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Location: Chicago, IL
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|Nick Trabue||727||Sharing this circle with a friend. If your from Mid-Missouri and not in this circle please let me know so I can add you!Thanks :)||2014-02-07 17:11:50||377||2||0||0||CC G+|
|Fabian Weiland||651||#circleshare #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #journalism ||2013-11-19 08:28:27||198||1||1||1||CC G+|
|Pradeep Sanyal||120,484||The 500 Best of the Best on Google+!Make sure to share and add this circle so others can know about it! This circle includes fun, interesting, and engaging people that you definitely want to follow! #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheday ||2013-09-27 04:31:39||500||9||5||12||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||49,987||The 500 Best of the Best on Google+ - May/June 2013!I know it's been awhile since I've shared this circle but here we go again! Make sure to share and add this circle so others can know about it! This circle includes really fun, interesting, and engaging people that you definitely want to follow! Here is a sneak peek at some of the awesomesauce that's included in this circle share: +Muse TD, +Euro Maestro, +Tiffany Henry, +Renata Sherwin, +Amanda Blain, +Krystyn Chong, +Chris Pirillo, +Mike Elgan, +Daria Musk, +Hanna Silver, +Casey McKinnon, +Gisel Ocañas, +jessi roman, +Derek Ross, +Bronwyn McGuckin, +Chris Hadfield, +Mike Stenger, +Amanda Rosenberg, +||2013-05-30 00:33:42||500||71||54||66||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||44,982||Best of the Best on Google+ - February 2013 Shared CircleI did some major cutting, trimming, and added some fresh new faces! This circle is perfect to add if you are new to Google+ and want to follow people with fresh ideas, amazing photography, music that will make your ears happy, and some of the most thought provoking & fun people on Google+! Feel free to share and add these amazing people! Some of the wonderful people you'll meet in the circle share are: +Tiffany Henry, +Chris Pirillo, +Krystyn Chong, +Euro Maestro, +Hanna Silver, +Amanda Blain, +Daria Musk, +Chris Hadfield, +Renata Sherwin, +Trev Warth, +Casey McKinnon, +Muse TD, +Michelle Marie, +Marques Brownlee, +Philip Plait, +Mohamed Mansour, +Emily SiXx, +Hanae Kimura,||2013-02-28 06:40:06||501||37||9||41||CC G+|
|Ram bo||0||I was a long time not here, therefore I want share a circle with you, with a lot of fun and interesting people. please add and share it||2013-02-21 09:39:35||467||2||3||4||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||54,573||#CircleSunday November 18, 2012It's been several months since I last shared this Circle with you guys, but I'm really glad to be starting it up again. I have been taking your suggestions into consideration, but this week I'm sharing three people with you who have been on my radar for some time:---+Isabelle Fortin is someone I found through a neat hashtag event called #MovieMashupTuesday . The idea...well, you can find it by clicking on the hashtag. Some of the images they come up with make me laugh out loud... IRL. ;) Isabelle's stream is also just plain interesting -- she is a self-confessed foodie (and so am I), and one of the few people whose Instagram posts don't annoy me. I'm certain she'll add some quirky fun to your streams.I've been following +Ralph Roberts for quite some time -- he worked with NASA on the Apollo program (*dreamy sigh*), so you can take posts with titles such as "Does chocolate make you clever?" very seriously in his stream. Furthermore, ever since I got an iPad, I've found Ralph's posts to consistently liven up my feeds with beautiful images. If you're from Austin and you know who John Aielli is, you might understand why I freakin' love Ralph Roberts.Last but not least is +Chris Hoeller, who has been in my Circles for a very long time. His posts are sometimes a lot like reading a Twitter feed -- short and funny -- but he also makes incredibly thought-provoking posts about technology and social media. I suspect that if you enjoy my posts on the subject of communication, you'll like Chris a lot.---That's it for this week! Please feel free to recommend yourself or others for a #CircleSunday feature by using the "Send an email" button on my profile or sending a tweet to @cmtrapolino-- make sure you include a link to the profile you're recommending, as some names are not unique.Happy Plussing, everyone!||2012-11-19 03:11:22||120||14||2||27||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||33,985||Best of the Best on Google+ -- November 2012 Version!The Holidays are almost here and with it comes a new circle share! My circle is bursting by the seams! These are some of my favorite people to follow on Google+ and are always engaging and posting interesting stuff! Perfect circle to add if you are new or are looking to expand your circles! You've got awesome people like +Hanna Silver, +Em Wells, +Tiffany Henry, +Euro Maestro, +Trev Warth, +Cynthia Yildirim, +Thomas Morffew, +Monika Ljubičić, +James Williams, +Cliff Roth, +Derek Ross, +Aaron Wood, +Mohamed Mansour, +Stephanie Van Pelt, +Natalie Villalobos, +Alida Brandenburg, +Philip Plait, +Daria Musk, +||2012-11-08 03:00:32||501||44||15||43||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||31,392||Best of the Best on Google+ -- October 2012!It's that time again! Time for the Best of the Best on Google+! The circle has grown a bit too big and there are some new additions to this one but some may be left out since there is a limit of 501 to share (This is looking like an All Star Circle Lately!). As always I try to mention some of the people in this amazing circle and remember to feel free to share, add the circle (especially if you are new to Google+!), or recommend people for future shares! Some of my Google+ family include: +Brenda Leguisamo, +Joby Remigio, +Alex de Carvalho, +Sze Liu, +Liz Quilty, +Liza Walton, +Blanca Stella Mejia, +Linda Lawrey, +matthew rappaport, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +Mara Mascaro, +Michelle Marie, +Amanda Blain, +Moritz Tolxdorff, +Euro Maestro, +Christina Trapolino, +Brian Rose, +||2012-10-09 03:17:21||501||20||19||37||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||30,450||Best of the Best on Google+ -- September 2012 Version!Another amazing circle of awesomeness! These are by far some of the best people and pages to follow on Google+! You won't find such a unique and mixed group as these! Make sure to add the circle or share it! This is perfect for any of you who are new and looking for great people to add! You got amazingly fantastic people like +Tiffany Henry, +Krystyn Chong, +Daria Musk, +Denise De La Vega, +Christopher Lira, +Euro Maestro, +Hanna Silver, +Gary Whitta, +Gabriel Guzman, +Hugo Seijas, +Amanda Blain, +Jaana Nyström, +Liza Sperling, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +Bobak Ferdowsi, +Mark Smith, +Stacy Frazer, +Derek Ross, +||2012-09-15 07:08:00||501||37||27||47||CC G+|
|Michael B.||1,582||This circle was just shared to me by +Christina Trapolino .Thank you for sharing :-)||2012-07-30 15:01:50||118||2||0||3||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||48,549||July 15, 2012 #CircleSunday It has been storming for almost a whole week in Austin! Those of us who remember the wicked drought from last year (I wasn't a resident then, but a visitor several times) are grateful beyond words for the lower temperatures and the higher water levels in the lakes. I am especially grateful for the storms because I can actually get more than 4 hours of sleep when it's raining.Stormy Sundays are probably the best thing ever (apart from brunch), and I've spent most of today browsing G+ and adding new folks to my 'potential Circle Sunday' list. Here are the pleeps I've chosen for this week:---+Lil Peck has a slight obsession with horses. I don't share that obsession (although I do like horses, and spent many summers as a little girl learning to ride them), but Lil Peck's Stream is just so dang interesting that I read it obsessively, anyway. My favorite content of hers is tech-related -- especially when it's Google+ related. Her latest post is an example of this (it's about how to make sure your Stream is drama-free): http://bit.ly/NvrXZV+Rachelle Doorley is an arts educator. She also publishes something called Tinkerlab, which is actually pretty fascinating even if you're not a DIYer. Speaking of DIY, my favorite part of Rachelle's profile is her suggestion of which Circles to add her to. She lists DIY twice! Whether it's intentional or not, I got a chuckle out of it because that's actually a fair analysis of her content: it's a lot of DIY/crafts stuff. That said, I keep her in my "awesome A-list" Circle because her posts are fresh and unique. Check out her latest post here: http://bit.ly/NJMquE+Jonathan Abbey is a testament to the power of the Nearby Stream. By that, I mean that I found him through the first version of the mobile app for G+ -- he was posting from near my location, and I added him on a whim. Several months later, and he's still on my read list! He posts a lot of political stuff (fair warning if you like Romney -- Johnathan's Stream is unforgiving), but he's not preachy. Talk about a rare find. Check out his latest post here: http://bit.ly/NqjhFk---That's it for this week! Please feel free to recommend yourself or others for a #CircleSunday feature by using the "Send an email" button on my profile or sending a tweet to @cmtrapolino-- make sure you include a link to the profile you're recommending, as some names are not unique.Happy Plussing, everyone!||2012-07-16 01:21:39||117||18||1||25||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||47,824||July 1, 2012 #CircleSunday In a few days, it'll be my one year anniversary on Google+, but the platform itself celebrated its birthday this past week. As a result, lots of people posted fantastic stories about their time here (check the #MyFirstPost hashtag to peruse the Stream of posts), and I made a lot of new friends. All three of my Circle Sunday recommendations below are a direct result of that. I hope they bring something fresh to your Streams, as they have mine. :)---+Mark Bruce is a regular #ScienceSunday contributor who came to me via a shared Circle this past week. If you're looking to beef up your science Circles, you can file Mark under awesome. He hails from Adelaide in South Australia, which is where I went to some university a few years back. It's a great, albeit quiet little town full of smart folks like Mark, IIRC. Extra cool points awarded due to his self-proclaimed enthusiasm for transhumanism. Check out his latest post here: http://bit.ly/LJ9YLLI have never recommended a Page in my Circle Sundays, but that's changing this week. I stumbled across a Googler's new yoga page -- +Quantum Yoga -- during my Stream surfing this week and fell in love. I want to get into yoga, but I've had some trouble making time for it. +Brandon Seils' Page is helping me to increase my interest in the practice by highlighting its geeky side. Maybe my next step will be to find a good yoga Hangout! Check out the Page's latest post here: http://bit.ly/MNqKNf+Ivan Yudhi is more proof that commenting thoughtfully will get you noticed and Circled by people with common interests. I found Ivan while hopping around several I/O conversations. He posts a lot about sports as well as different smartphones and their creators (and other tech, in general). His profile indicates he's into photography, and while I don't see a lot of his photos in his Stream, I'm hoping he'll take some pictures soon and share them! Check out Ivan's latest post here: http://bit.ly/LYLBek---That's it for this week! Please feel free to recommend yourself or others for a #CircleSunday feature by using the "Send an email" button on my profile or sending a tweet to @cmtrapolino-- make sure you include a link to the profile you're recommending, as some names are not unique.Happy Plussing, everyone!||2012-07-02 03:50:52||113||18||5||30||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||26,679||Happy 1st Birthday Google+ - Best of the Best on Google+What better way to celebrate the 1st Birthday of Google+ than by sharing my circle of 500 of the best people to follow on Google+! We have all had our own amazing experiences and met some memorable people through out the year and I'm sure there will be more to come! This circle is perfect for those who are new or looking for more people to follow! And as always remember, sharing is caring! :) Some of the awesome people in this circle are: +Euro Maestro, +Daria Musk, +Chris Pirillo, +Diana Pirillo, +Amanda Blain, +matthew rappaport, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +Linda Lawrey, +Stephanie Van Pelt, +Moritz Tolxdorff, +Monika Ljubičić, +Mike Elgan, +James Williams, +Laurie DesAutels, +michael interbartolo, +Ron Garan, +Alida Brandenburg, +||2012-06-29 00:27:08||499||27||13||42||CC G+|
|Jari Huomo||7,914||Christina Trapolino Circle Sunday CircleHere is an excellent selection of Google+ users manually selected by lovely +Christina Trapolino (https://plus.google.com/102615863344410467759/about)If you do not want to add all at once, you can see all the people in this circle here: http://www.googleplussuomi.com/christinatrapolino/ with links to their best posts & photo posts.||2012-06-21 10:26:49||111||8||2||19||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||47,287||June 17, 2012 #CircleSunday Hello again, Google+!This month has been tremendous for me -- as I continue to search for cultural clues that prove my hypothesis that society is evolving its use of social media, I've learned a great deal about the relationship between brands and bloggers (or, as I like to call them, citizen journalists). More on this later in the week, when I share my takeaways from the Blog Her Food '12 conference in Seattle.For today, I'm very pleased to share these fine folks with y'all for Circle Sunday!---First up is +John Maguire, who is a clinical researcher at the University of Kansas. John livens up my Stream with fantastic posts about all sorts of topics (seriously, they range from sports to outer space), but my favorite thing about him comes from his profile: "Being green is [sic] doesn't have to reflect one's political status, rather learning how [to] better our way of living and sustaining a better place to live for future generations." Hear, hear! Check out his latest post here: http://bit.ly/MzMHzrI have well over 500 photographers in my Circles, and they are all super talented. They certainly remind me that my Instagram account is strictly amateur. Many of them have enormous followings, but some have been less exposed than others. Case in point? +Rainer Steinke is a street photographer whose taste and style are, in my opinion, spectacular. This is my favorite of his recent posts: http://bit.ly/MXbUkM+Kyle Sullivan is an exobiology major (bonus nerd points) whose posts are endlessly interesting. I like Kyle's Stream so much because he mixes NASA information with a quirky sense of humor (he initially caught my attention when I saw some re-shares of his #AwayTeamPorn posts -- y'all know how I feel about Star Trek). Check out his latest post here: http://bit.ly/M5sdws---That's it for this week! Please feel free to recommend yourself or others for a #CircleSunday feature by using the "Send an email" button on my profile or sending a tweet to @cmtrapolino-- make sure you include a link to the profile you're recommending, as some names are not unique.Happy Plussing, everyone!||2012-06-17 22:53:47||111||20||4||24||CC G+|
|Alister Macintyre||7,115||Here is a circle of people I believe to be professional, and semi-pro, journalists on G+. If you occasionally have something you think newsworthy, you might want to have a circle like this handy, so you can share your update links.||2012-06-09 23:43:22||67||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||46,899||June 3, 2012 #CircleSunday Hello again, Google+! I've been a very busy girl for the past couple of weeks, but I've still been surfing my Streams and looking out for great people to feature for Circle Sunday. Today, I'd like to share the latest three additions to my #CircleSunday Circle:---+David Garcia has been in my Circles for a long time, and I've been meaning to feature him for much of that time. His posts are uplifting and his message is something we can all relate to from time to time. David has a blog called, "Keep it up, David!" and it's about his battle with losing weight. He's doing a great job, which is nice to see, but what makes his approach really special is that he doesn't focus on weight all the time. Rather, he chooses to highlight great things to eat for their taste and nutritional value, which makes his content engaging for anyone -- trying to lose weight or not. Check out his latest post here: http://bit.ly/LrbDGU+Gunther Cox only has about 1,100 followers and I have no idea why he doesn't have way more than that, so I'm hoping this feature will help spread his content to a larger audience. Gunther posts about what is probably the coolest thing ever -- robots. He makes them and posts about them! Check out his latest post here: http://bit.ly/Le1mBLI'd like to let +Jonathan Chalker's profile speak for itself (boy, I love when people really take the time to fill that sucker out): "I am a proud first generation G+ user. In G+ I write articles about science, technology, music, design (web and product), philosophy, media, and customer service in the digital world. I also follow quite a few people, read most of their posts, and actively comment (yay, me)." He really is an interesting guy to follow! Check out his latest post here: http://bit.ly/KZtWV6---That's it for this week! Please feel free to recommend yourself or others for a #CircleSunday feature by using the "Send an email" button on my profile or sending a tweet to @cmtrapolino-- make sure you include a link to the profile you're recommending, as some names are not unique.Happy Plussing, everyone!||2012-06-04 00:43:51||109||12||0||25||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||25,528||Happy Follow Thursday! Best of the Best All*Stars People to Follow on Google+ Circle #1!This is a circle of 500 of the best people to follow on Google+ (even though there are lots more out there!)! So if you are new to G+ or want to add some more amazing new people to your circles then make sure to add this circle and Feel Free to Share It! Sharing is caring! :p I also added some interesting brand pages in here as well! Enjoy! :) Some of the amazing people included in this circle share are: +Euro Maestro, +Chris Pirillo, +michael interbartolo, +Alida Brandenburg, +Renata Sherwin, +Lily L, +Michelle Marie, +Philip Plait, +Amine Benaichouche, +Natalie Villalobos, +Keith Barrett, +Stephanie L Davis, +Christina Kelly, +Cam Meadows, +Liza Sperling, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +matthew rappaport, +||2012-05-31 06:23:43||500||35||9||34||CC G+|
|Anthony Fox||12,566||Circle of Influencers IIThese people are in 10,000 or more circles.||2012-05-01 19:10:03||202||35||10||29||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||44,279||April 8, 2012 #CircleSunday First of all, happy Easter (or Zombie Jesus Day, depending on your preference), everybody! Yesterday was my birthday, so I drove to Dallas to see some friends and am currently in recovery mode after having a large amount of celebratory champagne (shhh, please pass the Advil). Regardless, I'm happy to share three of my newest Circle Sunday recommendations with you all!---+Bud Gibson is a business professor who specializes in technology and online marketing. His Stream, however, is mostly filled with rather pretty photographs and interesting notes about social platforms. Check out one of his latest photographs here: http://bit.ly/Hq1v3J.+Melissa Bryan is a self-labeled "geeky gamer girl," and as a former gamer myself, I find her Stream to often feel like a kindred's. She's got a great sense of humor and her posts will add a nice dash of comedy to your Stream. Check out her latest, Easter-themed post here: http://bit.ly/Hq3iWt (it makes me giggle).I've been paying more attention to my Photography Circles lately, and +Jacob Dix has been posting some of the more unique photos I've seen in the past couple of weeks. He often posts photos with a #MobileOnly tag, which is not something I was previously familiar with. The effects, however, are really more interesting than I would have thought (obviously, I know nothing about photography!). Here is my favorite recent photo of his: http://bit.ly/IcQPRU.---That's it for this week! Please feel free to recommend yourself or others for a #CircleSunday feature by using the "Send an email" button on my profile or sending a tweet to @cmtrapolino-- make sure you include a link to the profile you're recommending, as some names are not unique.Happy Plussing, everyone!||2012-04-08 23:13:20||91||34||1||20||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||43,425||March 25 - #CircleSunday I hope y'all had wonderful weekends. I spent mine with the Italian side of my family. We celebrated a very early Easter and ate plenty of Italian food, so I'm pretty worn out. Luckily, I've had most of today to rest. And it being Sunday means that it's time for me to share my picks for you to add to your Circles this week!---+Jason Salas is someone I've been following since my first week on Google+. He's a very sharp guy who posts at the most ridiculous times possible (well, for me -- but I live in Texas and he lives in Guam!) but always has something funny, fascinating, or insightful to say. The content he curates is usually of interest to me, but I think my favorite thing about him is that he's a Bob's Burgers fan. It takes a special kind of humor to like Bob's Burgers, and Mr. Salas shares it with me. Maybe you're into quirky comedy, too? You'll like Jason, then. Check out one of his latest posts here: http://bit.ly/GRgLGF.+Lizzy Miles caught my attention by making clever comments on some interesting discussions and I added her to my Probation Circle (if you don't know what that is, jog your memory here: http://bit.ly/uJNTzm). She's got a very interesting Stream full of well-curated content and a really robust profile, although I especially agree with this part: "Lizzy Miles changes her mind frequently about her career identity, but has always held true to her enthusiasm for written and oral storytelling." For a sample of what Lizzy has to offer, check out one of her latest posts here: http://bit.ly/H2YO75.+Jadey A-S Wilson has been in my Circles for a long time, and her posts have always been a welcome part of my Stream, even though she clearly refuses to fill out her profile (or make it public, I'm not sure which is the issue). ;) Her thoughts and commentary are usually a departure from the norm, which is what makes her a permanent resident in my "Recommended" Circle, which is publicly visible on my profile. Check out her latest post here: http://bit.ly/GRO4Ul.---That's it for this week! Please feel free to recommend yourself or others for a #CircleSunday feature by using the "Send an email" button on my profile or sending a tweet to @cmtrapolino-- make sure you include a link to the profile you're recommending, as some names are not unique.Happy Plussing, everyone!||2012-03-26 04:34:24||85||8||1||18||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||21,437||Best of the Best People to Follow on Google+ Circle #1 Version 1Feel Free to Share! Since the Google+ community is growing at a super fast pace I have reorganized and created 2 separate best of the best circles! This way I am able to continue to add great new amazing engagers and posters and still be able to share them with everyone who is new or looking to add new people! Tomorrow I will share the 2nd circle! This circle includes some of my favorite, amazing people like: +Tiffany Henry, +matthew rappaport, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +Joseph Lee, +Emily SiXx, +Idrialis Castillo, +Lori Garrote, +Krystyn Chong, +Amanda Blain, +Euro Maestro, +Casey McKinnon, +Mike Stenger, +M Monica, +Stacy Frazer, +Carter Gibson, +Moritz Tolxdorff, +Derek Ross, +Brian McDonald,||2012-03-20 22:43:13||321||135||48||75||CC G+|
|Anthony Fox||8,976||Circle of Influencers Part IIAfter seeing a post about influence and Google+ by +pio dal cin here: http://goo.gl/hdULF I decided I would share my circles of influence.This circle is made up of people with 3500 - 10K followers||2012-03-20 22:34:39||387||37||5||29||CC G+|
|Zach Harper||0||+Rae Ouzts made this circle and share it today, and I happen to agree with her that everyone included interacts often and posts nifty things. Hope you enjoy!||2012-03-14 20:22:30||95||4||0||9||CC G+|
|Rae O.||5,011||I am launching my notify shared circle experiment.Add this circle and cull through it over time (I do not think you will want to edit anyone out). I have personally engaged with everyone in this circle on numerous occasions and have enjoyed it very much.I believe in smaller circle shares so new friends are not overwhelmed. Everyone in this circle is being notified they are being shared. (Instead of going to an extension to find out.) #circleshare #publiccircles #topcircles #engagers #whatshot #recommended #conversationalists #commenters I hope my experiment turns out well :-)||2012-03-14 18:51:59||96||106||15||41||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||19,571||Best of the Best Google+ People to Follow - Version 11What better day to share this circle than on Leap Day?! :P Please feel free to share and add this circle! This circle is perfect to add if you are new to Google+ or are looking for more engaging and interesting people to follow on here! You'll find something for everyone here. You have some heavy hitters like +Chris Pirillo, +Michelle Marie, +Daria Musk, +Robert Scoble, +Tom Anderson, +Lamarr Wilson, +Alida Brandenburg, +Chee Chew, +Lisa Bettany, +Mike Elgan, +Michael Mozart, +Felicia Day, +Wil Wheaton, +Gary Whitta, +Trey Ratcliff, +Veronica Belmont, +Dalai Lama, +Natalie Villalobos, +||2012-02-29 22:31:00||501||49||17||45||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||13,925||Best of the Best Google+ People to Follow - Version 9!This is definitely a circle you would want to add if you are new to +Google+ or are looking to add more interesting and engaging people to your stream! Feel free to add or share this circle! My circle has been maxed out so I have removed all brand pages from it and created a separate circle for them! I'm still about 30 over the limit of the circle so I might have about 30 people who won't show in the shared circle. Some of the heavy hitters included are: +Casey McKinnon, +Felicia Day, +Rose McGowan, +Louis Gray, +Alida Brandenburg, +Linda Lawrey, +Lamarr Wilson, +Tom Anderson, +Scott Beale, +Kim Sherrell, +Lisa Bettany, +Chee Chew, +Wil Wheaton, +Justine Ezarik, +Sarah Hill, +Dalai Lama, +Ashley Tisdale||2012-01-16 18:25:37||501||60||47||71||CC G+|
|Suzy Jenkins||2,837||I thought it was about time I shared a circle. There are so many shared circles of the "A" list people and photographers plus even the people with high numbers of circlers so I thought it would be a good idea to share a circle of the people who aren't quite in these categories. The A's and B's circles are full anyway so you have more chance of being circled back by these lovely people and they post great content too. They are all lovely G+ people so check them out.||2012-01-02 15:58:11||185||4||3||2||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||32,823||And now...the first #CircleSunday of 2012I'm thrilled that my first post of 2012 is a shared Circle filled with wonderfully talented and interesting people -- it seems in line with one of my resolutions for this year, which is to promote the good work of others in any way I can. Other resolutions and reflections will come later, but for now...I'm really happy to present the following three people for your Circling consideration.---+Mitch Wagner always has an interesting article to share, but it's his personal opinions and musings that I really watch out for and pay attention to. He's been a really fun and often thought provoking addition to my Circles and I'm sure he will be for you, also. Read his post about how he read before the Internet here: http://bit.ly/vu4G8w.+Richard Stephenson is someone I've followed for many weeks on Google+. He always has something interesting to post, and there is a wide variety of topics and forms of media in his Stream. You'll find everything from personal stories to shares about cars that recognize the shape of your backside (yeah, I was a little weirded out by that, too). Check out his share of Woody Guthrie's New Years Resolutions here: http://bit.ly/uwxGIm+Kristen Marhaver is a postdoctoral researcher and a coral biologist. I have had her in my Circles for a long time, and I'm always eager to see what she has to share. Unfortunately, she doesn't share as often as others...but her work is so interesting that I'm hoping this gentle nudge will persuade her to share more of her stunning photography and fascinating tidbits with us on Google+. Check out her latest post here: http://bit.ly/vCnSaX---That's it for this week! Please feel free to recommend yourself or others for a #CircleSunday feature by using the "Send an email" button on my profile or sending a tweet to @cmtrapolino(make sure you include a link to the profile you're recommending, as some names are not unique).Happy New Year, Plussers! <3||2012-01-02 03:17:46||66||8||2||13||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||10,003||Best of the Best Google+ People to Follow - Version 7!This is my circle of some the best people to follow on Google+. So if you are new or need new people to follow make sure to add this circle or feel free to share it as well! The circle has grown to over 500 people but since it only allows you to share 500 not everyone will be shown. The circle includes known greats like +Chris Pirillo, +Amanda Blain, +Trey Ratcliff, +Robert Scoble, +Liza Sperling, +Natalie Villalobos, +Vic Gundotra, +Adam Sandler, +Casey McKinnon, +Lamarr Wilson, +Dalai Lama, +Guy Kawasaki, +Wil Wheaton, +Steve Ward, +Lisa Bettany, +Jeri Ryan, +Arianna Huffington, +Dave Veffer, +||2011-12-15 22:45:49||501||54||16||33||CC G+|
|Chris Robinson||9,663||General News Circle- Updated 12/11This shared circle maps onto the following Public News Circle: http://goo.gl/Jqh0F. You can see who’s in the circle by clicking on the spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/zKiWA. Add your information to the form if you want to be included in the next circle: http://goo.gl/e278E.General Circle Information and Management•As suggested by +Christina Trapolino (http://goo.gl/WFPVs), it is recommended that you first bring a shared circle into a “Probation” Circle before integrating it with your existing circles.•Shared circles are often filled with inactive people. Uncircle+ (http://goo.gl/L1WC7) is a great Chrome extension that will help you quickly find and remove inactive people. •If you are looking for other shared circles, I highly recommend visiting +Chris Porter's database with 900+ shared circles:http://goo.gl/8ZEIM.hashtags: #CircleSunday #News #PublicCircles #SharedCircles||2011-12-12 02:40:30||67||0||1||3||CC G+|
|Alister Macintyre||0||Here's my circle of Journalists on G+ after I added a few more from +Shared Circles on G+ - I also have other circles on various Tech perspectives.||2011-11-15 03:30:34||62||2||0||2||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||25,955||#CircleSunday is here!I think this is the first Sunday I've been at home to post a Circle Sunday in over a month, and nothing is slowing down. Soon, I'll be moving to #Austin, TX, where I'll be starting a new job and a new chapter in life. There are only 24 hours in a day, but lately I find myself wishing there were more hours, or that sleep was less necessary. It isn't, by the way. Sleep as much as you can.Still, #CircleSunday is an excuse for me to drown out the noise all around me, to slow down and really appreciate the things that go on in my Streams. This week, I want to introduce you to three people who have been particularly interesting for me. I hope they will inspire you, too.---How do you feel about fine art? If you're like me, you wish you knew more about it and that you had time to be exposed to more of it. If that sounds right, you'll really like +Portrait Artist Enzie Shahmiri. She shares fine art from all over, and she even labels her posts so that you know who the artist is and how it was painted. She's also an artist herself, of course, and her own art is often very impressive, although I suspect it would be more impressive in person. Enzie really makes my Stream feel a little more classy, by the way. See if she doesn't add a bit of the finer side to yours! Check out her latest share here: http://bit.ly/vUi5Kk+Timothy Lake describes himself as a "common sense existentialist with authority issues," which is enough to entice on its own, but his posts really follow through. He often shares things that I wouldn't have likely seen otherwise, like this awesome #TEDTalk on how to spot liars (http://bit.ly/t6qgzi), but his own content is always very interesting, too. Timothy likes to examine the world around him and when he writes, it's obvious that his feelings are sincere and his observations are completely authentic, which makes the text engaging. He also has a really quirky sense of humor. See for yourself!+Mikael sh is Swedish, devilishly handsome, and has a reasonable following already (over 7,000!) -- but his posts are just so interesting that I think anyone who hasn't stumbled across him yet should have a look. The post I'm linking is tagged as #SentimentalSunday (http://bit.ly/tsmSrk), but Mikael openly admits that his share isn't even personally sentimental to him. I like that he participates honestly. He's a mixed bag -- you'll find posts about everything from science to martial arts in his Stream, so he's tough to categorize. But like others who fit that bill, I think it's a plus!---That's it for this week! Please feel free to suggest folks for a #CircleSunday feature. Please note, however, that the "Send a message" link in my profile is not the best way to go about doing so. I know at least three people sent me recommendations that way this past week and I just couldn't find the posts again after seeing them once, so please use the "Send an email" link or tweet at me if that strikes your fancy (@cmtrapolino). That way I won't have to dig for the recommendation later!H||2011-11-14 00:08:06||49||29||6||20||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||6,318||Best of the Best Google+ People to Follow Circle+Shared Circles on G+ -- Can't find anyone interesting to follow on Google+? Are you new to Google+ but don't know who to follow and circle? Well, I did all the hard work for you and you'll be seeing great content in no time! Here are some of the best people to follow on Google+! Some All-Star favorites that are included are: +Joseph Lee, +matthew rappaport, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +Amanda Blain, +Michelle Marie, +Michael Mozart, +Liza Sperling, +Keith Barrett, +Chris Pirillo, +Robert Scoble, +Daria Musk, +Hermine Ngnomire, +Carmelyne Thompson, +Christopher Lira, +Cam Meadows, +Julie Bell, +Dan Soto, +||2011-11-12 07:35:07||344||64||28||30||CC G+|
|Joe Martinez||4,807||Best of the Best people to follow on Google+Are you new to Google+? Don't see much content being posted in your stream? Then just add this circle! These are some of the best posters you can find on Google+ and their content will definitely entertain you for hours on end. This circle has an All-Star line up of the best Google+ posters you can find like: +Robert Scoble, +Julie Bell, +christopher rizzo, +Yonatan Zunger, +Renata Sherwin, +Stephanie Van Pelt, +Lamarr Wilson , +pio dal cin, +Cynthia Yildirim, +Keith Barrett, +Amanda Blain, +matthew rappaport, +Bobbi Jo Woods, +NicKitten St Pierre, +M Monica, +Kim Beasley, +Joltrast ., +Joseph Lee, +||2011-11-02 22:01:15||269||22||5||18||CC G+|
|Christina Trapolino||22,130||October 23: #CircleSundayEvery Sunday, I like to share three new Plussers with you all who make my Streams more fun to read. This is my favorite thing to do on Google+ because it's an exercise in discovery. I have a lot of people in my "potential Circle Sunday" Stream, and it's always difficult to choose just three per week. This week was no exception, but I managed to narrow it down.Enjoy!---+Terrence Lui is one of the most interesting people I've added to my Circles recently. He writes about a whole variety of topics, from marathon running to tech business analysis. His posts are always carefully thought out and his level of interaction on them is impressive. His latest post is titled "Strange Running Injuries" -- and it made me cringe while laughing. A good combination, I think! Check it out here: http://bit.ly/p0Wm0S+Anthony Fox writes a serial fantasy/comedy on Google+ called Quest for the Hobo King. It's pretty funny, and a really neat idea. I like that with every installment comes a cute book cover -- complete with Google+ reviews! Anthony also regularly shares Circles of different MBTI personality types. I haven't tried adding the Circles yet, myself, but I wonder if you'd notice different types of posts in each one. I look forward to Anthony's analysis when he's completed all 16 Circles. For the latest installment of Quest for the Hobo King, click here: http://bit.ly/pMzPZM+Craig Newman has been in my Circles almost since the very beginning of my time on Google+. A writer for the Chicago Sun-Times as well as a journalism professor, Craig was part of that first wave of journalists who came to Google+ while invitations were still necessary, and he always has an interesting article or story to share. He's also very engaged with the community on Google+. I've run into Craig's comments on lots of different posts, and they're always well structured and insightful. If you're looking for a great conversation, posts he's commenting on are a great place to start. For those of you who have been with me since the first few Circle Sundays, you'll know that sometimes I share people whose content I wish was shared more on Google+ itself. Craig has been here a long time, but I want to see more of his thoughts and I think the boost in engagement will help with that.---That's it for this Sunday! As always, please feel free to send me your recommendations for #CircleSunday via the "Send an email" link on my profile. I love hearing from y'all.Happy Plussing!Christina Trapolino shared a circle with you.||2011-10-24 00:33:23||40||20||7||33||CC G+|
|Rotimi Oyewole||2,965||G+ Starter CircleI'm noticing that some of my friends are using G+ a little more which is cool. I don't want to be the only one posting on their stream, so I've come up with a pretty eclectic circle that I think would please almost anyone starting out on here. Yes, there are quite a few tech people, but I've also got artists, comedians, economists, journalists, musicians, and normal, average, non-famous people who post regularly here. I think 30 is pretty manageable so you won't be too overwhelmed, and I tried to pick people who's posts might appeal to a broad audience.I've found the best way to handle shared circles is to add them all into a new circle (I call mine Inbox). Every now and then I look at my Inbox circle and unfollow anyone who doesn't really fit in my stream. Hope this is helpful to people, and feel free to reshare to your friends who might be starting out with G+.Rotimi Oyewole shared a circle with you.||2011-10-21 19:06:37||31||0||3||4||CC G+|
|Angel Rodriguez||0||Another great Red Sox circle.Angel Rodriguez shared a circle with you.||2011-09-27 18:46:13||68||4||0||1||CC G+|
|Chris Robinson||2,808||Here's a pretty cool news circle.Chris Robinson shared a circle with you.||2011-09-27 04:20:42||131||13||5||4||CC G+|
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2014-04-22 15:53:03 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
2014-04-22 15:37:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Alternate headline: Six things that will never happen to the Constitution.
2014-04-15 04:34:24 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 40 +1s)
The Bulls won and Joakim Noah was happy. Then he found out it was snowing outside in Chicago on April 14 and, well ...
2014-04-10 20:29:28 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)
Another middle-aged white guy. Just what late night TV needs?
2014-04-10 16:32:09 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Stephen Colbert taking over for David Letterman. Wow. via +Lori Rackl
2014-04-09 02:04:26 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)
Coming Tax Day - a blood red moon and full lunar eclipse! http://sun-tim.es/1koRQOJ
2014-04-08 17:54:30 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
Our world ... not so good.
2014-04-03 18:30:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
This is just fantastic - 100 years of Wrigley Field history in photos, video and trivia.
2014-03-28 15:01:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
Pretty cool timelapse to illustrate our winter woes this season.
2014-03-27 23:08:30 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 17 +1s)
U.S. expansion in one easy GIF! http://voices.suntimes.com/news/clickbait/you-could-watch-this-history-of-the-u-s-map-gif-all-day/
2014-03-27 23:01:03 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)
+BuzzFeed did a Chicago clickbait list we thought was kind of weaksauce. So we made one of our own! Check it. Sample:
21. It is forbidden to fish while sitting on a giraffe’s neck in Chicago
2014-03-27 21:14:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
No chance this goes off the rails.
2014-03-27 21:12:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2014-02-02 16:21:58 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)
30 years after the commercial that changed everything.
2014-01-31 06:48:23 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)
Lake Michigan is 45 percent iced over - but that's not the worst of the Great Lakes and it's not particularly bad this winter.
2014-01-31 03:38:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
Actually makes our never-ending winter seem a little cooler - no pun intended.
2013-12-08 01:49:21 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
Fireable offense? Too sensitive? Or just plain dumb?
2013-12-08 01:42:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)
2013-12-07 14:06:38 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)
2013-12-07 00:12:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
Like politics? It's one of Chicago's and Illinois' finest full-contact sports. These folks break it down.
2013-12-07 00:01:32 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Should I get these before or after the new bike. #decisions
2013-12-06 13:50:18 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)
Stunning. Great way to wake up.
2013-12-06 04:19:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Not really so much into this.
2013-12-05 22:09:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Not surprising news, but still shocking and sad. RIP Nelson Mandela.
2013-12-05 06:07:34 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)
2013-12-05 05:05:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)
So, this is great.
2013-12-05 03:14:50 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
Incredible! Check out how Artist +Kyle Lambert created this portrait of actor Morgan Freeman.
Hint - It wasn't with a Canon 1DX and lots of expensive studio lighting
#Photography #Art #Portrait #iPad
2013-12-05 03:08:40 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)
Winter in Chicago. Either snowing or super mild so far.
2013-12-05 02:35:00 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)
Epic Rap Battles Of History - Michael Jordan vs Muhammad Ali
This is a great #battle , two of the greats facing off! Featuring #KeyAndPeele as #MichaelJordan & #MuhammadAli !
#ERB #EpicRapBattlesOfHistory #Funny #Comedy
2013-12-05 02:24:54 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)
Just too good. And the side-by-side? #MissionFromGod
2013-12-05 02:19:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
Really nicely reported and photographed. Goes beyond the easy, overly simple narrative national media often push.
2013-12-05 01:49:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
The Google Fusion Tables team has launched some new features and updates, including the ability to create heatmaps, updates to embeddable maps on mobile devices, and new instructions and code for synchronizing Google Forms with a Fusion Table. Full list of updates here: http://goo.gl/2ZkpBG
2013-12-04 05:13:29 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
Just under the wire.
2013-12-04 02:41:09 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)
Well, I know this is one street I HAVEN'T been hit by a car on. But I don't know about best in the country.
2013-12-04 02:26:11 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)
2013-12-04 02:22:08 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)
This story ... too much.
2013-12-03 22:33:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
Big, BIG news here.
2013-10-31 12:12:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2013-05-23 15:55:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2013-05-22 14:15:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
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2013-05-22 01:47:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2013-05-20 21:22:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
2013-05-17 11:21:38 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
2013-05-10 00:27:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
2013-05-09 23:07:47 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
2013-05-06 17:36:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
2013-05-06 02:30:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
2013-05-02 10:06:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2013-04-05 13:00:56 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)
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