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Francine Hardaway has been at 3 events

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Robert Scoble5,849,043Join Robert Scoble and Shel Israel for the launch of their new book, Age of Context, which is about how sensors, wearable computers, machine learning, social, and location data are changing our world, our privacy, and bringing us highly assistive and personalized products and services.Everyone is invited. To RSVP, please visit EventBrite at http://ageofcontext.eventbrite.com/Age of Context Book Launch with Robert Scoble and Shel Israel2013-11-07 18:00:0083 
Kathi Browne10,059Our #glassmed  explorers have been pushing Glass to the limit, discovering ways this hands-free technology might benefit healthcare. One such application is Glass as a teaching tool. Procedures and surgeries are being video recorded to use as demonstration tools or to show different perspectives and approaches.  Whether used in a remote medical education setting or as a hands-on teaching tool ... worn by the healthcare professional, student, or patient ... our explorers are excited to share with you the potential they realize and to answer some of your questions.Anyone can watch this live discussion by visiting the event page at the appointed time, and post comments here for us to see. If you would like to participate in the discussion LIVE, don't be shy. Ask!Explorer Guests include:     Dr. +Heather Evans      Surgeon and Assistant Professor, University of Washington      Dr. +Rafael Grossmann        General/Trauma Surgeon & TEDx speaker , Eastern Maine Medical Center     Dr. Marty Olsen (+Chloe Glass )      Obstetrics and Gynecology, East Tenn State Univers College of Medicine#GlassMed   #GoogleGlass   #GlassExplorers   #hangoutsonair   #HOA  HOA: Glass in Medical Training2013-07-30 14:30:0039 
Veterans United297,967Glass Hangout with Fellow Glass ExplorersJoin fellow Glass Explorers from around the nation as they talk about how they're using one of the world's first wearable computers.  From veterans advocates, doctors, to journalists, to developers... hear about their experience with Glass and its first person point of view.  If you have questions, please leave them below and we'll try to answer them LIVE in our Hangout. Glass Cast with Google Glass Explorers2013-07-17 01:00:00108 

Francine Hardaway has been shared in 76 public circles

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Becky Collins17,256Entrepreneurs & Freelancers 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 ?2014-10-07 05:03:53447001
Becky Collins14,837Advertising Professionals 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 ?2014-08-12 05:01:10486319
Nick Warner645Check out these awesome Crowdfunders2014-08-07 16:05:31470001
Carms Perez47,102Here's a circle with amazing women to follow on G+! My most recent find is+Kristen Macready  who is very engaging and always has a positive and uplifting word to say! Do you know any other amazing G+ women that I'm missing in this circle? Please mention them in the comments! :) #ns  2014-02-26 23:30:07425809
John Nuntiatio26,872#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-02-08 21:29:0040110412
Scott Dawson4,241It's the weekend! Here's my Circle of New People on Google+  to share with all of you. This Circle is made up of new people I've circled in the past few weeks on Google+.To help build some engagement on Google+ & this Circle I ask that everyone who is in this circle share a recent post of their own, or one you've shared in the last week by adding a link to it in the comments.Doing so, will give us all an opportunity to connect and share with other active Google+ users.If you were notified then you are in this circle.I look forward to checking out your favorite posts that I might have missed!There's no requirement to share, +1 or Comment but it's always appreciated if you do.Have a great Saturday everyone!#sharedcircles  2014-02-08 15:06:03462231428
Scott Dawson3,845Happy Superbowl Sunday everyone!  Here's a Circle of New People I've circled recently on Google+  to share with all of you.To help build some engagement on Google+ & this Circle I ask that everyone who is in this circle share a recent post of their own by adding a link to it in the comments.Doing so, will give us all an opportunity to connect and share with other active Google+ users.If you were notified then you are in this circle.I look forward to checking out some of your favorite posts that I might have missed!Enjoy your Sunday!#sharedcircles  2014-02-02 14:35:09476281732
Corlis Gray97+Scott Dawson shared this circle of new people.Add them and many will follow you back. #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpublicircles  2014-01-25 20:29:53483141121
Artur M.36,029A Very Social CircleКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+circle of people, with active life position in Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра. #forfriends  2014-01-23 12:29:58459502976
Artur M.34,522A Very Social CircleКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+circle of people, with active life position in Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.#forfriends  2014-01-10 16:26:54459572479
John Nuntiatio22,159#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport  2013-12-22 13:42:282177210
Jack Humphrey12,866Here's 500 of my top engagers #sharedcircles #circles2013-12-21 08:27:05500104
John Nuntiatio21,756#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport  2013-12-18 17:23:032208310
John Nuntiatio21,140#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share 2013-12-11 12:50:0222210617
Peter Smith0#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share 2013-12-07 21:22:28468000
Timo Kiviluoma6,012ACTIVE BLOGGERS. This circle is full of original content creators, bloggers, writers, artists. Somebody need to create the content you can share!+Circles  #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #bloggers  2013-12-05 14:28:0445110
J.T. Smith40These are all people I was recommended to follow! They are currently in my Temporary circle, and I'll follow them permanently based on their engagement with me in the next day or so! #circleshare    #sharedcircles   #publiccircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circlemaster   #circle   #addmetoyourcircles   #addmetocircles   #addmenow   #addmepleasethanks  2013-10-19 19:57:21492207
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
Tim Moore41,568Animal and Pet Lovers on +Google+ Circle all of these great folks if you love pets and animals. You won't regret it. #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleoftheday   #pets   #animals   #petlove   #animallovers   #doglovers   #cat   #caturday   #catlovers   #petlovers   #animalrights  2013-07-11 16:40:1743510314
Andrew Willigar1,118Andrew Willigar's Arizona Circle #traveltuesday   #puffpuffpasstuesdays  If you would like to be included in the next circle to discover new people and to gain more #friends #fans and #followers then you must complete these steps:(ALL 4 steps are REQUIRED to be added and I am only adding people who live in Arizona to this circle) Read all the way down...1. Go To original post2. SHARE AND +1 THIS POST 3. ADD the Circle4. COMMENT BelowI put ALL NEW people in this circle with every single share so you'll want to keep following me on G+ so you will get notified when I share a new one!The most active people on my posts (+1's, comments, etc.) will get placed in My "Andrew Willigar's #HotPotatoCircle " and "Andrew Willigar's #VIPcircle " which will basically get you promoted throughout ALL of my circles! Don't remove me from your circles or you'll be removed from the shared circles.Subscribe on Youtube!http://www.youtube.com/AndrewWilligarJoin me on my other Social sites:http://xeeme.com/AndrewWilligar #PHX    #Arizona #phoenix   #AZ   #Tempe   #ASU  2013-07-09 16:35:32329000
Kelvin Williams3,027Here are the people I'd recommend you follow on this #FollowFriday .I think these people are so awesome I'm sharing this circle again.  Add it, share it, and I'll put you into the next one.  :)(This is a slightly modified circle that was shared earlier in the week--I had some people left out.)2013-06-21 20:52:51202303
Kelvin Williams3,027This circle rightchea....  This is the only one you ever need.  This is the bestest circle on Google+ without question.Import it and share it.  It will make your Google+ more better.2013-06-20 00:51:1319176338
Timo Kiviluoma3,215A circle of active bloggers. Original contents and individual thoughts. Maybe you should add all of them? #circleshare   #circles   #sharedcircles   #bloggers  2013-03-17 11:11:2753111
Lee Edgerton60I've never shared a circle before. Thought I'd share my Social Media circle. It's made up of my own finds and recommendations from others. I'm always looking to trim it down depending on the content shared and whether I find it relevant for what I'm doing.Do you have any recommendations?2013-01-15 23:56:36501205
Jaime lechtig0Great people to meet in this circle that I share. Please, add me into your circle and I will add you back Thank you +james wertheimer +yaakov ben raphael   Jaime2012-11-20 05:25:37488000
Tim Moore25,370As promised, here is my Animal Lovers Circle 1 for #sharedcircleoftheday These Awesome PLUSSERS really love #animals #pets #puppies #dogs #cats and all the others too! If you'd like to be added to Animal Lovers Circle 2 - please just drop your name below as I begin making that one. If you'd like to RESHARE this, please let the spirit move you! :)+CircleCount +CIRCLES on Google+ +Suggested Users List +The Suggested User List Plus +Suggested Circles +Full Circle +Add Me to Your Circles +Nothing but Circles #sharedcircles #sharedcircleday #sharedpubliccircles2012-11-08 22:01:38473402627
Andrea Memenas5,995There are so many awesome women in my "Smart Chicks" circle that it exceeds G+'s 500-people-shared-at-once limit...You really need to follow these ladies. It will immediately make your G+ experience better.2012-10-23 20:00:075009010
Timo Kiviluoma1,258Do you want something else than funny photos and strange videos in your stream? Add this Blogger stream, these people can write. #sharedcircles   #shared   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircle   #blogging   #blogger   #bloggers   #circleshare   #circles   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday  2012-10-20 11:43:3552000
Amanda Blain2,059,014*Real Bloggers Circle*This circle is made up of active ongoing bloggers. I personally went to each and every person's blog in this group... to make sure they are regularly creating content. These folks understand writing online, and how to blog. A few big names, but lots of smaller folks who have built a great audience too...  This circle took a long time to curate, if you are in it feel free to share it ♥If you are an active blogger (ie. meaning you post regularly to a public blog several times a week/month for many months/years ) please comment here with your blog and i'll check it out for the next round. #blogging #writer #sharedcircles  2012-10-09 18:23:44508420138
Thomas Power32,090some great people to get to know worldwide in this Circle feel free to share2012-09-12 13:56:1650110220
Jeff Jockisch18,43275 Non-GhostsI haven't done a circle share recently to let you know who I'm interacting with a lot.  This is half of my top 150 most relevant.  I couldn't stop at 50 or 100 -- too many good people here :)  Look for the other half of the 150 most relevant share as *75 Non-Idiots*2012-07-25 01:41:037532632
Linda Dee45,148██▀▀▀▀▌╔╗╔╗╔╗╦╔╦░╔═╔╗██▀▀▀▀✲´*.❄¨¯`*✲ ▀▀▀██░░╠╝╠╣║╝║╝║░╠═║╝▀▀▀██░░░░░✲´*.❄¨¯`*✲ ▐▀▀▀▀░░╩░╝╚╝║╝║╚╝╚═╝║▐▀▀▀▀░░ ✲´*.❄¨¯`*✲✲´*.❄¨¯`*✲HangoutLuminaries ☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥•♪*。°•☆♥☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥•♪*。°•☆☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥This Circle contains people from every corner of the world who possess a reciprocal partiality for one another to facilitate an engagement in a melange  of communique for a special repartee of Humor, Tech, Politics, Relationships, Spirituality, Sports, Music, Pets, Gardening, Cuisine, Health, Diet & Exercise, Medicine, Celebrity and Current Events. It is cordial, albeit with a sparkle of sensual geniality and in the wee hours could develop into the unsavory and inelegant.... PREPARE TO LAUGH, LEARN & ENGAGE WITH THE HANGOUTS☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥•♪*。°•☆♥☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥•♪*。°•☆☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥2012-07-24 06:45:47395338
Chris Cota0Hybrid Circle - #snowballeffect   #nothingbutcircles  Cool G+ Chicks! Circle them! from +Michelle Marie  and  "Social Media Peeps" from +Scott Ayres  #sharedcirclessharedacirclewithyou   #sharingiscaring   #circleshare  #livewelllaughoftenlovemuch  2012-07-20 21:19:52293012
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
Gideon Rosenblatt15,683Organizational ChangersThis is a group of people focused on organizational change. Many are consultants. Some are writers and public speakers. Many work with business. Some work with social change organizations. Some have expertise in strategy, some in marketing, some in other fields of expertise, but all have some interest in changing the way organizations work.Two requests: 1) If you're in this circle, and this isn't your thing, please let me know. It's still very much a work in progress. I try my best to be accurate in my assessments of people's interests, but I'm far from perfect. 2) If you know of someone (including yourself) who is into organizational change and is not in this circle, please let me know. I'm trying to keep this a useful circle for connecting with people who share an interest in this area. It's not a popularity contest. So please use your discretion. Thanks. 2012-07-19 01:21:231361101637
Carms Perez22,447G+ amazing women that you can't miss out on!! Add any lady that belongs here and isn't here yet!! No stream would be great without them!! =D Enjoy & share this circle!2012-07-06 05:28:214071016
Craig Froehle4,629467 Plussers Well Worth FollowingSome curated recommendations to make your Tuesday a bit more interesting. I kept this circle largely free of celebrities, pages, and organizations, so these should (nearly) all be actual people. Enjoy!By the way, topic-wise, it's a bit of a potpourri, but with emphasis on technology, science, progressive politics, skepticism, and other fascinating things.Note that I don't always agree with everyone in this circle, so don't take this as an endorsement of their ideas...merely that they tend to be thoughtful when presenting them.2012-07-03 14:29:094671718
Rob Gordon25,033Business & Life Coaches, Advisors & Mentors.  This is a "shared circle" I last published a few months ago of people  on Google+ who are involved in mentoring, coaching or advising small businesses.  I am resharing this for two reasons.  First, I would like to know of other people who are involved in this as a profession who would like to be added to this circle, so please comment here if I should add you for the next time I publish.  Second, and maybe more important right now, I want to invite everyone in this circle to participate in our "Startup Chautauqua" next Saturday.  I described this event on this post: http://goo.gl/gTz2f where I probably got a bit too wordy, but basically we are planning a "multi-hangout" event for small business here, where participants will be able to go from hangout to hangout so we can get to know each other better and maybe find ways to help each other.  If you decide to be a hangout host you can either hold an informal "open house" or have a more organized presentation. We will be having two sessions of 20 minutes each.  I will be publishing more information about the format early next week.  This event is open to everyone so let me know if you would be interested in participating. 2012-06-23 19:07:065127414
Alister Macintyre7,220My copy, of this circle of people interested in our Economy and how come it is in a mess, is over 600 people, but I can only share 500.  Some day, I will split the people here into smaller circles of secondary interests, or maybe installments.2012-06-15 03:15:52501314
Michael Kendle299Here's a circle of tech people. The circle is bigger but only lets me share 500. If you're interested in tech, this is a good place to start.2012-06-07 13:57:05501115
Meilani MacDonald2,935Small Business circle 1 of 2Hello small business peeps! I'm a small biz person and naturally I want to connect with other small biz owners. I really feel we all have so much to share with each other and to learn from one another as we navigate this world called Google+ that provides us with so many great tools and resources to support our small biz efforts. I also think it's a good thing to support each other, and lift each other up as we work towards our goals. So I've been collecting small biz people and shared small biz & entrepreneurs circles, because those are the people I most want in my own circles, to follow, to connect with, and to support. I have 700+ small bizzes in my circle, so I've split it into two circles to share with you. This is #1 of the 2, and #2 is next. Let's hear it for small business!Btw, speaking of supporting small bizzes, I host a TGIF Biz Networking Hangout every Friday at 4pm pst, now a Hangout on Air. It is a chance to give yourself and your biz a little promo, and I feature special guests who are small biz owners and who have all kinds of good advice and info to share with other small biz owners. Please check my profile for more info or to watch last Friday's episode, where we talked about QR codes and great ideas for how to use them, and also talked about the value of keeping content fresh on your blogs and web sites, and when and why to blog, or not to blog. #smallbusiness #sharedcircles #entrepreneur +CircleCount +Shared Circles Shared a Circle with You +Shared a Circle with you2012-05-28 18:22:494491159
Jason Castellani2,554The largest Social Media Circle that Google+ allows me to share. If you quickly want access to a large group of Social Media Players and Gurus, tap into this list. #socialmedia #socialbusiness #socialmediastrategy2012-05-23 16:23:095007511
Matthew Trotter63Okay. I've been collecting shared #writer / #reader circles for the past week or so, and I thought I'd share our combined efforts. Of course, G+ only allows you to share 500 people at a time, so this isn't a complete list, but it's pretty substantial.I've had a blast talking to and getting to know all of you over this past week or so. I've laughed, learned, and loved—a lot. I hope this circle will provide you the same pleasure that it has provided me.And just because you don't see yourself doesn't mean you're not in my circle. Like I said, there's a 500 person sharing limit. Still, if there's any doubt, you can ask to be added. I'm more than happy to.Much writerly love and salud,MattP.S. Share this circle and share the love with all of these fantastic people. #writers #writing #writersgroup #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #readers #readerscircle #books #ebooks #indieauthors2012-04-27 21:12:48500506
Robert Simpson9,855+Gideon Rosenblatt originally shared this #Circle of #Content people — #Writers and #People who create other types of #Media such as #Podcasts — but I saw it thanks to +Yifat Cohen. I have added a few more #Podcasters , namely the "Podfather" +Adam Curry, his co-host +John C Dvorak and +Todd Cochrane, author of the first book on #Podcasting .———————————————————————————————————Gideon Rosenblatt originally shared this post:Content PeopleThis circle is made up of people who create content - mostly writers, but also a few podcasters, broadcasters and other forms of content. It's getting harder and harder to differentiate medium these days, and many of these people span media. As usual, this circle is never complete. I'm open and eager to add interesting writers and content creators I may have missed. Please don't be upset if that describes many of you I already know and just somehow missed. Thanks.2012-04-23 21:18:29316916
Robert E. del Sol6,135150 PTM (People That Matter) Circle Yes, every one matters equally on G+, but these are the folks that #influence and are #engagers who in one way or another have helped me or have directly made my G+ experience more than awesome. They also have intelligent things to say and produce quality content. Most of them have less than 2000k followers with some exceptions you might recognize. Again, ALL deserve far more credit and ever larger following. Now, I know there is a world of folks on G+ equally deserving of recognition and recommendation but THESE folks got me through my own start on G+ and thanks to them I now also have a meaningful and thriving network Thank you all! Please, re- share freely and enjoy! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------#Circles #addcircles #circleshare #circleshared #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #bestsharedcircle #sharedcircle #circlesharing #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleoflife +Public Circles +The Best Circles on Google+ +CircleCount +Shared Circles on G+ #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject #bestsharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publichcirclesharing #peopletofollow #followback #circleback #sharedcircleoftheday #followfriday #followfridaycircle #sharingcircles #circlesunday #influence #engagers2012-04-23 17:27:5415017915
Gideon Rosenblatt11,881Content PeopleThis circle is made up of people who create content - mostly writers, but also a few podcasters, broadcasters and other forms of content. It's getting harder and harder to differentiate medium these days, and many of these people span media. As usual, this circle is never complete. I'm open and eager to add interesting writers and content creators I may have missed. Please don't be upset if that describes many of you I already know and just somehow missed. Thanks. #content #writers #media #circles2012-04-23 01:52:12312682145
Pongy Smith31This is the Assorted Goodies circle. Could you please re-share it? Would you like to be added?Tags: Technology, Magic, Entertainment, Futurism, VC, Crowdfunding2012-04-17 15:28:45492527
Louis Gray115,286Shared Circle: Engaging Women On Google+Last night +Daria Musk highlighted the top 50 women on Google+ who bring great content to her stream. As you can imagine, all users of Google+ bring unique value, but what I've found from having a circle dedicated to some of the great women on Google+, even as that circle has grown to hundreds, is incredible diversity and discovery of new interests.That's not to say men are boring... but... I digress. Here is my updated circle of great ladies on Google+. Add as many or as few as you like, and be prepared for some fantastic content and smart people.2012-04-13 17:44:35382272152
Alex Grossman20,016For my third 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 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 #politics2012-04-13 14:34:56951403

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2014-10-23 17:27:34 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

I've been testing out Google's new Inbox app. So far I like it a lot, because it organizes email for me. I doubt if I will start to snooze more email, because that just means you have to look at it later, and I try to handle each piece of email once. But perhaps if an email requires a thoughtful answer, as most don't, I will wait to answer it or act on it until I'm on a desktop? The other feature I'd like to have is the ability to make my own names for bundles. I probably don't need a bundle for forums, but I do need one for email subscriptions: things like Digiday, MediaRedef, and Recode, which come every morning and which I want to read. Now some of those are appearing in Promos and others in Updates. Another issue for me is that my email is already heavily filtered by Gmail filters and Sanebox. Some of the emails I've trained to go into SaneLater could probably be in those... more »

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2014-10-27 20:35:14 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Astute picture of the great dental divide.

Most plusones: 7

2014-10-01 18:31:35 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

SySTEM Schools, the non-profit charter STEM school in downtown Phoenix whose board I am on, has been open for a little over a month, and it is behaving as all startups do; the co-founders are riding the roller coaster of ups and downs that always accompanies running a startup. My purpose seems to be to reassure everyone that startups are hard, but they work if you keep going, and I’ve learned more about elementary education than I every knew before. It’s much harder to start a school than a software company, believe me. For openers, the landlord and contractor are still negotiating with each other, so some parts of the tenant improvements in the building are not yet finished. For example, although the classrooms are functional, the sign on the building is not up. And the folding walls we specified so we could combine classes into one large collaborative space were late, so we can’t install themuntil... more »

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2014-11-21 15:34:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

When the recording of the G3 podcast goes up on http://ustream.tv/G3, watch it. Good discussions of FB and Uber.

When the recording of the G3 podcast goes up on http://ustream.tv/G3, watch it. Good discussions of FB and Uber.___

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2014-11-20 15:19:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

I actually think Yahoo should buy turn after Brightroll. Then it will be set up in both video and programmatic display. It needs both.

I actually think Yahoo should buy turn after Brightroll. Then it will be set up in both video and programmatic display. It needs both.___

2014-11-18 18:35:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

I'm totally uncomfortable with #Uber now. I used to love it, and I've used it in 9 cities and four countries.

 But I have noticed that as it scales the culture has changed. The drivers no longer really know the cities they're driving in, and the cars aren't as pristine. They don't arrive at the time they say they will. And then there's that surge pricing. And the fact that some people tip over the 18% and some don't know whether to tip or not; there doesn't seem to be a policy. Also they seem to hire drivers endlessly, and I don't see the training anymore.

To put the icing on the cake, I've known Sarah Lacy since Gnomedex and she is one of those reporters who does her homework. Don't we all remember he legendary interview of Mark Zuckerberg? We have a few of those intrepid tech reporters left ( Kara Swisher comes to mind) and they fight the... more »

I'm totally uncomfortable with #Uber now. I used to love it, and I've used it in 9 cities and four countries.

 But I have noticed that as it scales the culture has changed. The drivers no longer really know the cities they're driving in, and the cars aren't as pristine. They don't arrive at the time they say they will. And then there's that surge pricing. And the fact that some people tip over the 18% and some don't know whether to tip or not; there doesn't seem to be a policy. Also they seem to hire drivers endlessly, and I don't see the training anymore.

To put the icing on the cake, I've known Sarah Lacy since Gnomedex and she is one of those reporters who does her homework. Don't we all remember he legendary interview of Mark Zuckerberg? We have a few of those intrepid tech reporters left ( Kara Swisher comes to mind) and they fight the tech bubble bullshit mentality as well as the misogyny of the tech industry.

 It's incumbent on Travis Kalanik to take action, and incumbent upon Google Ventures to comment as well. It's one thing to hire David Plouffe to lobby city governments and another to take off after individuals in the media.___

2014-11-17 16:58:46 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

NY friends: This event honors my college roomie, Bobbie Horowitz, for her career as entertainer, producer, and coach in New York. If you've got $20 and would like to hear old time cabaret music, drop in and tell Bobbie I love her! http://goo.gl/weGUEu

NY friends: This event honors my college roomie, Bobbie Horowitz, for her career as entertainer, producer, and coach in New York. If you've got $20 and would like to hear old time cabaret music, drop in and tell Bobbie I love her! http://goo.gl/weGUEu___

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2014-11-15 00:09:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

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2014-11-08 16:03:19 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

If you have not seen Citizen 4, the movie by Laura Poitras about the US after 9/11 and Snowden, you should. It's like science fiction.

If you have not seen Citizen 4, the movie by Laura Poitras about the US after 9/11 and Snowden, you should. It's like science fiction.___

2014-11-08 15:04:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

I got a crash course in what makes the current crop of fitness bands and smart watches so unsatisfactory to end-users at the MEMS Executive Congress, and it’s the current limitations of MEMS technology.

The good news: the industry knows this: To help push things along, Analog Devices, Freescale, PNI Sensor Corp., and the MEMS Industry Group formed the Accelerated Innovation Community, a group dedicated to providing open-source algorithms for sensors, so engineers don't have to reinvent the wheel on common algorithms every time they want to add or change functionality in their products.

MEMS are the backbone of the movement toward smart devices like those required by wearables and the Internet of Things, and the state of the MEMS industry largely dictates what kinds of products can come to market. If this industry can’t make a sensor small enough or cheap enough in large enoughnum... more »

I got a crash course in what makes the current crop of fitness bands and smart watches so unsatisfactory to end-users at the MEMS Executive Congress, and it’s the current limitations of MEMS technology.

The good news: the industry knows this: To help push things along, Analog Devices, Freescale, PNI Sensor Corp., and the MEMS Industry Group formed the Accelerated Innovation Community, a group dedicated to providing open-source algorithms for sensors, so engineers don't have to reinvent the wheel on common algorithms every time they want to add or change functionality in their products.

MEMS are the backbone of the movement toward smart devices like those required by wearables and the Internet of Things, and the state of the MEMS industry largely dictates what kinds of products can come to market. If this industry can’t make a sensor small enough or cheap enough in large enough numbers, the entire IOT is going to be held up, despite the hype cycle.

For something we don’t typically try to understand, MEMS is critical to what we want in our lives in the next decade. MEMS are the Microelectronicmechical systems, or very small machines, that power everyday things like the Pebble Watch and the smart light bulb. Why does my Pebble need charging so often? A limitation of current MEMS technology. Why can’t we produce a non-invasive continuous blood-sugar monitor? Same reason.

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The potential of these machines was appreciated long before the technology existed that could make them. in 1959, Richard Feynman gave a lecture called There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom, in which he talked about manipulating atoms. But his ideas were only conceptual until the 1980’s and the invention of a microscope small enough to see nanoparticles, The “larger" MEMS became practical during the 90s, once they could be fabricated using modified semiconductor device fabrication technologies, normally used to make electronics.

Many different technologies have to be combined to produce the system and sensor on a chip small enough for a smart light bulb. Any smart device requires a CMOS sensor and MEMS on the same tiny chip, and these are difficult to manufacture at scale. One speaker at the Congress said a better definition of IOT would be “Integration of Technologies.”

Devices are getting smaller and smaller. The “computer” is downsizing to the phone, and further into the watch and the smart earring. Although MEMS have been around for twenty years, they are expected to grow 10x further because of the Internet of Things.

The IOT will require one trillion sensors, and many sensors are made with MEMS. Market predictions say there will be 100 billion IOT products in the next decade. The average consumer will use 300-400 sensors a year, if the MEMs industry can put more and more intelligence into its sensors.

There are only six kinds of sensors in all our smart devices now: Gesture sensors, optical sensors, motion sensors, environment sensors, acoustic sensors and biometric sensors. These sensors have to be improved so they use less energy and become more accurate.

Think about it. As our smart phones get smarter, their battery life gets worse. Most cell phones need to be charged at least daily, because the sensors (location, wifi, motion) use so much energy. Do the technologies we have today meet the IOT’s requirements in 5-10 years? Not now, because we don’t know how to keep a charge on these sensors. The future will arrive when our devices can stay charged through decades or the life of the device. And that will require harvesting energy to power them while we're using them

Yet that’s not the direction we’re going in now. We do have to make our devices smaller and thinner, but the current smart devices run out of power relatively quickly. That's a problem to be solved. And here are some other ways the MEMS industry has to improve:
Lower power consumption during stand-by and useful periods.
Improved architecture
Application-specific CPU technology
User friendly energy harvesting
Improved packaging
Increased capacity by using existing logic and analog foundries to run MEMS.

Don’t despair.The industry sees the next decade as an enormous opportunity. It will need to ship tens of billions of sensors. Existing logic and analog foundries will learn to run MEMS. Design, process, device, electrical and mechanical systems will be integrated, and this is just starting. The MEMS industry is all over this.___

2014-11-08 15:03:27 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

I got a crash course in what makes the current crop of fitness bands and smart watches so unsatisfactory to end-users at the MEMS Executive Congress, and it’s the current limitations of MEMS technology.

The good news: the industry knows this: To help push things along, Analog Devices, Freescale, PNI Sensor Corp., and the MEMS Industry Group formed the Accelerated Innovation Community, a group dedicated to providing open-source algorithms for sensors, so engineers don't have to reinvent the wheel on common algorithms every time they want to add or change functionality in their products.

MEMS are the backbone of the movement toward smart devices like those required by wearables and the Internet of Things, and the state of the MEMS industry largely dictates what kinds of products can come to market. If this industry can’t make a sensor small enough or cheap enough in large enoughnum... more »

I got a crash course in what makes the current crop of fitness bands and smart watches so unsatisfactory to end-users at the MEMS Executive Congress, and it’s the current limitations of MEMS technology.

The good news: the industry knows this: To help push things along, Analog Devices, Freescale, PNI Sensor Corp., and the MEMS Industry Group formed the Accelerated Innovation Community, a group dedicated to providing open-source algorithms for sensors, so engineers don't have to reinvent the wheel on common algorithms every time they want to add or change functionality in their products.

MEMS are the backbone of the movement toward smart devices like those required by wearables and the Internet of Things, and the state of the MEMS industry largely dictates what kinds of products can come to market. If this industry can’t make a sensor small enough or cheap enough in large enough numbers, the entire IOT is going to be held up, despite the hype cycle.

For something we don’t typically try to understand, MEMS is critical to what we want in our lives in the next decade. MEMS are the Microelectronicmechical systems, or very small machines, that power everyday things like the Pebble Watch and the smart light bulb. Why does my Pebble need charging so often? A limitation of current MEMS technology. Why can’t we produce a non-invasive continuous blood-sugar monitor? Same reason.

The potential of these machines was appreciated long before the technology existed that could make them. in 1959, Richard Feynman gave a lecture called There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom, in which he talked about manipulating atoms. But his ideas were only conceptual until the 1980’s and the invention of a microscope small enough to see nanoparticles, The “larger" MEMS became practical during the 90s, once they could be fabricated using modified semiconductor device fabrication technologies, normally used to make electronics.

Many different technologies have to be combined to produce the system and sensor on a chip small enough for a smart light bulb. Any smart device requires a CMOS sensor and MEMS on the same tiny chip, and these are difficult to manufacture at scale. One speaker at the Congress said a better definition of IOT would be “Integration of Technologies.”

Devices are getting smaller and smaller. The “computer” is downsizing to the phone, and further into the watch and the smart earring. Although MEMS have been around for twenty years, they are expected to grow 10x further because of the Internet of Things.

The IOT will require one trillion sensors, and many sensors are made with MEMS. Market predictions say there will be 100 billion IOT products in the next decade. The average consumer will use 300-400 sensors a year, if the MEMs industry can put more and more intelligence into its sensors.

There are only six kinds of sensors in all our smart devices now: Gesture sensors, optical sensors, motion sensors, environment sensors, acoustic sensors and biometric sensors. These sensors have to be improved so they use less energy and become more accurate.

Think about it. As our smart phones get smarter, their battery life gets worse. Most cell phones need to be charged at least daily, because the sensors (location, wifi, motion) use so much energy. Do the technologies we have today meet the IOT’s requirements in 5-10 years? Not now, because we don’t know how to keep a charge on these sensors. The future will arrive when our devices can stay charged through decades or the life of the device. And that will require harvesting energy to power them while we're using them

Yet that’s not the direction we’re going in now. We do have to make our devices smaller and thinner, but the current smart devices run out of power relatively quickly. That's a problem to be solved. And here are some other ways the MEMS industry has to improve:
Lower power consumption during stand-by and useful periods.
Improved architecture
Application-specific CPU technology
User friendly energy harvesting
Improved packaging
Increased capacity by using existing logic and analog foundries to run MEMS.

Don’t despair.The industry sees the next decade as an enormous opportunity. It will need to ship tens of billions of sensors. Existing logic and analog foundries will learn to run MEMS. Design, process, device, electrical and mechanical systems will be integrated, and this is just starting. The MEMS industry is all over this.___

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2014-11-06 17:05:11 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

+Leo Laporte http://blogs.wsj.com/cmo/2014/11/05/serial-podcast-marketing/

+Leo Laporte http://blogs.wsj.com/cmo/2014/11/05/serial-podcast-marketing/___

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2014-11-05 12:16:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Here we go.

Alaska votes to legalize marijuana 52% to 48%

+Alaska Dispatch Alaska It is now the fourth state to legalize marijuana, joining DC, Washington, Colorado, and Oregon.___Here we go.

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2014-11-03 15:59:50 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Hey, Phoenix Startup Weekend Global Battle is going down in a couple of weeks (11/14-16).  Bring a friend and you both get a free month of co-working at Desarrollo, Tempe's newest co-working and collaboration space right on Mill Ave.  Use promo code BUDDY and save 25% off the regular ticket price.  But hurry, co-working passes are limited. For event details and to purchase tickets, go to: http://www.up.co/communities/usa/phoenix/startup-weekend/4786 
* Email phoenix@startupweekend.org after tickets have been purchased and include your friend's email address and they'll get you hooked up.  Offer does not apply to Demo Day tickets.

Hey, Phoenix Startup Weekend Global Battle is going down in a couple of weeks (11/14-16).  Bring a friend and you both get a free month of co-working at Desarrollo, Tempe's newest co-working and collaboration space right on Mill Ave.  Use promo code BUDDY and save 25% off the regular ticket price.  But hurry, co-working passes are limited. For event details and to purchase tickets, go to: http://www.up.co/communities/usa/phoenix/startup-weekend/4786 
* Email phoenix@startupweekend.org after tickets have been purchased and include your friend's email address and they'll get you hooked up.  Offer does not apply to Demo Day tickets.___

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2014-11-03 00:43:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Skip the first elefen minutes about Halloween and the Giants.

Skip the first elefen minutes about Halloween and the Giants.___

2014-11-02 18:08:18 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

I can't get the NoAgendaStream site to work, so I can't listen live. Any other suggestions for how to do it?

I can't get the NoAgendaStream site to work, so I can't listen live. Any other suggestions for how to do it?___

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2014-11-02 16:12:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

https://medium.com/@hardaway/who-should-buy-twitter-d2efce868688
I gave this some thought:-)

https://medium.com/@hardaway/who-should-buy-twitter-d2efce868688
I gave this some thought:-)___

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2014-11-01 15:31:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

That's what I was trying to get at on G3 Thursday.

That's what I was trying to get at on G3 Thursday.___

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2014-10-30 21:21:45 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-28 22:09:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-27 22:53:46 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

I agree 100%....trust kids to help direct their learning.   That has been my teaching philosophy for years

I agree 100%....trust kids to help direct their learning.   That has been my teaching philosophy for years___

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2014-10-27 22:52:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

I agree 100%....trust kids to help direct their learning.   That has been my teaching philosophy for years

I agree 100%....trust kids to help direct their learning.   That has been my teaching philosophy for years___

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2014-10-27 20:35:14 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Astute picture of the great dental divide.

Astute picture of the great dental divide.___

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2014-10-26 18:06:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Well, this conspiracy theory is not without foundation in fact.

Well, this conspiracy theory is not without foundation in fact.___

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2014-10-23 20:35:05 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-23 18:58:46 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

My dogs and their guest Blu now look like breaded veal cutlets waiting for the saute pan. They're coated with diatomaceous earth to trap the ticks. My house is covered in white powder, too. But it's worth it. #nomoreticks. Thank you everyone who recommended it.

My dogs and their guest Blu now look like breaded veal cutlets waiting for the saute pan. They're coated with diatomaceous earth to trap the ticks. My house is covered in white powder, too. But it's worth it. #nomoreticks. Thank you everyone who recommended it.___

2014-10-23 17:27:34 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

I've been testing out Google's new Inbox app. So far I like it a lot, because it organizes email for me. I doubt if I will start to snooze more email, because that just means you have to look at it later, and I try to handle each piece of email once. But perhaps if an email requires a thoughtful answer, as most don't, I will wait to answer it or act on it until I'm on a desktop? The other feature I'd like to have is the ability to make my own names for bundles. I probably don't need a bundle for forums, but I do need one for email subscriptions: things like Digiday, MediaRedef, and Recode, which come every morning and which I want to read. Now some of those are appearing in Promos and others in Updates. Another issue for me is that my email is already heavily filtered by Gmail filters and Sanebox. Some of the emails I've trained to go into SaneLater could probably be in those... more »

I've been testing out Google's new Inbox app. So far I like it a lot, because it organizes email for me. I doubt if I will start to snooze more email, because that just means you have to look at it later, and I try to handle each piece of email once. But perhaps if an email requires a thoughtful answer, as most don't, I will wait to answer it or act on it until I'm on a desktop? The other feature I'd like to have is the ability to make my own names for bundles. I probably don't need a bundle for forums, but I do need one for email subscriptions: things like Digiday, MediaRedef, and Recode, which come every morning and which I want to read. Now some of those are appearing in Promos and others in Updates. Another issue for me is that my email is already heavily filtered by Gmail filters and Sanebox. Some of the emails I've trained to go into SaneLater could probably be in those Gmail bundles, and it might work better for me. I'd like to be able to have Gmail "bundle" my Sane Later file, which is now just one big glob of unread email saved for the evening. There's also nowhere obvious to put the emails that come from the school board I'm on, in accordance with the Open Meeting Law. There are announcements of board and committee meetings, minutes, and uploaded agendas. Everyone has already talked about swiping, so I'll let that one go. Suffice it to say that I'm used to swiping to get rid of things from other email apps, and it always makes me angry that Gmail itself does not have that ability on IOS. I think it might on Android, but I'm not using my Nexus 5 anymore so I don't remember:-) Swiping's fine, but checking something to archive it works equally well for me. Since filters and Sanebox solved a lot of my email problems two years ago, I am no longer looking for the Holy Grail of Inbox zero. I know I can achieve it with filters, the housewife's equivalent to throwing it in the closet and closing the door, or sweeping it under the rug. ___

2014-10-23 03:11:26 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Oh yeah, quality content: How I Laundered my DirectTV remote in a fit of tick frenzy.

Oh yeah, quality content: How I Laundered my DirectTV remote in a fit of tick frenzy.___

2014-10-23 03:10:35 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Kids, I've had the kind of day that included putting my TV remote in the washing machine with my bedspread. #tickfreakout

Kids, I've had the kind of day that included putting my TV remote in the washing machine with my bedspread. #tickfreakout___

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2014-10-21 15:10:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-20 21:35:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

This is certainly a problem for traditional publishers.

This is certainly a problem for traditional publishers.___

2014-10-20 19:06:19 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

How Technology is Sold to Goobers Like Me I must have amazing risk tolerance. One minute after IOS8.1 was released today I was downloading it, even though the last update Apple issued had to be recalled because it bricked everyone's phones. I was willing to take the chance because I wanted to try out ApplePay. After all, I'd been staring at my Passport app for years, and never knew what to do with it. With IOS8.1, I could now tap my phone on a terminal and pay by phone without pulling out a wallet. It sounded easy and futuristic. Entering my credit cards was indeed easy. One was already on file to pay for my Apple Store purchases. My debit card was entered with a photograph. I hit the first speed bump trying to enter my Chase card, which is vertical and didn't fit the photographic frame. Feeling cheated, I typed in its numbers to validate it. Once I had it set up, I had to go out and buy... more »

How Technology is Sold to Goobers Like Me I must have amazing risk tolerance. One minute after IOS8.1 was released today I was downloading it, even though the last update Apple issued had to be recalled because it bricked everyone's phones. I was willing to take the chance because I wanted to try out ApplePay. After all, I'd been staring at my Passport app for years, and never knew what to do with it. With IOS8.1, I could now tap my phone on a terminal and pay by phone without pulling out a wallet. It sounded easy and futuristic. Entering my credit cards was indeed easy. One was already on file to pay for my Apple Store purchases. My debit card was entered with a photograph. I hit the first speed bump trying to enter my Chase card, which is vertical and didn't fit the photographic frame. Feeling cheated, I typed in its numbers to validate it. Once I had it set up, I had to go out and buy something. So I ran over to Macy's, the nearest store to announce that it was an Apple partner from day one. That was where the rubber met the road. I picked out my purchases and went to the register. I actually saw the Tap 2 Pay terminal attached to the card swiper. But I put my phone on it and nothing happened. I asked the dude at the register what I was doing wrong, and he told me he didn't know, since I was the first customer ever to use that in the housewares department. He got on the phone and called his manager. In the mean time, I tried to figure it out. After about three taps, the phone asked me if I wanted to pay with Touch ID. I couldn't say yes, because Touch ID doesn't work well for me. My fingerprints are pretty worn away and difficult to read even though I've reset them three times already on the phone. So it gave me the opportunity to pay with the passcode. I had already spent more time doing this than I would have if I had pulled out my card and given it to the guy, but I was determined to see it through, so I entered my passcode, tapped the terminal again and my card was finally recognized. The salesman was very impressed. Here the problem became Macy's and not Apple's. The machine wouldn't take my card as a debit, and made me pay with credit. But first it made me enter my pin. And then it went through the usual rigamarole that old terminals do, in which it asks you if the amount is correct and if you want a paper receipt or email. I selected email, and then had to enter my email address, which I know Macy's already has on file because I buy from them online. I finally finished the transaction and went home to write this. Here's the bottom line. I'll never leave the house without a wallet because I carry a global entry card and a health insurance card and a driver's license in addition to credit cards. And I can't abandon my credit cards until EVERY retailer switches to NFC payment. It's what's known as an integration problem. So Apple Pay is okay, but it just isn't good enough. Yet. I do, however, have 6 new towels.___

2014-10-19 18:57:40 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

If you're still drinking soda, you are setting yourself up for premature aging. It does cellular damaged to telemeres. http://goo.gl/8N80gz&

If you're still drinking soda, you are setting yourself up for premature aging. It does cellular damaged to telemeres. http://goo.gl/8N80gz&___

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2014-10-18 13:47:38 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

I hope so!

The Bloomberg approach has been vindicated by an innovative, multiyear study showing that the poor, minority students who attend small specialized schools do better academically than students in a control group who attend traditional high schools___I hope so!

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2014-10-16 20:37:11 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

You have to go to Jeremiah's blog to see the incredible growth of the collaborative economy over the past five years.

You have to go to Jeremiah's blog to see the incredible growth of the collaborative economy over the past five years.___

2014-10-16 19:26:03 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

You guys, can I register my disappointment with the Apple event today? A parody of an Apple event, with little to announce. And I'm a fan.

You guys, can I register my disappointment with the Apple event today? A parody of an Apple event, with little to announce. And I'm a fan.___

2014-10-15 19:06:30 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Some thoughts on Ebola. Feel free to contradict me.

Some thoughts on Ebola. Feel free to contradict me.___

2014-10-15 17:11:29 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

I'm listening to the live stream of the CDC briefing, and the feeling I'm getting is that they are going day by day, and realizing that they can't let people who were exposed to Ebola travel anymore since the second nurse was on a plane the night before she got sick. I wonder if any of them will want to treat Ebola patients anymore. And I also wonder why these health workers are getting sick when Medecin sans Frontiers never does. There's something fishy about the following of these protocols.

I'm listening to the live stream of the CDC briefing, and the feeling I'm getting is that they are going day by day, and realizing that they can't let people who were exposed to Ebola travel anymore since the second nurse was on a plane the night before she got sick. I wonder if any of them will want to treat Ebola patients anymore. And I also wonder why these health workers are getting sick when Medecin sans Frontiers never does. There's something fishy about the following of these protocols.___

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2014-10-13 16:41:47 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Fun article about how technology now needs the fashion industry.

Fun article about how technology now needs the fashion industry.___

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2014-10-10 00:08:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-09 23:50:02 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

https://medium.com/how-will-we-be-remembered/its-as-bad-for-women-as-it-ever-was-679b3e2300b1 #GHC2014

https://medium.com/how-will-we-be-remembered/its-as-bad-for-women-as-it-ever-was-679b3e2300b1 #GHC2014___

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2014-10-08 23:16:04 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, father of the web, says we should own and hold our own personal data.
EXACTLY what we are doing already at SocialSafe  !!!!!

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, father of the web, says we should own and hold our own personal data.
EXACTLY what we are doing already at SocialSafe  !!!!!___

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2014-10-08 18:53:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

What makes a good media plan?

What makes a good media plan?___

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2014-10-06 19:16:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-06 18:09:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

This is how you know an industry is "real": http://mobihealthnews.com/36897/in-depth-q3-2014-digital-health-state-of-the-industry/  #digitalheatlh

This is how you know an industry is "real": http://mobihealthnews.com/36897/in-depth-q3-2014-digital-health-state-of-the-industry/  #digitalheatlh___

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2014-10-05 12:54:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

+ZEDO is in the finals for this award. We're pretty excited, as you can imagine.

___+ZEDO is in the finals for this award. We're pretty excited, as you can imagine.

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2014-10-05 12:27:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Agencies are middlemen and sooner or later the Internet can disintermediate all but the creative.

Agency Roles Are Changing As Brands Rewrite The Media Playbook http://buff.ly/1mnOZqT___Agencies are middlemen and sooner or later the Internet can disintermediate all but the creative.

2014-10-03 18:46:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

I miss working with a wearables company. We had one in the spring, and it didn't work out. I've got space in my schedule for one marketing consulting client, and I'm looking for one in the wearables/IOT space. I've got a deep healthcare background, and I owned a marketing agency for twenty years. In theory I'm retired, but that's not me. If you need help with messaging, writing, social media, market strategy or any kine of content creation, please let me know:-)

I miss working with a wearables company. We had one in the spring, and it didn't work out. I've got space in my schedule for one marketing consulting client, and I'm looking for one in the wearables/IOT space. I've got a deep healthcare background, and I owned a marketing agency for twenty years. In theory I'm retired, but that's not me. If you need help with messaging, writing, social media, market strategy or any kine of content creation, please let me know:-)___

2014-10-03 18:35:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The Inc. 5000 Conference is coming to Phoenix in October and needs volunteers. Great networking experience. If you want to be one of them, contact Jessica. Sandy Wu Stiffler "Now in it's 33rd year, the Inc. 5000 is an annual conference that recognizes the fastest growing private companies in the world. Making it's way back to Phoenix this year, we make it a point to get local businesses involved. With that said, we are looking for volunteers for overall event support and would love to have your network be a part of this amazing opportunity. This is a chance to network with some of the world's top CEO's and Entrepreneurs! Some keynote speakers include Michael Dell, Brene Brown and Marcus Lemonis from The Profit! Details: Inc. 5000 Conference Oct. 15-17 JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa 5350 East Marriott Drive Phoenix, AZ 85054 Check out this link to get a better idea oft... more »

The Inc. 5000 Conference is coming to Phoenix in October and needs volunteers. Great networking experience. If you want to be one of them, contact Jessica. Sandy Wu Stiffler "Now in it's 33rd year, the Inc. 5000 is an annual conference that recognizes the fastest growing private companies in the world. Making it's way back to Phoenix this year, we make it a point to get local businesses involved. With that said, we are looking for volunteers for overall event support and would love to have your network be a part of this amazing opportunity. This is a chance to network with some of the world's top CEO's and Entrepreneurs! Some keynote speakers include Michael Dell, Brene Brown and Marcus Lemonis from The Profit! Details: Inc. 5000 Conference Oct. 15-17 JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa 5350 East Marriott Drive Phoenix, AZ 85054 Check out this link to get a better idea of the conference and those involved - http://goo.gl/cUnQmK Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks! Best, Jessica Jessica Libo Engine Shop | Account Supervisor | New Jersey 123 Tice Blvd. Suite 202 | Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677 O: (201) 571-2832 | M: (201) 873-3318 | E: jessica@engineshopagency.com www.engineshopagency.com " ___

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2014-10-03 15:33:07 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-02 22:23:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-02 02:34:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

//Pancreatic Cancer

Biologists find an early sign of cancer

Patients show boost in certain amino acids years before diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

“What we found was that this really interesting signature fell out as predicting pancreatic cancer diagnosis, which was elevation in these three branched chain amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, and valine.” 

Years before they show any other signs of disease, pancreatic cancer patients have very high levels of certain amino acids in their bloodstream, according to a new study from MIT, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Broad Institute.

This finding, which suggests that muscle tissue is broken down in the disease’s earliest stages, could offer new insights into developing early diagnostics for pancreatic cancer, which kills about 40,000 Americans every year and is usually not caught until itis too... more »

//Pancreatic Cancer

Biologists find an early sign of cancer

Patients show boost in certain amino acids years before diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

“What we found was that this really interesting signature fell out as predicting pancreatic cancer diagnosis, which was elevation in these three branched chain amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, and valine.” 

Years before they show any other signs of disease, pancreatic cancer patients have very high levels of certain amino acids in their bloodstream, according to a new study from MIT, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Broad Institute.

This finding, which suggests that muscle tissue is broken down in the disease’s earliest stages, could offer new insights into developing early diagnostics for pancreatic cancer, which kills about 40,000 Americans every year and is usually not caught until it is too late to treat.

#pancreaticcancer   #cancer  ___

2014-10-01 18:31:35 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

SySTEM Schools, the non-profit charter STEM school in downtown Phoenix whose board I am on, has been open for a little over a month, and it is behaving as all startups do; the co-founders are riding the roller coaster of ups and downs that always accompanies running a startup. My purpose seems to be to reassure everyone that startups are hard, but they work if you keep going, and I’ve learned more about elementary education than I every knew before. It’s much harder to start a school than a software company, believe me. For openers, the landlord and contractor are still negotiating with each other, so some parts of the tenant improvements in the building are not yet finished. For example, although the classrooms are functional, the sign on the building is not up. And the folding walls we specified so we could combine classes into one large collaborative space were late, so we can’t install themuntil... more »

SySTEM Schools, the non-profit charter STEM school in downtown Phoenix whose board I am on, has been open for a little over a month, and it is behaving as all startups do; the co-founders are riding the roller coaster of ups and downs that always accompanies running a startup. My purpose seems to be to reassure everyone that startups are hard, but they work if you keep going, and I’ve learned more about elementary education than I every knew before. It’s much harder to start a school than a software company, believe me. For openers, the landlord and contractor are still negotiating with each other, so some parts of the tenant improvements in the building are not yet finished. For example, although the classrooms are functional, the sign on the building is not up. And the folding walls we specified so we could combine classes into one large collaborative space were late, so we can’t install them until fall break or later. In the meantime, we have temporary immovable walls. These things would not be a problem if we weren’t trying to recruit students. Over the summer, Angelica Cruz and Nicole Fernandez actually went door to door in the heat to talk to families and recruit 6th and 7th graders. We started the school year with 97 students. However, after sorting out the transportation problems, the families who move, the kids who miss their old classmates, and the ones who want to attend school with a sibling, the number has fallen. It’s a good thing we budgeted for 80 students and purposely overenrolled. We also need to seek students who really understand what they’re signing up for. In addition, when the students took their benchmark reading tests, we discovered that reading levels of incoming students are anywhere from first to twelfth grades. This made me cry. A sixth grader still reading at first grade level is at a terrible disadvantage. It’s difficult to know whether to “blame” parents, teachers, administrators, or the testing itself, but the fact remains we’ve had to institute “emergency” reading therapy. I was so depressed by the reading levels that I didn’t ask for the math scores. Instead, I plan to do the only thing I am equipped to do: I got on Amazon and bought ten of the top 25 books for children in 6th and 7th grade, and I am going to let the kids pick which one they want to read with me. I will then get on Amazon again and buy 25 copies of the book they choose and go down to the school as a volunteer while they read the book. I practiced this over the summer with my grandson:-) I know it works. At first I thought I would ask all the students to read aloud to me. After all, that’s how I learned to read. However, Angelica told me there’s new research that says reading aloud makes students anxious. I guess I must have spent a very anxious childhood, because I did it, along with everyone else in my class, all through elementary school. At the end, we could all read. Among other things, it helped the immigrant kids in my school learn English. I’m going to play this by ear. To really help these students and be the A school we want to be, we will need a boatload of volunteers who can do everything from chaperone field trips to talk about career opportunities in STEM, to teach leadership, collaboration, and team play. Six previous years of sitting at a desk in rows has not taught our students how to be collaborative, how to be inquisitive, and how to work as a team. The wonderful teachers at SySTEM are teaching those basic skills now, through activities such as recycling projects. We’re trying to awaken a spirit of inquiry. But we will also need tutors, the kind that can see the glory in every child and bring it to the surface. I know this is possible, because I’ve been a foster parent and I know how far kids can come with the right attention. But it will take more than the small army of teachers and administrators at SySTEM to help. Oh, and I haven’t even mentioned the money. Make your tax credit contributions out to SySTEM Schools if you want to write a check rather than give your time. It’s $200 max if you are single, and $400 if you are married. We need everything from waste baskets to white board markers to books! ___

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