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Six Beats Of Separation125*It is super simple...:* We need 1000 subscribers on our Six Beats Of Separation *YouTube page* in order to unlock a very special deal with YouTube, which will provided us with a facility to shoot in. This will save the project $40,000.00 in funding money that can better be spent to ensure the content we create is distributed to a larger audience!! *So..can you please click to subscribe?* There is NO content yet _( just one video)_  But this is where all of our celebrity interview videos will be in the future. _TWO Clicks.. and you help the future of countless charities!_ *Click HERE To SUBSCRIBE:* https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIjqwxZbSY3SS0mUN_-KFyA?sub_confirmation=1 To learn more about the project visit our Google PLus page @103624880731796939275 and check out our mission statement.Click your Mouse TWICE It Will Help Us Be Able To Create Tremendous Charity For Countless Causes ALL For FREE!2015-06-07 00:00:0080  
Emerging Futures, What's Next?0When I asked @102654116826368353784 (The former head of product experience and a founding team of Google X, creator of Glass and the driveless car) to join me on a hangout and talk about the future of things.. how will technology affect our lives..robots and the likes, he asked: what for? Why don't we talk about practical solutions to today's most urgent problems? And you know my respect for the guy that was already way up there, just increased 100 times more. So join us as we talk with one of the smartest in the world, about *moving from the world we have to discovering and creating the world we want together.* So what will we talk about... ✓   Anything from Google X... ✓   Building companies, creating a product and selling it in 48 hours               (yes, he does that!)... ✓   Going deep on global challenges and/or technology shifts ✓   Understanding whether you are working from your highest point of              leverage ✓    Learning to see sales as service ✓    Having your identity be a verb instead of a noun *Who's Tom Chi...* Tom Chi has worked in a wide range of roles from astrophysical researcher to Fortune 500 consultant to corporate executive developing new hardware/software products and services. He's play's a significant role in established projects with global reach (Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo Search), and scaled new projects from conception to significance (Yahoo Answers from 0 to 90 million users). Tom has pioneered and practiced a unique approach to rapid prototyping, visioning, and leadership that can jumpstart innovative new ideas as well as move large organizations at unprecedented speeds. These approaches have benefited over a dozen industry-leading companies. He most recently served as head of product experience at Google X developing technology such as Google Glass and Google's self-driving cars. His current focus is delving into human development issues with social entrepreneurs around the globe, rebooting the fundamental frameworks of entrepreneurship itself, and teaching a limited number of workshops to select organizations. http://about.me/thegoodtomchi ---------------------------------- Join us to speak with one of the smartest people around about the world we want and can create. And bring 2-3 friends. ------------------------- #hangoutsonair   #googlex   #tomchi   #googleglass   #drivelesscar   #googlecar   #technology   #innovation   #humandevelopment  Tom Chi on Practical World Changing Ideas.2015-01-27 03:00:00339  
Jess + Scott + You394Turns out, selfish causes a spectrum of wildly strong emotions. Yet, when each layer is stripped away we’re left with something like this: “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessity.” - Mandy Hale We all have the same 24 hours in a day. While technology distractions come to mind, there are other distractions that easily take precious time away from what fuels happiness and satisfaction. Whether through automation, choosing to burn the candle at both ends, nothing, or everything … each action is a choice. Each choice has a consequence. And... *Selfish is not a 4-Letter Word* Which is a chapter in @115746772512798725578's Book _How I Quit Email and Followed My Dreams_. Full disclosure: even actively working on this, as I write it a story tries to pop up and divert my attention. (And that makes me even more excited to keep the conversation going!)  *Please share this episode of Jess+Scott+YOU!* _Tweet:_ Make Your Happiness Priority > #JSY 1-20-15 @ 715pPT http://ow.ly/HuW32 Make Your Happiness Priority2015-01-21 04:15:0042  
Mia Voss36,788This week we are changing it up and hitting the gas (so to speak!) on @109324423871490315778 Power Chat. Tune in to watch host @101696764219780312734 test driving the Model S at @110107458243955110887 Park Meadows in Denver!  We have a fun mixed panel joining us on this fun journey: we are mixing in the Brick & Mortar theme and including  @105496510048005395466 of @112577988266616608703 (she's a car aficionado too!) and tying in the cars theme with  @101795894191322091974  of  @109610217861462622718 fr  / http://on.fb.me/1uBSF69 We'll also have @115217137999606626868 here in Denver and @104641199698156385999  in Utah as the Chief  Production Man/WoMan Handlers! Friday, June 20 - 9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET @109324423871490315778  Power Chat: Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word: #Infotainment       And we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy     *Panel Guests* @101795894191322091974 - Tired of Googling 'women and cars' only to find scantily-clad chicks degradingly posing with their butts hanging out, Alissa created a community that appreciates women and is for women who appreciates cars!  @109610217861462622718 Currently she is forming a non-profit arm of Cars From A Woman's Perspective for battered women, homeless women and women who need a hand in changing their life-situations, is what inspires her everyday. http://carsfromawomansperspective.com @105496510048005395466 of @112577988266616608703 - Tami is a Google Plus newbie and a perfect fit for the Plus - smart business woman with a great business. Oh, and she & her hubby are speed demons. AND she created a Mia Cookie. Nuff said. @104641199698156385999 - Hangout On Air producer who captures content and create engagement for Small Business Owners throughout the United States. Dennis will be the magic behind the production for this show, FOSHO @115217137999606626868 - Communication strategist, coach and consultant ExtraOrdinaire - Debi will be on location lending a production hand as well!The Mia Connect Power Chat -Tesla Test Drive2014-06-20 10:00:00140  
Mia Voss36,788This week on @109324423871490315778 Power Chat we'll be talking with @112374836634096795698 & @104858643838035519891 !  Get those questions & comments ready for these amazing guests, #BatPackAudience   @109324423871490315778 Power Chat: Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word: #Infotainment     And we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy       @112374836634096795698 - Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of @112935042622926205598  a graphics-design online service, and an executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the author of APE, What the Plus!, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College. @104858643838035519891  - Writer, positive vibe producer, a social media butterfly and connector. Peg is the Head of Social Strategy for @112935042622926205598  & works with Guy Kawasaki on social media marketing strategy and innovating the world of social media. She's also the director of marketing and social media manager for Kreussler Inc. as well as the Editor In Chief of @108756415507432983489  -   #PegMakesItHappen   *Be Ready* #BatPackAudience   - we want to  hear your questions & comments for our guests & also possibly get in on the filmstrip! @109324423871490315778 Power Chat: Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word: #Infotainment     And we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy       How & where to watch: - Google Events: Watch, comment & ask questions right here  - YouTube:  http://bit.ly/TMCYoutube - Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheMiaConnect - TweetHappy? Follow +The Mia Connect  and tweet #BatCrapCrazy                 Subscribe to +The Mia Connect  community for updates: http://bit.ly/TMCPCcommunity Can't make the show? Not to worry - you can catch the Youtube replay right here on the event or at http://themiaconnect.com/episodes/ #GetYourLearnOn       #PeopleYouNeedToKnow      The Mia Connect Power Chat - Guy Kawasaki & Peg Fitzpatrick2014-05-30 18:00:00247  
Craig “The Tech Teacher” Chamberlin81,424Special Guest Hangout with Craig The Tech Teacher is a casual Hangout with prominent names in the Technology and Social Media Community. *This week we talk Google Plus Notifications.* Ask @100172216890994354180, @101696764219780312734 or @117778937939543425499 any questions live during the show. Presented by http://www.craigthetechteacher.com *Join The* #craigminions #mastermind https://plus.google.com/communities/111434297416615297762Managing Google Plus Notifications2014-02-14 04:00:00132  
Mia Voss36,788*WEEKEND EDITION*  This week on the final +The Mia Connect  #SocialMediaPowerChat  of 2013, this amazing panel line up will give us their take on the year in social media as well as discuss some of their favorite topics including semantic search, blogging and YouTube! *Panel Guests* +David Amerland - author of #GoogleSemanticSearch   +Dustin W. Stout of  #DustnTV  - web designer & blogger +Ileane Smith of +Basic Blog Tips  - Blogger & Online Expert +Craig Chamberlin - #YouTube  expert/smartypants *Special thanks to our show sponsors* +Edge Ad Exchange  & +TheCraftStar.com  *Sunday December 29th at  9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST|12pm EST* Find your timezone:  http://bit.ly/SMPCTime1229 How & where to watch: - Google Events: Watch, comment & ask questions right here  - YouTube:  http://bit.ly/SMPCYouTube - Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheMiaConnect - TweetHappy? Follow @TheMiaConnect and use   #BatCrapCrazy   Can't make the show? Not to worry - you can catch the Youtube replay right here on the event or at http://themiaconnect.com/episodes/ #GetYourLearnOn       #SocialMediaTips    Social Media Power Chat Weekend Edition2013-12-29 18:00:00257  
Craig “The Tech Teacher” Chamberlin81,424*Today On The PCM Tech Help Show* *Post Questions on the Event Page that you'd like answered during Monday's episode!* +Craig Chamberlin discusses the ins and outs of Chromebooks, Laptops and Tablets. There are fundamentally different markets and users for each product. There is also no single product that fits every possible user. Join Craig as he gives his common sense approach to decided between these three popular technologies. *The PCM Tech Help Show* Broadcasts LIVE via Hangouts On Air Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM EST Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/pcmichiana *Episode Outline:* An Exciting Time For Technology Setting The Record Straight What Kind Of User Are You? The Traditional Laptop -- What It Offers -- Why You Might Want It -- Things To Consider -- Are You A Laptop? The Tablet / Tablet PC -- Android vs Apple -- Microsoft Surface Pro? -- What Tablets Really Offer -- Things To Consider -- Are You A Tablet? Emerging Chromebooks -- What's A Chromebook? -- Is It Really Unique, If So, Why? -- What It Offers -- Things To Consider -- Are You A Chromebook? Conclusion: Era Of Personalization Get Your Hands On One OutroChromebooks vs Laptops vs Tablets (December 16th, 2013)2013-12-16 13:30:00117  
Dustin W. Stout52,441Bringing together 7 social media power houses, we'll be talking about the current state of social media and where we're headed in 2014. We'll be talking about the top social networks including: - Google+ - Facebook - LinkedIn - Twitter - Instagram - Pinterest Guests include +Jeff Sieh, +Jenn Herman, +Jesse Wojdylo, +Mia Voss, +Mike Allton, +Stephan Hovnanian, and of course myself.  Add your questions to the event page now and we'll do our best to answer them throughout the event. And be sure to put your social pants on, because it should be a heck of a ride!  Event courtesy of +dustn.tv - dustn.tv.The State of Social Media 20142013-12-14 18:00:00188  
Mia Voss36,788 The  #SocialMediaPowerChat happens every Friday & we get our chat on about all things social media & online. This week we'll be dishing with +David Oldenburg of the #OnlineMoneyShow  and +Anabell Hilarski of #HighImpactMediaGroup Topics include Social Media, Tech, Marketing, Online Business and all things new online! We'll be taking your questions & shouting out your comments LIVE so join us this Friday  - don't miss it!  Feel like tweeting? Use the hashtag #BatCrapCrazy   Friday, October 18th at  9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST and 12pm EST Can't make the show? Not to worry - you can catch the Youtube replay right here or at http://themiaconnect.com/episodes/ Invite your friends & share this event - show the love! #BatCrapCrazy     | #GetYourLearnOn  | #SocialMediaTips  | #OnlineMarketing  Social Media Power Chat - Guests: David Oldenberg & Anabell Hilarski2013-10-18 18:00:00104  
Mia Voss36,788The  #SocialMediaPowerChat happens every Friday & we get our chat on about all things social media & online. This week we'll be dishing with +Christine DeGraff, +Johann Gauthier and +Tom Coleman  ..... talk about some serious panel firepower! We'll be taking your questions & shouting out your comments *LIVE* so join us this Friday  - don't miss it!     Friday, October 11th at  9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST and 12pm EST Can't make the show? Not to worry - you can catch the replay right here or at https://www.youtube.com/TheMiaConnect #BatCrapCrazy   | #GetYourLearnOn    Social Media Power Chat featuring Christine DeGraff , Johann Gauthier & Tom Coleman2013-10-11 18:00:00292  
Mia Voss36,788 The #SocialMediaPowerChat happens every Friday & we get our chat on about all things social media & online. This week we'll be dishing with +Michael Bennett about... well, you guessed it... #Google and more! Friday, October 4th at  9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST and 12pm EST #BatCrapCrazy  | #GetYourLearnOn  Social Media Power Chat with Michael Bennett2013-10-04 18:00:0067  
Mia Voss36,788The  #SocialMediaPowerChat happens every Friday & we get our chat on about all things social media & online. This week we'll be dishing with *+Dino Dogan*  cofounder of *+Triberr*  and *+Randy Hilarski* of   *#HighImpactMediaGroup*   This Friday at  9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST and 12pm EST #BatCrapCrazy  | #GetYourLearnOn  Social Media Power Chat featuring Dino Dugan & Randy Hilarski2013-09-27 18:00:0049  
Mia Voss36,788Time for another #SocialMediaPowerChat  with +The Mia Connect! This week we'll be chatting it up about all things social media (of course) with: +Robert Caruso of +Bundle Post (can't wait to dish on it!) +Samantha Gluck - health care journalist ExtraOrdinaire! +Diana Smith of #TheElevationist   +Lorien Green - Geeky gamer mom with an iron wit 9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST | 12pm EST #BatCrapCrazy  | #GetYourLearnOn  Social Media Power Chat 9-13-13 - #LuckyFriday2013-09-13 18:00:00108  
Mia Voss36,788Yup, we'll be having coffee and chatting it up with +Dustin W. Stout  on Sunday am!  Topics?  You name it!  Blogs, Google Plus and just about anything you want to ask... within reasonable reason. :) #BatCrapCrazy  | #SocialMediaPowerChat  Social Media Power Chat - Weekend Edition with Dustin Stout2013-09-08 18:00:0017  
Mia Voss36,788Time for another #SocialMediaPowerChat  with +The Mia Connect.  This week we'll be dishing about #Twitter  , #LinkedIn  and, of course, #GooglePlus   Panel guests include: +Tom Coleman & +Jack C Crawford ! #BatCrapCrazy  | #HangoutsOnAir  Social Media Power Chat 9-6-132013-09-06 18:00:0021  
Appliantology11In August 23, 2013, fire to destroy Earth: (updated to reflected 13 days difference in the Russian Calendar. It would be the greatest carnage ever recorded in history. World would end on 23 August 2013 when a fire shall devour all living things, then, the planet would face a graving silence “, the American researcher translated. “It’s hard to believe that these events will occur, but worrying is the fact that most things predicted by Rasputin came true so far”, David W. Norvalk noted. The End of the World2013-09-04 02:00:00171  
Mia Voss36,788Time for another #SocialMediaPowerChat  with +The Mia Connect. This week's distinguished guests will be +Randy Hilarski and +Ralf Kaiser  - I'll be dishing with them on social media, #PayPerClick  and how both are great for #sitetraffic ! #BatCrapCrazy  | #HangoutsOnAir  | #PPC  | #HighImpactMediaGroup  Social Media Power Chat 8-30-132013-08-30 18:00:0028  
Mia Voss36,788Dishing on the latest & greatest in Social Media! http://youtu.be/OFlWbqyT6Ss #SocialMediaPowerChat | +The Mia Connect SocialMediaPowerChat - Kelly Paull & Meghann Conter2013-08-23 18:00:0032  
Mia Voss36,788Join us as we dish on the latest & greatest in Social Media. The uber-smart +Ronnie Bincer, #TheHangoutHelper  AND ultra-connected +Randy Hilarski, author of #SocialMediaAndYou  will be this week's guests. Don't miss it - we'll be taking your questions & comments so get ready!#SocialMediaPowerChat2013-08-16 18:00:0043  
Yifat Cohen83,525Grab your app here: https://goo.gl/p4LJTh *How do you get your Hangout to play live on Facebook, Mobile and Your site at the same time?* How do you make affiliate commission without driving traffic to someone else's site? How do you build your audience with someone else's video content, and basically turning your Fan Page into your own TV Channel? *Finally, how do you do all this in less than 10 minutes?* Join  +Yifat Cohen and +Rene Banuelos as they break it down and give you *specific strategies* to get *more exposure* and *syndicate your Hangouts* for *higher visibility and profits.* ------------- #facebookmarketing   #hangoutsonair   #facebookapps   #mobilehangoutsonair   #livehoa   #unscripted   #onlinemarketingtips   #gplusgotogal   #humanmedia  #You gotta be everywhere, so does your Hangout.2013-08-15 18:00:0073  
Google for Entrepreneurs1,490,328We're excited to announce we'll be hosting a Hangout with some of the great innovators of our time,+Elon Musk and +Richard Branson, in a conversation moderated by Googler +Yonca Brunini. They'll discuss entrepreneurship, space travel, and advice for entrepreneurs around the world. They'll take questions from entrepreneurs at tech hubs like the +Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship South Africa, +Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean, and +Virgin Money. We're excited to hear from these two entrepreneurs who embody 10x thinking, and to be inspired by their vision for the future. Tune in on Thursday, August 8th!  9am California time 11am Jamaica time 5pm UK time 6pm South Africa timeHangout with Elon Musk and Sir Richard Branson2013-08-08 18:00:006764  
Veterans United371,921Join +Veterans United  , +Google+  and U.S. military members from around the world for the second episode of #HeroesHangout with +Houston Rockets  basketball star, +Jeremy Lin .  Lin, known for being the subject of #Linsanity, will hangout with American heroes past and present in a candid conversation around focus, team playing, rising to the occasion and athletic ability. The Veterans United Network's +Sarah Hill  will moderate the discussion.   Before the NBA, Lin attended Harvard University without an athletic scholarship. He graduated from the University undrafted before joining the Golden State Warriors in 2010. After being assigned to the NBA D-League and obtaining waives from the Warriors and the Rockets, Lin joined the New York Knicks for the 2011-12 season. In February 2012, Lin led a winning streak while being promoted to the starting lineup and being the star of what fans called, *#Linsanity*. Lin is currently in a three-year contract with the Rockets.  The Veterans United Network is a leading hub of news and advice for veterans and military families.  We love to Hangout with Heroes!  See you on July 1st.  You can watch the Hangout streaming here on the +Veterans United  Google+ profile. Heroes Hangout2013-07-02 01:00:00415  
beatstone2,021,991+Artists In The Plus is proud to bring you a very special "Concerts In The Plus!' with Guitar Legend +Preston Reed. (Banner Photo By +Ralf Hebauf ) +Preston Reed has virtually reinvented how the acoustic guitar is played. Reed practices a flamboyant self-invented style, characterized by percussive techniques and simultaneous rhythm and melody lines that dance and ricochet around each other, giving his music a level of excitement that is unparalleled among today's guitarists. Playing an array of guitars from acoustic to electric to classical Reed's vast range of explosively original music will forever change your expectation of a guitarist. First-time listeners find it impossible to believe that they're hearing just the one musician, in real time. Reed attacks the entire instrument in a never-ending search for the orchestra he knows is lurking inside. At full tilt, his fingers, thumbs, fists and hands at once suggest a drummer, keyboardist, bassist and several guitarists at work. The most impressive thing about Reed's technique, though, is that it doesn't draw attention to itself. His compositions are far from abstract virtuosic displays; even without lyrics he creates vivid, engrossing scenes. Sometimes the effect is almost onomatopoetic. Reed generates visual stimuli with every tweak of his instrument, thus augmenting his wordless compositions with an aura of the poetic. Each tune is a story in itself with a potent, cinematic atmosphere and an almost tangible thread of communication between Preston Reed and the listener. Reed's entry into this guitar odyssey was inauspicious enough, his path thereafter largely self-discovered. A few chords learned from his guitar playing father, a brief, very brief, flirtation with the ukulele, clandestine practice sessions of his favourite Beatles and Stones songs on dad's guitar .... and then a too-strict classical guitar teacher led to premature retirement. At 16, however, Reed heard Jefferson Airplane's rootsy blues offshoot, Hot Tuna. His interest was rekindled big time. Acoustic guitar heroes John Fahey and Leo Kottke were studied, their styles absorbed but not imitated, and at this point things really begin to get interesting because, at 17, Reed, by now precociously proficient, played his first live gig, supporting beat poet Allen Ginsberg at the Smithsonian Institute. Just getting on a train from his native Armonk in New York State to Washington was a cool adventure. And it was just the first of many, not least of which was the one which resulted from his signing his first deal with a major record company, MCA, through the auspices of his friend, country singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett. Determined to make the most of this opportunity, Reed pushed himself to go beyond the standard fingerpicking styles he'd perfected. The result was the beginnings of Reeds startlingly innovative style, with its percussive, two-handed fretboard attack, that you hear today and which has caused guitar luminaries such "Concerts In The Plus!" Preston Reed2013-05-26 21:00:0071  
Virtual Photo Walks™5,110,180View Paris from the Eiffel Tower with +Laurent Jean Philippe, 10am Eastern 3pm Paris timeView Paris from the Eiffel Tower with +Laurent Jean Philippe2013-03-17 15:00:00116  
Jessica Northey1,883,450Join @115263347034954886450  Wednesday October 24th starting 5pm PT! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eDGGFu-Ok9w We'll be talking about Americana and folk music with @115355394914388821672, @101855386466968203040, @102002299339025067376, @107291158434082397409 as well as @111956683258824284439  We'll talk about what Americana music is and some performances showing difference styles! A few weeks ago, I wrote about the never-ending debate about the definition of Country Music. As tough as that is, it’s nothing compared to how one defines the term “Americana.”  In writing about this topic, I’m going to be (gasp!) honest about my thoughts – as they were when you first started hearing the term to describe a musical genre. There were several artists who had been favorites of the Country genre who no longer found themselves played on mainstream radio. Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris were two examples of this. Crowell had a string of top tens from 1988-1992, but all of a sudden his name disappeared from radio playlists. The same happened to Emmylou Harris following her 1988 top ten “Heartbreak Hill.” Critics of the musical format said it was that Country Music had changed – and gotten more pop and rock influenced. That is true – but, only halfway. If you listen to some of Harris’s post 1992 work, as well as Crowell’s, you’ll find some different sounds and subject matter that they weren’t doing earlier. That’s not saying they weren’t doing great music – but it WAS different than their own music that was played on top-40 Country radio just a few years earlier. So, (at least in my mind), that’s how the Americana format was born– as a place for acts who weren’t getting the commercial reception that they once had. Ok, I know I just offended several of my friends with that – but that’s my opinion. I never said that the music was bad, just different. Twenty years later, the definition of Americana is not that simple in my mind. One of the best albums of late in the format is Radney Foster’s current album, DEL RIO, TEXAS REVISITED: UNPLUGGED AND LONESOME , is a stunning re-take on his classic 1992 album DEL RIO, TEXAS 1959. The songs are the same that were radio hits back in the early 1990s. They were Country then, what changed? When artists like Patty Loveless release new projects, they get a warmer reception in the Americana format than Country – and this is by an artist that is a former CMA Female Vocalist of the Year. Granted, she wasn’t cutting Bluegrass music back in 1988 as her last album was, but the voice is still as pure and stunning as ever. But, Americana reaches far beyond the Country format. There’s tinges of Blues, Rock, Gospel, and Bluegrass that are sprinkled throughout. So, is Americana “anything outside of the mainstream?” I don’t know. The Civil Wars, a critical favorite, recently collaborated with Taylor Swift on “Safe and Sound.” What do you call that?  Part of my continuing education concerning “Americana” Americana & Folk Music Twangout with Twang Nation's Baron Lane, Joe Whyte, Heather Fay and Ryan Van Sickle.2012-10-25 02:00:0046  
Google Play9,105,910Watch a live hangout with bestselling novelist @105497339515115198915 (http://goo.gl/mmMwB) on the release date of his newest legal thriller, _The Racketeer_ (http://goo.gl/Wy8Wh). If you have a great question for John, feel free to leave it in the comments!  #grishamhangout ABOUT JOHN GRISHAM:  John Grisham is the author of twenty-five novels, one work of nonfiction, a collection of stories, and two novels for young readers. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi.Google Play Presents: John Grisham2012-10-23 21:30:00394  
Tea for Ten1,345,801All about herbals. A live field trip to Celestial Seasonings in Colorado will be part of the show, as well as herbal tea experts on hand to answer your questions. Join us live on G+ and YouTube at a special time, especially you Europeans and Africans!Tea for Ten - Herbal Teas2012-10-22 23:00:0041  
Google Play9,105,910Join a live hangout with Salman Khan of Khan Academy (khanacademy.org), as he takes your questions about his new book _The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined_ (US&CA- goo.gl/Eo4Cv). Submit your questions in the comments below for a chance to have Salman respond on air. #khanhangout   Also -- Watch Salman's recent talk about his new book with Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt: goo.gl/G8vkf -- and come prepared with some questions about his book. #khanhangout #salmankhan #khanacademy ABOUT SALMAN KHAN: Salman Khan is the founder of The Khan Academy, nonprofit organization with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site's resources are available, completely free of charge. Google Play presents: Salman Khan of Khan Academy2012-10-17 22:00:001619  
martin shervington1,204,426*Are you batty for Bond, get mesmerised by 'M' or simply revel in the quintessential Englishness of Q?* Well, the 5th of October 2012 is the day you won't want to miss! To celebrate the anniversary of James Bond how about we post some iconic images, some favourite quotes and maybe even have a themed hangout or two. We could go for favourite gadgets in one, most thrilling chases in another and maybe even have one dedicated to celebration of Pussy Galore?! Honour Blackman would be delighted. More details on the day here; feel free to invite everyone you want to join in on the fun. #jamesbond007   #jamesbond   #globaljamesbondday   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/jamesbond/9509677/Global-James-Bond-Day-to-celebrate-007s-50th-anniversary.html p.s. it happens to land on #007riday  as well, which is all the more perfect.Global James Bond 007 Day - to celebrate the 50th Anniversary2012-10-05 09:30:00139  
Yifat Cohen83,525*How the social revolution is changing the way we do business.* We all keep hearing about how important it is to engage and build relationships - what does it really mean, and what tools are out there to help us master it? When @105103058358743760661 spoke at DreamForce he saw *a vision for a future of business information systems that is entirely based on relationships.* *ENGAGE OR DIE.* In this Hangout On Air, we'll dive into the topic of engagement with @105103058358743760661   as he explains what he calls "engagement leverage." This framework bridges the kind of internal engagement you need with employees with the external engagement you need with customers, suppliers, partners and other external stakeholders. It's a simple, yet surprisingly powerful way for thinking about the way your organization gets work done.  Gideon writes at Alchemy of Change about helping companies bring purpose and technology together into a more powerful source of competitive advantage. Gideon just came back from leading a panel on engagement at Salesforce's Dreamforce Conference (now the biggest tech conference in the world) and so in addition to talking with us about the engagement leverage model, he'll also share some of what he saw at Dreamforce. (http://www.salesforce.com/dreamforce/DF12/)DreamForce: what I learned about the relationship revolution.2012-10-04 18:00:0064  
Google Local Austin355,150FULL TOPIC LIST: Day 1: Review your favorite place to eat breakfast. Day 2: Review a hair salon or barbershop. Day 3: Review a great place to grab a margarita. Day 4: Review a business that specializes in pets. Day 5: Review your dentist. Day 6: Review a local bakery, candy store or place with great desserts. Day 7: Review wherever you go to get in shape. Day 8: Review your favorite local clothing store. Day 9: Review the best local watering hole or swimming pool. Day 10: Review a place that's keeping Austin weird. Day 11: Review your favorite Austin theater. Day 12: Review a local park or city attractions. Day 13: Review a steakhouse/review a vegetarian-friendly restaurant. Day 14: Review a place where you buy gifts for others (or yourself!) Day 15: Review any place with great art--museum or otherwise. Day 16: Review an Italian restaurant. Day 17: Review your favorite book store or record store. Day 18: Review a local coffee shop or tea house.  Day 19: Review a place in Austin with the best (or worst) customer service. Day 20: Review a place where you go for repairs/alterations/cleaning (auto body shops, tech gadget repair shops, dry cleaners, tailors, etc).  Day 21: Review a BBQ joint. Day 22: Review your favorite date spot or picnic spot. Day 23: Review a local Indian, Chinese, or Japanese restaurant. Day 24: Review an Austin hotel (or hotel restaurant/bar). Day 25: Review a place in north Austin. Day 26: Review your favorite place to take out-of-town visitors. Day 27: Review a place that's opened within the past year. Day 28: Review a place you believe is overrated. Day 29: In honor of  #Reviewsday , review whatever you want!  Day 30: FINAL DAY!  In honor of Halloween, review a creepy spot, or a place to get a great costume. *Deadline: complete all reviews in the challenge by Friday, November 2nd to make sure you get invited to our Mission Complete party!* Original Post: Do you know Austin better than all your friends?  Are you in the know on all the hippest spots, newest openings and "weirdest" finds? Prove it! We're challenging YOU to participate in our first-ever Google+ Local 30-Day Reviewing Challenge! Here's how it works: 1. Make sure you've added @103609387223372966927 to your circles, then RSVP "yes" to this event. (We'll add you back to a circle just for #30DayChallenge members!) 2.  Each day, we'll post the review topic-du-jour. Pick a business that meets the qualifications, write a quick review of them using Google+ Local, then share the review using the hashtag #30DayChallenge .  _Miss a day? No biggie!  Just post two reviews the next day to catch up!_ 3. At the end of October, we'll do a check to see who wrote their 30 reviews, and invite those users to an EXCLUSIVE, all-expense paid event in their honor, with great food, drinks, swag and more. It's that simple! Sign up today, and we'll have the first topic going out tomorrow, October 2nd. Recruit all your friends to participate and get ready to party with us! #30DaAustin 30-Day Reviewing Challenge!2012-10-01 07:00:0099  
Fraser Cain975,710Join us for a @100902337165997768522  Every week we connect up a bunch of telescopes into a live Google+ hangout and broadcast our view of the night sky. What will we be able to see? We're moving into the Fall constellations now, so many of the bright galaxies like Andromeda and M33 will be visible. It'll be a big bright Full Moon on Sunday, so... there's that. Maybe Jupiter? We'll get started once it gets dark on the West Coast. If you love these star parties, make sure you circle @100902337165997768522 on Google+. Then you'll get an invite each week. #starparty-sep30 I've attached last week's star party so you can get an idea of what this is about.Virtual Star Party - Sep. 30, 20122012-10-01 04:30:00626  
Carra Riley54,399Help celebrate International Peace Day September 21, 2012 Post your photos of peace on this event and share the concept of World Peace....EASY..... just go up to "add photo" and post your photo of peace.   #PeaceDay Then tell your circles to come over and share too! Google+ friends sponsoring this event @111983961140937248134  Canada   @116905863525318361853   Arizona @117978225340034837729  Chicagoland Illinois @107463194690369779643  Florida  @108210288375340023376  Colorado   @113129299593678810557   Israel  @110314870942359593103  France @106049828009478130206  California  @107958599012052618167   Kansas City, Missouri  @103236949470535942612  Switzerland  @103698889037599783920  from midwest USA and @107617466014078748111  from Rhode Island USA @108274011286866375808  from Malaysia is helping with creating the final #peaceday  Circles   Thank you Vince!   @110314870942359593103 from #France  is personal friends with the Founder of @114229915466266170391  and the actual person who got the UN to recognize #PeaceDay  in 2002, Jeremy Gilley. There will be a LIVE from #London  event live streaming on youtube on the actual Peace Day, Friday, September 21, 2012.   Less than 5 hours away.... attend #PeaceDay with the founder Jeremy Gilley  Be part of the live streaming from London: "....headline performance from Elton John in his only London show this year plus performances from James Morrison, 2CELLOS and introductions by Peace One Day founder, Jeremy Gilley, Peace One Day Ambassador, Jude Law and Lily Cole. The show is set to be the biggest event of Peace One Day’s groundbreaking 13-year history and you can watch it on our official YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/peaceoneday) and on the @114229915466266170391 page." The UN link shares a bit more about the International Day of Peace also known as #PeaceDay "I urge everyone, between now and 21 September, to think about how they can contribute. Let us work together ...... sustainable development, sustainable peace… and a secure future for all." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon http://www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPIhF_GRLIQ  UN #peaceday support video!   Much more about the Peace Day and link to all events around the world. http://peaceoneday.org "The International Day of Peace, a.k.a. "Peace Day" provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date. It was established by a United Nations resolution in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the General Assembly. The first Peace Day was celebrated in September 1982........ Anyone, anywhere can celebrate Peace Day. It can be as simple as lighting a candle at noon, or just sitting in silent meditation. Or it can involve getting your co-workers, organization, community or government engaged in a large event. The impact if millions of people in all parts of the world, coming together for one day of peace, is immense." *Join in shaPeace Day2012-09-26 09:30:00625  
KQED SCIENCE414,738Join @100526514195087244555 for a Hangout On Air on black holes! You'll be able to watch the live discussion right here on our Event page. Please feel free to post your questions for our panelists on this page and we'll do our best to get them answered during our Hangout.  Black holes are some of the most mysterious and misunderstood objects in the universe. Since the confirmation of their existence roughly 40 years ago, they've captured the imagination of astronomers, the public and sci-fi authors who have helped give these invisible giants a bad rap. Join our discussion which will separate fact from fiction and hear the latest developments with NuSTAR, a black hole hunter launched in June by @102371865054310418159  which is swiftly scanning the skies for these space oddities. We have some special guests lined up, including: Moderator: KQED QUEST TV producer @107722122431088291351  *Ben Burress*, Staff Astronomer, @111818234279875467079  *William Craig*, Instrument Manager, NuSTAR NASA Mission (http://goo.gl/pQM48) *Alex Filippenko*, Professor of Astronomy, @115631634705580814770  *Fiona Harrison*, Principal Investigator, NuSTAR NASA Mission *Watch this trailer embedded on our event page for an upcoming QUEST TV story on black holes!*Black Holes: Objects of Attraction - An Astronomy Round Table Discussion2012-09-25 18:30:00410  
CNET2,506,969Join @117066506468390387035, @107626068753267217775 and @107755092517418534815 as they show off the #iPhone5  and answer your questions in a live Google+ Hangout on Air! Submit questions using #CNETLive   Join us here: http://www.youtube.com/embed/X-mMRX4jvzEJoin CNET for an iPhone 5 Hangout!2012-09-20 23:30:00162  
Veterans United371,921We are pleased to announce that we will be talking live with Brian Stann, UFC fighter and Marine Veteran on Monday September 17th. RSVP and add @111457839887728165697 to your circles for a chance to be one of the 10 people in the LIVE video chat with Brian Stann. The event will automatically stream live on our page and we will be taking questions from those watching as well. VUN Live: Exclusive with Brian Stann2012-09-17 23:00:0068  
Veterans United371,921Join Sarah Hill and our VA Loan experts as they take you behind the scenes at Veterans United and show you how the loan process works. VUN Live: The Loan Process2012-09-13 03:00:0019  
Sarah Hill2,851,941Hangout happens on the Veterans United Profile.  You must be in @111457839887728165697 's approved Hangout circle in order to join this Hangout and say a brief word of thanks to our Virtual Honor Flight veterans. +1 its page and follow as under Google rules, business pages can't circle you unless you've circled it first.  This Virtual Honor Flight is a partnership between V-U, Central MO Honor Flight and @106837773805813749834 .  Know a WWII vet unable to fly?  Here's how to give them a virtual Honor Flight.  http://www.sarahhillstories.blogspot.com/2012/08/virtual-honor-flights-for-wwii-veterans.html . Thank a Vet: Virtual Honor Flight via G+ Hangout2012-09-04 15:00:0057  
Trever McGhee98,650Please accept my apologies if your one of the few that got hit by a bug in their system! This is my first event and for some reason Google notified some people 20 times and for some their system was planning on doing that within their calendars for the next 5 years...every single day...20 times a day...how it did or why it would set peoples calendars up to be notified 20 times a day...I don't know. Hopefully they've got it corrected, if not please let me know. I know I wanted to help peoples wishes come true but not in that way, The goal of this event my Birthday is give you as many of my Birthday Wishes as you require...why because you deserve it. My wish is here is to connect you to the thoughts/ the energy of thousands of people around the world all making a Birthday Wish for themselves from the heart... to you. I like to Imagine the energy from all those making a wish and the energy coming from the ones that come true(the smiles..the laughter..the tears...the overflowing of pure joy) being connected to you to power your own wish to come true. Thanks to some theories about Quantum Physics there's no space between you or me or them...topped with the fact they tell us energy is never destroyed, it's gotta go somewhere as each new person joins in, so why not to you to empower your wish to come true sooner rather than later. Imagine being connected to thousands....millions of others all making wishes...all hoping that your wish comes true for it will help empower their wish. They've documented several cases of where positive thoughts have made a difference, so why not around someones birthday who can then share it with everyone whose connected to that person...so me for this event. It's never been done before, so why not now....be part of it. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain as we go day by day, year by year building this community of wish granters. Now think of an image that represents your wish and then take2seconds to think of that image at least once a day until it comes true. Have fun with it, there's no right or wrong way when you come from the heart. Please let us know as each wish comes true...yes each wish...there's no law that says you're only granted one wish...you deserve everyone of them when they come from the heart..when that wish fills you with the passion for life... *****UPDATE at first I was focused on getting as many people as possible for this so that everyone had more energy but now after reading your comments..hearing your passion for life...the numbers have gone completely out the window for each one of you have brought your own unique energy to the equation that's priceless....THANK YOU In my world Birthday wishes can be made everyday of the year because it's a celebration everyday that your here to share this with. So today I Celebrate being 44 and 1 day old.Update to fix Google Bug for "It's My Birthday and my wish is for your wishes to come true!!"2012-08-17 12:00:00203  
Fraser Cain975,710To celebrate the landing of NASA's Curiosity Rover - the Mars Science Laboratory - we'll be running a special live hangout.  In conjunction with @106911959181067745693. We'll have all your favorite space/astronomy journalists on hand to discuss the mission in depth, and celebrate the landing live, when it happens. Join Fraser Cain, @109036978092446954908, @108952536790629690817 and @102887292457967781591 for this special event. Over the course of this 4-hour Google+ Hangout on Air, we'll interview members of the Curiosity team live in the hangout, as well as other special guests from the @111419948721791453320 and the @108759765804984663877. @109479143173251353583 and @107051665537162034944 will be on location at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to interview members of the engineering team, and show you what it's like to be at NASA during this amazing moment. We'll update this event as we lock down more of the guests and participants. See you there! You can follow the hashtag #marshangout   (this will replace our regular Sunday night @100902337165997768522)Google+ Hangout - Curiosity Landing Coverage2012-08-06 05:00:004856  
NASA2,759,430The most advanced robot ever sent to another world is set to land on Aug. 5, 2012 (PDT). Will you be watching? Mars Science Laboratory will deliver the Curiosity rover to the surface of Mars at approximately 10:31 p.m. PDT on Aug. 5 (1:31 a.m. EDT and 5:31 a.m. UTC on Aug. 6). Curiosity, carrying laboratory instruments to analyze samples of rocks, soil and atmosphere, will investigate whether Mars has ever offered environmental conditions favorable for microbial life. NASA TV will broadcast live from mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., during Curiosity’s critical entry, descent and landing phase. Two live feeds of video during key landing activities from mission control rooms at JPL will be carried on NASA TV, NASA TV online http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html and Ustream http://www.ustream.tv/ between 8:30 and 11:00 p.m. PDT on Aug. 5 (11:30 p.m. Aug. 5 to 2:00 a.m. Aug. 6 EDT), and between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. PDT on Aug. 6 (3:30 to 4:30 a.m. EDT). The NASA TV Public Channel and http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl will carry a feed including commentary and interviews. The NASA TV Media Channel and http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2 will carry an uninterrupted, clean feed. Follow the mission on Facebook and on Twitter at http://www.facebook.com/marscuriosity and http://www.twitter.com/marscuriosity.NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Landing2012-08-06 02:00:002188  
Meilani MacDonald14,997* TGIF Business Networking Hangout - This week: Home Office Organization and Time Management* Working from home can be a challenge!  Why is it that when I was working at a regular job I was organized and efficient, and managed to get all tasks done on time, but working from home sometimes feels like such a challenge?  Distractions, flexible schedule, no one to hold me accountable but myself (uh-oh!).  I need a better system! Tomorrow my special guest will be +Marie Leslie, who is an expert at organization and time management!  Boy do I ever need to hear what she will be sharing with us!  Please join us as she shares great tips and advice on how to create a home workspace and schedule that will keep us on track and focused on our business! *How To Join This Hangout* RSVP YES and I will add you to my "My Hangouts" circle, which gets the first invites at 3:45pm pst. At 3:55pm pst invites go to out to all my circles if any seats are open, and show begins at 4pm pst!  *This is not a public hangout, so you MUST rsvp yes or ping me in a message with a request to be invited!*  *Where to Find the Invite to Join* If your stream goes by fast you'll want to check my posts from my profile page for the invite notice so you don't miss it!  To do that go to my profile page and then click the "Posts" button just below the gears pictures in my profile header image, or click this link: https://plus.google.com/106203314085966263136/posts  Remember, you must be in my circles to receive the invite to join in the hangout, so rsvp yes, or leave a comment below requesting an invite! *About the Host* @106203314085966263136 is a business brand identity consultant offering private, one-on-one consulting as well as discounted workshops for groups, both via Hangouts.  By the end of our first private or group session you will have a completed worksheet full of the information needed to create your small business marketing outreach strategy and build the business brand identity you want for your biz! Meilani is also a graphic designer with over 15 years of experience and you can see her portfolio here on Google+ at   https://plus.google.com/photos/106203314085966263136/albums/5663352420245600561 #business   #marketing   #TGIF   #organization   #timemanagement   #homeoffice   #smallbiz   #entrepreneurs   #hangouts   #hangoutsonair  TGIF Business Networking Hangout2012-08-04 01:00:007  
London 20121,453,887The Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games is almost here!  We can’t wait for the celebrations to begin. But the Olympics isn’t just for those inside the Olympic Stadium in London – it’s for everyone to enjoy wherever you are in the world. We want you to join in and show us how you’re celebrating the start of the Olympic Games. We’ve created this Event on Google+ to bring the pictures of your Opening Ceremony parties (and some from the Stadium too!) together in one place. Wherever you are in the world, simply join this Event and upload your pictures via Android, iPhone or the web. // What you need to do now Tell us you’re ‘going’ to the event by clicking the blue 'Are you going' button above and selecting 'Yes'. Then download the Google+ App to your Android or iPhone and sign in with your Google Account details. Share this event with others who you’ll be celebrating with! // What you need to do on Friday from 7.30pm On the evening of the Opening Ceremony you'll be able to add photos and comments. Android: Open the Google+ App, select Events, then click the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony Event. Check in, and enable Party Mode (http://goo.gl/ziNdk). Then use the camera as usual to take photos of your celebration. These will upload to the Event page. iPhone: Open the Google+ App, select Events, then click the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony Event. From there, click the Camera icon in the bottom right hand corner and take photos of your celebration. These will upload to the Event page. Web: Click the red “Add Photos” button at the top of this page, and upload photos manually to the Event page through the interface.   Please note: This is a family-friendly event. Inappropriate photos or comments will be removed. For more information, please refer to our Moderation Policy (http://goo.gl/s7LvC).London 2012 Opening Ceremony: The Worldwide Watch Party!2012-07-27 20:30:004684  
Google TV383,263Join us for a #GoogleTV   #Hangoutsonair  with @104383957381624894340 *July 17th at 11am PST.*  Ameba provides great content from thousands of educational and music themed shows for your kids to enjoy.  Soo make sure to send us your questions ahead of time and if you would like to be added to the hangout, leave your name in the stream below.  See you guys tomorrow! Google TV Hangout On Air Series: Ameba TV2012-07-17 20:00:00180  
pio dal cin82,815Larry Page is slowly recovering from the illness that prevented him from attending to the shareholders meeting a couple weeks ago and other public events. Eric Schmidt reports that he is now slowly recovering and beginning to go back to his office. I though I made this Event for everyone like me who want to wish him a total and quick recovery. So write your message here below to express Larry your Gplusser's supportLarry Page is Back to Work -Virtual welcome back card2012-07-14 04:00:0014  
Google TV383,263Join us for a  #hangout  tomorrow afternoon at 3pm PST with #GoogleTV  Product Specialist @115983319673038159056! We will be discussing the latest updates including brand new @107316151152900332757 and @103150452118666372391 devices.  Make sure to send us your questions ahead of time. And if you would like to  join our hangout, leave your name in the stream below and we'll send you an invitation. Google TV Hangout On Air Series: Recap Of Updates2012-07-11 00:00:00305  
Chris Lang51,93230 hours of Google I/O streaming and recorded Events later, I have the top 20 Internet Marketing take aways from Google I/O. HOA Streamed here: http://profiles.google.com/ChrisLang Add your questions here to have them answered on the show: http://www.google.com/moderator/#15/e=1ff86b&t=1ff86b.40 If you are sleeping in today, there will be a replay, so don't fret if you missed this.Google I/O Marketing Take Aways 9 AM EST / 6 AM PST2012-06-30 15:00:0017  

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A perspective on the news and campus violence from Dr. +Brian Altman
{Fictional story of the reporter}   #Merced   #Knife  

It was early on a boring Wednesday and she stumbled into her kitchen to brew coffee. The sun was spilling through the blinds of her living room window as she poured milk into a bowl of fiber and sat at a table on her high-rise balcony. She had allocated an hour on her elliptical machine and still had a piece to write for her evening show. She smoked the first of many appetite-killing cigarettes that would diminish the urge to ingest an aberrant calorie as her I-phone chimed a familiar melody that defined the caller as her boss.

Her heart pounded as she listened to his description of the situation. She found herself having to rise from her chair as she acknowledged her understanding of her assignment and had to pace the confines of her bedroom as she questioned the nefarious events that were launching her into action. Then she pressed the button that terminated the connection and tried to remind herself to breath. 

She sipped her coffee as returned to her balcony where she stared at the river that bordered her palatial apartment until her mind began to function. Then she pressed an app on her tablet for directions to the college where there was alleged to be a “shooting” and where she would anchor a national piece and smile at the cameras on primetime TV.

She jumped into the shower as visions of gun control danced in her head. She imagined The President wearing his patented sanctimonious countenance as he pontificated on the need for constitutional reform. She wrapped a towel around her wet body as she Googled the second amendment. She explored her dresser for her best push up bra to accessorize her best V-neck blouse. She drove to the studio where she had an appointment in Hair-and-Makeup where her scapula length blonde curls would be styled into a cute French braid. 

And all she had to do was find a town called Merced that was about two hours south of Yosemite. There she would be joined by the cameras and scowl her cutest scowl for the 6 o’clock version of indignant America.

She arrived on campus by mid morning, found the bridge between the campus and the dorms with a half of a dozen police cars. She did not see any helicopters, and she did not see the trucks with antennas and media logos. 

Someone told her about a student that had attacked another student in English class before running into the courtyard and attacking another student before attacking two more. Then he had ran across a bridge in the direction of more oncoming students where he was shot by a policeman.

She turned to find the best background scenery for “the shot,” one that would highlight her blonde streaks, her saline enhanced cleavage and the autumn folliage. 

“Where’re the cameras?” she asked no one in particular.
“Why would there be cameras?” No one in particular answered.
“To cover the shooting.”
“There was no shooting,” someone replied. 
“I heard a student attacked some other students.”
“The kid used a knife.”
“He killed them with a knife?”
“They think the victims will survive.”
“No one died?”
The blonde sat in her car and stared at her shaking hands that were clasped on her steering wheel. The president wouldn’t address the nation and lament about violence on American college campus. There would be no debate about guns or gun control or constitutional reform. The evening news would be about the airplane that crashed in Egypt and she would be assigned a story about a cat that was rescued from a tree.

She removed a rubber band from her purse, tied her hair into a ponytail and started the long drive home. 

I was in surgery on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 and I rarely answer my cell phone while my fingers are busy in a patient’s body. It was almost seven o’clock that evening when I learned about the incident, turned on one of the many televisions around the hospital and learned all about whatever political nonsense was eructated by whatever political candidate had stumbled into the direction of a camera. 

My daughter teaches psychology at the University of California in Merced where a “disturbed student” had stabbed four fellow students before being shot by a policeman.  But because no gun was involved the incident was not worth politicizing and I did not learn of her safety until I returned to my desk, turned on my cell phone and read her text message confirming her safety. 

Campus stabbings that don’t result in deaths don’t sell enough commercial time to be worth labeling as a story. 

Men and women who work in suits, sit in boardrooms and make entertainment decisions don’t deem college campus stabbings to be sufficiently sexy to warrant prime time coverage. 

The NKA – National Knife Association – must have a stronger lobby than the NRA and can block a constitutional amendment to have background checks before someone purchased a steak knife. ___A perspective on the news and campus violence from Dr. +Brian Altman
{Fictional story of the reporter}   #Merced   #Knife  

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2015-11-08 16:30:53 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Epic ... +Mac Vogt 

What is the magic of escapism?

I saw this piece and my imagination wanted desperately to push through the window panel, and to live totally, separately.

There's a texture of tragedy to it, like unrequited love. An emotional burst of possibility in dumb tension, an aching. An ahh, to leave this world and to walk along this balcony of grass and stone, to breathe in the deepness of the blue in the sea, to turn the corner. It's more than idealized, it flashes inversion (an aversion?) to this world, these elements of our world, rearranged, from the ground up, and never exactly real. Oh but how wonderful would it be to feel the silent sun highlight our outlines, to explore to the sound of seagulls, to meet the people of this village, to hear their stories. To find years passing and to find the place changing. To find myself changing with time in this place.

What triggers a response to escapsim?

Totally personal right. Or maybe, in a cynical sense, it's not. Just get some coherent color scheme going, enough weird architecture, and appeal to sense of season, sense of height, and you can induce escapism in some percentage of people. How depressing is that?

(We have a whole industry oriented around the question.)

If we were to list all the ways these kind of pictures appeal to wonder, we'd be left robustly unaffected by this kind of thing. Right?

(The illusion fades by the speed painting.)

But then when something outside that understanding hits, some whole thing else, something breathing that awful magic, we'd be absolutely bowled over in its taste.

(G+ is chock full of it.)

I was a kid when I was exposed to the whole worlds of videogames. Does this make me vulnerable to a genre of escapism? Everything we eat programs us.

I ran around the fields of Hyrule, and let me tell you, that place existed. It was real. Of course it was. I was enthralled. Turned into adult Link DAMN! Damn. Stayed up at night wondering how the world I grew to love would be forever changed, and I eagerly dove back in. It simulated an escapsim within the escape.

I have an adult brain now. I find myself disappointed so often with media. Like this picture I posted, yeah, I got a glimmer of magic, but I also can't shake (and wouldn't want to) the recognition of this as kitsch and lame. Too pretty. Drained of all pathos. Uninteresting. That sort of a thing. I know this sort of thing. I see now what it's trying to do.

Is it ruined for me?

I could replay Ocarina of Time, but I know I'd find it dated and find my blatant celebration of nostalgia weak and boring.

Is this a bad thing?

I wonder... To pivot, am I interested in virtual reality as merely a way to make this sort of thing fresh again? Is this what technology in media seeks to do? If we are presented with a novel, larger resolution, we then tend to dive deeper. A world tends to pop if generated by technologic progress.

But it's like a hit of drugs. It wears off. It doesn't work forever. We can't enter anymore, and have got to find another way.

The CGI of Mad Max: Fury Road diminished the real stunts for me. The sense of danger, deflated. Because I seen it before. Because IMAX 3D is lame -- I know what VR is.

And... escapism requires the new, the new, the new, but it also requires an easiness about it. Can escapsim ever be challenging?

Is it essentially corruptive?

Art Cred: yatsudeTw [http://goo.gl/TqsPb]___Epic ... +Mac Vogt 

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2015-11-08 16:29:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Indescribable .... +Peter Gundry | Composer 

Hey guys, here is a new Epic Emotional piece called " She Wakes in Flames ". Definitely one of my favourite piece this year =)Like if you enjoyed the piece and have a great week everyone!

https://youtu.be/XeASVeiZ8i8___Indescribable .... +Peter Gundry | Composer 

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2015-11-08 05:00:46 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

MYSTERIOUS LIGHT UPDATE: Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles has confirmed through the U.S. Navy that the mysterious light in the sky tonight seen by residents from as far south as San Diego and as far north as the Bay Area, was a missile test out of Point Mugu. http://nbcbay.com/uH93OLF

Photo courtesy of KellyRene Nieves

MYSTERIOUS LIGHT UPDATE: Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles has confirmed through the U.S. Navy that the mysterious light in the sky tonight seen by residents from as far south as San Diego and as far north as the Bay Area, was a missile test out of Point Mugu. http://nbcbay.com/uH93OLF

Photo courtesy of KellyRene Nieves___

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2015-11-07 03:56:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Written by my Saama colleague, +Arun Saksena
#Data #Deluge

Written by my Saama colleague, +Arun Saksena
#Data #Deluge

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2015-11-05 00:37:07 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Thanks +Heather Bond 

This is a something I posted 2 years ago today and is still relevant

And is the post that went with the picture.

Take A Walk Through The Landscape of Your Business

Today, take a walk through the country of your business, as if you were someone entering it for the first time.

Look at each page of your website or blog with fresh eyes.
Click on one of your offers, and follow the path your clients walk to enter more deeply into the culture of your business.

Are the natives friendly? Do they speak your language? Are there familiar landmarks along the way? Is there a clear path you can follow? Do you feel respected, loved and welcomed as an honored guest?

When the country of your business is in harmony with your values, your clients and customers will feel safe there. And that safety and stability are the ground on which they can stand when they come to you with their vulnerable hearts; when they offer you their trust.

Which qualities are at the heart of your business? Where do you express them most fully? What steps can you take, today, to align the culture of your business with your deepest values?___Thanks +Heather Bond 

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2015-11-03 15:26:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 


A stitch in time...
A stitch in time, if you aren't familiar with the phrase, is not the most recent Dr Who episode. It is an ancient phrase which carries with it some ancient wisdom. It means deal with the small problem now before it becomes a larger one: a small hole may req...___Amen

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2015-11-03 06:06:32 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

Good night ... Via +Dan O

Tag +pio dal cin and +Giselle Minoli

___Good night ... Via +Dan O

Tag +pio dal cin and +Giselle Minoli

2015-11-03 06:04:50 (8 comments, 3 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Thanks for the clarity +George Kozi

Tag +Jo Anne Thomas and +Monika Ljubičić

Passing thoughts...

I have a body, but I am not my body.
I have a mind, but I am not my mind.
I have memories, but I am not my memories.
I have thoughts, but I am not my thoughts.
I have an intellect, but I am not my intellect.
I have emotions, but I am not my emotions.
What I am is That which uses those tools.... just as the carpenter is not the chisel, not the plane, not the hammer, not the saw, and not the wood.___Thanks for the clarity +George Kozi

Tag +Jo Anne Thomas and +Monika Ljubičić

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2015-11-02 04:50:55 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Hi friends!  Would you please take a moment to listen to my colleague's overview of the value proposition of the organization I am now part of?  Our VP of Marketing, Dr. +Tim Bussiek explains it very well!

+Tim Bussiek +Saama  +Suresh Katta  #Analytics   #MachineLearning  

Hi friends!  Would you please take a moment to listen to my colleague's overview of the value proposition of the organization I am now part of?  Our VP of Marketing, Dr. +Tim Bussiek explains it very well!

+Tim Bussiek +Saama  +Suresh Katta  #Analytics   #MachineLearning  ___

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2015-11-01 03:42:00 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

'Bewitching' Hour on Earth | International Space Station
Scott: "Day 218. Bewitching hour on Earth. Have fun, be safe. Happy Halloween & Goodnight from Space Station!"

Credit: NASA/JSC, U.S. Astronaut Scott Kelly
Release Date: October 31, 2015

+Scott Kelly 
+NASA Johnson Space Center 

#NASA #Space #ISS #Earth #Halloween #HappyHalloween #Planet #Spacecraft #Technology #Engineering #Astronaut #ScottKelly #Photography #Art #Science #USA #UnitedStates #Expedition45 #YearInSpace #JourneytoMars #Mars #OrbitalPerspective #OverviewEffect #STEM #Education

'Bewitching' Hour on Earth | International Space Station
Scott: "Day 218. Bewitching hour on Earth. Have fun, be safe. Happy Halloween & Goodnight from Space Station!"

Credit: NASA/JSC, U.S. Astronaut Scott Kelly
Release Date: October 31, 2015

+Scott Kelly 
+NASA Johnson Space Center 

#NASA #Space #ISS #Earth #Halloween #HappyHalloween #Planet #Spacecraft #Technology #Engineering #Astronaut #ScottKelly #Photography #Art #Science #USA #UnitedStates #Expedition45 #YearInSpace #JourneytoMars #Mars #OrbitalPerspective #OverviewEffect #STEM #Education___

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2015-10-30 15:41:10 (2 comments, 7 reshares, 44 +1s)Open 

+Devaraj NS 

Your Pictures Will Never Be The Same

Please Follow : +Creative Ideas ___BRILLIANT!
+Devaraj NS 

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2015-10-27 23:06:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Another from +Peter Gundry | Composer

Hey guys, here is a new Dark Classical piece called " The Shadow's Bride ". This piece focuses mainly on solo piano with some solo cello accompanying it throughout. I hope you enjoy it and have a great weekend!! Final version will be on a future album =)

https://youtu.be/DQPpREz4now___Another from +Peter Gundry | Composer

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2015-10-27 23:02:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

This is peace ... ful
+Peter Gundry | Composer

Hey guys =) Here is a new Classical Piano piece called "Mischievous Minds". I have been focusing a lot on solo piano lately so i hope you hear the progression =) The final version of this piece will be on a future album, if you want the song early head over to my Patreon page. Have a great week everyone!

https://youtu.be/vcgs-IAuK-w___This is peace ... ful
+Peter Gundry | Composer

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2015-10-26 03:21:54 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Great advice from the smartest guy I know.

+Ted Shelton 

Not that Jack Dorsey needs any more advice than he is probably already getting, but here is what I'd focus on if my job was to fix Twitter:
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/turning-good-ship-twitter-ted-shelton___Great advice from the smartest guy I know.

+Ted Shelton 

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2015-10-25 20:40:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Great new methodology from +Strategyzer 

Great new methodology from +Strategyzer ___

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2015-10-18 22:45:35 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

I'm not a machine, but I'm #learning

I'm not a machine, but I'm #learning___

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2015-10-18 03:29:37 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

#DataScience  My new world ...

#DataScience  My new world ...___

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2015-10-17 22:38:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

"Talk doesn't help ... it takes doing." See the film @billionsnchange- See how the founder of 5-hour ENERGY® did it 

"Talk doesn't help ... it takes doing." See the film @billionsnchange- See how the founder of 5-hour ENERGY® did it ___

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2015-10-15 16:02:51 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Happy Birthday +pio dal cin !

Happy Birthday +pio dal cin !___

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2015-10-11 23:43:28 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Point #1 "Companies have reward systems that reinforce old patterns and discourage change."
See points 2 and 3 here in this fantastic article written by my mentor (and former boss), +Ted Shelton 
tag +Cognizant +Future Of Work 

Sustainable Competitive Advantage
My contention is that the true object of strategy is to sustain value creation, which demands a capacity to relentlessly create and capture new value. The difficulty with setting a given market position or competitive advantage as your strategy’s goal is th...___Point #1 "Companies have reward systems that reinforce old patterns and discourage change."
See points 2 and 3 here in this fantastic article written by my mentor (and former boss), +Ted Shelton 
tag +Cognizant +Future Of Work 

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2015-10-10 06:44:25 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Happy Birthday +Gary S. Hart !

Happy Birthday +Gary S. Hart !___

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2015-10-09 14:45:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

From the visions of +Bernard Marr 

How is Big Data Used in Practice? 10 Use Cases Everyone Must Read http://ow.ly/Tavhu___From the visions of +Bernard Marr 

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2015-10-08 23:14:09 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 


In space, there is no “up” or “down.” That can mess with the human brain and affect the way people move and think in space. Research on the International Space Station seeks to understand how the brain changes in space and ways to deal with those changes. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1Qc6iFf___+NASA

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2015-10-05 20:41:06 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Thanks +Meg Tufano!
Tag +Firoze Shakir

The Meenakshi Temple of Madurai, India ... "The iconic Meenakshi Temple is located in the ancient city of Madurai in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located in the heart of the 2,500-years-old city, Meenakshi Temple is dedicated to goddess Meenakshi, an avatar of the Hindu goddess Parvati — the consort of Lord Shiva. It has long been the focus of both Indian and international tourist attraction as well as one of the most important places of Hindu pilgrimage. For the people of Madurai, the temple is the very center of their cultural and religious life.

Meenakshi Temple was originally built by Kulasekarer Pandya in the 6th century BC, but the credit for the present look of the temple goes to the Nayakas, who ruled Madurai from 16th to 18th century. The reign of the Nayaks marks the golden period of Madurai when art, architecture and learning flourished expansively. The riot of colors, however, is a more recent addition.

The temple complex covers around 45 acres and is surrounded by 12 gateway towers called gopurams, the tallest of which is the famous southern tower that rises to 52 meters. Each gopuram is a multi-storied structure in the shape of a steep pyramid, covered with thousands of stone figures of animals, gods, goddesses and demons painted in all colors of the rainbow.

There are several shrines inside the complex dedicated to goddess Meenakshi, her consort Lord Shiva (also called Sundareswarar) and their son, the elephant god Ganesha. Both the Meenakshi and Sundareswarar shrines have gold plated towers whose tops can be seen from a great distance. There is also a sacred water tank, several halls and innumerable Mandapas. Scattered throughout the complex are staggering number of sculptures and statues of gods, warriors on horses, battle scenes, and even characters from the mighty Indian epic Mahabharata. There are an estimated 33,000 sculptures all over the temple.

The temple wasn’t always so vividly painted. The original structure was probably unpainted granite. Then people started painting the sculptures because they wanted the temple to look colorful during big events and festivals. Although it’s pretty to look at, the mindless renovations over the years have deposited thick layers of enamel paint and cement over the ancient structures, hiding the beauty of the original stone sculptures which lay underneath.

Thankfully, for the last few decades there has been a growing awareness on the need to preserve the original beauty of the temple. Several restoration work had taken place in recent years with the intention of restoring the centuries-old Meenakshi Temple to its original state. ..."

MORE: http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/10/the-meenakshi-temple-of-madurai-india.html___Thanks +Meg Tufano!
Tag +Firoze Shakir

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2015-10-03 14:31:30 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Thanks +NASA!

How does #TheMartian movie compare to what we’re actually doing on our real #JourneyToMars? Our latest Tumblr post explains: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/130352836054/the-martian-movie-and-our-real-journey-to-mars___Thanks +NASA!

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2015-10-01 20:34:41 (1 comments, 8 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Via +Devaraj NS

Tearable Cloth

I know we've seen this awesome #JavaScript with slick physics demo many times before, but c'mon, it's still fun to shred. Better than a stress ball.

http://codepen.io/dissimulate/full/KrAwx___Via +Devaraj NS

2015-09-28 15:37:19 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Open business is serious business. #HumansMatter  
Read +David Cushman 

VW will bounce back stronger for learning the lesson of Open Business
It's all too easy to join in with the doom and gloom brigade about VW. They have done very naughty things. And they have been caught doing them. But let's have a little context here. The auto industry has long been accused of tweaking its test performance f...___Open business is serious business. #HumansMatter  
Read +David Cushman 

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2015-09-28 03:43:17 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Thanks for the awesome picture +Meg Tufano 
Just watched it rise over the hill near my home here in Southern California.

Wow!___Thanks for the awesome picture +Meg Tufano 
Just watched it rise over the hill near my home here in Southern California.

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2015-09-27 00:37:44 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

+Ted Shelton (I was once very fortunate to work for him) says:
"... traditional marketing will develop to have a new role - the reinforcement of digital marketing activities."
Read the rest for more on why.

Media Spend: Traditional vs Digital
At least once a week I get asked a question by a client like this one I recently received, from one of the world's largest CPG companies: How do we spend our Digital Marketing budget more rationally? Often the question is more focused on the transformation ...___+Ted Shelton (I was once very fortunate to work for him) says:
"... traditional marketing will develop to have a new role - the reinforcement of digital marketing activities."
Read the rest for more on why.

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2015-09-26 19:04:56 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Mr +Peter Gundry | Composer

Hey everyone, i am happy to say my new Celtic Album " The Dream Weaver " is now out!! =) It is a 16 Track album filled with Celtic Mythology and Fantasy pieces. I put a lot of hard work into writing this so i really hope you enjoy it. It is currently available on Itunes, Amazon, Google play and more. I will be also making a Bandcamp account in the near future. I hope you all have an amazing week, Peter

Itunes Link - http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1040516510?ls=1&app=itunes
https://youtu.be/0R2ANuh0Tzw___Mr +Peter Gundry | Composer

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2015-09-26 04:54:13 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Promising development in the field of genetics: Researchers today unveiled their discovery of a new gene editing system, CRISPR-Cpf1. 

#CRISPR #genetics #DNA #synbio #engineering #technews #MIT  

Promising development in the field of genetics: Researchers today unveiled their discovery of a new gene editing system, CRISPR-Cpf1. 

#CRISPR #genetics #DNA #synbio #engineering #technews #MIT  ___

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2015-09-26 04:52:03 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

What are your plans? http://ow.ly/SFBgN

What are your plans? http://ow.ly/SFBgN___

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2015-09-26 04:51:45 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Due to my Western abode, I'm going to miss this ...

#California. Tag +Mia Voss

Step outside Sunday night and see a #SuperBloodMoon! It's a rare celestial event - a supermoon and lunar eclipse combo! http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/129807068979/what-is-a-supermoon-lunar-eclipse___Due to my Western abode, I'm going to miss this ...

#California. Tag +Mia Voss

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2015-09-26 01:38:10 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Machine learning ...

via +Dave Powell 

Machine learning ...

via +Dave Powell ___

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2015-09-25 04:22:18 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Here's the sequel!  My good friend and work colleague, +ritesh arora has published his second novel. Enjoy!

When the Heavens Smiled" a heart-stopping and most awaited mystic love story of 2015, is now available for global pre-order on Amazon.com, Amazon.in. Arriving on all the leading book stores near you shortly in October. Do order you copies soon  ___Here's the sequel!  My good friend and work colleague, +ritesh arora has published his second novel. Enjoy!

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2015-09-25 04:05:57 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 


The next blockbuster drug is waiting to be discovered - and consumers hold the insights and data to make it happen. Your understanding of digital tools is critical to realize them [NEW REPORT] http://cogniz.at/1OxtY9o___+Cognizant 

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2015-09-23 19:29:14 (4 comments, 20 reshares, 52 +1s)Open 

For those who have working since the 1980's, this will make perfect sense.
thanks +Ramjee Panayur 

#evolution of desk. #allthingsdigital #digital___For those who have working since the 1980's, this will make perfect sense.
thanks +Ramjee Panayur 

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2015-09-22 14:23:32 (5 comments, 7 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

Our observer on the ground, +Monika Ljubičić, brings us images and stories from her wonderful country of Croatia.
Regardless of your political views on this matter, people in need are in need. Croatians have taken the high ground and has shown compassion to families and individuals who are making their own journeys to new lives.

Volunteers from Projekt Otvorena mreža in Croatia are providing free WiFi to the refugees, so they can contact their friends and families.___Our observer on the ground, +Monika Ljubičić, brings us images and stories from her wonderful country of Croatia.
Regardless of your political views on this matter, people in need are in need. Croatians have taken the high ground and has shown compassion to families and individuals who are making their own journeys to new lives.

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2015-09-21 22:49:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 


Much has been said about lunar eclipses. Majority of ancient communities have unique beliefs and subsequent actions employed during this cosmic event. For these ancestors, lunar eclipses signify that something is challenging the normal order of things, said E.C. Krupp, the director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California. http://www.techtimes.com/articles/86706/20150921/lunar-eclipses-spawned-different-beliefs-for-early-civilizations.htm

#lunareclipse #myths #legends #astronomy #ancient #ancienthistory  ___Booknote!

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2015-09-21 19:39:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 


Easily work with Google APIs in R with this new OAuth2 authentication library

Google Developer Expert Mark Edmondson created a new library for R developers to work more easily with any Google API, including the Google Analytics APIs. With the googleAuthR library, you can you can quickly work with the 80+ Google APIs into your own R workflow. It also includes support for Shiny, so you can publish on the web and let users work with their own data. 

Read the start up guide here: http://goo.gl/lzyU5t or 
Check it out on GitHub: https://goo.gl/RsTgKz ___Noted!

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2015-09-21 01:18:56 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

The sequel

The sequel___


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