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Kee Hinckley has been shared in 124 public circles

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Aahana Priyadarsinee22,011COOKIES CIRCLE SHARE: AVATAR #2!Yeah its The cute COOKIES CIRCLE share this time!The circle is ready for its second journey...only difference is it got biggerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!:DYeah yeah! I know it doesn't contain any sort of yummy cookies ....but a good number of interesting ENGAGERS on GOOGLE+! These people and pages are just so sweet like cookies that one cant avoid them but follow there much interesting pages!So friends, lets enjoy our time on G+!If you wish to get featured in the next circle share kindly do the following :1)Add me i.e. +Aahana Priyadarsinee  and my page +Magnetix Circles!  to your circle!2)+1 , comment and publicly share this circle in your stream.3)Grab a cookie and smile while eating it!@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ #circle   #awesomepeopleongplus   #aahanapriyadarsinee   #bestcircle   #bestcircleshare   #circleoftheday   #circlemenow   #circlesharing   #circlemeup   #dcircle   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   #engagerscircleshare   #followback   #followme   #follow4follow   #googlepluscircles   #googlepluscircleshare   #ripplescircle   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #topcircleshare  2014-10-01 19:46:08429635
Becky Collins12,812Small Business Circle:Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-07-08 05:12:1542311513
Aahana Priyadarsinee9,780Another Great circle Share from me!ENGAGER CLUSTER: VERSION 5!Hey friends ENGAGER CLUSTER is ready to be shared, you to get MORE FOLLOWERS! This circle features some of the coolest GOOGLE + engagers who love keeping us engaged with their cool posts!Just to the following to feature in the next Edition of this Awesome Circle share:1. +1 this post!2.Publicly share this circle and if possible leave a comment behind!3.Don't forget to add me i.e. +Aahana Priyadarsinee 4.Keep smiling and enjoy the weekend! #saturday   #saturdayshare   #topsharedcircle   #awesomepeople   #aahanapriyadarsinee   #engagerspeople  2014-07-04 22:45:17400171221
Eli Just1,549Are you an avid reader or want to connect with avid readers? Share and add this awesome circle of BOOK LOVERS who read and support authors. Lots of great connections in here that I enjoy hearing from daily.To be added to this circle--please add it, +1 it, comment on and share it!  #reader #readers #readersrocks #readingisfun #readinglist #authors #authorsupport #avidreaders #readinglist #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #isupportauthors  2014-06-27 14:09:34390200
Aahana Priyadarsinee7,415Featuring a COOL CIRCLE OF TOP GOOGLE PLUS ENGAGERSTo be included in this circle just do the following:1)Add me to your circles!2)+1, share and comment on my posts!3)+1 and Share this circle publicly in your stream!4)If possible please leave a comment behind so that I can know you have done the above steps!Enjoy your weekend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #fridaycircle   #fridayfun   #fridaycircleshared   #funcircle  #sharedcircle   #publiccircleshare     #circleshare     #circleoftheday  #circleshares     #circlesharing     #circlesshare    #publicsharedcircle   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleoftheweek     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircle   #todayspublicsharedcircle  #todayssharedcircle     #publiccircle   #circle     #circles    #awesome   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #shareyourcircle     #bestengagers   #followers   #followback     #awesomecircles  #topsharedcircle   #topsharedcircle     2014-06-20 18:30:4740115615
Ryan Johnson6,972These are some of the most active and interesting users on Google Plus. If you want to join the list please do the following:1) Plus one this post2) Share this circle PUBLIC3) Leave a message at the original post#bosmol #BosmolCircle   #GrowthCIrcle     #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #google   #circle #circles #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles   #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles   #circlesharing 2014-06-18 12:53:45486623171
John Nuntiatio36,773#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news   #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small   #smallcircle #football #tennis #golf #photography #health #weightloss  2014-05-19 21:53:11494136
Kristin Milton9,730Hi everyone, This is a starter circle for +Ben Milton.It's mostly my 'most relevant' circlers, heavily weighted for sciency content.Enjoy :)2014-05-13 12:51:4398105
Tourej Ansari16,540All Kinds of People Shared CircleReshare or comment or plus to be in the next circle share!  Let me know if you want to be in the circle! Circle these plussers they are cool people! #circle #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleplus #public #publiccircles2014-05-10 11:00:124583111
Jack C Crawford86,096Another cool circle.2014-03-22 17:03:555000517
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:58:15230002
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:53230022
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:28230003
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:57:04230022
John Nuntiatio29,804#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-15 09:56:44231305
Ole Olson39,934This is my newest political circle. If you know that there are solutions to the problems that we face, and understand that standing united to move forward is the answer, this circle is for you. These folks are intelligent commenters, good engagers, activists at heart, and have a progressive stream of posts that are fun to read.2014-02-10 02:52:51181227
Jane Ellen43,979I call this one my Big Ball-0-Fun.  I started with Dede's Fundies, thank you +Dede Craig King and added smaller circles I had made, along with a science circle from +Ray Sanders ,  and some small circles from +Lynette Young and +Carter Gibson and I don't even know who else.  So I haven't organized circles in two years.  You wanna make sumpin' of it? #sharedcircles   #circleshare  #newbies 2013-09-06 17:42:0642925629
Brian Wolfe22,328I haven't shared a circle in a long time. Maybe too long.Anyways.. Here is the circle that my browser spends the most time on.   Just in case I become a petulant child and walk away (not that I'm planning on doing so , just in case.)2013-08-22 05:36:251941335
Alex Grossman56,667G+ Engagers CircleIt's been a while since I shared a circle, so here's a small circle of people I recommend following. They are great to engage with, full of energy and opinions and fun, with very little anger, disrespect, or poor manners. Hope you enjoy all of them as much as I do. They certainly make my time in G+ lots of fun. :)2013-08-22 03:31:187510711
Uniikii0Uniikii's networking #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   #sharedcircles                 #2013-08-14 15:07:53483309
Domus Vitae Inc.153Shared Circle of #entrepreneurs  www.domusvitae.ca   #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   2013-08-05 19:31:504824114
Jack C Crawford67,189So you all might remember the Angels circle, right?This one has 440 cool guys (caveat emptor ... my preferences may differ from yours ... I like all of these gentlemen).So here's to the men!G+{I added myself just because ...}2013-07-10 20:10:59441913783
Richi Jennings42,921Sunday 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/SSmyG6BtuMN2013-06-16 13:19:51406241069
Jack C Crawford63,736Here's another truly awesome circle of additional Google plus folks who will enrich you personally.2013-05-18 00:35:523268320
Dede King0Star Stuff Circle"We are all connected: To each other, biologically; To the earth, chemically; To the rest of the Universe, atomically."  - Neil Degrasse Tyson...And through G+, algorithmically. Thanks for the relevance. If you're new to G+, this is a pretty good circle if you want to liven up your stream or you're in the mood to pop a blood vessel or two. IJS. Have a happy Friday. #sharedcircles   #publicsharedcircles   2013-05-17 14:34:4948121641208
Mohammad Rahimi3,102I am sharing  this circle of very nice and engaging peopleIf you want to be included in the next circle do the following:1- Add the circle 2- Publicly share it3-Comment under this postNote: those who get notification are included.2013-05-04 10:52:39171522
Dede King0The Fundie CircleIt's round. I've hand picked the ones I interact with not because they're relevant to me or because of what they post, but because I could pick them out of a line-up, state their name and at least one fact about them and they're generally wonderful people to know. The top 10 I'd probably bail out of jail and take a bullet for, but that's neither here nor there. One thing none of them can be accused of, is being soporific. As a disclaimer: Circle with caution or stalk quietly as the circle is filled with every type of G+ user that might not appeal to all tastes including:1. Photo fundies2. Meme fundies3. Gif fundies4. News link reshare fundies5. Art fundies6. Science fundies7. Music fundies8. Narcissistic fundies9. Selfie shot fundies10. Food fundies11. Passive-aggressive one liner vague posting fundies12. Contrarian fundies (not trolls, just opinionated)13. Long form post fundies14. Leg humper fundies15. Lastly, the G+ fundies (they know everything about G+ and will tell you how to Internet)16. High Voltage Noms (+A.V. Flox)17. Low Voltage Noms (+Jake Kern)18. Cat fundies (+Bobbi Jo Woods)19. Sine Wave Noms (+fan tai)It's not really a circle meant to be shared, just my way of saying hey to all of you that make this place worth while <3 No hard feelings if I forgot anyone, it happens. Have a wonderful day.2013-04-17 15:28:3834742831130
Richi Jennings35,045Sunday 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 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/9MDWKhJQ7uZ2013-03-31 08:35:47348331643
Matthew Shuey1,381Socially Influential Google+ UsersThis is a hand picked circle of highly influential Google+ Users.To be added tho this or other circles do the following.1. Share this circle publicly2. Make sure your profile description is complete and country are visible in your profile3. Leave a comment4. Have a wonderful experience! #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday  2013-03-18 22:46:5842726913
Matthew Shuey1,289Socially Engaged Google+ Users Updated 3-15-13Shared public circle of socially engaging and socially influential Google+ users.Feel free to add and share. To be added to this or other circles please do the following.1. Share this circle2. Confirm your share by leaving a comment on this postThis is a hand picked circle. #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles Enjoy!2013-03-15 20:29:3641813515
Matthew Shuey880Socially Engaged Google+ Users UpdatedThis circle contains socially influential and socially engaging  Google+ users.2013-03-08 04:24:2537411310
Matthew Shuey734Socially Engaged Google+ Users #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  2013-03-03 16:20:563541368
Bob Mulholland12,616Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware #InformActShareStayAware  #InternetFreedom   #SharedCircle  *Part 1 of 2*With the impending #Anonymous  day of action tomorrow #PM2012 , here's a Circle of people who care about internet freedom.+1 or share to be added.2012-12-20 18:51:28490916
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 20:57:3612414322
Bob Mulholland12,239#InternetFreedom   #SharedCircle  [Part 1 of 2]+1 to be added. I don't notify anymore, but all #InternetFreedom  related posts have this added:Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware #InformActShareStayAware 2012-12-04 15:15:2349251011
Dave Tozier0+Danial Hallock originally shared this post:The Three HundredRevised CopyIt's been about a month since my last share of #thethreehundred  so I wanted to share the revised copy of the circle; and true to my word, there have been a lot of revisions in the last month.For example, I've gone through each and every one of the 200 some odd recommendations and circle shares that came about from the last circle share.  As a result, of the original 297 that were shared a little under a month ago (http://goo.gl/xqGb4), I removed approximately 137 300ers and added 129 new members.  You can expect this circle to continue to change, but I think the triple digit adjustments are mostly done.  For those of you just joining us, this is a continuation of a project where I've been changing my #circlemanagement  strategy from purpose based to engagement based (http://goo.gl/kqE8h).As always, If you're notified you're in it. If you're in it, why not recommend a few people for me to circle up, or share the circle out with your stream?  Remember: #sharingiscaring  (Link to this post: http://goo.gl/cHwht)2012-11-20 17:22:28295000
Danial Hallock4,767The Three HundredRevised CopyIt's been about a month since my last share of #thethreehundred  so I wanted to share the revised copy of the circle; and true to my word, there have been a lot of revisions in the last month.For example, I've gone through each and every one of the 200 some odd recommendations and circle shares that came about from the last circle share.  As a result, of the original 297 that were shared a little under a month ago (http://goo.gl/xqGb4), I removed approximately 137 300ers and added 129 new members.  You can expect this circle to continue to change, but I think the triple digit adjustments are mostly done.  For those of you just joining us, this is a continuation of a project where I've been changing my #circlemanagement  strategy from purpose based to engagement based (http://goo.gl/kqE8h).As always, If you're notified you're in it. If you're in it, why not recommend a few people for me to circle up, or share the circle out with your stream?  Remember: #sharingiscaring  (Link to this post: http://goo.gl/cHwht)2012-11-20 15:47:332941172383
Danial Hallock4,130The Three HundredRough DraftA few weeks ago I posted a rather lengthy post about how I was changing my #circlemanagement  strategy from purpose based to engagement based (http://goo.gl/kqE8h).  This is the first rough draft of that circle, minus a few ninjas that prefer not to be shared out.  As such, the landscape of this circle will change drastically over the next few months; but I wanted to give the people who are following this circle a glimpse of what to expect.  As always, If you're notified you're in it. If you're in it, why not recommend a few people for me to circle up, or share the circle out with your stream? :D #thethreehundred   #circleshare   #sharingiscaring  2012-10-22 15:52:142971191078
Alex Grossman27,422Last time I shared a relevancy circle was back in July. From then until now (October 19), it's only changed by 7 people, and most but not all of that was near the end of the list. So, it's remarkably consistent.These 99 users are on top of my relevance list (plus me since I'm relevant to myself, so a total of 100). I excluded Pages that were in there so as to only have people.Most of these folks are engaging with me through posts or comments (though some are clearly more by e-mail, such as a family member) and the Circle is definitely more accurate now than last time. Does the algorithm get better over time due to more data? I still suspect that as you go down you end up with a number of close calls in which the algorithm can go either way. If anybody has more details on the relevancy algorithm, I'd still be curious and interested to learn more about it.Anyway, these people are relevant to me and truly help me enjoy my time sharing, talking, discussing, and hanging out on G+. So, thank you to all of you :)TGIF and have a great start to the weekend!P.S. - Typical inconsistent G+ - I could share the Movie Lovers Circle earlier today with about 130 people being notified. However, by mid-morning I couldn't notify the 99 people in this Circle. Now, I can again. But it appears that instead of setting a limit on the number of people in a circle, maybe they've set a limit on the number of people you could notify in a set period of time? Very strange. If anybody has any clue as to why this is, please let me know.2012-10-20 03:24:2710023124
Alex Grossman27,364It's TGIF so hope you have a great day. Here's a Circle I thought I'd share today for Follow Friday - Movie Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about movies, all kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, engaging with others, sharing and exchanging comments, please let me know and I can try and add you to this Circle (notification limits permitting). If you're a member of this circle, you agree to participate in a respectful manner. Due to the changing and, at times uncertain, notification restrictions Google has in terms of number of people you can notify with a post I've split this up into two Circle. The overflow from this Circle can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/Ad9LJFo9PLrFYI - you can find today's movie thread at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/RDDzuGdsvLX #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #movies   #film  2012-10-19 14:01:4110111219
Bob Mulholland9,885#InternetFreedom #CircleShare #SharedCircles  Part 1 of 2+1 the post to be included, +1 my first comment to also be notified (although these types of posts are becoming less and less common)2012-10-01 02:46:474983213
Andrew Eva2,872Thought for #followfriday   I'd share my "Makes me Think" circle.These folks all post things, or engage in my posts, with comments and thoughts that make me think. If I find myself at home, hours later, still thinking about a comment, or post, or idea that was being discussed, one of these individuals was most likely part of that discussion or triggered the thought.I hope they all challenge you to think as well.2012-09-28 17:25:226233626
Alex Grossman26,573For another Follow Friday Circle for today, here is my Music Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about and listen to music. All kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. Unlike other circles, not all shares will be public since some people don't want to see playlists or song shares in their stream. So, articles and discussions of artists, software, the industry, etc will be public and playlists from Spotify or songs may (but not always) be shared to Circles only. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, exchanging comments back and forth, sharing music, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. You only need to agree that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful manner.For a playlist I shared today, go to:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/7vrRYxfXr4c #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #playlist   #music  2012-09-28 14:23:558512112
Alex Grossman26,002It's TGIF so hope you have a great day. Here's a Circle I thought I'd share today for Follow Friday - Movie Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about movies, all kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, engaging with others, sharing and exchanging comments, please let me know and I can try and add you to this Circle (notification limits permitting). If you're a member of this circle, you agree to participate in a respectful manner.FYI - you can find today's movie thread at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/4Mfu1vAyyzg #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #movies  2012-09-07 20:52:151001449
Kurt Smith530Quality Circle ShareHere's a quality group of Plussers to circle. There are some active posters in here and many whom will circle you back. #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  2012-08-07 00:19:0778305
Alex Grossman24,371My Top 99 circle - is Relevancy Accurate?These are the 99 users who are on top of my relevance list (plus me since I'm relevant to myself). I excluded Pages that were in there so as to only have people.Most of these folks are engaging with me through posts or comments (though some are clearly more by e-mail, such as a family member) and the Circle is surprisingly accurate until the last bit of it when some names appeared and others were left off. I suspect that as you go down you end up with a number of close calls in which the algorithm can go either way. If anybody has more details on the relevancy algorithm, I'd be curious to continue the discussions I've seen on other similar threads this week.Want to create your own? (instructions borrowed/stolen from +Max Huijgen )► Click circles on the tab on the right► Make sure relevance is selected (default)► Select the top 99 users. (Drag a box around them)► Drag the whole group to "drop here to create new circle"► The new circle will open up. Make sure its 99 and adjust it if needed► Share it and use the hashtag #top99  and #sharedcircles   #top99   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  +Shared Circles on G+ +CircleCount If you got notified you are one of the 99.2012-07-26 17:22:4510040731
Alex Grossman24,072It's TGIF so hope you have a great day. Here's a Circle I thought I'd share today for Follow Friday - Movie Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about movies, all kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, engaging with others, sharing and exchanging comments, please let me know and I can try and add you to this Circle once I whittle it down a bit (it's at the limit for notifications currently). If you're a member of this circle, you agree to participate in a respectful manner.FYI - you can find today's movie thread at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/Yab31kVxMux #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #movies  2012-07-20 15:39:381017312
Alex Grossman24,072For another Follow Friday Circle for today, here is my Music Lovers Circle. This Circle is by request only and filled with people who love to talk about and listen to music. All kinds, all genres, languages, you name it - the point is to have fun and share. Unlike other circles, not all shares will be public since some people don't want to see playlists or song shares in their stream. So, articles and discussions of artists, software, the industry, etc will be public and playlists from Spotify or songs may (but not always) be shared to Circles only. If you're interested in joining in to the discussions, exchanging comments back and forth, sharing music, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. You only need to agree that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful manner.For a playlist I shared today, go to:https://plus.google.com/u/0/102001774674190160714/posts/2XVUsmDQ86M #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #music   #playlist  2012-07-20 15:25:0683722
Alex Grossman24,072For my second Circle today for Follow Friday, here is my Respectful Politics Circle. This Circle is by request only and not for the faint of heart. It's filled with people who are passionate about politics and issues that impact society and come from across the political spectrum - the point is to have fun, learn and share. If you're interested in joining the discussions, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. No commitment to share your own posts, but it is preferred that you at least comment semi-regularly so as to encourage discussion. Just keep in mind that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful and civil manner. Let your passion fill you, but always temper it with manners, respect and politeness. Bullies will not be tolerated. The point is not to "win" but to learn. #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #politics  2012-07-20 15:10:0498901
Bob Mulholland7,562Sorry it's been a couple weeks, but Melissa is going to have the baby any day now and my focus now needs to be offline most of the time.After Zane has been born, my posts will become regular again.#InternetFreedom   #CircleShare  [part 1 of 2]Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware+1 if you want in+1 my first comment if you also want notifications. #InformActShareStayAware  2012-07-17 17:15:194947211

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2014-10-19 14:47:55 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Douchebag: The White Racial Slur We've All Been Waiting For

❝ White racial slurs are not common in our colorblind age because they don’t work on people who posses white privilege. When it does work, like “Red Neck” or “Cracker,” it has the power to engage a class politics that draws together people of color and urban, middle class whites (otherwise known as the Democratic party).

White privilege is the right of whites, and only whites, to be judged as individuals, to be treated as a unique self, possessed of all the rights and protections of citizenship. I am not a race, I am the unmarked subject. I am simply man, whereas you might be a black man, an asian woman, a disabled native man, a homosexual latina woman, and on and on the qualifiers of identification go. With each keyword added, so too does the burden of representation grow. ❞

Most reshares: 10

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2014-10-21 11:43:00 (2 comments, 10 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Apparently you don't need all that boiling water to cook pasta.

Most plusones: 23

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2014-10-19 20:43:51 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Whites riot over pumpkins in NH and Twitter turns it into epic lesson about Ferguson

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2014-10-21 21:00:43 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 


The other side of the "the right to be forgotten": talking to the operator of the most forgotten site (after Facebook).


The other side of the "the right to be forgotten": talking to the operator of the most forgotten site (after Facebook).___

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2014-10-21 20:54:34 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-21 20:18:27 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Jerrie Cobb, who deserved to be the first female astronaut, yet never made it to space at all.

“I would give my life to fly in space. It’s hard for me to talk about it but I would. I would then, and I will now.” -Jerrie Cobb, at age 67 in 1999

Jerrie Cobb, who deserved to be the first female astronaut, yet never made it to space at all.

“I would give my life to fly in space. It’s hard for me to talk about it but I would. I would then, and I will now.” -Jerrie Cobb, at age 67 in 1999___

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2014-10-21 17:58:49 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-21 17:23:47 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Hottest September since 1880....

Hottest September since 1880....___

2014-10-21 17:12:43 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Dying skills: giving or following directions, handwriting, describing people, addressing envelopes, twiddling your thumbs, remembering anything you can Google...

More?

Dying skills: giving or following directions, handwriting, describing people, addressing envelopes, twiddling your thumbs, remembering anything you can Google...

More?___

2014-10-21 16:17:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Interesting new study confirms what many of us have long felt.

"Die-hard liberals and down-the-line conservatives have segregated themselves into strikingly different news universes, relying on sources of information that often reinforce their views and discussing politics mostly with others of like minds, according to an in-depth new study."

Interesting new study confirms what many of us have long felt.

"Die-hard liberals and down-the-line conservatives have segregated themselves into strikingly different news universes, relying on sources of information that often reinforce their views and discussing politics mostly with others of like minds, according to an in-depth new study."___

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2014-10-21 13:19:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Lost Comet

This week comet Siding Spring (also known as C/2013 A1) made a close approach to Mars. It’s not a particularly bright comet, but it was close enough for the Opportunity rover to take an image of it from the martian surface. Think on that one just a bit. We have robots on Mars doing comet photography now. At closest approach, Siding Spring was about 140,000 km from the center of Mars. If it had made a similar pass by Earth it would have been about half the distance to the Moon.

In recorded history, we’ve never had a comet pass so close to Earth. We’ve had bright comets, and Earth even passed through the tail of Halley’s comet in 1910, but never a really close approach. The closest recorded comet flyby occurred in 1770 by Comet Lexell. It was discovered by Charles Messier just a month before close approach, and came within 2.2 million kilometers of our planet.At it’s... more »

Lost Comet

This week comet Siding Spring (also known as C/2013 A1) made a close approach to Mars. It’s not a particularly bright comet, but it was close enough for the Opportunity rover to take an image of it from the martian surface. Think on that one just a bit. We have robots on Mars doing comet photography now. At closest approach, Siding Spring was about 140,000 km from the center of Mars. If it had made a similar pass by Earth it would have been about half the distance to the Moon.

In recorded history, we’ve never had a comet pass so close to Earth. We’ve had bright comets, and Earth even passed through the tail of Halley’s comet in 1910, but never a really close approach. The closest recorded comet flyby occurred in 1770 by Comet Lexell. It was discovered by Charles Messier just a month before close approach, and came within 2.2 million kilometers of our planet. At it’s closest, it was noted that the nucleus had an apparent size equal to Jupiter, and its coma was larger than the Moon.

The comet was named after Anders Johan Lexell, who determined its orbit and demonstrated that it was a periodic comet with a period of about 5.5 years.  This meant its aphelion (greatest distance from the Sun) was in the region of Jupiter’s orbit. Although it was expected to return in 1776, it was never seen again. In the 1840s Urbain Le Verrier (famous for predicting the existence of Neptune) calculated that the comet made a couple close approaches to Jupiter that radically changed its orbit, possibly even throwing it out of the solar system.

Comet Lexell is now designated a lost comet. Siding Spring will soon head to the outer edge of the solar system, not to return to the inner solar system for a million years.

Image:  Exoplanetaryscience/Wikipedia___

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2014-10-21 12:04:19 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Analysis of skeletal diseases such as arthritis can point to potentially unsuspected infectious causes.

Ancient misdiagnosis: Pharaohs didn't have ankylosing spondylitis 
The antiquity of diseases is relevant to understanding their etiologies and the case of the Pharaohs (Amenhotep III in picture)  with ankylosing spondylitis is a famous one buttressing its priority. But as it turns, that wasn't true. Research conducted CT scan on 13 Egyptian mummies including that of Amenhotep III and have now found that they had suffered from the more innocuous DISH aka Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis and not Ankylosing Spodylitis.
Why are scientists so interested in digging graves and proving the antiquity of various arthritis illnesses?
Despite this, the antiquity of Ankylosing Spondylitis is not in doubt as it has been demonstrated in other ancient graves but in striking contrast, the more debilitating Rheumatoid arthritis is a new disease that first appeared in the old world in 16th/17th centuries after the discovery of the Americas. While there is no evidence of any skeletal remains with rheumatoid arthritis in the old world predating 16th century, there is evidence ancient remains with rheumatoid arthritis as far back as 1000BC from Kentucky. This suggests the potential role of an infectious agent that originated in the Americas and spread to the rest of the world and has since become ubiquitous. One potential candidate is the Epstein Barr virus 
Ankylosing spondylitis or diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) in Royal Egyptian mummies of 18th-20th Dynasties? CT and archaeology studies  http://goo.gl/Nbwh6j
Prehistoric arthritis (page 18/25)  http://goo.gl/zlBQ22
#arthritis   #antiquity   #archaeology  +Nigil Haroon ___Analysis of skeletal diseases such as arthritis can point to potentially unsuspected infectious causes.

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2014-10-21 11:59:22 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Why candidates don't make the changes they promise. "National Security and Double Government" by Michael Glennon at Fletcher.

Why candidates don't make the changes they promise. "National Security and Double Government" by Michael Glennon at Fletcher.___

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2014-10-21 11:53:15 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Neoliberal economic policies that defund health infrastructure responsible for current crisis in West Africa and across the globe, say analysts

Neoliberal economic policies that defund health infrastructure responsible for current crisis in West Africa and across the globe, say analysts___

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2014-10-21 11:43:00 (2 comments, 10 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Apparently you don't need all that boiling water to cook pasta.

Apparently you don't need all that boiling water to cook pasta.___

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2014-10-21 06:02:25 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Hong Kong leader rejects popular elections for giving poor too much power. Communism; you've come a long way baby.

I've often argued that communism had a lot in common with libertarianism, but I never expected it to get *that* similar).

Hong Kong leader rejects popular elections for giving poor too much power. Communism; you've come a long way baby.

I've often argued that communism had a lot in common with libertarianism, but I never expected it to get *that* similar).___

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2014-10-20 14:52:05 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-20 12:46:56 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Are Factual And Religious Belief The Same? #npr

Are Factual And Religious Belief The Same? #npr___

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2014-10-20 11:35:59 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Comet Siding Spring Passes Mars
Image Credit & Copyright: SEN/Damian Peach
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141020.html

Yesterday, a comet passed very close to Mars. In fact, Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) passed closer to the red planet than any comet has ever passed to Earth in recorded history. To take advantage of this unique opportunity to study the close interaction of a comet and a planet, humanity currently has five active spacecraft orbiting Mars: NASA's MAVEN, MRO, Mars Odyssey, as well as ESA's Mars Express, and India's Mars Orbiter. Most of these spacecraft have now sent back information that they have not been damaged by small pieces of the passing comet. These spacecraft, as well as the two active rovers on the Martian surface -- NASA's Opportunity and Curiosity -- have taken data and images that will be downloaded to Earth for weeks to come and... more »

Comet Siding Spring Passes Mars
Image Credit & Copyright: SEN/Damian Peach
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141020.html

Yesterday, a comet passed very close to Mars. In fact, Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) passed closer to the red planet than any comet has ever passed to Earth in recorded history. To take advantage of this unique opportunity to study the close interaction of a comet and a planet, humanity currently has five active spacecraft orbiting Mars: NASA's MAVEN, MRO, Mars Odyssey, as well as ESA's Mars Express, and India's Mars Orbiter. Most of these spacecraft have now sent back information that they have not been damaged by small pieces of the passing comet. These spacecraft, as well as the two active rovers on the Martian surface -- NASA's Opportunity and Curiosity -- have taken data and images that will be downloaded to Earth for weeks to come and likely studied for years to come. The featured image taken yesterday, however, was not taken from Mars but from Earth and shows Comet Siding Spring on the lower left as it passed Mars, on the upper right.___

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2014-10-19 20:43:51 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Whites riot over pumpkins in NH and Twitter turns it into epic lesson about Ferguson

Whites riot over pumpkins in NH and Twitter turns it into epic lesson about Ferguson___

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2014-10-19 14:47:55 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Douchebag: The White Racial Slur We've All Been Waiting For

❝ White racial slurs are not common in our colorblind age because they don’t work on people who posses white privilege. When it does work, like “Red Neck” or “Cracker,” it has the power to engage a class politics that draws together people of color and urban, middle class whites (otherwise known as the Democratic party).

White privilege is the right of whites, and only whites, to be judged as individuals, to be treated as a unique self, possessed of all the rights and protections of citizenship. I am not a race, I am the unmarked subject. I am simply man, whereas you might be a black man, an asian woman, a disabled native man, a homosexual latina woman, and on and on the qualifiers of identification go. With each keyword added, so too does the burden of representation grow. ❞

Douchebag: The White Racial Slur We've All Been Waiting For

❝ White racial slurs are not common in our colorblind age because they don’t work on people who posses white privilege. When it does work, like “Red Neck” or “Cracker,” it has the power to engage a class politics that draws together people of color and urban, middle class whites (otherwise known as the Democratic party).

White privilege is the right of whites, and only whites, to be judged as individuals, to be treated as a unique self, possessed of all the rights and protections of citizenship. I am not a race, I am the unmarked subject. I am simply man, whereas you might be a black man, an asian woman, a disabled native man, a homosexual latina woman, and on and on the qualifiers of identification go. With each keyword added, so too does the burden of representation grow. ❞___

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2014-10-18 23:08:38 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-18 23:05:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Impressive Star Wars-style drone race in the woods.

Impressive Star Wars-style drone race in the woods.___

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2014-10-18 22:12:07 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

It is unknown what became of Yasuke thereafter but in the space of a year this slave from far away Africa had been elevated to the Japanese warrior class, an almost unique occurrence in history, and had been involved in an event that changed the course of Japanese history.

You can guarantee there won't be a Hollywood movie about this.

h/t +Teddee Jordan 

It is unknown what became of Yasuke thereafter but in the space of a year this slave from far away Africa had been elevated to the Japanese warrior class, an almost unique occurrence in history, and had been involved in an event that changed the course of Japanese history.

You can guarantee there won't be a Hollywood movie about this.

h/t +Teddee Jordan ___

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2014-10-18 19:09:20 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-18 17:49:18 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Xenophobia.

Xenophobia.___

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2014-10-18 17:01:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-18 16:31:34 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The college mailbox meets its demise. Bates gets rid of student mailboxes.

Package delivery is up 5 to 14% per year since the mid-2000's. Letter delivery is practically non-existent. Students still get a number and a mailroom, but the physical boxes will go.

The college mailbox meets its demise. Bates gets rid of student mailboxes.

Package delivery is up 5 to 14% per year since the mid-2000's. Letter delivery is practically non-existent. Students still get a number and a mailroom, but the physical boxes will go.___

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2014-10-18 04:03:20 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

The Gods of the World: A group called "The 40 Foundation" put together this rather extraordinary infographic of the world's religions and how they're (historically) related to one another. It's a phylogenetic tree of the gods.

I can't say that this diagram is complete, nor that it shows every possible cross-pollination; it would be very hard to do so, given just how intricate this aspect of history is. Likewise, it's hard to define the boundaries between various sects, at times; while the Protestants are very famous for each sect having its own name and being firmly opposed to those schismatics from the Popular Front of Judea, many other religious divisions have been more subtle, two groups simply moving away from each other over time, or one group simply adopting a radically different theology without telling anyone. But the image is detailed enough that you can... more »

The Gods of the World: A group called "The 40 Foundation" put together this rather extraordinary infographic of the world's religions and how they're (historically) related to one another. It's a phylogenetic tree of the gods.

I can't say that this diagram is complete, nor that it shows every possible cross-pollination; it would be very hard to do so, given just how intricate this aspect of history is. Likewise, it's hard to define the boundaries between various sects, at times; while the Protestants are very famous for each sect having its own name and being firmly opposed to those schismatics from the Popular Front of Judea, many other religious divisions have been more subtle, two groups simply moving away from each other over time, or one group simply adopting a radically different theology without telling anyone. But the image is detailed enough that you can clearly see phenomena like the Protestant Reformation, the emergence of Islam, and quite a few other historical events very visually. And to nitpick a work this complex feels almost petty.

You can view single images at the link, or a zoomable version (with an admittedly crappy UI) at http://funki.com.ua/ru/portfolio/lab/world-religions-tree/ . 

h/t +Alex Fink for finding this.___

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2014-10-17 23:24:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The Lady of the Spiked Throne refers to a mysterious artifact from the Indus Valley civilization that has been dated to the 3rd millennium BC. It depicts a woman in a position of power seated in a spiked throne in what has been described as a bull-headed boat or chariot. She and her crew display unusual features including large almond-shaped eyes, elongated heads or headdresses, and beak-like noses. The unique and peculiar features of the artifact leave us with many questions – who was the enthroned lady? What does the artifact represent? And how was it used?  
#artifact   #ancient  

The Lady of the Spiked Throne refers to a mysterious artifact from the Indus Valley civilization that has been dated to the 3rd millennium BC. It depicts a woman in a position of power seated in a spiked throne in what has been described as a bull-headed boat or chariot. She and her crew display unusual features including large almond-shaped eyes, elongated heads or headdresses, and beak-like noses. The unique and peculiar features of the artifact leave us with many questions – who was the enthroned lady? What does the artifact represent? And how was it used?  
#artifact   #ancient  ___

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2014-10-17 21:32:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

A great summary of various distribution curves and why they are the way they are.

A great summary of various distribution curves and why they are the way they are.___

2014-10-17 13:00:57 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

When is the iOS 8 G+ app going to support sharing and being shared to? Chrome does. Which ironically means that it no longer supports sharing to Google+.

#ns

When is the iOS 8 G+ app going to support sharing and being shared to? Chrome does. Which ironically means that it no longer supports sharing to Google+.

#ns___

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2014-10-17 12:59:04 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 





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2014-10-17 12:50:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-17 03:04:11 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Brianna Wu, one of the women targeted by the gamergate children, speaking out about what it's been like, and what motivates her to keep fighting.

"Gamergate, I have one message for you so listen up.

When you take your last dying breath, I want you to know this. It was an absolute pleasure knocking you on your ass for the fine women in this field."

Brianna Wu, one of the women targeted by the gamergate children, speaking out about what it's been like, and what motivates her to keep fighting.

"Gamergate, I have one message for you so listen up.

When you take your last dying breath, I want you to know this. It was an absolute pleasure knocking you on your ass for the fine women in this field."___

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2014-10-17 02:58:44 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

"The pipeline is not the problem, it leads to a vat of acid. No-one wants to lean in to a vat of acid. (Thanks to Cate Huston for that metaphor, it made a lot of sense to me.)"

Enough with the subtle allusions of the previous posts. What’s going on here is not right. It’s not right that I get to pass as a member of the group of people who can work in technology, while others have to justify their very presence in the field. It’s…___"The pipeline is not the problem, it leads to a vat of acid. No-one wants to lean in to a vat of acid. (Thanks to Cate Huston for that metaphor, it made a lot of sense to me.)"

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2014-10-17 02:54:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

http://www.worldsciencefestival.com/2014/10/smart-reads-curt-stagers-atomic-self/

http://www.worldsciencefestival.com/2014/10/smart-reads-curt-stagers-atomic-self/___

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2014-10-17 00:51:52 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

These are not the WMDs you are looking for.

I'm not surprised that certain people twisted the facts to try to prove bush was right. I *am* surprised that so many people have already forgotten what he claimed we'd find in Iraq, and what we actually found. 

These are not the WMDs you are looking for.

I'm not surprised that certain people twisted the facts to try to prove bush was right. I *am* surprised that so many people have already forgotten what he claimed we'd find in Iraq, and what we actually found. ___

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2014-10-16 16:57:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Orbital Dynamics

The Rosetta spacecraft is preparing to release the lander Philae onto the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. So far we’ve gotten some great images of the comet, and if successful Philae will be the first soft landing on a comet. Given the number of successful missions we have nowadays, it can be hard to wrap your head around just how challenging this kind of thing is.

This video might give you a better idea. It traces the orbital motion of Rosetta leading up to the landing of Philae. After achieving orbit around 67P, Rosetta is then maneuvered to within 10 km of the comet. This is necessary to scan the surface with enough precision to determine a landing site. It then goes into a higher orbit again, before dive-bombing the comet so Philae can reach the landing site accurately. The low mass and irregular shape of 67P means you can’t simply rely upongra... more »

Orbital Dynamics

The Rosetta spacecraft is preparing to release the lander Philae onto the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. So far we’ve gotten some great images of the comet, and if successful Philae will be the first soft landing on a comet. Given the number of successful missions we have nowadays, it can be hard to wrap your head around just how challenging this kind of thing is.

This video might give you a better idea. It traces the orbital motion of Rosetta leading up to the landing of Philae. After achieving orbit around 67P, Rosetta is then maneuvered to within 10 km of the comet. This is necessary to scan the surface with enough precision to determine a landing site. It then goes into a higher orbit again, before dive-bombing the comet so Philae can reach the landing site accurately. The low mass and irregular shape of 67P means you can’t simply rely upon gravitational freefall. Once the landing is made, Rosetta will then go back to a higher orbit before reversing orbital direction so it is in a good position to relay data from Philae to Earth.

This orbit is a dance of gravity and thrusters. It has been calculated based upon the best data we have, and it has to be right. One small error and the spacecraft could slam into the comet, or skip past without ever achieving its final mission.  Of course all of this is after the 10-year mission just to get to the comet and match trajectory. As anyone who’s played Kerbal Space can tell you, this is an extraordinarily complex set of orbital dynamics.

If you ever happen to meet someone who does this kind of orbital logistics, shake their hand and say thanks. Without their work our spacecraft wouldn’t arrive at their destination, and we wouldn’t have the opportunity to do some awesome science.___

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2014-10-16 16:55:07 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-16 13:28:23 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

A little toilet trouble

Or how poor design, poor management, poor training, poor procedures, poor culture, and poor systems understanding can lead to a $500 million clusterfuck.

I'll also add that the headline and body of this piece are absolutely pitch-perfect.  The style today would be to rewrite both, a'la xkcd's observation:  http://xkcd.com/1283/

That would be a fatal error.

(via private share)

http://ecmweb.com/content/series-preventable-events-leads-power-plant-explosion

A little toilet trouble

Or how poor design, poor management, poor training, poor procedures, poor culture, and poor systems understanding can lead to a $500 million clusterfuck.

I'll also add that the headline and body of this piece are absolutely pitch-perfect.  The style today would be to rewrite both, a'la xkcd's observation:  http://xkcd.com/1283/

That would be a fatal error.

(via private share)

http://ecmweb.com/content/series-preventable-events-leads-power-plant-explosion___

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2014-10-16 12:46:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Stroke at 33

This is an amazing essay about what it was like to have a stroke at 33. It also gives a fascinating glimpse into how the brain functions, and can adapt as a response to injury. This is a must read.

"Each time I thought about whether I needed to make a left turn or right or stop or go, I felt lost. I had no idea. And so I pressed on without thinking, while relying on intuition. Each time I stopped, recognized landmarks — a tree or a house or a store. I knew I was getting closer to home, but I did not know how to continue. Intuition carried me when logic and memory failed"

I made it home.

And then I thought, I need to get to a hospital.

I picked up the phone and then I asked myself, What is the phone number for 911?

I looked at the numeric keypad, and I could not figure out what number each shape represented.An... more »

Stroke at 33

This is an amazing essay about what it was like to have a stroke at 33. It also gives a fascinating glimpse into how the brain functions, and can adapt as a response to injury. This is a must read.

"Each time I thought about whether I needed to make a left turn or right or stop or go, I felt lost. I had no idea. And so I pressed on without thinking, while relying on intuition. Each time I stopped, recognized landmarks — a tree or a house or a store. I knew I was getting closer to home, but I did not know how to continue. Intuition carried me when logic and memory failed"

I made it home.

And then I thought, I need to get to a hospital.

I picked up the phone and then I asked myself, What is the phone number for 911?

I looked at the numeric keypad, and I could not figure out what number each shape represented. And what is the number for 911?

Read the full article at http://www.buzzfeed.com/xtinehlee/i-had-a-stroke-at-33___

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2014-10-16 12:33:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Rosetta's Selfie
Image Credit: +European Space Agency, ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141016.html

This Rosetta spacecraft selfie was snapped on October 7th. At the time the spacecraft was about 472 million kilometers from planet Earth, but only 16 kilometers from the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Looming beyond the spacecraft near the top of the frame, dust and gas stream away from the comet's curious double-lobed nucleus and bright sunlight glints off one of Rosetta's 14 meter long solar arrays. In fact, two exposures, one short and one long, were combined to record the dramatic high contrast scene using the CIVA camera system on Rosetta's still-attached Philae lander. Its chosen primary landing site is visible on the smaller lobe of the nucleus. This is the last image anticipated from Philae's cameras before the lander... more »

Rosetta's Selfie
Image Credit: +European Space Agency, ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141016.html

This Rosetta spacecraft selfie was snapped on October 7th. At the time the spacecraft was about 472 million kilometers from planet Earth, but only 16 kilometers from the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Looming beyond the spacecraft near the top of the frame, dust and gas stream away from the comet's curious double-lobed nucleus and bright sunlight glints off one of Rosetta's 14 meter long solar arrays. In fact, two exposures, one short and one long, were combined to record the dramatic high contrast scene using the CIVA camera system on Rosetta's still-attached Philae lander. Its chosen primary landing site is visible on the smaller lobe of the nucleus. This is the last image anticipated from Philae's cameras before the lander separates from Rosetta on November 12. Shortly after separation Philae will take another image looking back toward the orbiter, and begin its descent to the nucleus of the comet.___

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2014-10-16 12:13:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Ebola as an excuse for racism. 

Ebola as an excuse for racism. ___

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2014-10-16 11:59:28 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-16 11:55:14 (5 comments, 4 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Performance reviews: Men get rated on performance, women on personality.

Boy, if the men in CS got rated on personality, 3/4 of the senior men I know would be out on the street. My role model in tech for years was a brilliant man who did not suffer fools (namely, anyone), lightly. I still remember the first time I, just a few years out of college with no CS degree, won an argument with him. I *still* left the room nearly in tears. And he was the person I wanted to be like. I even used to say explicitly that I wanted to grow up to be a curmudgeon. We thought it was all part of the game.

❝ It's not a close call. In the 83 critical reviews received by men, just two included comments on personality. In the 94 critical reviews received by women, 71 included negative comments about personality. ❞

Performance reviews: Men get rated on performance, women on personality.

Boy, if the men in CS got rated on personality, 3/4 of the senior men I know would be out on the street. My role model in tech for years was a brilliant man who did not suffer fools (namely, anyone), lightly. I still remember the first time I, just a few years out of college with no CS degree, won an argument with him. I *still* left the room nearly in tears. And he was the person I wanted to be like. I even used to say explicitly that I wanted to grow up to be a curmudgeon. We thought it was all part of the game.

❝ It's not a close call. In the 83 critical reviews received by men, just two included comments on personality. In the 94 critical reviews received by women, 71 included negative comments about personality. ❞___

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2014-10-16 11:47:33 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

This Rental Market is Messing up Relationships (and exposing privilege).

As Charlie Glickman explains on his commentary on his share of this on Facebook, the problems of lack of privacy and raising kids while living with strangers aren't a new one, millions of people who aren't well off deal with it in the US every day. What's new is that it's impacting people with higher incomes, and they find the situation untenable, as opposed to life as usual. _"We clearly can't bring a kid into this situation anytime soon," says one woman who is living with her partner and a single roommate.

We grow up in an environment where we are surrounded by people of a similar class and with similar expectations. If we aren't exposed to people in other situations, we blithely go through life assuming that our situation is normal, and anything else (like multiple... more »

This Rental Market is Messing up Relationships (and exposing privilege).

As Charlie Glickman explains on his commentary on his share of this on Facebook, the problems of lack of privacy and raising kids while living with strangers aren't a new one, millions of people who aren't well off deal with it in the US every day. What's new is that it's impacting people with higher incomes, and they find the situation untenable, as opposed to life as usual. _"We clearly can't bring a kid into this situation anytime soon," says one woman who is living with her partner and a single roommate.

We grow up in an environment where we are surrounded by people of a similar class and with similar expectations. If we aren't exposed to people in other situations, we blithely go through life assuming that our situation is normal, and anything else (like multiple families living in the same apartment) is an anomaly. ___

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2014-10-16 11:29:32 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Vela Magazine KickStarter: Nonfiction Written By Women

❝ Showcasing outstanding nonfiction written by women, including features, essays, and reviews. Tackling the byline gender gap since 2011. ❞

Vela Magazine KickStarter: Nonfiction Written By Women

❝ Showcasing outstanding nonfiction written by women, including features, essays, and reviews. Tackling the byline gender gap since 2011. ❞___

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2014-10-16 04:57:28 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

How to Even FOR DUMMIES

Learn to:
o Even
o Literally Even

How to Even FOR DUMMIES

Learn to:
o Even
o Literally Even___

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2014-10-16 04:46:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-16 04:33:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Our support of Saudi Arabia is far more dangerous to us and our principles than IS.

I doubt you'll hear much about that on Fox News though, given the monarchy's part ownership of Fox.

Why We Fight (Our Good Friends Edition)

Glad to see our petro-dollars and military aid are going to support the causes of liberty and democracy. Yup! ___Our support of Saudi Arabia is far more dangerous to us and our principles than IS.

I doubt you'll hear much about that on Fox News though, given the monarchy's part ownership of Fox.

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2014-10-16 04:11:19 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Historians admit to making up Ancient Greece. ;)

Via +Jeremiah Stoddard ... this is hilarious!!!
quote Honestly, we never meant for things to go this far," said Professor Gene Haddlebury, who has offered to resign his position as chair of Hellenic Studies at Georgetown University. "We were young and trying to advance our careers, so we just started making things up: Homer, Aristotle, Socrates, Hippocrates, the lever and fulcrum, rhetoric, ethics, all the different kinds of columns—everything."___Historians admit to making up Ancient Greece. ;)

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2014-10-16 04:02:38 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

#iamsarkeesian

Marc Randazza isn't a gamer.  He's a law blogger with a fairly singular focus (first amendment free speech issues), who does a remarkable amount of good work to that end, both through publishing relevant news on his blog, The Legal Satyricon, and pro bono work defending people being sued into silence, usually with the intent of burying them in legal costs they can't afford, even if the plaintiff has no chance of winning the case.  I don't know that I'd agree with him on much, other than the first amendment must be held sacred.  

But he's picked up a gamer issue.  Specifically, Anita Sarkeesian cancelled an appearance at Utah State University, because the school received an email threatening the largest school massacre in US history, and due to Utah state law, police would not be allowed to search people showing up for the talk for concealed weapons.  

The second amendment issues aside, I've lost count of the number of times this has happened to Sarkeesian or women like her in the past few months.  At least three women have been forced from their homes after their addresses were published on the internet and credible threats made against them.  It's unacceptable, and anyone arguing that it should be has to be ostracized for it.  

I don't pretend to understand the shit that women have to go through every day, particularly those who try to engage with a stereotypically male endeavor, like working in the tech industry or working on (or even just enjoying) video games or comics.  But I do know that I can't stand to see this threatening, abusive behavior allowed to continue.   #fuckgamergate   #iamsarkeesian  ___#iamsarkeesian

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