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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 „Skywalker“ 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 20:57:3612415323CC 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 Luna (juancaramel)931Creative 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 2012-10-31 21:01:10182781945CC 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 Stroz0Circle 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 Beck0So, 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 07:22:1149810618CC 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 16:01:035005737106CC 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 12:09:39341193CC 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 09:21:182021708CC 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 Esau0An 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 Derentz0Here 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)0My 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 18:10:07341382845CC G+
Paul Yager (Vertick)0Here'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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2014-04-19 22:00:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Liberté, Egalité, Transparencé? http://e-pluribusunum.com/2014/04/19/liberte-egalite-transparence-france-open-government-partnership/ 

France has signaled its intention to join the Open Government Partnership in a joint statement from President François Hollande and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto:

“Convinced that transparency, integrity and participation of citizens in decisions that concern them are the pillars of democracy, Mexico and France have decided to join the Open Government Partnership, of which Mexico assumes the presidency in 2015 and will be the seat of the Summit next year. With their experience of the opening of materials and sharing of public data, France and Mexico agree to fully encourage this initiative.”

[Photo Credit: OpenDataFrance.net]

#opengov #opendata #OGP

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2014-04-19 21:58:25 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

Liberté, Egalité, Transparencé? http://e-pluribusunum.com/2014/04/19/liberte-egalite-transparence-france-open-government-partnership/ 

France has signaled its intention to join the Open Government Partnership in a joint statement from President François Hollande and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto:

“Convinced that transparency, integrity and participation of citizens in decisions that concern them are the pillars of democracy, Mexico and France have decided to join the Open Government Partnership, of which Mexico assumes the presidency in 2015 and will be the seat of the Summit next year. With their experience of the opening of materials and sharing of public data, France and Mexico agree to fully encourage this initiative.”

[Photo Credit: OpenDataFrance.net]

#opengov #opendata #OGP

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2014-04-18 17:01:02 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)

I'm kind of on the cover. :) (It's a visualization of tweets.) My weekend reading. A review of the book is here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/blogcollegeofjournalism/posts/Data-journalism-whats-new-whats-not-and-work-in-progress #ddj

2014-04-18 14:02:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

New Maryland legislation creates council on open data: http://www.govtech.com/data/Maryland-Legislation-Creates-Council-on-Open-Data.html

So, will that lead to more open government? TBD: http://e-pluribusunum.com/2013/05/09/maryland-open-data-initiative-open-government/



2014-04-18 14:02:35 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

New Maryland legislation creates council on open data: http://www.govtech.com/data/Maryland-Legislation-Creates-Council-on-Open-Data.html

So, will that lead to more open government? TBD: http://e-pluribusunum.com/2013/05/09/maryland-open-data-initiative-open-government/



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2014-04-17 21:18:24 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

Well, that's interesting. 
http://thepeoplesbot.com/

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2014-04-17 20:21:10 (7 comments, 6 reshares, 49 +1s)

"“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Rest in peace:
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/nobel-laureate-gabriel-garcia-marquez-dies-87

Marquez led quite a life. He made an enduring contribution to humanity's literature, introducing me and and countless others to "magical realism," as well as the virtue of solitude and love. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_Garc%C3%ADa_M%C3%A1rquez

His voice will be missed.

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2014-04-17 16:19:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

There's already a lot of Facebook that isn't exactly Facebook, although the company owns them and may integrate data or actions from them into the big blue app. Instagram, Whatsapp, and Paper come to mind. There's much more of that coming.

Will there be non-Google Googly services, too? Or a big Googly ocean, all washing together?

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2014-04-17 16:01:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

App install ads turn out to be a lucrative revenue source. Does anyone think Google+ will have them someday?

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2014-04-17 15:20:12 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)

This is almost certainly applicable to circling brands on Google+.

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2014-04-17 14:01:51 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)

Worst part of the day so far: Shadow Inoe falling down a dozen times.

Best part: folks on Capitol Hill offering us rides as I carried him home. The old hound is still heavy, but I made it.

He's no worse for wear, thankfully, but his inability to get back up is hard to watch.

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2014-04-15 20:29:03 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

While writing about digital identity, I got an email from the DMV about DC moving to REAL ID: http://dmv.dc.gov/service/licenses-and-identification-cards

Coincidences are weird.

2014-04-15 20:03:58 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

New study by Princeton professors Gilen and Page: "The central point that emerges from our research is that economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government  policy, while mass-based interest groups and average citizens have little or no independent influence."

http://www.princeton.edu/~mgilens/Gilens%20homepage%20materials/Gilens%20and%20Page/Gilens%20and%20Page%202014-Testing%20Theories%203-7-14.pdf 

"Despite the seemingly strong empirical support in previous studies for theories of majoritarian democracy, our analyses suggest that majorities of the American public actually have little influence over the policies our government adopts. Americans do enjoy many features central to democratic governance, such as regular elections, freedom of speech and association, and a widespread (if stillc... more »

2014-04-15 17:39:04 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

New Google Group on Open Government from OpenTheGovernment.org and +The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
http://www.openthegovernment.org/node/4362

So far, it's primarily DC-based open government advocates. That should change, although the lack of promotion by the White House on its primary social media channels, like @OpenGov and @WhiteHouseOSTP, press releases or other vectors suggests that a quieter exchange of views between the administration and advocates is the goal. I'd be happy to be wrong.

2014-04-15 16:13:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Interesting analysis and set of recommendations for Craigslist from  Fabrice Grinda: http://www.fabricegrinda.com/business-musings/recommendations-for-craigslist/

"Craigslist is facing a great unbundling. Startups are attacking Craigslist category by category by offering a better user experience in a safer environment. They are successfully taking share from Craigslist despite the fact that they charge and that Craigslist is free. Moreover, by not addressing a few fundamental issues, Craigslist is failing in its stated mission of providing a free public service to the community.

All that said Craigslist has tremendous strengths. The site still has extraordinary liquidity and strong network effects. Despite being out of date, the site has three great things going for it from a product perspective: it’s simple, super-fast and mostly free."

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2014-04-15 15:51:42 (1 comments, 7 reshares, 13 +1s)

Save this link for when you have some time to explore it. Beautiful use of data and graphic by the Pew Research Center, applied to exploring the ongoing demographic transformation of the United States. http://www.pewresearch.org/next-america/

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2014-04-15 15:43:11 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

Not a great time to change the annual census survey questions.

2014-04-15 15:15:09 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)

If you too are a fan of Game of Thrones and beautiful maps, this is for you: http://quartermaester.info/

Hat tip +Mandy Jenkins 

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2014-04-15 15:01:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

The unprecedented release of data about Medicare payments to physicians by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the passage of the DATA Act in the Senate are signal events in the age of data transparency. 
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/medicare-release-and-data-act-signal-major-events-in-the-age-of-data-transparency/

While the economic impact of open data has received a great deal of attention in recent years, the broader impact of releases upon the ability of the public to navigate decisions in everyday life or crises still lies ahead, despite the enormous utility that internet-connected smartphones already provide through maps and apps.

Data about the healthcare system and federal spending will inform us all for decades to come.

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2014-04-15 14:41:13 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

So, Twitter bought Gnip. As with so many aspects of 21st century business, this was about the data. 

"As many people familiar with the matter put it to me in the past: Twitter had to charge for the access to prove it was valuable, but it wasn’t about reaping cash — it was about validating Twitter data as a desirable product," wrote Mike Isaac. "Perhaps with the Gnip acquisition, that stance has changed. Twitter will now bring the management of all of those relationships in-house, which could signal that it actually takes that revenue stream seriously."
http://recode.net/2014/04/15/with-gnip-buy-twitter-starts-taking-its-data-business-seriously/ 

"We believe Gnip has only begun to scratch the surface," wrote Jana Messerschmidt, VP, Global Business Development & Platform at Twitter. "Together we plan to offer more sophisticated data setsand b... more »

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2014-04-15 14:27:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

[NEW COLUMN] The unprecedented release of data about Medicare payments to physicians by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the passage of the DATA Act in the Senate are signal events in the age of data transparency. 
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/medicare-release-and-data-act-signal-major-events-in-the-age-of-data-transparency/ 

While the economic impact of open data has received a great deal of attention in recent years, the broader impact of releases upon the ability of the public to navigate decisions in everyday life or crises still lies ahead, despite the enormous utility that internet-connected smartphones already provide through maps and apps.

Data about the healthcare system and federal spending will inform us all for decades to come.

#opengov #opendata 

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2014-04-15 03:47:04 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)

A NYC development will team with NYU CUSP to create a data science lab, a "quantified community." Here comes urban informatics.

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2014-04-15 01:07:05 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)

"Photoswitching material" -- could hold a lot of potential. 
http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/molecular-approach-to-solar-power

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2014-04-15 00:12:46 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Watching the discussion of a new Tow Center report on the state of video: [http://videonow.towcenter.org] on YouTube on my iPhone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmiLDahrqc

The experience feels very much of the moment.

2014-04-14 20:30:19 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

Great to chat with Benjamin M. Knight about Loomio's approach to building decision-making software: https://love.loomio.org/real-democracy-needs-to-include-everyone #opengov  

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2014-04-14 18:26:31 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 8 +1s)

Hmmmmmm

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2014-04-14 14:16:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

New venture-funded startup led by Sean Parker try to increase "civic engagement," fight voter apathy and "disrupt" the political system. 

A good followup question (unasked and unanswered) would be to what end.
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/napster-co-founder-sean-parker-startup-brigade-105673.html?hp=r1 

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2014-04-13 23:07:32 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 33 +1s)

Couldn't have been a better day for a long hike along the Potomac to Great Falls. http://www.nps.gov/grfa/

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2014-04-13 18:13:39 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)

Gorgeous spring day at Eastern Market in DC.

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2014-04-12 20:53:17 (7 comments, 5 reshares, 15 +1s)

53% of 110,000 IRS Windows-powered computers still run XP, so Uncle Sam will pay Microsoft $11.6 million dollars for 1 year of support.

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247634/IRS_misses_XP_deadline_pays_Microsoft_millions_for_patches

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2014-04-12 14:31:48 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)

The +U.S. Department of State published open data on Beijing air quality. Here's what media could glean: http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/04/10/five-revelations-from-the-u-s-embassys-beijing-pollution-data-dump 

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2014-04-11 23:36:59 (10 comments, 5 reshares, 53 +1s)

Met a DIY ebike owner today. 12 mile range, 50 MPH top speed. Sweet, comfy ride. He spent a lot of hours and thousands of dollars on it. In return, an easy 5-mile commute into DC, with no traffic or parking headaches.

Online forum: http://endless-sphere.com/forums/index.php


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2014-04-11 18:40:03 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

Perfect day for a run down to see the #cherryblossoms at the Tidal Basin http://www.nps.gov/cherry/

2014-04-11 13:37:07 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Good morning! What was the best thing that happened to you this week? Like  +Daniel Victor  , who asks this question every week, I encourage you to brag.

2014-04-11 02:26:00 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)

The pictures we share online about ourselves or the spaces we move through are a form of self expression. For that reason alone, I hesitate to condemn selfies as narcissism or discount the value of filtered photos or short videos. We're all telling our own stories to one another, through millions of lens and billions of pictures.
http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/04/10/twitter-new-instagram

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2014-04-10 14:33:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

I'm going to be on NPR's "Here and Now" today at 12:40 PM ET, if you're near one of the hundreds of public radio stations that carries the program. If not, WBUR is streaming it live here: http://hereandnow.wbur.org Comments & feedback welcome!

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2014-04-09 18:47:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

At the World Bank now: http://live.worldbank.org/from-engaged-citizens-to-more-responsive-governments

So, so excited to have a new smartphone again. #opengovnow #wblive #opengov

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2014-04-09 17:39:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

The #FCC just made the cost of a Senate seat a lot easier to calculate - and it's because the agency is embracing transparency.

Read about how the agency is expanding #opengov: http://snlg.ht/1oMytAZ

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2014-04-09 17:38:17 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 31 +1s)

This rebel toy company is on a quest to turn princesses into engineers:

http://wrd.cm/1iqbLpD

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2014-04-08 23:21:38 (4 comments, 5 reshares, 16 +1s)

"If big data is the modern equivalent of oil, maybe open data is more like water: an essential resource, freely available to all: -- +Joel Gurin 
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/open-data-500-proof-that-open-data-fuels-economic-activity/

"We have better and better evidence that the commercial application of open data is widespread and comes in many forms," said Gurin, in our interview. "Through the Open Data 500, we have been able to really document the breadth and diversity of companies using open data."

Gurin said these 500 examples show that open data is a key business resource, not a niche of the economy.

"2014 feels like the year open data is coming of an age as a source for business ideas," he said.

cc Tim O'Reilly

#opendata   #opengov   #digitalgov   #datainnovation   #od500  

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2014-04-08 17:23:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

New U.S. GAO report on government duplication: http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-343SP 

USA Today report on the billions spent on such programs. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/04/08/billions-spent-on-duplicate-federal-programs/7435221/ 

#opengov

2014-04-08 17:02:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

A new section of +Data.gov focuses on showing the impact of the release of open government data: http://www.data.gov/impact/

#opengov   #opendata   #digitalgov  

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2014-04-08 14:36:11 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 10 +1s)

Boston issues executive order on open data; a city ordinance may follow

As long-time readers know, I lived in Boston for a decade. It’s good to see the city government move forward to making the people’s data available to them for use and reuse. I look forward to seeing what the dynamic tech, financial, health care, educational and research communities in the greater Boston area do with it.

http://e-pluribusunum.com/2014/04/08/boston-mayor-marty-walsh-issues-open-data-executive-order-city-council-ordinance-to-come/

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2014-04-08 13:43:38 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)

Looks like the DATA Act is going to pass the Senate. Everything in the final bill still isn't clear, but data standards for government spending appear to be there. http://www.informationweek.com/government/open-government/open-data-law-aims-to-demystify-federal-spending/d/d-id/1204243

2014-04-08 13:42:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

The hosts of CXO Talk summarized our discussion reasonably well: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vala-afshar/data-driven-journalism-an_b_5110347.html
I'm not sure about all of this data being a double-edged sword, but the body of this reads well. I'll be interested to see if my expectation on wearables bears out.

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2014-04-07 18:58:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Why do data journalism and news apps matter, Chase Davis?
http://towcenter.org/blog/applying-data-science-to-all-the-news-thats-fit-to-print/

"Numeracy is important. A more universal appreciation of technology in our industry is important. A culture of rapid, constant experimentation is important. To the extent that data journalism has encouraged those things in newsrooms, I think it’s been hugely important. The actual product of data journalism — news apps, visualizations, stories — those will all continue to evolve, but data journalism’s continuing contribution to newsroom culture is something that I hope is permanent."

2014-04-07 11:20:08 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Hello, Vox: http://www.vox.com/2014/3/30/5555690/welcome-to-vox 

A chorus of admiration for your tech: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/04/07/business/media/voxcom-takes-melding-of-journalism-and-technology-to-next-level.html 

Now, let's see how your explainers do…

2014-04-06 15:56:21 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)

An alternative DC sportsball mascot: http://instagram.com/p/mdENrLpyM5/

via https://www.clothesthatkill.com/ at Eastern Market in DC. 

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2014-04-05 19:30:10 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)

Loon balloon Ibis-167’s flightpath provides a good illustration of the wind patterns in the stratosphere this time of year. Compare the distance I-167 traveled during the first week of it’s journey with the distance it covered in week three: as it rounded Antarctica, it hitched a ride on the Roaring Forties — strong west-to-east winds in the southern hemisphere that act like an autobahn in the sky, allowing our balloons to quickly zoom over oceans. It’s now entering its second lap around the globe.

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2014-04-05 01:57:20 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 38 +1s)

In this Hubble image, we can see an almost face-on view of the galaxy NGC 1084. At first glance, this galaxy is pretty unoriginal. Like the majority of galaxies that we observe it is a spiral galaxy, and, as with about half of all spirals, it has no bar running through its loosely wound arms. However, although it may seem unremarkable on paper, NGC 1084 is actually a near-perfect example of this type of galaxy — and Hubble has a near-perfect view of it.

NGC 1084 has hosted several violent events known as supernovae — explosions that occur when massive stars, many times more massive than the sun, approach their twilight years. As the fusion processes in their cores run out of fuel and come to an end, these stellar giants collapse, blowing off their outer layers in a violent explosion. Supernovae can often briefly outshine an entire galaxy, before then fading away over several weeks or months.Alt... more »

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