013-09-13 15:45:18250000CC G+
Ramón Sansone López0Awsome #sharedcircle #bestengagersComment, Do +1 and share it, you'll belong to one of my best #sharedcircles 2013-09-05 06:26:23501003CC G+
Markos Giannopoulos5,491Geeks rule! // +CircleCount has added a new tag system (see announcement here http://bit.ly/15XaDov). Thousands of profiles have been tagged already, so here are the top (by number of followers) geek-tagged plussers (full list at http://bit.ly/134FoFN) The top ten: 1) +Robert Scoble 2) +Amanda Blain 3) +Darya Pino Rose 4) +Michelle Marie 5) +Brian Matiash 6) +Wick Sakit 7) +Joe Azure 8) +Keith Barrett 9) +Derek Ross 10) +Ahmed Zeeshan  For other rankings see also - Most popular geeks by comments/+1's/shares http://bit.ly/16SAddw- Most engaging geeks http://bit.ly/15XdZYm #circleshare   #circlesunday   #geeks  2013-07-21 15:19:0049018412CC G+
Cynthia Yildirim23,029New Google+ users might not have this circle yet of Google Employees on G+, I'm  not an employee, but going to include myself in the circle anyway. :D  #sharedcircles   #Google  2012-11-09 01:27:54213201CC G+
Tim Moore23,086My Shared Circle of the weekGooglers who are just #awesome . _Don't stalk, just talk, they won't bite_  #sharedcircles   #Google  2012-08-29 20:23:364492010CC G+
Natalie Villalobos157,779Who Let The Googlers Out, Who Who Who?!I know, I don't really like that song either, but I think it's cleverHave been receiving some requests recently around sharing my Googlers circle. So, here it is - in all her glory. These folks are global - so by adding all 363 of us you'll be sure to have world-wide coverage. You can also find all the active-on-G+ Google Community Managers on the About section of my profile. Take one, or collect 'em all.  #googlersusegoogleplus   #nowthisiscommunity   #google   #techies   #creatives  2012-08-09 23:01:043637946119CC G+
Max Huijgen28,020My #bottom99  circle on relevancy: what made me circle you and why do you score this low on relevancypart of the ongoing research into the relevancy algorithm Google usesI hope to see some interactions from this group to see if Google is right that although I circled you, the interests are not mutual and we don´t encounter each other sufficiently to merit circling.However maybe you all turn out to be highly relevant to me: it´s just the counter movement to the #top99 shares which tended to make the rich richer. My version was *A mystery shrouded in an enigma: My Top 99 circle* https://plus.google.com/u/0/112352920206354603958/posts/WUYsAPtwCDc which triggered a good discussion.I will put this group in a daily reading circle for some time and see what happens. Maybe I had a very good reason to circle you and it´s just a matter of mutual rediscovery. Let´t see what happens. How to do this:Sorted ´in my circles´ on relevancy and selected people from the bottom up until I figured I had about 100.  Put them into a circle of their own and shared it. Be aware that if you do so they immediately rank higher on relevancy as you shared them and mentioned them. So its hard to adjust precisely hence my 94 instead of 100. If you got a notification you were one of the 94 (as I couldn´t get exactly 100) and feel free to leave me a comment. I would love to hear from you. #bottom99   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles +Shared Circles on G+   +Nothing but Circles  +Public Circles   +Full Circle +CircleCount 2012-07-27 07:26:399559319CC G+
Sara Ataie23,050This is a very important Circle that I haven't shared at all.... Hope you enjoy it and find it as fun and interesting as I have!!! #Geek 2012-06-30 18:34:56493115CC G+
Christian Kurzke (cnkurzke)8,673WOW, #io12  has not even started yet, and +Google+ is already on fire!If you guys try to stay on top of what's going on here, I'd like to share who I have on "speed dial" here in my "Movers and Shakers" circle.Most of them are Googlers, some of them are speakers, others are helping making stuff happen behind the scenes.All around, a great group of people to follow if you're here at Google IO, or if you're watching and following from home.Remember, most sessions are LIVE broadcast, all other sessions are recorded and available later!Let's ROCK THIS TOWN!(yeah, and follow me for my whacky music selection i'll share with you throughout the week... ;) )2012-06-26 19:22:093147411CC G+
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 08:47:49501012CC G+
Karl Hughes7,360Geeks, Designers, and Interesting PeopleThis is my most watched circle, so I figured I would share.  These people tend to post the stuff that I read and respond to most often, so if you like technology, you should add them.Enjoy!2012-06-13 14:22:22446124CC G+
Jaana Nyström50,117Google 6 by Jaana -circleHere is circle 6 / 8 of Google employees on Google+The first circle with explanation: https://plus.google.com/u/0/107742059751171695340/posts/5TMQbd48fPVYou are notified because you are in this circle.The circle in circlecount.comhttp://www.circlecount.com/sharedcircle/?id=z121u3zp4ubzzde2422celljpvm0wvzfs#Google #circleshare #Jaanatip  2012-06-08 19:35:56881134CC G+
Michael Kendle (doeiqts)0Here's a circle of tech people. The circle is bigger but only lets me share 500. If you're interested in tech, this is a good place to start.2012-06-07 13:57:05501115CC G+
Jaana Nyström49,593I've been hoarding these peeps...My Googlers CircleGoogle employeesEveryone in this circle works for Google, been collecting the guys since July last year.Well, worked at the time of me adding them, anyway...Here it is in +CircleCount:http://www.circlecount.com/sharedcircle/?id=z13uvt3okqj2cxxvc22celljpvm0wvzfsVery international...  If you have some more to add that I've missed, please comment! #circleshare   #CircleSunday  2012-06-03 13:44:1447837828CC G+
Robert Pitt21,486[CIRCLE]Thought I would share my Googlers circle, enjoy and make sure you give feedback to these guys :)2012-04-16 19:51:00222114CC G+
Peter Edenist0This is my main friends circle (listed by relevance).... Includes a lot of my scifi, browncoats and Hard Scifi circles. Resharing for Friday. Please reshare if you find this circle of value. Will seperately share #Browncoats and #hardscifi circles over the next few days! #engagers #sharedcircles #scifi #awesomesaucepeople2012-04-13 12:43:18500209CC G+
Domingo Rogers494Welcome to Thursday - Today I wanted to share a circle I've been growing slowly ever since I got started with Google+ as a 1st Generation Adopter. I've aptly titled this circle Googlers. It mostly has those that are of course employees that work at Google, but also includes the pages of some Google products. Some share more information than others, but all are worth while to include in your circles.Do you have any other Googlers that you would recommend for this Circle?2012-03-29 13:20:1470000CC G+
Van Riper10,797GTUG Organizers CircleMy latest and greatest #GTUG Organizers circle. If you are a listed organizer on gtugs.org and you don't see yourself in this circle, then add a comment and include a link to your chapter listing on gtugs.org. Once I verify your listing, I'll add you to this circle for the next time I share it.It is also important to be in my circle of #GTUG Organizers in order to get invites to the GTUG Hangouts On Air that I run from time to time. Like this recent one with +Carol Smith about the Google Summer of Code program:Google Summer of Code Hangout with Carol Smith2012-02-29 01:51:24423311CC G+
Van Riper10,666GTUG Organizers CircleMy latest and greatest circle of GTUG Organizers after doing all the updates requested yesterday. Limiting membership to organizers of listed chapters. If you think you belong in this circle and are not, then comment and provide link to your chapter listing on http://www.gtugs.org for verification. Thanks!2012-02-22 18:22:013521747CC G+
Nils Hitze9,776My #gtug Circle, also with the 24 i gained by adding +Van Riper's #gtug Circle :)2012-02-22 09:00:44381010CC G+
Van Riper10,646GTUG Organizers' CircleThis is my circle of GTUG organizers that I know of on G+. If you belong in this circle and don't see yourself there, then let me know or simply comment on this share to that effect.Please Note: In order to see the hangout invites from me for the GTUG organizer hangouts, you need to add me to your circles too. If you are expecting a hangout and are not seeing the invite in your stream, you might want to visit mine because you should definitely see it when viewing the posts section of my profile.2012-02-21 21:28:3831050526CC G+
Ralph de Pagter2,461I would like to share some of my Circleteers with you! My Circleteers do enjoy my daily posted CherryPics, so add them and me to your circle.2012-01-16 19:50:54501000CC G+
Mohammad Eshbeata8,126My Google Circle , inside you will find most of the Googler feel free to add them and share the circle2012-01-15 14:55:55205614CC G+
Shawn Borelli0#FF and #CF Today I'd like to share my circle of Programmers and Developers. These people are responsible for our internet, software, mobile devices, and computers more accessible, user-friendly, reliable, and fun to use! A few of the people I work closely with include +Borelli Designs +CardCodez +Mike Hawk +Drew Salamone +Shawn Borelli Please comment if you're a Programmer and Developer not in this circle so that we can add you!Share this with your circles and extended networks!2012-01-06 15:12:46255000CC G+
Ralph de Pagter2,342Hey Circleteers, today is a nice day to let you know who is in my RalphArtPhotoCircle. Share my circle as much as you can!2011-12-08 17:52:41500001CC G+
Louis Gray71,017It's been a little while since I shared with you my Googlers circle. This circle includes a massive number of people working on the Google+ project, company execs, and a lot of sharp people working on many of the services you use every day, including +Blogger +Android +YouTube, etc. Now that we can share 500 at a time, have at it. But this circle isn't for everyone, so if you do add them, expect geekiness ahead.2011-11-22 19:13:55500623669CC G+
Raghd Hamzeh5,495#google #PublicCirclesI think it's about time I shared this circle of Googlers.. Over 680 people in it! (only 500 can be shared at the same time)Some of them are obvious, some of them you've met, some of them post on blogs, and some you have to hunt down!You will find an interesting insight on the people who power this juggernaut :)2011-11-20 21:15:53500101CC G+
Alister Macintyre0This is my Google Workers circle which I am re-sharing with Shared Circles on G+ page. These are people who are employed by the Google company. Some of them talk about the company's products, but most are just interesting people.2011-11-14 03:10:13168131CC G+
Paul Kinlan8,744As many of the Dev Rel team that I can find on G+ using the profile information on https://developers.google.com/readme/team2011-11-05 22:13:58118335423CC G+
Melina Mattos0Almost all of the Googlers you will meet and interact with at #gsouthafrica. Add them to your G+ circles!Melina Mattos shared a circle with you.2011-10-31 08:25:28190105CC G+
siam simte0For those who think Google Inc. employee must be Totally Circle ; Here's your chanceWhatever and however they're awesome thoughsiam simte shared a circle with you.2011-10-29 20:18:31473000CC G+
Moritz Tolxdorff3,052+Calvin Grant Here is my Google Inc circle :-)Moritz Tolxdorff shared a circle with you.2011-10-28 17:53:05142101CC G+
Mohamed S. El-Din0Google Team CircleI suggest this circle for youReally usefulEnjoy!#google #googler #circle #googleplusMohamed S. El-Din shared a circle with you.2011-10-25 21:00:21138011CC G+
Dan Soto8,096Since the beginning, I've been collecting "Googlers" in a circle much like +Chris Pirillo collects Legos© . Anyway, here is a circle of close to 200 people that work for Google in some fashion. I've gone through it to remove accidental additions and am 99.99% sure all of these are legit.Enjoy ....Dan Soto shared a circle with you.2011-10-20 17:45:37187605CC G+
Marius Voila0+Chris Porter Yes, you're right sorry about that...I'm correcting that right nowMarius Voilă shared a circle with you.2011-10-20 12:13:24500630CC G+
Jon Nellson0Geek CircleJon Nellson shared a circle with you.2011-10-16 15:23:13501765CC G+
hannah davis0here's a circle of computer geeks. see what you can grab from them!hannah davis shared a circle with you.2011-10-12 15:02:25495002CC G+
Robert Scoble161,698A circle of geeks (part II). Here's almost 1,000 active geeks. Programmers, developers, and highly technical people. Here's K-Z. Really great list of geeky/tecnical folks. Put them in their own circle so they don't overwhelm the folks you've hand selected. As always, if you find people who aren't active (a few have snuck through) or who aren't good, let me know and I'll remove them.Also, if you think you should be on the list, let me know! I'm still adding more.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-10-12 03:16:034941006360CC G+
Natalie Villalobos78,022The G+ community has recently been asking me what Google team members they should follow - so, I've created a circle for you all which I've named Googlers Who Rock!P.S. Add +Timothy Jordan, +Matt Waddell, +Erica Joy, +Louis Gray too!Natalie Villalobos shared a circle with you.2011-10-06 23:33:301328281106CC G+
Darren Bounds4,160Here's my Open Web circle. Just a group of folks who advocate for open web standards and interoperability in some way, shape or form.Darren Bounds shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 18:15:3330348CC G+
Robert Scoble141,470This is another of my circles. This one is of programmers/developers and highly technical folks. I usually call this my "geek" circle. Unfortunately this one usually has 900+ in it, but using this new "share circles" feature I can only share 250. How it picks the 250 no one knows, but anyway this will be a fun starting place. I guess sometime soon I'll split up my circles into batches of 250 and share the whole thing.Hope you enjoy these.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 09:59:4925011289124CC G+
Marco Meerman0I have made a 500+ circle of Googlers (Engineers, VP's, Productmanagers, etc) that i now share. Too bad there is a limit in the number of people you can share.Very interesting stories they have to tell. I find it a highly informative circle, hence, i follow what Googlers do (and launch).A tribute to Googlers, thanks to +Andy Hertzfeld #SharedCircles+Robert Scoble Something for you?Marco Meerman heeft een kring met je gedeeld.2011-09-27 08:29:12250100CC G+

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2014-01-17 19:52:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Heh. Google working on a glucose monitoring contact lens? Sure, that totally has nothing at all to do with figuring out how to get Google Glass down to the size of a contact lens.

Still, consider me impressed.

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2014-01-04 02:18:10 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)

Love you guys, but...

2013-11-20 20:15:52 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Google Maps API TOS question: If we use the Google Maps static API, can we cache the images locally to keep our usage down?

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2013-08-06 23:00:06 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

This is very much akin to the kind of auth I've been hoping to see emerge. My ideal world would be one in which this was a secure service managed by the phone's OS, with something similar in the browser. And honestly, I'd like to see this be the primary factor in lieu of passwords.

2013-08-01 18:50:15 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

I haven't been able to use Google+ in awhile. I think I'm starting to realize why. Google+ is using what I suspect may be a serious design anti-pattern. Google+ has always seemed a bit noisy to me compared to its peers, but in the current design incarnation, that noise has been ratcheted up to 11. It's the zig-zag 3-column layout of stories. I can't visually scan 3 columns at once when each story in a given column starts at an offset from the stories in the columns next to it. There are no headlines to grab me and pull me into a story I've scanned over as there would be in a multi-column newspaper layout. So instead, I scroll down, try to find something that grabs my eye and... I just keep scrolling. I feel my eyes flitter back and forth over the columns but I can't focus on anything. The layout guarantees that the only cognitive engagement that can happen on the platform are memes... more »

2013-07-22 15:42:33 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

I haven't heard much on Activity Streams in quite some time. Has the spec reached some kind of general consensus at this point?

2013-06-16 16:03:57 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

#comcast  is down for the third day in a row. Comcast customer service says, "Sorry, our hands are tied."

2013-04-15 18:58:00 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

You know how it often seems like CAPTCHAs are trolling you? Sometimes they are.

2013-04-12 17:35:03 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Wow, now there's a blast from the past. I loved this game when I was growing up.

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2013-04-12 13:55:40 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Dear LazyWeb,

Let's say you were going to build an app on App Engine that you expected to exist in a wildly hostile security environment, with your primary concern being DDoS attacks. Your normal operating conditions will involve substantial concurrency, with lots of lightweight requests. You're anticipating being under constant 24/7/365 attack with varying degrees of assault involved. You're considering choosing between Java or Go environments on GAE – with all other considerations being equal, would you have a preference?

Assume you're planning to survive an absolute minimum of 1Gb/s incoming, but possibly much more. App Engine DoS blacklists are likely to be insufficient on their own in this scenario:

Assume that someot... more »

2013-03-19 17:04:29 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

If you haven't heard yet, we just launched one of the most forward-looking developer products: the Google Drive Realtime API.  This API allows your application to build realtime collaboration on Google infrastructure with essentially no overhead.  This is huge.  The ability to add operational transforms into your application in a performant way with an established data model allows you to make game-changing updates to your app.  Don't think like a chat client, think like Google Docs: multiple cursors from multiple people in the same file at the same time editing the same words!

Check out the blog post below and our documentation for more, but if there's one thing you should be doing today it's checking out this API and building a test application.

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2013-03-01 15:28:58 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)

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2013-02-21 23:18:58 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

And this is why we have doctors.

2013-02-08 18:03:49 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

DAE with a Nexus 4 have WiFi + Bluetooth issues? I couldn't get my phone to reconnect with WiFi after leaving the house and returning unless I power cycled the phone. Seems that turning Bluetooth off has resolved the issue, but I'm wondering if anyone else is seeing this problem.

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2013-02-07 05:18:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

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2013-02-06 00:17:08 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

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2013-02-04 20:05:41 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

This is really great to see, and something I care deeply about. Thanks for the hard work on this, +Ann Mei Chang!

2013-01-10 01:28:46 (6 comments, 5 reshares, 6 +1s)

+Android Developers! If you want to test your UI in pretty much all environments, a Nexus 10 is all you need.

There are two really useful commands you should know: "adb shell am display-size" and "adb shell am display-density".

These two commands will tell an attached device to emulate a display resolution or density other than the native display properties of the device. You can tell either property to reset by telling it "reset" as the resolution or density argument.

What this means is that with one high resolution, high density device like the Nexus 10, you can simulate the environment of just about any other Android device you'll care about for basic UI testing. The resource system will give you the appropriate resources for the adjusted Configuration and you can check each different device class you want to support in minutes.
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2013-01-09 06:33:15 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)

Good grief, I've been gone for a year and a half and Netflix is still using Silverlight?

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2013-01-03 19:57:33 (5 comments, 25 reshares, 20 +1s)

Best programming language design ever.

2012-12-27 14:26:27 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

Bah, EverNote has been seriously failing me. Every time I edit a note, it generates like 3 copies of the note as conflicts. Anyone have suggestions for better alternatives? Bonus points if backed by a git repo.

#lazyweb   #androidapps  

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2012-12-24 20:42:05 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

1 mile from my parent's house.

2012-12-22 10:31:35 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

I'd forgotten how wildly frustrating using the Prediction API is. I hate Google Cloud Storage so much. There are few things I dislike more than starting to work on a project, getting in the zone, writing a bunch of code, and then running into a billing system that won't let me do anything for a few hours because it's busy authorizing something. Seriously, if I'm in the zone, don't break my flow. And if I've already authorized my account for a different project, don't make me do it again for every new project I create!

#devexp   #5minutedevexpbeatdown   #ijustwanttoupload58kb  

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2012-12-21 14:16:27 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

The Fourier Transform is both awesome and incomprensible to me. This article helped make it a little less of the latter for me.

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2012-12-19 16:28:26 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

Totally crazy paragliding accident. Everything goes better than expected.

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2012-12-19 12:07:10 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)

A very good point; and it's not just about security - My data is fragmented over many services; My photos over Flickr and Picasa, my rants over countless blogs I've had, my music through Play, Amazon, and iTunes (Though I do have a fairly "Canonical" version of it.)

What is there to do? There's no compatibility layer; We at Google have our "Data Liberation Front", Facebook a similar system, even Twitter is providing such a service, but there's still no way to move that data elsewhere. You're left with the charred husk of your data, separated from the context that gives it life. You can't re-upload it, you can't extract but a fraction of the meaning without the interactions attached. All that you once did becomes so much more debris.

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2012-12-19 11:59:04 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

Everything I own. Beat that +Bridgette Sexton !

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2012-12-14 08:35:14 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

This is going to be a really big deal for ad-supported games I suspect. I've long thought game revenue from ads was almost entirely from misclicks. Certainly I've never once intended to click on an ad while playing +Angry Birds – but I have certainly misclicked while playing. (Raise your hand if you want to interrupt that game you were having fun playing to visit an advertiser's website.) I'm very curious to see what this does to the revenue of game developers.

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2012-12-10 14:24:13 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)

25-GPU cluster cracks every standard Windows password in <6 hours

The #Linux-based GPU cluster runs the Virtual OpenCL cluster platform, which allows the graphics cards to function as if they were running on a single desktop computer. ocl-Hashcat Plus, a freely available password-cracking suite optimized for GPU computing, runs on top, allowing the machine to tackle at least 44 other algorithms at near-unprecedented speeds. In addition to brute-force attacks, the cluster can bring that speed to cracks that use a variety of other techniques, including dictionary attacks containing millions of words.

A password-cracking expert has unveiled a computer cluster that can cycle through as many as 350 billion guesses per second. It's an almost unprecedented speed that can try every possible Windows passcode in the typical enterprise in less than six hours.... more »

2012-12-08 04:03:10 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

I'm running to reform the W3C TAG.

More information at http://yehudakatz.com/2012/12/07/im-running-to-reform-the-w3cs-tag/

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2012-12-05 22:33:37 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 12 +1s)

You know what? I'm pretty sure I'd rather have the car drive itself.

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2012-12-05 05:45:52 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

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2012-12-02 17:22:06 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

It'd be really cool if Google made it possible to check to see if a drug is counterfeit by its packet serial number from the Knowledge Graph box after searching for the drug name. A rather substantial percentage of the drugs on the market are counterfeits that pose a serious health risk to consumers.

Not to be confused with properly labeled generic drugs:

"According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2011, 64% of Nigeria's imported antimalarial drugs were fake." Given that fakes often contain no active ingredients, or worse, harmful substances, this is a pretty big deal.

There are pretty popular existing SMS systems to do this in various developing countries, but the issue is a big problem worldwide:

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2012-12-02 12:42:46 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

This is a pretty comprehensive article covering the issues and positions regarding ICANN and the ITU and the upcoming meetings in Dubai. Definitely worth a read.

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2012-11-27 20:11:25 (21 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)

Sigh. 12:01pm. Alternating between "Sold out" and 500 errors. Come on +Google Play!

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2012-11-27 15:11:03 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

I'm pretty much always excited about any game that lists +Dwarf Fortress as an influence.

2012-11-26 07:00:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

The world needs more people like this.

2012-11-23 09:18:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Dear LazyWeb,

So I'm thinking of getting one of the new iMacs after I've moved back to the US. I want to use it with the monitor arms I have, so I need to adapt the mount Apple uses to a standard VESA mounting plate. Apple sells an adapter for this, but it looks like it won't be compatible with the new iMacs for some reason. Given that obnoxious development, I'm considering buying one of the old adapter plates, reverse engineering the mount and CNC machining my own that would actually be compatible with the new machines. (Assuming, of course, that Apple doesn't just release a new plate of their own that's actually compatible.)

The question is, where would I find someplace in the Bay Area that would let me use a CNC machine for a one-off like this? I imagine there's actually a ton of places that would do this, but I've never really looked into it... more »

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2012-11-21 18:44:13 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 9 +1s)

Now, this is innovation! Kelvin Doe,15 years, never been to an engineering class, build his own radio station from ground up and now he is touching the world! Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.

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2012-11-11 08:51:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

"Perhaps it won’t be long before Google, not Gallup, is the most trusted name in polling"

- Nate Silver on +Google Consumer Surveys 

2012-11-06 20:12:13 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

I must confess, I am dreading today's elections.
Not because of who might win or lose.
Not because as a Californian, my vote for President will count 1/3 as much as an Alaskan (actually it won't matter at all -- I'm not in a swing state).
Not because my vote for Senate will count 1/50 as much as an Alaskan.

But because no matter what the outcome, our government will still be a giant bonfire of partisanship.  It is ironic since whenever I have met with our elected officials they are invariably thoughtful, well-meaning people.  And yet collectively 90% of their effort seems to be focused on how to stick it to the other party.

So my plea to the victors -- whoever they might be: please withdraw from your respective parties and govern as independents in name and in spirit.  It is probably the biggest contribution you can make to the country.

[If youag... more »

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2012-11-06 04:05:57 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 6 +1s)

Hahaha, +Elijah Kitaka will probably get a kick out of this one.

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2012-11-04 21:26:41 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Editorial: is Engadget really that stupid? Or just corrupt? Or trolling us all?

Here is another "race to the bottom is bad" article, this time in the form of an "editorial" from Engadget. It's even more idiotic than usual.

The whole "race to the bottom" concept is odd to me: people complaining about how technology gets less outrageously expensive, and more available to everybody, and more commoditized.  Like that would be a bad thing? So the whole argument is fundamentally flawed to begin with - any time I see some pundit or CEO complaining about how the competition is making things cheaper, I go "Uhhuh, crybaby".

But when it comes to cellphones, it's not just a flawed argument, it's doubly stupid. Because in that market, particularly in the US, the alternative is the whole broken carrier subsidy model, with all... more »

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2012-10-31 16:00:57 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)

+Timothy Jordan 

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2012-10-25 17:49:02 (15 comments, 7 reshares, 19 +1s)


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