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Bob Calder has been shared in 43 public circles

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STEM on Google+ Community14,148Here are the "Movers & Shakers" in the STEM Community!February--March, 2014!Here's the latest updated edition of people & pages whose posts and comments appeared in the STEM on Google+ Community.  There are both science content creators and science readers here, and they are all active and interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math.  Add this circle to your stream!Click here to enter the community >>https://plus.google.com/b/112166434848553337850/communities/110555615319066448343  Get involved in science discussions in the STEM community and you'll be in the next circle!If you received notification for this post, you are included in the circle!  If you do not wish to be notified, or shared in this (or other) circles, please let me know.~+Malthus John #sciencecircle   #stemcircle   #publicsharedcircles   #scienceeveryday   #sciencessunday   #stem   #gpluscommunities   #science   #technology   #engineering   #mathematics   #engagement  2014-03-24 17:43:08235192052CC G+
Hamilton Carter43,898Here's my circle of folks that engaged with my posts in the last week or so.  If you're looking for a great circle of people interested in science and math, this might be it!  If you're in the circle, please feel free to a link to your favorite post of your own in the comments.2014-03-24 12:45:46189217CC G+
Hamilton Carter43,757Here's my circle of folks that engaged with my posts in the first week or so of March.  If you're looking for a great circle of people interested in science and math, this might be it!  If you're in the circle, please feel free to a link to your favorite post of your own in the comments.2014-03-11 16:04:02149727CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,392#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health  #entertainment #news2014-03-10 06:55:19356117CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,392#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health  #entertainment #news2014-03-10 06:55:003561094CC G+
Alister Macintyre41,863Here is my circle of people interested in Asia or actually there.  I tried to add more to this circle (My India circle is bigger) but sometimes G+ won't let me do some things.While I follow the story of MH 370 flight down in Asia, I will be sharing my updates with this circle, and a few others.2014-03-09 23:08:58183212CC G+
Justin Matthew7,625Circle Share for December 20th...nice circle with a great variety of people and content...enjoy! 1. Plus The Post 2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare  #circles         #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharewithyou               #followme  #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2013-12-21 03:58:12501181136CC G+
David Leonhardt2,546Resharing the Engagers VI: Christmas edition by +Markos Giannopoulos1. Plus the circle.2. Leave a comment3. Save the circle as one of your own circles (Click on "Add people" to do this).4. Share the circle as I am doing now (but don't forget to "Include yourself" when sharing).5. Get offline for a while, too.  :-).#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing #followers #social #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshared    #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomepeople   #circlecount  #newfollowers   #googleplus  2013-12-16 19:39:07340109CC G+
Markos Giannopoulos13,655Engagers VI: Christmas edition // It's a festive season so my monthly "round-up & thank you" circle is on the right mood!First some stats on people who engaged me (gathered via +Circloscope) and on my posts (tracked by +CircleCount):September: 620 plussers, 93 commentators and 86 sharers on 32 posts for a total of 745 +1s, 74 re-shares and 117 comments October: 395 plussers, 33 commentators and 39 sharers on 43 posts for a total of 1057 +1s, 80 re-shares and 165 comments November: 616 plussers, 114 commentators and 176 sharers on 32 posts for a total of 1109 +1s, 234 re-shares and 227 commentsA great month fuelled by two posts: 6+1 WordPress initial-setup plugins  (http://bit.ly/1bKXVgX 359 +1s, 59 comments, 183 re-shares) and Ode à Eiffel (http://bit.ly/1heptNZ 46 +1s, 4 comments, 5 re-shares). If I wanted to get "analytical" about it, it was two posts with some decent value (helpful list of plugins in one case on a every-day issue for a WordPress developer and an album of 18 original photos of night Paris on the other) :) So on to the circle: the formula for this month is - Plussers who are on over 3 engagers circles (so basically who have engaged with me in previous months as well this one)  - Sharers and commentators - A few kind highly-engaging people who have shared original circles including me. - People with over 300 in G+'s "relevance score" (as reported by +Circloscope), e.g. the people Google considers that I interact more and post similar content to mine (or of my interest)All in all, this came to a healthy group of 340 content creators and real engagers interested in technology and photography. Feel free to add them! As usual, stats and circle creation for this post were only made possible thanks to +CircleCount and +Circloscope. #engagers   #circleshare #circlesharing   #circleversary #milestone #googleplus #circleoftheday #circleplus #public #publiccircles 2013-12-16 17:49:57340441177CC G+
Tancredi Matranga8,830WEB INFLUENCER MEGAMIX 13Have a Great Tuesday my Google+ Friends!I am happy to share with you my 13th  #sharedcircle named Web Influencer Megamix.I put together a mix of #TopEngagers  - Really Interesting People who share unique and original content.   Do yo want to be added to the Web #Influencer Circle?To be included, be so kind to:   1 - Do +1 t the post   2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)         (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing)   3 - Include the circle among your circles   4 - Share the circle (include yourself)   5 - Be free and smile to life! :)   #circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #influencers #influencer #influence #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circletuesday   #tuesdaycircle   #tuesdaycircleshare   #tuesdaycircleshare  2013-12-03 07:43:1749910349121CC G+
Fabian Weiland0#sharedcircle #sharedcircles #science #scientists  2013-12-02 14:10:58296000CC G+
STEM on Google+ Community9,798Movers & Shakers in the STEM Community!Here's the latest updated edition of people & pages whose posts and comments have appeared in the +STEM on Google+ Community and page.  There are both content creators and content readers here, and they are all active and interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math.  Add this circle to your stream!Click here to join the community >>https://plus.google.com/b/112166434848553337850/communities/110555615319066448343 #sciencecircle   #STEM   #curatedcontent   #publicsharedcircles   #newtogoogleplus  2013-11-04 15:26:49280311947CC G+
STEM on Google+ Community9,223Thank You, Top 222!!Here are the names circulating around the STEM community lately.They've commented, shared, been shared, plussed and posted.  They all share some common interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.Add this circle and test the waters...  maybe some of them are your kind of people!  *Re-share to promote Science!* #sciencecircles   #engagement   #STEM     #sciencesunday   #publicsharedcircles   #welcometogplus   #newtogoogleplus  2013-08-26 03:10:02222331742CC G+
Richi Jennings43,396Sunday Circle Share of Awesome... :: A big HELLO to all the new Plussers I met last week (plus a few I reconnected with).In the main, these folks are engagers, not passive consumers, so do add them if you're looking for interesting conversations here on G+.Also, feel free to share this publicly. Spread the love! For last week's share, see: plus.google.com/u/0/117220625678034723010/posts/BkAvjwbaf8g2013-06-23 15:12:25477322071CC G+
Markos Giannopoulos3,766197 interesting People // If you're into technology, the Web, photography and science, here's a circle to consider. Methodology: out of 3200 people that I follow, using +Circloscope I ordered them according to relevance score (calculated by Google depending on whose posts I engage the most) and filtered for a value over 30, then filtered for whether they are active (when was their last post) and finally filtered by whether they were in my "must read" circles. Voila! I hope you find it interesting :) #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circlesharing  2013-05-26 09:51:2119713412CC G+
Ole Olson14,742Leaders of Google+ in #progressive   #politics  Add this circle for a well vetted collection of thought leaders that post a high degree of quality political content. The focalizers here are also excellent engagers. I have been sculpting this circle since G+ began. Other public circles I've shared that you might like:The Top 50 Progressives Circle on G+https://plus.google.com/111051039748078110427/posts/PETHgTMqpcDVisual and/or Fun content https://plus.google.com/u/0/111051039748078110427/posts/DbBUtg3f8q8Top Science Circle https://plus.google.com/u/0/111051039748078110427/posts/WYqn7FXjsAmProgressive Media on G+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/111051039748078110427/posts/1t3HVRfNhuCForward Thinking Journalists on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/111051039748078110427/posts/4h7jniYWcxaMy Top Circler Circle https://plus.google.com/111051039748078110427/posts/cjSWip8ayqH #Liberal   #Green   #SharedPublicCircles   #Occupy   #CircleOfTheDay   #Environment   #PublicCircle   #activism   #CircleSharing   #Unions   #Feminism   #HumanRights   #LGBT   #secular   #science  2013-05-21 17:23:0549516413CC G+
Zbynek Kysela5,621MUST FOLLOW CIRCLE 2013========================This is a public circle of awesome plussers on G+! If would like to be included here in next update please follow these steps:HOW TO BE PART OF IT====================1. Add this circle to your circles(Click Add circle)2. Re-Share This Post Publicly(Click Share Button Next To +1 Button)3. Click +1 and Comment to support the circle!Done ツMy entire social presence:http://xeeme.com/bouchacFeel free to connect.=====================#Circle   #Circles   #Public   #PublicCircle   #CircleShare   #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle   #QSC   #querosercirculado   #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles   #publiccirclesproject   #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #awesome     #awesomesauce #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #awesomesauce  #круг   #círculo     #サークル     #cercle     #دائرة   #xeeme2013-04-15 11:32:3847315612CC G+
Richi Jennings35,686Sunday Circle Share... :: Hello to all the new Plussers I met last week (plus a few I reconnected with).Mainly, these folks are engagers, not passive consumers, so do add them if you're looking for interesting conversations here on G+.Also, feel free to share this with your circles. Spread the love! (Or not, as you wish.)For the previous circle: plus.google.com/u/0/117220625678034723010/posts/JAjuFDk7oJt2013-04-14 14:42:0847728948CC G+
Ole Olson12,447This is my main political circle. It contains people that post a high ratio of left leaning political content. If you are not progressively inclined and would like to be removed from this circle, please let me know.  #SharedCircles   #Liberal   #progressive   #politics  2013-04-12 16:31:0349016213CC G+
Jordan Hawker4,341Plus Help CircleIt's #CircleShareSunday  once again, and I've got a great #circle  for you today!  The people in this circle are great plussers interested in sharing and learning about how to best use the great features we have a G+!  Circle them and share in the wealth! #PlusHelp   #CircleShare   #GooglePlusTips  2013-02-25 01:28:348910114CC G+
Shaker Cherukuri8,427Engagers CircleCircle of folks (few pages) that have actively engaged with me these past few months (re-shared posts, plussed and commented). Moving forward, I will be doing this on a monthly basis.2012-10-30 12:38:3823562938CC G+
Peter Vogel24,368ICT / Ed Tech CircleIt's a long weekend here in Canada (we celebrate Thanksgiving well ahead of our neighbours to the south). Here is a circle of people with a passion for technology in education and who have shared that enthusiasm here on Google+. And that makes for an ideal group to share their energy with others perhaps just starting to explore the rich environment of G+. Consider this a Thanksgiving gift from Canada. 2012-10-07 00:18:36420315CC G+
Chad Haney7,185Relevance on G+, Two Birds, One PostOK so here's my #AZlist or #AZfaves thingy. I decided not to annoy people with the notifications. They are probably in the shared circle below anyway. In case you don't know, the list is from typing + and a letter. You are supposed to select the first name that Google suggests. I didn't allow duplicates so in some cases, it wasn't the first person Google suggested "by relevance to me".A: Kawthar AL ABDALLA B: Buddhini Samarasinghe C: Kimberly Chapman D: Deeksha Tare E: Mike Elgan F: Feisal Kamil G: Gnotic Pasta H: Aida Hazlan I: irish d J: Jonathan Langdale K: Guy Kawasaki L: Lindsay Leonidas M: Mahesh Sreekandath N: Jerry Nguyen O: Mary Owens P: Peter LindelaufQ: Liz Quilty R: Rajini Rao S: Allison Sekuler T: Tom Lee U: Frances Uku V: Branimir Vasilic W: Christian WietholtX: Xavier Brinon Y: Annie Yim Z: mary ZemanThe shared circle is another test of relevancy. You also have probably seen these going around. You sort your circles by "Relevance" and make a circle out of the top 99. Again, I did a little filtering. I removed people that are hardly on G+ but are in my email contacts. There were a couple of bizarre ones near the bottom that also got the ax, sorry. If you aren't in here, don't feel bad. Blame Google. #circleshare   #sharedcircles2012-10-06 04:41:0110025017CC G+
Shaker Cherukuri6,435My High Engager's Circle. Folks (135 people, 3 pages) that have in the recent past re-shared my posts.Thank You for the support.2012-08-26 18:10:3513825729CC G+
Chris Robinson24,784General Science Circle- Final UpdateLast August I started this General Science Database (http://goo.gl/tp06X), which could be uploaded into Google+ using the import contacts feature. Over the last year, the database has morphed into a shared circle and more recently into +Science on Google+: A Public Database. Due to the increasing overlap with the +Science on Google+: A Public Database, this will be the last time that I will be updating and sharing this circle.If you are a scientist, science teacher, or science writer, please feel free to add your profile/page to the +Science on Google+: A Public Database by filling out this form (http://goo.gl/yEg7M) and circling +Science on Google+: A Public Database. 2012-07-25 14:47:31300101339CC G+
Chris Robinson22,193Science Circle- Updated 4.20.12This is a great circle if you want to follow Science on Google+. As you can see in the underlying database (http://goo.gl/tp06X), we are a diverse group but we all share a common interest- SCIENCE! Help spread the love of Science by sharing this circle with your friends.Don't forget to check out +Science on Google+: A Public Database! Change Log15 profiles were added in this update: http://goo.gl/ob3zR.17 profiles were added on 3.15.12: http://goo.gl/MI0qe.40 profiles were added on 2.13.12: http://goo.gl/0z9KZ.32 profiles were added on 1.8.12: http://goo.gl/K8ttV.Are you a Scientist on Google+? Do you primarily post about Science? Add your name to this form (http://goo.gl/TDguw) if you would like to be considered for the next shared circle.2012-04-20 15:59:2130261512CC G+
Mike Clancy4,510Science & Technology ... if you want it, this is where you'll find it. These people are interesting and active. If you're in it, share it ... if you want into it, +1 it. It's that simple!2012-04-20 03:25:1149912626CC G+
Bob Calder3,079+Andrea Budding +Doug Peterson Here you go. An education circle. It is mixed higher ed academics with some K-12 folks. There are a few administrators and whatnot. Nobody really insane other than me. Please share this with other educators.2012-04-15 17:54:45338203CC G+
Peter Vogel18,019New to Google+? Interested in Ed Tech? Are you a teacher?It's the end of the work week (well, here in Vancouver it is). Adding this circle to your Google+ presence will surely see your stream filling with content that you may be able to put to use next week. The people in this circle are passionate about what they do in their working lives. They share that passion through their presence here on Google+.2012-04-13 23:05:25408815CC G+
Peter Vogel17,847Tech Ed CircleI am sharing the circle below for those who are looking for educators and those who actively write about education with an emphasis on information and communications technologies (let's call it tech ed for short). Just prior to posting this I used the Uncircle+ Chrome extension to comb the circle for inactive G+ accounts, resulting in the removal of around 60 from an initial set of 470. However, it appears that Uncircle+ is not completely reliable. At least one account remains that is apparently non-existent and a few accounts remain that were inactive during the period I specified. I wanted Uncircle+ to identify accounts with no activity since January 1.2012-04-09 01:23:424056313CC G+
Tommy Deis0#SharedCircle2012-04-06 20:47:14501000CC G+
Mike Clancy3,675By far my largest (and favorite) circle, this is a great list of engaged science & technology lovers. As with my sci-fi circle, +1 this if you would like to be added to the circle, share it if you're already in it and want your own circles to grow.2012-04-05 16:33:35460101733CC G+
Rihana Martinson1,449Shared for +Joseph Sullivan - Science circle! I don't recall who initially shared it with me, but thank you! I've read so many interesting things and articles in the past few days.2012-03-20 21:32:15301004CC G+
Chris Robinson19,669Science Circle- Updated 3.15.12This is a great circle if you want to follow Science on Google+. As you can see in the underlying database (http://goo.gl/tp06X), we are a diverse group but we all share a common interest- SCIENCE! Help spread the love of Science by sharing this circle with your friends.Science Pages: http://goo.gl/8YbCVPsychology Pages: http://goo.gl/TcTxCChange Log18 profiles were added in this update: http://goo.gl/MI0qe.40 profiles were added on 2.13.12: http://goo.gl/0z9KZ.32 profiles were added on 1.8.12: http://goo.gl/K8ttV.Are you a Scientist on Google+? Do you primarily post about Science? Add your name to this form (http://goo.gl/TDguw) if you would like to be considered for the next shared circle._______________________________________________Musician and Band Public Database: http://goo.gl/EhCJaShared Circles and Helpful Google+ Links: http://goo.gl/i604C2012-03-15 13:27:31300332831CC G+
Mike Clancy1,885Five hundred people who are active on G+ and interested in science and technology. Is that cool or what?2012-03-05 00:41:4850012915CC G+
Katja Karhu2,592Circle of ScienceHere's a circle of people posting science-related content.2012-02-28 17:04:39418336CC G+
Igbo Anyanwu1,792My Massive Science Circle.2012-02-27 09:14:56501014CC G+
Chris Robinson15,978Science Circle- Updated 2.13.12This is a great circle if you want to follow Science on Google+. As you can see in the underlying database (http://goo.gl/tp06X), we are a diverse group but we all share a common interest- SCIENCE! Help spread the love of Science by sharing this circle with your friends.Change LogThis updates my Science Circle that I posted on 1.8.12. 50 profiles were removed in this update.40 profiles were added in this update: http://goo.gl/0z9KZ.32 profiles were added on 1.8.12: http://goo.gl/K8ttV.Are you a Scientist on Google+? Do you primarily post about Science? Add your name to this form (http://goo.gl/TDguw) if you would like to be considered for the next shared circle.___________________________________________________Science Circles and Helpful Google+ Links: http://goo.gl/i604C2012-02-13 16:07:21284153827CC G+
Mitchel Rodwell0+Duncan Hayes , +Hanii Leigh this is my biggest circle, #Intellectual. I'd advise you follow either this or #Political, depending on which appeals to you more. As you can see, I follow a lot of very serious people, which is the sort of stuff I post as well. There's way more than what I've shared with you on +Google+ . There's +Handmade , there's +Android , there's +Funny Pictures & Videos . It's not just about serious stuff, even though that's what I mostly use it for.Anyway, happy G+ing! Make circles, post things, fill out your profiles, and if you see something really cool, share it! I don't have a good #Music circle, or a good #Photography circle, so one day you guys might share circles with me that I'd like :)P.s. Some useful tips. Google+ has #hashtag support, so when you put a "#" before a term it makes it a clickable link to see other times someone's mentioned that hashtag. So clicking #Intellectual up there would take you to a bunch of intellectual posts. And you tag people or pages with a "+" before their name.2012-01-23 13:52:20463500CC G+
Simon Wareham0And my second homebrewers circle is here. I've had to split these as you can only share 500 people at a time - you can combine both circles if you wish.As requested by +Tom Sheasby2012-01-13 11:53:08351600CC G+
Jon Hiller3,781I would like to share a circle that encases #science #astronomy& #physics and a few #biologists. I present to you, the Sci Talker circle2011-12-03 05:49:31355754CC G+
Maggie Koerth-Baker43,838I'm told that Share Circles has been expanded to allow you to share more than 250 people at a time. So I'm sharing The Academy again, this time in its entirety. Everybody here is a working scientist, in some respect, either academic, private research, or employed by a government. If you'd like to be added to the circle, let me know.Maggie Koerth-Baker shared a circle with you.2011-10-28 14:35:53304381521CC G+
Maggie Koerth-Baker7,961By popular demand: Here is "The Academy," my circle of scientists, researchers, and Ph.D. students. Please note that this does not represent the full population of the circle. There's some 290 people in there right now, and only 250 names can be shared at one time through the new shared circles system. Also: If you'd like to be added to The Academy, please let me know!Maggie Koerth-Baker shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 17:28:26250854750CC G+


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2014-04-24 00:31:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Some interesting things were said about the Right's social network's central hub organization and the lack of one on the Left. But.

Here is evidence the social network lags in a way that makes the central control mechanism look farcical.

A couple of weeks ago a course correction was issued by Singer wherein he opined that although warming was happening, it was not likely worth worrying about. As with all course corrections, it only happened in the minds of his detractors who aren't really as smart as he is. He has always held this "scientific opinion".

Except for one tiny thing. The Republican candidate pool that thinks it's still in 2006 when climate change wasn't happening. They are evidently not big of updating the playbook from election to election.
Snort, giggle.

#agw   #climatechange   #tcot   #facepalm ... more »

2014-04-23 17:22:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Student paper:
"...weekend immune systems..."
Caused by heating food in the microwave oven.
#facepalm  
+Laura Gibbs +George Station 

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2014-04-22 10:52:18 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

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

#Easter service at #SeaWorld: Christ, Tebow, Shamu: http://thesent.nl/PkQIgh

2014-04-20 22:52:13 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

PARCC some results of obsessive testing and a review of a new news source that claims to be "data driven".

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2014-04-20 22:38:47 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

"What we've shown is that in 3-year-old children, words activate memories that then rapidly deploy attention and lead children to find the relevant object in a cluttered array," said Smith, Chancellor's Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. "Words call up an idea that is more robust than an image and to which we more rapidly respond. Words have a way of calling up what you know that filters the environment for you."

2014-04-20 18:53:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Robot World Domination, srsly this time.

"In this paper, we argue that military and economic pressures are driving the rapid development of autonomous systems. We show why designers will design these systems to approximate rational economic agents. We then show that rational systems exhibit universal ‘drives’ towards self-preservation, replication, resource acquisition and efficiency and that those drives will lead to anti-social and dangerous behaviour if not explicitly countered. We argue that the current computing environment would be very vulnerable to this kind of system. We describe how to build safe systems using the power of mathematical proof. We describe a variety of harmful systems and techniques for restraining them."
Don't worry, the link works.
+Kiki Sanford 

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2014-04-20 18:47:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

One quadrillion floating point operations per second.

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2014-04-20 18:33:49 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Cool post on +BlenderNation by +David Ward showing how to prepare a model for 3D printing at +Shapeways #b3d

http://www.blendernation.com/2014/04/20/modifying-a-model-for-shapeways/#utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Blendernation+%28BlenderNation%29

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2014-04-20 14:25:22 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Note to tinfoil hat wearers...
Study: Smarter People Are More Trusting -  http://buff.ly/1iu1zPD 

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2014-04-19 21:33:52 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

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2014-04-19 20:54:53 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Who says research in the humanities is a dead end? Hobby Lobby will fund the world's biggest collection of Biblical arcana and research to support it.

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2014-04-19 20:28:07 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Now aren't you sorry you ever bought anything from Hobby Lobby?
Yes. Steve Green has Christian curriculum design too.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/okla-school-district-approves-hobby-lobby-presidents-bible-course-118082/

Green apparently helped Baylor out with funding a collection and supporting research activities. But is Green more of a Biblical Archaeology guy?

http://www.baylorisr.org/programs-research/green-scholars-initiative/
It doesn't say anything here about designing a high school curriculum.
Looks like +Jerry Pattengale is the director at Baylor. 
I wonder why Baylor doesn't mention it or are high school students the undergraduate scholars they refer to?

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2014-04-19 14:07:43 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Here's our governor lying and pretending he is right. On camera. But how many of his followers listen to him and not the facts? That's just sad.

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2014-04-19 12:07:47 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

How many misconceptions on display here?  And such confidence too.
via "smf" on cbm-hackers

2014-04-19 01:13:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

+Janet D. Stemwedel would you please consider doing a post on groupthink? I was just sort of flapping my arms trying to explain why I think Judith Curry is wrong about the climate community suffering from groupthink.

I think it's too big, diverse, and competitive.

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2014-04-19 01:09:23 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

New post at Scientific American (in preparation for Pub-Style Science on Tuesday, April 8, 9 PM EDT/6 PM PDT)

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2014-04-18 18:00:11 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Weekend treat. Charisma from Collins. A sample:
Jesus always wins
Jesus is quick
Jesus always does the unexpected
Jesus knows what you are thinking
Jesus is master of the crowd
^ (Slightly paraphrased for Internet Speak)

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2014-04-18 16:25:51 (0 comments, 6 reshares, 10 +1s)

#CSS Shapes Editor for Brackets
http://x.co/4Mt5n

2014-04-18 11:14:45 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Rule by meme
Florida nearly allowed non-citizen taxpayers to get value out of their state and local taxes. Nearly. But the innumerate saved the world. Thank you Jesus. /s

The party's PR operative on site, Rick Wilson, only had to recast the argument to say "Look at how they are stealing your children's opportunities!"

A simple injection of a new meme and the master of semantic misdirection can divert the stampeding herd from one fear to the next. <-- a state of near constant fear in the crowd is what makes this possible on the right. The nutbag left is afraid of things like bananas and corn, thus politically ineffective.

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2014-04-16 23:17:08 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

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2014-04-16 10:27:25 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

Skin Friendly Organic Yoga Mat is made using 100% cotton material that is free from any pesticides. The Mat can be availed in numerous sizes, designs and colors. The Creative Texture offers organic fabrics, organic made ups, organic cotton made ups, lycra grey fabrics. Visit;

#yogamat   #yogaequipment   #fabrics   #exerciseequipment  

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2014-04-15 22:10:32 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

~ Finland's New Stamps are Drawings of Gay Bondage Porn ~ [Gawker] :: [Excerpt:] The drawings come courtesy of the Tom of Finland Foundation, the organization that controls the works of the famous Finnish gay porn artist born Touko Laaksonen. In a statement, Finland's post office praised Laaksonen's contribution to culture. [More at the link.] :: #lgbt

2014-04-15 21:35:58 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

Talking about sharing #opensource  lessons... we did a fun thing on the Heartbleed bug in class.
After I looked at the various magazines' lists of vulnerable sites, I decided it was all just too silly. So I had all the kids use one of the online scanners to hit their favorite sites that used ssl, print the results, and tape them up in the hall with the cartoon as an explanation.
The kids enjoyed it, nobody understood it except them, so it added cool.

2014-04-14 22:35:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

NBC interviewed Southern Poverty Law Center over tracking white supremacist who killed the people in Kansas.
Cool.
+Southern Poverty Law Center 

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2014-04-14 01:31:46 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

The New Age Bullshi Generator

"We exist as bio-feedback. The future will be a mystical evolving of intuition. The fusion of ecstasy is now happening worldwide. We are being called to explore the infinite itself as an interface between energy and potential. Only a lifeform of the quantum soup may inspire this evolution of sharing. Turbulence is born in the gap where nature has been excluded."

Brilliant.

(Via jwz.)

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2014-04-14 00:21:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Compellingly addicting: planet crash

Super Planet Crash: http://www.stefanom.org/spc/#

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2014-04-14 00:18:19 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Rebuilding trust:
A sociological view of economic evolution.
I was just reading +Russell Davison's post of this article on changes in the job market. It follows the normal narrative of technology fueling change.

I would like to point to why I think describing employees as  "unneeded" may be missing a dimension.

When a new technological solution replaces an old system, it replaces a lot more than people standing in a line, putting widgets in boxes. Supply chains and the people who support them may change as well. Chains of documentation are inevitably remodeled.

It is this part that interests me because a chain of documents includes a chain of trust. Thus trusted relationships are inevitably broken and remade.

The article uses journalism as an example "Corporations Don't Like You". But fails to note that the verye... more »

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2014-04-13 00:02:22 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 13 +1s)

The Wig & Pen is open for business.

#kerning  

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2014-04-12 23:19:27 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

Here's a templating engine I built for NodeJS development at work and I think it's far enough along that others can benefit from it:

https://github.com/malgorithms/toffee

Also, this is a great opportunity for me to check out Google+ again. My last post was Sep 2011.

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2014-04-12 16:40:48 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

3D printed Radiolaria shaped lamps glow in the dark
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20140412-3d-printed-radiolaria-shaped-lamps-glow-in-the-dark.html

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2014-04-12 16:40:02 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)

One way or another truth prevails

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2014-04-12 13:55:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Cochrane vs Tamiflu
What did you expect?
;-)

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2014-04-10 00:27:29 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

LHCb confirms existence of exotic hadrons

The LHCb collaboration today published an unambiguous observation of an exotic particle that cannot be classified within the traditional quark model.

http://home.web.cern.ch/about/updates/2014/04/lhcb-confirms-existence-exotic-hadrons

Image shows the LHCb experiment at underground Point 2 on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The prominent tube is the LHC beam pipe, in which protons circulate at close to the speed of light.

Image credit Anna Pantelia © CERN - for terms of use see http://cern.ch/copyright

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2014-04-09 12:05:15 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Beer marinade report linked here.
This is the article I was wondering about with some explanations about what is happening when you do it.

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2014-04-08 21:20:44 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Survey by Unconcerned Communist Scientists (wink) found: 
MSNBC had the highest accuracy rate in its coverage of climate change, getting the state of the science right about 92 percent of the time. CNN came in second, at 70 percent accuracy. Fox trailed at 28 percent accuracy.

2014-04-07 22:20:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Impressive street view of ruins collected by backpackcam.

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2014-04-07 02:38:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

What’s the number one way to get students excited, motivated and enthusiastic about learning? Create activities and lessons that correlate with their interests! Here are some fun and innovative alternatives to traditional book reports.

2014-04-06 22:18:44 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

+Allen Downey 
Could the finding that religiosity dropped with the rise in Internet use be an inverse correlation too?
Consider the emergence of the "Evangelical Underbelly".

While it was "nice" to be a Christian who felt that increased adherence to the principles of Jesus might be a good thing in the 70s and into the 80s, adhering to the Old Testament legal system and belief in literal demons came as a surprise to some middle-of-the-road Christians. Televangelists grew older and their excesses were revealed as well. David Kennedy's Coral Ridge Presbyterian church lost way over half its congregation when he started ranting about communists from the pulpit, but that was recent and was probably dementia.

One way to check this would be to poll non-religious Jews about their Internet use. If Internet use somehow produced less intense feelings about God,... more »

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2014-04-06 20:52:09 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

The WASP contingent does curriculum! 

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2014-04-05 15:45:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Looking for stimulating weekend reading? Try “The history of garbage is scholarship” at #ScientiaSalon. http://scientiasalon.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/the-history-of-garbage-is-scholarship/

2014-04-04 23:12:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Towed pinger locator sounds a lot like Toad Pinger on BBC's downed plane coverage.

2014-04-04 23:11:36 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

Have you visited the Chrome web store for academics? Lots of new stuff from anatomy to geometry to web turing machine.
Couldn't find a "z".

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2014-04-04 22:35:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Hello Casters! We've got some fresh news on the OpenCTD. This Thursday +Russell Neches and I spent the day hacking probes and working on circuits. Below are the three probes we're working on. 

On the left is the three-ganged temperature probe. Rather than relying on a single thermistor to get measure temperature, we're going to pair three together and get the average. One advantage of the dallas thermistor is that you can run as many probes as you want through a single data port. We did some speed tests on these little thermistors, and though they're officially rated to 30 second, I've found that, in water they reach equilibrium in less than 5 seconds, and are even faster for small differences. In a head to head with a commercial Hanna Instruments temperature probe, the thermistors were about twice as fast at reach equilibrium. We can expect about 0.1C accuracy from this setu... more »

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2014-04-03 01:16:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Photoset: Ravenwood Castle

Last weekend I attended a friend's birthday celebration at Ravenwood Castle in Ohio. It is essentially a gamer's paradise. There will be return trips! 

Likely many return trips...

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2014-04-03 00:45:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with researchers from Arizona State University have found a way to imitate Photosystem II, the first protein complex in the long chain of reactions that use energy from the sun to create usable fuel. The result was reported in the journal Nature Chemistry (see link below).

Photosystem II (or water-plastoquinone oxidoreductase) uses energized electrons to split water into oxygen, protons and the electrons that are necessary to complete the photosynthetic process. It is located in the thylakoid membrane of plants, algae, and cyanobacteria.

Read more: http://bit.ly/QFu7g0

Original research: http://www.nature.com/nchem/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nchem.1862.html

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2014-04-03 00:37:49 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

What many may forget is that Warren Buffett has a long-time business partner, Vice Chair of Berkshire Hathaway Charlie Munger.  And he is just as smart.  Watching this on YouTube will lead you to other video interviews of Charlie Munger, all valuable.
#BerkshireHathaway   #CharlieMunger   #WarrenBuffett  

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2014-04-02 16:20:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Student brainz in +Andy Shah
Classroom. 

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2014-04-01 23:05:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Chiefs for Change is a group of people Jeb Bush uses to boost approval for his policy.

Charter Schools USA founder, Jonathan Hage, another Jeb Bush Chief for Change, has a yacht named: "FISHIN' 4 SCHOOLS" - they also have an LLC registered in that nifty name.

Charter Schools USA has approximately 46 charter schools in Florida.

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