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The White House2,335,095Join President Obama as he "travels" across the country in a virtual whistle-stop tour. The President will join Google+ Hangouts with people across the United States and talk with Americans about the issues laid out in his speech. RSVP now to watch the live Hangout on Friday, January 31.Watch the full video of the State of the Union and learn more about all the ways you can engage with us at http://WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU. #POTUSRoadTripA Virtual Road Trip with President Obama2014-01-31 20:00:004G+
The White House2,335,095Update: Watch the full Hangout here and stay tune for upcoming We the Geeks events: http://youtu.be/7MdtV2TRtC8The White House is kicking off #WeTheGeeks , a new series of Google+ Hangouts to highlight the future of science, technology, and innovation here in the U.S.Our first hangout includes an extraordinary panel of innovators from around the country who will discuss the elements of an "all hands on deck" effort to pursue Grand Challenges.Tune in today at 2pm ET: http://at.wh.gov/l4lUD#hangouts   #hangoutsonair  We the Geeks: Grand Challenges2013-05-16 20:00:00498G+

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Fabian Weiland651#circleshare #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #journalism  2013-11-19 08:28:27198111CC G+
Francesco Zambelli527#circlesharing   #circleshare   #topengagers   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   a very good circle is being built... to be included you have to1) share this circle2) +1 to this post3) comment it.2013-11-07 19:36:45198117CC G+
Jed Lloyd2,672SATURDAY CIRCLE SHAREHi Guys , Heres a #circleshare for you to take a look at.42 Tech HeadsGet involved :1. Comment on my post2. Add some people that you like and circle them3. Share the circle again4. Number +1 my postEnjoy The Tech Heads #share #circleshare #add #follow #+1 #circles #technology #cool #engagement2013-09-07 22:38:5242715CC G+
Google+ Categorized Circles1,139Entertainment circle for you..this circle contains amazing and useful entertainment,news, current affairs, politics related pages and peoples who like such stuff..!!many funny pages and active googlers.. #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles  2013-08-24 19:34:29339146CC G+
Nathan Urbina155Tech and GamingI thought I'd share a circle with everyone. This circle of good people is where I get my tech and gaming info here on G+, as well as conversing with others. Enjoy!#SharedCircle2013-07-18 18:45:1776000CC G+
Andrey Mashnich84,676Circle of interesting and active people in Google+ -  Круг интересных и активных людей в Google+#EarthMyMother #photo #ForFriends  2013-07-11 15:46:12496351761CC G+
Technology Roundup0BMN Tech Journalist And Blogger List #1.The ones with last names that start from A-M. These are people who are thought leaders, reporters, journalists, bloggers in the tech industry.As with all our circles we try to remove people who aren't active (if you see any here, please let us know. And, if you know of folks who should be on these circles, please let us know,We willl add them.2013-06-21 03:33:49338135CC G+
Technology Roundup0BMN's Tech Journalist And  Blogger List. IWe Have hand picked the best tech journalists on Google+. Most of these people are active. If you find anyone here who isn't active, let me know and I'll remove them.This feed will rock and roll for the hard core geeks out there.2013-06-21 01:34:13494123CC G+
AyJay Schibig16,440ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-04-13 06:43:023024213CC G+
AyJay Schibig15,217ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-03-02 11:23:44245206CC G+
Jesse Moreno411My first circle share.  I'm mainly doing this for +Deb J Canales who I can see is becoming more active on +Google+ .  Good on ya, friend!This is a circle of people and groups who share my passion for all things technology.  If you're not in it and feel you should be, go ahead and comment here and I will gladly add you.Happy interacting!2013-02-03 07:47:52472628CC G+
Chris Row2,580Shared circle time, I am sure you all know how this works. Feel free to add this Circle, Re Share it, Enjoy it G+ TECH CIRCLE pt 1 #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #technology   #technews   #apple   #samsung   #nexus4   #nexus7   #ces2013   #android   #tablet   #google  2013-01-24 17:20:42483758CC G+
Vago Damitio8,732Super Technology CircleI am so impressed and enthused looking at the MicroVictoryArmy Stream  that I'm going to do something radical. I"m going to share my other circles, invite the members to join MVA, and then I'm going to delete all those circles so I can give more attention here.  I will keep  one circle of people like the +Dalai Lama  and +Richard Branson  who I would love to have join MVA but I don't want to lose track of if they don't. And that's it.  The Micro Victory Army is Victorious in my Circles and if you join - so are you. https://plus.google.com/communities/100245247140773385767  #microvictory  for figuring out how to enjoy G+ and manage my circles better!This is a circle of super technology people. I'm about to delete you (unless you are in MVA - it's not personal - I still love you)2013-01-12 21:32:3936101CC G+
Chris Row2,335Shared circle time, I am sure you all know how this works. Feel free to add this Circle, Re Share it, Enjoy it G+ TECH CIRCLE pt 1 #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #technology   #technews   #apple   #samsung   #nexus4   #nexus7   #ces2013   #android   #tablet   #google  2013-01-11 20:59:57490214CC G+
AyJay Schibig13,588ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2013-01-10 07:15:50257003CC G+
AyJay Schibig12,717ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-21 06:26:433277010CC G+
Chris Row1,752This is the best Tech Circle on G+ I am still adding to it, so feel free to let me know if you should be added, also feel free to share it and add it to your Circles. 2012-12-17 13:32:26216305CC G+
Euro Maestro35,240The Who's Who for Google Plus - The top 500 Gplussers in the World in 2012. #socialnetworking #klout   #kred    #googleplus   #topcircles   #top500   #euromaestro  Back in April I created a list of the top 500 Gplussers as compiled by +CircleCount.  The methodology is explained in the original post.https://plus.google.com/u/0/107040353898400532534/posts/JtmZFHiJf2xA minor update was offered in October.https://plus.google.com/u/0/107040353898400532534/posts/eeHNhQAZX6wThis update is the list of the people with the most followers (in this case greater than 35 k, with high interaction (Klout score > 60), and engaging (based on comments per post).I may be incorporating Kred next year as there have been some issues with +Klout Please note the circle does not include everyone in the list.At the bottom of the first list, you will find a second list of all the Google plus users with greater than 35k followers who did not have a Klout score for ranking.This is only a first draft, people. Please don't be upset if you were left out or if there are mistakes. It takes a lot of work to compile this and I will publish a new list and circle with corrections.Also please note that precise rankings are meaningless due to the standard error of measurement involved in Klout scores. Many thanks to +CircleCount for making this job considerably easier.I also want to thank +Amanda Blain for all her suggestions over the various months on how to improve this list.As always, I welcome your suggestions and corrections.Please let me know of any corrections for the final list to be published before the end of the year.If I missed you, please let me know. Upcoming circle – please let me know if you want to be included.Active on Google plus and Twitter – provide your twitter id   Social Media MadnessThere are other social networks out there besides Google plus.  While Google Plus is certainly my favourite, there are uses for the other ones.Include your twitter id in the comments to be included in a future circle of twitter users on Google plus.Tweet me @euromaestro to be included on a twitter list of Google plus users. Follow me on :twitter :  https://twitter.com/euromaestrofacebook : http://www.facebook.com/euro.maestro2012-12-16 23:54:20209641136CC G+
AyJay Schibig12,080ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-12 04:23:1442210216CC G+
Annika O'Brien61,941This is my shared circle of inventors, makers, and DIY hobbyists (not all are robot builders). Let me know if I forgot to add someone or have mistakenly added someone who doesn't belong. #sharedcircles2012-12-10 20:57:3612414322CC G+
Chris Row1,438My Tech Circle, for all Tech lovers add & share this circle, this one is 100x better than the Tech Circle that G+ recommends, try it out. #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles   #techcircle   shared Circles are the best *if you or someone you know should be in this Circle contact me. I will be sure to add you if you fit the criteria. 2012-12-03 16:13:28167101CC G+
Jean-Marc Luna931Creative Thinkers CircleThis is a list of some extremely smart people with strong emotional opinions and very clearly thought out posts.  If you want to be added to another growing circle make sure you follow these steps:1. Plus One this post2. Share the circle (add yourself of course)3. And tag it with #newcreativethinkers #newcreativethinkers   #circles   #sharedcircles  Thanks +Dirk Talamasca and +Carlos Rosario 2012-11-08 16:08:57501629CC G+
Robert Warren2,085I thought I would do a little circle share. Here is 500 (because that's the G+ share limit) of my Tech circle - enjoy! Hey +Jason Malone you need to expand your circles lol!2012-11-07 15:47:265019216CC G+
Carlos Rosario386This is the same list as my last shared circle but this includes me, lol.  Sometimes....mistakes happen.This is a list of some extremely smart people with strong emotional opinions and very clearly thought out posts.  If you want to be added to another growing circle make sure you follow these steps:1. Plus One this post2. Share the circle (add yourself of course)3. And tag it with #newcreativethinkers  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- #sharedcircle     #sharedcircles   #creativethinkers  2012-11-06 17:50:225016211CC G+
Euro Maestro30,016The Who's Who for Google Plus - The top 500 Gplussers in the World – Update #socialnetworking   #googleplus   #topcircles   #top500   #euromaestro  Plus one if you'd like to see more circles like this.Back in April I created a list of the top 500 Gplussers as compiled by +CircleCount.  The methodology is explained in the original post.https://plus.google.com/u/0/107040353898400532534/posts/JtmZFHiJf2xThis update is list of the people with the most followers (in this case greater than 20 k), with high interaction (Klout score > 60), and who post on Google Plus regularly. The circle is a minor update that focuses better on those that post regularly.  A totally revised major update will be released before the end of the year. For the complete list of the top 500 (actually closer to 1 000) see the original post. If I missed you, please let me know. Upcoming circles – please let me know if you want to be included.   * Highly interactive with fewer than 35 k followers – provide twitter id (if you have one)   *  Active on Google plus and Twitter – provide your twitter id   Here are some of the posts that I’ve read recently of the some people in this circle. Add this circle to supercharge your stream !Here's a list of some of the posts I've read recently.The posts are not necessarily the best posts or even the most representative of the people highlighted, but simply posts that I've read that I wanted to highlight. +A.V. Flox Love and Sex editor at blogherhttps://plus.google.com/112254467169147545881/posts/2DpwTwzJpG9Aaron WoodDesign and morehttps://plus.google.com/114468593663912084118/posts/WFZUNkzJ9bKAJ KohnSEO and then somehttps://plus.google.com/115106448444522478339/posts/SiQKjjy17brAlan ShapiroPhotographerI was touched by this post, maybe you will be toohttps://plus.google.com/114056084994793924628/posts/CWQejfPQ1mQAlexis OhanianMy hero and Internet freedom supporter https://plus.google.com/113164038788726940319/posts/9Ejj7Ny8rJF+Amanda Blain Curator of interests and moreHas personally given me such great advice on so many topics https://plus.google.com/107982618909749812012-10-31 21:01:10182782047CC G+
David Hartley0These are news organizations or people that are new, or just deserving of more attention. It includes all media forms. Check them out, there are any number of fascinating new people to engage with.#sharedcircles 2012-08-01 17:20:05435101CC G+
David Stroz824Circle number 1 I have to share with you this week, next week offers even more of the great people I have been following here on Google+!2012-07-18 15:40:2949712111CC G+
Jason Wells13,970Top 100 Unverified (v1)on the cuspI've always been a little intrigued by the concept of a "verified user." Ostensibly to ensure the true identity of the person behind a profile, it also serves as a validation of notability, social success or even celebrity. At this point in time, almost 6900 Google+ users have the checkmark. And while Google verifies users according to their own criteria, everyone above a certain number of followers is verified. As it happens, right now that certain number is about 588,000.This is I believe a unique list: the top 100 people, ranked by follower count, that are at or below that line. In other words, the people who are just about to get on Google's verification radar. So it ranges from +Maria Popova, with roughly 588k followers, to +Matt Steiner, with about 39k.It's an interesting group of people, predominantly photographers or other visual artists. Some of them are quite good. There's a broad swathe of nationalities represented. Interestingly, most of them are people I haven't seen on G+ before, although there are a few familiar faces. What unites them all is that they're all very close to earning their checkmarks.As they get verified, people will fall out of this circle, so I expect to change often. So I'll reshare this circle periodically with the refreshed top 100 unchecked folks. I encourage you to reshare it too.(Props to +Chris Macidis, my technical collaborator.)2012-07-16 14:58:18100515CC G+
Kyle Beck66So, I know a lot of my friends who have joined +Google+ wonder "What's the point? I have a Facebook." Well that comparison was flawed from the beginning, although many people made it while trying to describe G+. There are similarities, but one of my favorite features in G+ has been the ability to share Circles with others. In fact I'm not sure I would see the point if I hadn't been shared this very circle by +Robert Scoble (IIRC) early on in my G+ membership. It has proven an invaluable source of up-to-the-minute Tech News over the past year and really showed me how G+ is very different from FB.See, when you visit FB the information you receive is solely from your family and real-life acquaintances. This can be great for keeping up with people you don't see regularly, etc., but it is very hard to reach out to new people who share your interests through FB. Not so on G+. You can create and share groups of friends and pages (Circles) to organize your social interests. In effect, this creates dynamic communities where you can choose who you interact with.Anyways, I hope you will consider adding this Circle, packed full of Tech Enthusiasts. If you don't really use G+ or wonder what the point is, that goes double for you!2012-06-30 00:28:364881003CC G+
Kimberly Iudakova24,679This is my first shared circle on Google+ I have been on here for almost a year at the end of June and wanted to give it a whirl.. I was inspired by Thomas Hawk and thought I would give it a try.. Now what you will find in here is a mixing pot of fun people depending on what you like..so dig around pick a few or bag the whole circle at once. *CAUTION* *ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK*  *>;)~*2012-06-13 07:22:1149810418CC G+
Euro Maestro20,504The Who's Who for Google+ - The top 500 Gplussers in the World - UpdatedHere’s the updated and corrected Euro Maestro 500 list for April For an explanation of how the list was put together, see the original post.https://plus.google.com/107040353898400532534/posts/JtmZFHiJf2xYou can find the complete list on circlecount.com, one of my favorite sites.What’s new :1. Klout scores are updated and reflect the score as of Friday 27 April2. A few people were accidentally left out of the first circle including +Liz ℚuilty +Michael Q Todd +Pam Adger and +Aaron Wood – apologies to all3. Expanded list4. Change from previous score (12 April)I will update this list weekly and publish it once a month. This is the list for April and any other changes I will incorporate in the list for May. Your suggestions as always are most welcome. If you want the weekly list, just let me know. Many thanks to +Amanda Blain for pointing out some corrections. The circle includes everyone with a Klout score higher than 75 plus selected other users from this list that offer great content or honest intelligent discussion to bring it up to a round 200. Excluded from the circle are those that have not posted recently on Google+. I have left room in the circle for the people that may have been missed in this second draft. At the bottom, you will find those who have more than 50 000 followers and an unknown klout score. Many thanks to +CircleCount and +Klout for all the assistance and a great service. ======================================================The Top 500 by Klout score 1 Lady Gaga 94 2 Kim Kardashian 91 13 Selena Gomez 90 4 Pete Cashmore 89 -14 Demi Lovato 89 7 Snoop Dogg 88 67 Cristiano Ronaldo 88 29 Trey Ratcliff 87 -110 Guy Kawasaki 86 110 Mark Hoppus 86 1010 Nicholas Kristof 86 13 Thomas Hawk 85 13 Ivete Sangalo 85 15 LeBron James 84 -215 François Hollande 84 317 deadmau5 83 -117 Chris Pirillo 83 17 David GUETTA 83 17 Mike Elgan 83 21 Felicia Day 82 -121 Tom Anderson 82 221 Paris Hilton 82 21 Victoria Justice 82 -121 Robert Scoble 82 -121 50 Cent 82 121 Chris Hardwick 82 121 Greyson Chance 82 221 Joe Penna 82 -430 Britney Spears 81 30 Dalai Lama 81 130 Soulja Boy 81 30 Amanda Blain 81 130 Deepak Chopra 81 130 Michael Q Todd 81 new32012-04-28 15:54:02200451038CC G+
Scott Ayres6,421Saw +Robert Scoble share this circle earlier. Full of bloggers, tech oriented people and etc. All are great Gplusers and will add a ton of value to your stream.2012-04-11 20:35:35500011CC G+
Robert Scoble1,146,151Here are 500 of my favorite Tech Journalists, bloggers, and pundits. I'm sharing this since I am seeing lots of new people coming over and I'm sure they are looking for some great people to circle here. Unfortunately I can't share everyone that I have in this circle (I have 575 in this circle on my screen, but Google+ only lets me share 500 with you). Lots of interesting tech bloggers and journalists here. Hope you enjoy. This is the circle that starts my morning every day.Speaking of Tech News, I'm off to +VMware. They are announcing new Cloud Foundry stuff this morning. So, you'll probably see some tech news from the folks in this circle.2012-04-11 16:01:035005737104CC G+
Angelocracy Xue2,184News Circle- news companies and journalists,reporters.tech,business, entertainment and other news. +NTD Television should also be in this circle.I shared a circle last Sunday. I was going to do one this Sunday but I forgot about it. I will try to post a new circle or updated circle every Sunday.Next I want to do a circle of bloggers. So if you are a blogger let me know. Also if you want to be added to this news circle or know someone who should be let me know. #sharedcircles #publiccircles #circlesundays +Shared Circles on G+ +Shared Circles Shared a Circle with You +Public Circles +CircleCount +Angelocracy News and Politics2012-03-12 12:09:39341082CC G+
Susanne Ramharter3,133Fridays are for sharing circlesto the new people who have put me in their circles: many thanks! Some of you I have already had contact with, to the rest, I would like to reciprocate with this circle. It is hand-picked, and contains people who are funny, intelligent, knowledgeable, and engaged.You will find information about social media, google+, as well as cognitive science, books, travel and art, some agitation against encroaching on civil liberties (SOPA, ACTA, censorship - mostly from me ;-) inspirational as well as snarky things, and yes, the occasional cat. But everyone here is friendly and has great things to contribute, so feel free to share the circle if you like.Have fun!2012-03-09 15:46:5631329919CC G+
Robert Scoble700,661Yes, it's a ghost town of TECH INDUSTRY JOURNALISTS AND BLOGGERS. Pay no attention to anyone from the Wall Street Journal who snuck onto this circle. Yes, this is 500 people, but they are almost all active.2012-02-28 03:05:115005538103CC G+
Lambert Schlumpf874Circle Shareee!The Interactive CircleI modified a bit the circle shared by +Max Huijgen yesterday afternoon (GMT): few people have been removed because their posts attract thousands of comments and you wouldn't get replies anyway. Plus, I am sure you have already in your circles people like +Trey Ratcliff, +Tom Anderson or +Mike Elgan.I added instead few others who I reckon are more interactive, In the meaning that if you post a direct comment to the author you are very likely going to receive a reply, which is always nice: They are people like +Christy Ramsey, +Paul van de Loo, +Clare Cosgrove, +Yvan Da Silva and others. Some of them are not very famous, but oh, well... they interact! Here the original post, via +Max Huijgen Out of the box into a circle: change your G+ world!http://j.mp/z4s0ZH2012-02-26 09:21:182021508CC G+
Daniel Harrington10,653Technology Circle! #tech #electronics #computers #technology #tablets #smartphones #gadgets #iphone #android #circlesharing #sharedcircle2012-02-25 07:35:24127010CC G+
Max Huijgen13,212Out of the box into a circle: change your G+ world!The pegs and the holes, the ones who think different, the people who will change your G+ worldA careful selection on relevance, great posts, contributions to debate, original thought and stunning images. If you follow this circle of 200, G+ will never be boring and you are in for a stream of thoughts and beauty.The familiar faces show up, but it contains a large number of hidden gems if you dig deeper.As a circle needs a name: "Think different: the interaction circle" will do very well.Update: The most interesting part is that the circle is part of some experiments: one of them is the daily update. A way to ´subscribe´ to a circle by reading all the post at your leisure. Every day you will see the complete collection on this url:http://publiccircles.appspot.com/dailyplus/z12luh3hjsngtd04y04cetehsvf0x3nbtmc0kOn a dull Saturday this circle managed to create 780 posts and generate 7093 comments, 4842 reshares and 16074 +1's. Check it on a week day and that page will be living proof that G+ is not dead at all. This circle alone generates more posts and comments than you can possibly read on a day. Oh yes, that´s why it´s called the interaction circle ;)2012-02-24 22:38:5920015310285CC G+
Pasi Ääpälä1,442Technology circleSince everyone else is sharing circles... Here's my circle of tech-oriented people. Web, gadgets, programming, reviews, news and lots of other interesting things.Feel free to share. If you think someone should be in this circle, let me know...2012-01-06 16:21:13249113CC G+
Pasi Ääpälä1,305Technology circleMy circle of Technology-oriented people. I've removed inactive people, those who post very little and those who just advertise their own products.These are active (some very!) posters, who mostly share interesting posts. Feel free to re-share this circle if you want to. If you feel that there's someone missing, let me know.2011-12-29 12:59:41237601CC G+
Nils Hitze6,370My #maker circle .. people that either make stuff / are in a #hackerspace / write novels or otherwise influence me2011-12-13 11:04:1599813CC G+
Gregory Esau87An enhanced version of my previously shared circle of "World Intelligence" . If there is anybody else that you feel should be on here... maybe even you!!...please let me know. This is what I call my "World Intelligence" Circle. The purpose of this circle is that collectively, they give us a enhanced understanding of the world...and this included our Google Plus World!!...we live in.Our collective goal is to build on this circle, to constantly improve the diversity of views, and depth of knowledge, so we can 'crowd source' better ways to both understand the world in which we operate, but in turn lead in this world, to make it a better place for all of us. This Circle falls roughly into six categories:1) Economics and Economic Systems2) The Internet and Social Technologies3) Politics and Global Politics4) Science and Technology5) Religions and Spirituality6) Environment and Ecological Systems. These all inter-relate in one way or another, and it has long been my view, to understand our world, we need to constantly learn, and collaboratively share our knowledge around these 'systems'. None of us individually can 'know' or 'understand' the world, but as a collaborative enterprise, we can develop better knowledge for better leadership.2011-12-11 00:07:392394212CC G+
Dylan Hunt0INTERNET NEWS MAKERSBloggers, Journalists, people who write and blog about Tech. Includes reporters from major news agencies, top ranked websites, and more. Google Plus's Top Internet News Makers.2011-11-04 01:07:36448414CC G+
Kristopher Derentz97Here is my Tech NEWS circle for anyone interested. The people in this circle are a great source of breaking tech news including tech business, mobile, gadgets, social media and more. Feel free to reshare if you like.2011-11-01 16:45:251205210CC G+
Paul Yager (Vertick)90My favorite Tech PeoplePaul Yager shared a circle with you.2011-10-29 15:04:14133001CC G+
Error 404 (Nicht0Circle of 100+ tech writersCaroline Irvine shared a circle with you.2011-10-29 12:05:20131000CC G+
Leigh Henderson0Here is my NON-PROFIT circle. Included in the circle are people from various industries and backgrounds, who work with (or own) non-profit orgs, eco / environmental orgs and people who do their bit for good causes. If you would like to be added to this circle please post below. If you want to help out please share this circle.I am a designer and will work with registered non-profit orgs on your future graphic/web/multi-media projects. If your non-profit org needs help in that department feel free to contact me.Leigh Henderson shared a circle with you.2011-10-22 00:25:14240235CC G+
Robert Scoble158,666I'm sharing two circles today. This is the first half of my "Tech Journalist and Blogger" circle. The ones with last names that start from A-M. These are people who are thought leaders, reporters, journalists, bloggers in the tech industry. As with all my circles I try to remove people who aren't active (if you see any here, please let me know). And, if you know of folks who should be on these circles, please let me know, I'll add them.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-10-08 18:10:07341382844CC G+
Paul Yager (Vertick)90Here's a good Circle if you like technology.Paul Yager shared a circle with you.2011-09-29 16:21:43133511CC G+


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2014-07-18 23:15:04 (9 comments, 3 reshares, 5 +1s)

A citizen filmed the NYPD put a choke hold on a man. The asthmatic father of 6 died: http://m.nydailynews.com/new-york/staten-island-man-dies-puts-choke-hold-article-1.1871486

On the right to record: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-right-to-record-is-not-a-question-of-technology-but-rather-power-and-policy/

Most reshares: 8

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2014-07-16 03:06:43 (0 comments, 8 reshares, 28 +1s)

Awesome. #wordcrimes

Most plusones: 38

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2014-07-20 23:00:11 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 38 +1s)

45 years ago today, humans first walked on the Moon. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/ Enduring inspiration to all those who dream big and reach for the stars, figuratively — or literally.

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2014-07-27 22:55:31 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)

Why movement politics are key complement to online activism in Washington

There's a much deeper backstory to why Internet activism worked this past week: the people behind the e-petition to make unlocking cellphones legal again didn't stop with a response from the White House. After making a lot of noise online, activists engaged Congress over a year and a half, visiting Capitol Hill, sitting in on phone calls and hearings, and being involved in the democratic process that led to this positive change.

"Many of the initial conversations on DMCA reform were engaged with the Republic Study Committee copyright memo in 2012, so it's been a 21 month process," said former Congressional staffer +Derek Khanna. via email, "but such sea changes in... more »

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2014-07-25 22:16:59 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 17 +1s)

When the U.S. House of Representatives passed S.517 today, voting to send the "Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act" that the U.S. Senate passed unanimously last week, the legislative branch completed an unprecedented democratic process: a bill that had in its genesis in a White House e-petition signed by more than 100,000 consumers was sent back to the White House for the President's signature. 
If signed into law, the bill would 1) make it legal for consumers to unlock their cellphones in January 2015, reversing a controversial decision made by the Librarian of Congress in 2013 by reinstating a 2010 rulemaking and 2) direct the Librarian to consider if other mobile devices, like tablets, should also be eligible to be unlocked.
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2014-07-25 12:56:50 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

AP: $300 million spent on a Social Security government IT fiasco, with no working system: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/social-security-spent-300m-it-boondoggle Primary contractor: Lockheed Martin.

Important note: this system is for filing disability claims. Getting digital government wrong hurts the poor.

I'll say again what I did last fall: "The sad truth is that unless we reform how government buys, builds, and maintains information technology, we will continue to get more Healthcare.govs. They'll be built at regulatory agencies, scientific agencies, or places like HUD or the Department of Education or nameless federal agencies that most people don't know exist, along with higher-profile ailing IT projects at the Department of State. Federal IT may be too big to succeed."... more »

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2014-07-25 12:28:31 (0 comments, 5 reshares, 19 +1s)

Happy #SysAdminDay! http://sysadminday.com/ Comic by xkcd: http://xkcd.com/705/ [thank you, folks.]

2014-07-25 12:18:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

‘Journalism is necessary for a fully functioning democracy. Data journalism is just a natural extension of that’ - Chris Wiggins

Yep. An increasingly important one, at that: http://towcenter.org/the-art-and-science-of-data-driven-journalism-open-government/

[Good start to the day: finding my research cited & linked in Fast Company]

2014-07-24 19:44:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Given a Bloomberg report that Zillow may buy Trulia: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-07-24/zillow-said-to-be-seeking-to-buy-rival-real-estate-site-trulia …it's worth revisiting my interview with CEO Spencer Rascoff: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/welcome-to-data-transparency-in-real-estate-where-possibilities-and-challenges-await

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2014-07-24 00:11:53 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

NEJM: 7.3— 17.2 million adults gained health insurance through the Affordable Care Act: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsr1406753 #aca

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2014-07-23 19:33:49 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

In DC next week? Stop by the Wilson Center: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/data-journalism-and-policymaking-changing-landscape for talks on data journalism: http://towcenter.org/art-science-data-driven-journalism/

The event is free and will be webcast as well.

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2014-07-23 13:12:32 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

This map of DC from the U.S. Department of Education has Braille location names. How will digital maps be accessible? http://www.techrepublic.com/article/social-media-and-tech-sites-must-be-accessible-to-everyone/

2014-07-23 13:04:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

The FCC is the first federal agency to set up a consumer support line for American Sign Language. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/social-media-and-tech-sites-must-be-accessible-to-everyone/

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2014-07-22 19:44:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

+The White House accepted my pull request on Github. http://e-pluribusunum.com/2014/07/22/white-house-open-data-engagement-lack-of-vision/#update

It feels somewhat surreal to update Google+ about this.

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2014-07-22 18:15:51 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

K Street in DC isn't exciting to view, considering what it produces. https://www.opensecrets.org | http://influenceexplorer.com

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2014-07-22 16:54:19 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

LIDAR costs will need to come down before self-driving cars go mainstream. Fair bet that they will. http://on.wsj.com/1sG48VK

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2014-07-22 16:09:25 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

+The White House  open data engagement suggestions highlights a lack of vision: https://epluribusunumdotcom.wordpress.com/2014/07/22/white-house-open-data-engagement-lack-of-vision/ #opengov #opendata 

2014-07-21 23:27:44 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

Follow up on DC's open data order from +Joshua Tauberer,  who writes with considerable passion on this issue: "There is a strong American tradition — or at least a core American value — that the government does not get in the way of the dissemination of ideas. We don’t always live up to that ideal, but we strive for it. Access to information about the government that comes with restrictions on what we can say when we use it (e.g. attribution & explanation), a waiver of rights or a commitment to indemnify, etc. are all an anathema to accountability and transparency and respect for the public."


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2014-07-21 19:54:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

If you open up municipal code, this are the kinds of genuine innovation that can result: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/zoningcheck-puts-computable-municipal-codes-to-good-use/ cc +Dennis D. McDonald 

#opengov   #opendata   #digitalgov  

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2014-07-21 19:50:29 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

DC city government issued an executive order on #opengov & #opendata: http://e-pluribusunum.com/2014/07/21/dc-city-government-executive-order-open-data-foia-portal-cdo/ & stood up a new online FOIA service. Over at "E Pluribus Unum," I've converted the scanned-in PDF to HTML, summarized the EO and captured the criticism of +Joshua Tauberer.

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2014-07-21 15:09:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Malnrourished children, in India and beyond, may suffer stunting due to poor sanitation, not a lack of food: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/15/world/asia/poor-sanitation-in-india-may-afflict-well-fed-children-with-malnutrition.html

2014-07-21 14:02:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

As Microsoft evolves, public policy head Brad Smith is a constant: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/21/technology/microsofts-top-lawyer-is-the-tech-worlds-envoy.html

Video: Brad Smith, "A Conversation and Q&A with Andrew Rasiej"

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2014-07-20 23:00:11 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 38 +1s)

45 years ago today, humans first walked on the Moon. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/ Enduring inspiration to all those who dream big and reach for the stars, figuratively — or literally.

2014-07-18 23:15:04 (9 comments, 3 reshares, 5 +1s)

A citizen filmed the NYPD put a choke hold on a man. The asthmatic father of 6 died: http://m.nydailynews.com/new-york/staten-island-man-dies-puts-choke-hold-article-1.1871486

On the right to record: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-right-to-record-is-not-a-question-of-technology-but-rather-power-and-policy/

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2014-07-18 14:42:39 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

This is why opening city laws makes economic sense, in addition to being just: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/zoningcheck-puts-computable-municipal-codes-to-good-use/

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2014-07-18 14:41:47 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

Laws are the operating system for democracy. Making the code queryable enables this: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/zoningcheck-puts-computable-municipal-codes-to-good-use/ #opengov

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2014-07-18 14:25:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

[NEW COLUMN] ZoningCheck puts computable municipal codes to good use: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/zoningcheck-puts-computable-municipal-codes-to-good-use/ #opengov #opendata

2014-07-18 12:56:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

OK, world: let's be a bit less awful today. More love, empathy & tolerance, less hate, ignorance & violence. We can do this.

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2014-07-17 20:13:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)

Bartholdi Park is one of my favorite DC urban oases. Sustainable, to boot: http://sustainablesites.org

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2014-07-17 19:06:36 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

Cripes. http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/213656-how-russian-hackers-stole-the-nasdaq

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2014-07-17 13:48:12 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

The FCC has now received 968,762 comments on #netneutrality: 369,653 to ECFS, 599,109 via email. http://e-pluribusunum.com/2014/07/14/fcc-receives-677000-comments-on-net-neutrality/#update 

Should break a million by day's end. 

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2014-07-17 13:45:16 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

The FCC added WPA2-PSK encryption to its HQ guest wifi. It was an open (insecure) network on my last visit. Getting 4 Mbps download speeds on I right now.

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2014-07-17 00:05:53 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)

The majority of consumer complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau concerns mortgages and debt collection. http://e-pluribusunum.com/2014/07/16/cfpb-proposes-new-policy-to-allow-consumers-to-share-stories-of-woes-with-financial-companies/

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2014-07-17 00:04:36 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has handled approximately 395,300 consumer complaints since it opened.

Safe bet more will follow, and some may include more narratives about what went wrong with a consumer finance service.

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2014-07-16 23:53:32 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a new policy to allow consumers to share stories of woes with financial companies:  http://e-pluribusunum.com/2014/07/16/cfpb-proposes-new-policy-to-allow-consumers-to-share-stories-of-woes-with-financial-companies/

While it may not be apparent at first glance, the collection and publication of these complaints would have an important, tacit effect upon the market for financial services. By collecting, structuring and releasing consumer complaints as data, the CFPB could add crucial business intelligence into the marketplace for these services. 

This isn’t a novel model: the Consumer Product Safety Commission already discloses a public complaint database at SaferProducts.gov, enabling merchants and services like Consumer Products to give people crucial information about their purchases. The SEC and FINRA would be well-advisedto ... more »

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2014-07-16 15:43:26 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

Efforts to experiment, measure and test the effectiveness of government programs and policies will benefit the public, regardless of ideology. We need to know what works, and what doesn't, and fund research that gathers evidence about it. Unfortunately, far too much public policy has been stymied because of effective lobbying to prevent studies, much less experiments, and toxic political polarization has made "failure" of any kind anathema to politicians, despite the long history of American inventors, scientists and engineers failing time and and time again before finding out what works. "Scientism" is a risk here, but measuring the success of taxpayer-funded programs should appeal to both people who believe in government and those who would shrink it. 

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2014-07-16 15:31:50 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 28 +1s)

"Tacky" was hilarious, #WordCrime was kinda brilliant, now #FOIL. Weird Al is killing it this week.

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2014-07-16 03:06:43 (0 comments, 8 reshares, 28 +1s)

Awesome. #wordcrimes

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2014-07-15 21:46:49 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)

This is one reason (among many) that I've been focused on the intersection of technology, media, society and government for years, not just chasing stories about Apple or Facebook: https://medium.com/@davelee/technology-journalists-are-facing-extinction-4eeb637b0710

2014-07-15 21:33:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

 +Google has decided to remove restrictions on what names we can use here

From the +Google+ page: 

"When we launched Google+ over three years ago, we had a lot of restrictions on what name you could use on your profile. This helped create a community made up of real people, but it also excluded a number of people who wanted to be part of it without using their real names. 

Over the years, as Google+ grew and its community became established, we steadily opened up this policy, from allowing +Page owners to use any name of their choosing to letting YouTube users bring their usernames into Google+. Today, we are taking the last step: there are no more restrictions on what name you can use. 

We know you've been calling for this change for a while. We know thatour n... more »

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2014-07-15 18:07:23 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

On the afternoon of July 15th, the FCC extended its Open Internet comment period until Friday, July 18 at midnight. 

It appears that online interest in net neutrality was a large part of the decision: FCC press secretary Kim Hart cited traffic surge as the cause.:

“The deadline for filing submissions as part of the first round of public comments in the FCC’s Open Internet proceeding arrived today. Not surprisingly, we have seen an overwhelming surge in traffic on our website that is making it difficult for many people to file comments through our Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS). Please be assured that the Commission is aware of these issues and is committed to making sure that everyone trying to submit comments will have their views entered into the record. Accordingly, we are extending the comment deadline until midnight Friday, July 18.”
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2014-07-14 22:32:54 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

I asked Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton about an issue that affects me as a resident of the District of Columbia. Here's the question and what she said

Me: Where does D.C. stand now, with respect to autonomy and self-governance – and what’s the strategy, legislative or otherwise, to move towards statehood or other conditions that would enfranchise the 600,000 or so American citizens who live in D.C.?

Rep. Norton: We have been doing reasonably well, with most of the anti-home-rule bills no longer offered. That has everything to do with the fight we wage, letting no slight go unaddressed, and especially the support for the D.C. equal rights movement we receive from District residents who take the time to show up.  Now, a relatively new House member is trying to block D.C.’s marijuana decriminalization law, but we think we can beat that in the Senate. We aremaking ... more »

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2014-07-14 22:25:38 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)

No surprise: FCC data shows that John Oliver's HBO show sent a lot of people to the FCC's website to comment on net neutrality: http://epluribusunumdotcom.wordpress.com/2014/07/14/fcc-receives-677000-comments-on-net-neutrality/

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2014-07-14 21:32:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

The FCC posted the rate and total of PII. email comments on Open Internet proceeding as a .csv: http://www.fcc.gov/blog/keeping-track-open-internet-comments-submitted-fcc

Hoping we see the content, too. I've asked.

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2014-07-14 21:30:29 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 0 +1s)

The FCC posted the rate and total of PII. email comments on Open Internet proceeding as a .csv: http://www.fcc.gov/blog/keeping-track-open-internet-comments-submitted-fcc

Hoping we see the content, too. I've asked.

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2014-07-14 19:49:43 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

"Smartwatches" have been and will be for a niche audience of geeks, engineers and fitness enthusiasts. A well-designed wearable bracelet that integrates sensors, health data and cloud computing could be relevant to billions, particularly aging seniors. As Kara Swisher tweeted earlier today, it feels an awful lot like 2007 for smartphones right now, before the iPhone was introduced. http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/07/silicon-valley-obsessing-over-smartwatches.html

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2014-07-11 23:37:59 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)

So, The Yards is kinda awesome. I wish we'd discovered this gem of a riverfront park in DC earlier: http://www.yardspark.org/

2014-07-11 17:26:19 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Today, the FCC voted 3-2 to spend $5 billion in eRate funding on wifi over the next five years, which should be sufficient to expand Wi-Fi networks in all U.S schools and libraries. Context: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/fccs-e-rate-proposal-aims-to-close-the-wi-fi-gap-in-us-schools-and-libraries/

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2014-07-11 14:16:18 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

At first glance, observers say this Washington Post list of cliches raises more questions than answers:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/opinions/wp/2014/02/27/the-outlook-list-of-things-we-do-not-say/

Upon deeper reflection, the American people may reject that narrative, despite it offering a rare window into a favorite Washington parlor game. 

It's a cautionary tale, a searing indictment of how a Rorschach test underscores a broken system, oft-cited, little noticed, carefully watched, and hastily convened. 

Since time immemorial, these cliches ensure. If history is any guide, in the final analysis the chattering classes, commentariat and naysayers will probably keep using them.

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2014-07-10 21:48:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

[NEW COLUMN] The dentist will scan you now http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-dentist-will-scan-you-now-the-next-generation-of-digital-dentistry/ On the next generation of digital dentistry.

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2014-07-10 20:14:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Can't help but be pleased to be an "editors pick," somewhere. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/openfda-launches-open-data-platform-for-consumer-protection/

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2014-07-10 19:44:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)


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2014-07-10 14:28:43 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 16 +1s)

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