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Justin Kiggins has been shared in 120 public circles

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DEVILZART1,310#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 #paulaawesomecircle   #awesomecircles #paulateshima #topsharedcircle #topsharedcircle   #myseoissocial #besocial   #socializethesocial   #trust #circles #sharedcircle 2014-04-04 17:15:22500151123CC G+
Becky Collins5,164 Social Sciences 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 !#socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins2014-03-18 12:35:31305008CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:27:36393013CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:26:50393033CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:26:17393012CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:25:52393011CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:25:16393204CC G+
DEVILZART386This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and +1 'sBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post +DevilzArt More you share more you get! #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   #engagersshowcasecircle   #publicsharedcircles   #wordpress   #seo   #affiliatemarketing    #googleplus   #googleplusupdate   #blogger   #bloggers   #blogging     #internet   #socialmedia   #socialmediatips   #socialnetworking   #internetmarketing   #seo   #seotips   #bloggingtips   #bloggingforbusiness   #bloggingforbusiness   #bloggingtipsandtricks 2014-03-08 15:58:55501191527CC G+
Becky Collins3,213Baseball circle #Baseball  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins 2014-02-26 10:30:413883216CC G+
DEVILZART103This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post#circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circulo   #kreise   #kreis   #круг   #круги   #круглим   #кругляши  #blogger   #blogging   #bloggers#サークル   #界   #cercle   #دائرة   #kring   #kringen   #nederland  +Circles +Circle Circle Circle +Circles by DzjieDzjee +Selected Circles 2014 +Awesome Circles +Socialize circles +Circles & Circles & Circles +Google+ Categorized Circles +Circles Circles Circles +Curating Content on Google+ +Team Circle Share +Shared Circles +Circle Shares Notifications +Urkel's Shared Circles +Shared Circles Magic G+ +Shared Circles on G+ +SharedCircles #googleplus #circle #sahrecircle #circleshare #circlesharing #circleshared #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday 2014-02-25 06:41:2550015722CC G+
Becky Collins2,634Marketing Circle : Feb 22#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday +Becky Collins2014-02-22 06:29:4945517724CC G+
Core Marketing4091. Plus The Post 2. Comment3. Add People To Circles/Include Yourself4. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle    #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles       2013-12-28 07:48:32495859CC G+
Core Marketing2921. Plus The Post 2. Comment3. Add People To Circles/Include Yourself4. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle    #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles       2013-12-27 07:10:04496245CC G+
David Leonhardt3,391This is basically the Megamix 19 of +Tancredi Matranga .   To grow your contacts on G+,:1. Plus the post2. Leave a comment3. Save the circle.4. Share the saved circle (but make sure to tick "include yourself" when sharing).#circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #influencers #influencer #influence #influencermarketing #sharedcircle     #circleshare   #thursday   #thursdaycircle   #circlethursday  2013-12-19 16:54:54498101315CC G+
Tancredi Matranga11,444WEB INFLUENCER MEGAMIX 19Have a great Thursday my Google+ Friends!I am happy to share with you my 19th #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     #circleshare   #thursday   #thursdaycircle   #circlethursday  2013-12-19 10:54:49498886796CC G+
Fabian Weiland0#sharedcircle #sharedcircles #science #scientists  2013-12-02 14:10:58296000CC G+
Lo Sauer2,493This is a great circle combined of active engagers, creative folks and  some of the best and brightest people on google+. A thank you in this circle-inclusion-shoutout to: +Peter Terren +Michael Műller +Carlos Esteban +Justin Chung +Malthus John +Marta Rauch +Rajini Rao +Katherine Vucicevic +Jonathan Eisen +Mike Allton +Scott Buehler +Mario Falcetti +Zvonimir Fras +Krithika Rangarajan +sridhar krishnan +Joanna Ortynska +Seamus Smyth +Chuck Croll +Michael Schobel +2013-11-19 18:19:4843218317CC G+
Rank Kemeng0This is a group of individuals that has personally shared four of my best circle sharing circles in the last month (or so).  They also include a mix of new circle sharers and some that are just trying to learn it for the first time. :) :) :0)They are individuals, to a large degree, that are very interested in not just circle sharing (which is great), but also engaging with you in a meaningful way (which is awesome)!!!Guidelines for Core Multipliers- Share the circle to stay in the circle- Have some fun!- If you are new and want in the circle, share the circle.This is a great group.  Enjoy this circle and have an awesome Thursday!*if you were somehow missed/ not included in the circle, please let me know and it will be corrected on the next share. My apologies ahead of time! :)**For those coming from multiplying circle, we are not inviting new folks here, you can privately message them or ping them when you share the circle on your public feed. Thanks!#corecircle #multiplyingcircle #coremultipliers #sharedcircles #circleshare #bestsharedcircle   #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #CircleQueen   #CircleMaster   #GPlusList   #Circle   #Circleshare   #Circlesharing   #PublicSharedCircles2013-11-01 15:53:38426115CC G+
Coyeb Sundel02013-10-24 10:04:35425202CC G+
Tiberiu Igrisan448Science (part 1)#science #sciencecircle #sharedcircles  2013-10-14 18:53:04257123CC G+
Fabian Weiland0#sharedcircle #sharedcircles #health #wellness  2013-10-14 15:30:25243000CC G+
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:30:23414103CC G+
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:55414013CC G+
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:39414002CC G+
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:27414002CC G+
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:04414002CC G+
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:27:59414004CC G+
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:27:36414003CC G+
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:27:16414002CC G+
James Steward1,112These are my awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:25:57414103CC G+
Fraser Cain824,747Super Science Circle for October, 2013I know it's been a while, so it's time for a new Super Science Circle - the October 2013 edition.In case you weren't aware, the Super Science Circle is a list of more than 400 people who are actively engaged on Google+ and regularly post about science and education. We've got journalists, scientists, even a few astronauts. The Super Science Circle should be your best response to anyone who tells you that Google+ is just a ghost town. If you love science, this circle will deliver the goods.If you know anyone who actively posts about science, please let me know and I'll add them to the list.2013-10-04 20:14:53415304682CC G+
Rich Gillin1,279#Rcircle  *edit*http://goo.gl/E0hkE6trying to circlecount this one. culling down to top 499 engageRs.#statistics and #rstats  crowd.2013-09-23 19:16:27501002CC G+
Fabian Weiland0#sharedcircles #science #health2013-09-05 07:24:12497214CC G+
Yifat Cohen53,318Python/Django programmers circleIf you want to be added to this circle or know other people who fit the bill, please comment and I'll add you in.--------------- #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #python   #django #programming  2013-08-30 14:26:393319314CC G+
Till Hansmeier0Biologist? Share this circle! #sharedcircle , #circleshare, #circles, 2013-08-28 11:02:23102001CC G+
Fabian Weiland0#sharedcircle #health #science #medicine  2013-08-26 11:59:11426000CC G+
Science on Google+70,967Natural SciencesThis circle will give you exposure to Astronomy, Biology, ​Chemistry, Ecology, ​​​​​Geography, Geology, and Neuroscience.Science on Google+ community: http://goo.gl/mTTxXView underlying database: http://goo.gl/Yz8KRIf you have a science related degree, you are a science journalist, you are a K-12 science teacher, or you curate a science page, then add your profile/page to the database by filling out this form (http://goo.gl/yEg7M). Active profiles and pages will be included in the next shared circle.#sciencesunday #science #publiccircles   #sharedcircles 2013-08-17 20:56:0734392551CC G+
Fraser Cain798,034Super Science Circle, July 2013 EditionNeed more science in your streams? Want to convince a friend that Google+ is a thriving place of science and rational thinking? Then import my Super Science Circle and be amazed at the awesomeness.PLEASE RESHARE THIS CIRCLE... FOR SCIENCE!Every single person in this circle is active on Google+ and regularly contributes high quality posts about science. You've got my personal guarantee.As always, I recommend you import this group into a temporary circle and look for people who match your interests. Then pull them over into more permanent locations in your circles. Or just wait for me to give you an update next month.If you want to be included in this circle, just make a post in the comments and I'll check out your profile.I'm looking for people who:1. Are active on Google+ (but not too active)2. Regularly post about science3. Provide context and additional information, and not just bare links or annoying memes.2013-07-16 18:35:56415235986CC G+
Paul Christen0If you want to be TOTALLY freaked out, follow this science circle. Its not mine, it was shared by (I think) +Fraser Cain .Man, a  day does not go by that I'm not amazed by the advances in science and technology.2013-06-11 13:54:194095310CC G+
Science on Google+62,910Smokin' Science CircleWe took 500 active profiles from the  +Science on Google+: A Public Database and put them into this circle.  Be careful, this circle is smokin' hot! #scienceeveryday    Don't forget to check out the Science on Google+ Community: http://goo.gl/mTTxXDatabaseSearch Communities: http://goo.gl/RvyezSearch Pages: http://goo.gl/WCohTSearch Profiles: http://goo.gl/Yz8KRAdd Profile or Page to Database: http://goo.gl/yEg7MAdd Community to Database: http://goo.gl/zh0xJ2013-06-06 00:17:11500388275CC G+
Fraser Cain779,548Super Science Circle - May 2013 EditionNeed more science in your Google+? Well, here's all the science you can handle! Enjoy my latest, heavily curated edition of the Super Science Circle.Please share this circle... for Science!For the uninitiated, I maintain a circle of 450+ people who are active on Google+ and regularly post on Google+. In this circle you'll find scientists, journalists, astronauts, educators, and science enthusiasts. By importing this circle into your own circles, you'll immediately gain a vibrant and fascinating feed of amazing science stories.I recognize that it might be too much science, so I suggest you create a brand new temporary circle and evaluate the people in the circle. Only transfer the keepers to your permanent circles. Then, when I update the circle next month, rinse and repeat.Are you active on G+ and regularly post about science? +mention me and I'll check out your profile.Remember, please share this post2013-05-22 19:26:51456348390CC G+
Fraser Cain770,050Super Science Circle - April 2013 EditionIt's time for another sharing of my Super Science Circle. This is a collection of 400+ active people on Google+ who often post about science. If anyone tells you G+ is a ghost town (not that anyone does any more), get them to import this circle. PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLE... FOR SCIENCE!I have personally reviewed each and every person on this list, to make sure that they:1. Are active and engaged on Google+2. Regularly post science-related stories on Google+In this list you'll find scientists, journalists, researchers, professors, astronauts and general science enthusiasts. Not everyone in this list is going to be to your personal liking. So what you'll want to do is import the list into a temporary circle. Then move people over one by one into more permanent locations in your circles.I'm always looking for more people to add to the list, so if you know people who meet my criteria, feel free to nominate them.Again, please share the circle. Every little bit helps2013-04-26 21:02:03419226277CC G+
Alessandro Folghera7321. PLUS+1 This Post! 2. ADD Circle3, Share the circle (note you can add yourself when you go to share)4. COMMENT Below if you are not on it and I will add you!#circleshare   #geekcircle   #sciencecircle   #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  Social Media Marketing Shared Circle ... share and increase your popularity !2013-04-16 08:01:53422229CC G+
Mike Barnes590Science and Techno Geeks Shared Circle1. PLUS+1 This Post! 2. ADD Circle3, Share the circle (note you can add yourself when you go to share)4. COMMENT Below if you are not on it and I will add you! #circleshare   #geekcircle   #sciencecircle   #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  For more Social Media and Search Engine Marketing Tips visit http//SEO-Alien.com2013-04-09 20:08:43412417CC G+
Fraser Cain759,117The Return of the Super Science CircleOkay, I'll admit, I made a mistake in retiring the Super Science Circle. I wasn't wrong; Communities are still the future and the best way to make friends here on Google+. But I realized that the Super Science Circle is simple and efficient way to get new people to see that Google+ isn't a ghost town.PLEASE SHARE THIS POST... FOR SCIENCE!When I was attending +ScienceOnline 2013, I must have helped dozens of people join Google+, and the first thing I had them do was import this circle. It's an invaluable tool for getting new people up to speed.So, I just did a complete refresh on the circle. I examined every single member and judged them according to my two-part criteria:1. Active in the last 30 days or so.2. Regularly post on scientific topics.If you know anyone who might make a good candidate for this circle, please let me know.As always, import this circle into a new, temporary circle, and then you can refresh it when I share a new version.DON'T FORGET TO SHARE THIS POST2013-03-19 22:39:3139967163160CC G+
Katherine Vucicevic222A great shared circle. Get your daily dose of science here! Great posts.If you want to join this circle,Add me,Add this circleShare this circle and include yourself in the share.Easy. #science #scienceeveryday #sciencefiction #scienceisawesome  2013-03-15 01:28:13242905CC G+
Science on Google+27,055Biology CircleView profiles in circle: http://goo.gl/xuMxTLinks to shared circles: http://goo.gl/nO7rBIf you have a science related degree, you are a science journalist, you are a K-12 science teacher, or you curate a science page, then add your profile/page to the database (http://goo.gl/yEg7M). Please note that you also have to circle +Science on Google+: A Public Database if you would like to be considered for shared circles.#sciencesunday #science #publiccircles #sharedcircles 2013-01-29 00:40:4116111220CC G+
Fraser Cain694,882The Final Super Science CircleWell, this is it, this is going to be the last posting of the Super Science Circle. Why? Communities, that's why. In case you didn't know, I've been maintaining my Super Science Circle from the very beginning of Google+. As soon as the feature to share circles was enabled, I was happy to share those circles around into Google. I did this because it was very difficult for people with related interests (science) to be able to find each other. I wanted new G+ users to realize this place isn't a ghost town; there are vibrant groups of people actively discussing scientific topics.But it was a hack. Each month took me almost an entire day to curate down the list of people, remove the inactive, and incorporate newly active people who often posted about science. And it was always imperfect. Some people got a massive boost in followers and engagement, while other, equally deserving people were left out.It was inelegant, inefficient and arbitrary.But now you can do this all on your own. You can go into any Community that matches your interest and instantly discover thousands of people who share your enthusiasm for a topic - just joining a Community will bring a trickle of posts about topics that interest you back into your stream. Keep your participation in the Community, or circle the most interesting people and harvest them back into your own stream.In the coming months, I'll be suggesting Communities you should join, instead of people you should circle. Thanks to everyone for using the shared circles and helping science get such a firm foothold here on Google+. Thanks to all the past and present members of the Super Science Circle for sharing such wonderful stuff.Science!2013-01-17 02:59:31420544084CC G+
Science on Google+13,361Natural SciencesThis circle will give you exposure to Astronomy, Biology, ​Chemistry, Ecology, ​​​​​Geography, Geology, and Neuroscience.If you have a science related degree, you are a science journalist, you are a K-12 science teacher, or you curate a science page, then add your profile/page to the database (http://goo.gl/yEg7M). Please note that you also have to circle +Science on Google+: A Public Database if you would like to be considered for shared circles.View underlying database: http://goo.gl/Yz8KRView most recent shared circles: http://goo.gl/nO7rB#sciencesunday #science #publiccircles #sharedcircles 2012-12-02 15:41:4030541730CC G+
Peter Smalley (Merkabah)10,068#sharedpubliccircles   #science  It's been a while since I shared a circle. Let's fix that, shall we? Here is my Circle of Science. Here you will find people who are practicing scientists, science writers, and science enthusiasts - and sometimes all three at once. There are biologists, chemists, physicists, microbiologists, food safety scientists, mathematicians, neurologists, astronomers and many other disciplines represented here. But regardless of their specialties they are intelligent, interested, and interesting.I won't call this a curated circle per se, but I can personally speak to quality of many of these individuals. Many of them are true gems.FOR SCIENCE!2012-11-26 17:29:545015211CC G+


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long (for the internet) but good.

by +Jamie Alexandre 

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2014-03-04 21:08:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Bird's eye view of soft matter: a solution to the problem of packing of 5 different photoreceptors in the chicken's retina (http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.89.022721)

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Neuroscience, culture, and the public trust
Every year, the Society for Neuroscience holds a " Social Issues Roundtable " at their  annual conference . Social issues in neuroscience are near and dear to me, and so this year I took a stab at submitting a proposal. What better place to talk about these...

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2014-03-01 16:53:30 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)

I'm surprisingly excited about this book, and the way that subtle touches in layout, color, and art combine to point back to bestiaries of old.

If I'm going to read from dead trees, I want it to be a thing of beauty. 

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2014-02-28 05:01:46 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Help kickstart protocols.io and get figshare upgrades - A free, crowdsourced protocol repo for the life sciences:



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2014-02-21 20:17:06 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

looking forward to +Katie Hinde speaking this afternoon at the CARTA symposium

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2014-02-19 18:27:00 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s)

Reasons to learn python += 1 #python  

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2014-02-13 03:26:38 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Running a limited private beta for a new app I've been working on. iPad only. I'll send download instructions to first 10 people to send me their iPad UDID. Part of the http://wholeslide.com/open/ project.

Thanks for the meshes +EyeWire !

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2014-01-28 19:53:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

I have terrible hearing. I’m not hearing-impaired in any actual way, but whenever there is a lot of background noise – terrible music at a bar, the burbling of friends at a big party – I just cannot understand what people are saying even when they’re…

2014-01-22 06:18:25 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

Scientists like to complain about hyped and inaccurate science reporting. So why aren't they helping to make it better?

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2013-12-26 21:17:02 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)

"Santa, I've been thinking about the whole naughty vs nice issue"

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2013-12-20 00:55:37 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

"If we attach a monetary value to the time spent driving, then the optimum speed is not necessarily the speed at which the engine is most efficient. The cost of fuel will be lowest at the maximum efficiency point, of course, but that’s only a part of the equation. You also need to figure in the cost of your time. So, fuel costs will go up as the speed increases, because the engine works less well, but personal time costs will go down, because the higher speed reduces the time in transit, and thus the number of hours you’re “paying” yourself for. At some point, those two trends will cross over, and there will be an optimum speed where the total cost is a minimum."

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"What does a military base look like from above? Which installations are secret and which can be viewed on the open internet?"

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2013-12-19 19:46:25 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

"My five-year-old insists that Bilbo Baggins is a girl."

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2013-12-03 20:04:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

The quest to keep oneself out of the danger zone

h/t +Justin Kiggins 

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2013-12-03 18:01:23 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 4 +1s)

"Many of the projects in the scientific computing world to be very honest, are somebody's PhD, postdoc or tenure procrastination projects..." (I'm sure +PHD Comics would approve)

Watching this cool talk by +Fernando Perez of +IPython. It's been on my 'watch later' playlist for a long time...

The first 15 minutes are pretty awesome showing how Python is used in Science: including an email from +NASA to Matplolib asking when a bug would be fixed...

2013-11-13 22:38:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Every scientist has a story, right? But, if you're a scientist, can you communicate your story to scientists outside your field or to a layperson? Can you sell your ideas to someone who has two minutes (or less) to listen to you? Like it or not, as science evolves, the ways by which we communicate about science evolve, too. Scientists today are using blogging and social media platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ to obtain funding, find jobs, build collaborations, share ideas, or simply curate the incredible amount of science news available today. Come join this hangout with 5 San Diego (recovering) scientists active on Twitter to hear their experiences and 'how-to' get started with Twitter. 

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2013-11-05 20:25:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

+Scholarpedia  makes a call to action: Wikify the scholarly canons!

A really interesting read on bringing scientific consensus and debate into the open. Go check it out.

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2013-11-05 20:24:58 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 5 +1s)

This is pretty amazing.

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2013-10-17 18:08:06 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

Well, +Ed Yong wins the internet today, for "explaining" one of his articles to a student who doesn't want the bother of reading it. 

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2013-10-16 16:37:39 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

"This was the idea that creativity was the attribute of a class — which class Florida identified not only with intellectuals and artists but also with a broad swath of the professional-managerial stratum. It would take years for our stumbling innovator to realize this. And then, he finally got it all at once. The reason these many optimistic books seemed to have so little to do with the downward-spiraling lives of actual creative workers is that they weren’t really about those people in the first place.
"No. The literature of creativity was something completely different. Everything he had noticed so far was a clue: the banality, the familiar examples, the failure to appreciate what was actually happening to creative people in the present time. This was not science, despite the technological gloss applied by writers like Jonah Lehrer. It was a literature of superstition, in whicheve... more »

2013-10-14 18:12:34 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

Just spent some time uncircling people I had put in "purgatory" and leaving various communities. Trying to make G+ relevant for me, again.

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2013-10-14 18:09:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

aka Why does the neuroscience blogosphere suck? Obviously, there are tons of great neuroscience blogs out there – I’m not even going to try to list them because they are numerous and I don’t want to accidentally leave one out. But there does not seem to…

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2013-10-08 00:41:17 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)

"Ideas are a dime-a-dozen, and really, given how hard it is to take an idea and turn it into something, a product, a business, a project, the likelihood that someone is going to think “gosh, what a great idea, I’ll steal that” and turn it into something successful is vanishingly small."

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2013-10-07 16:44:38 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

Ron Hoy, a neuroethologist from Cornell, visited UCSD last week and gave a great talk on jumping spiders. These are, apparently, the most speciose variety of spider – that is, they account for ~13% of all species of spiders! More importantly, they are a…

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2013-10-03 20:49:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Cool new online Bioinformatics course at UCSD --> “To our knowledge, this is the first major online course that prominently features massive open online research, or MOOR, rather than just regular coursework” 

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2013-09-27 19:08:07 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

I think +OpenWorm needs to host a hangout with +Google Science Fair Grad Prize Winner Eric Chen (or at least recruit him):

"To stop the flu, therefore, scientists need only stop its reproduction, killing the infection by not allowing it to spread.
"To find the best way of doing so, Chen set up computational models and computer-aided designs of flu viruses and the endonuclease components, and “virtually screened” potential medications that could molecularly bind to the enzymes, rendering them inert, and killing the flu dead."

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2013-09-26 20:17:26 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

What makes someone a "scientist"? 

/via +Zen Faulkes 

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2013-08-27 19:35:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

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2013-08-23 17:20:03 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

" They have a suite of abilities that are also found in primates and corvids, having evolved independently in somewhat similar social structures. Many other species since have been found to rank above dolphins in each of these qualities, but even this idea of ranking them on a linear scale – especially for intelligence – turns out to be an exercise in assessing how human-like another species is. More a philosophical task than a scientific one."

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2013-08-23 14:26:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Brilliant experimental work from researchers at Princeton

I particularly like the way that they clearly specified the limits of their study and the lack of generalizability.

HT +Rob Gordon

2013-08-22 22:51:44 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s)

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2013-08-22 22:47:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

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2013-08-22 20:51:10 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

"Open source projects are built on trust, and these days they are barely conscious of national borders and largely unaffected by any real-world politics, be it trade wars or merely cultural differences. But that doesn't mean that real-world politics are not acutely aware of open source projects and the potential advantage they can give in the secret world of spycraft.
"To an intelligence agency, a well-thought-out weakness can easily be worth a cover identity and five years of salary to a top-notch programmer. Anybody who puts in five good years on an open source project can get away with inserting a patch that "on further inspection might not be optimal.""

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2013-08-22 00:18:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

"...it didn’t matter whether I was right; nobody was listening to me anymore." +Public Library of Science (PLoS) blogs post by +Chris Holdgraf: http://bit.ly/13DNXxe

2013-08-16 02:38:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Remember the first time you went to the movies?  The power, the drama, the special effects!  While the world has not yet created a blockbuster based on c. elegans worms with super powers, the amazing folks at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK have created the next best thing.  Watch out, Man of Steel!

Using low-cost automated tracking microscopes, they have generated a behavioral database for 305 Caenorhabditis elegans strains, including 76 mutants with no previously described phenotype. The growing database currently consists of 9,203 short videos segmented to extract behavior and morphology features and includes summary statistics for 702 measures with statistical comparisons to wild-type controls.
You can view the magic online via YouTube on the “C. elegans Behavioural Database” channel  (http://www.youtube.com/user/wormbehavior). The data are also availableonline ... more »

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2013-08-15 00:37:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

an introduction to ontologies for preschoolers

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2013-08-09 02:57:18 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)

"I have this persistent feeling that I am missing the most cool/recent papers."


A slick little app by +Leonardo Restivo 

2013-08-03 17:14:05 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

I'm going to be organizing the first +ScienceOnline San Diego hangout!

1. I'm tired of hearing crickets on G+! Where are the scientists? Where is the action?
2. What is this "Hangout" thing? How can I use it for outeach? Collaboration?

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2013-07-31 13:34:08 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)

" But Google’s legally binding Terms of Service outlaw Google Fiber customers from running their own mail server, using a remotely accessible media server, SSHing into a home computer from work to retrieve files, running a Minecraft server for friends to share, using a Nest thermometer, using a nanny camera to watch over a childcare provider or using a Raspberry Pi to host a WordPress blog."

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2013-07-28 20:28:17 (4 comments, 9 reshares, 20 +1s)

"Before humans were involved, corn was a wild grass, tomatoes were tiny, carrots were only rarely orange and dairy cows produced little milk. The orange, for its part, might never have existed had human migration not brought together the grapefruit-size pomelo from the tropics and the diminutive mandarin from a temperate zone thousands of years ago in China."


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