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Aaron Kalair
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Hi +Aaron Kalair.  This line looked suspicious:

"maxEndTimeNs": "1419867599", 

The maxEndTimeNs is supposed to be specified in nanoseconds, but th e timestamp looks to be in seconds (or maybe millis).  Try adding some zeroes to see if you get better luck :)
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I am in this video about the Curiosity Mars Rover, with Neil DeGrasse Tyson. So that's...not too shabby haha.
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Spending a fun evening play with this - http://gcc.godbolt.org/  . The colourise option is particularly useful
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Interesting article about how a visit to the VR lab at Stanford might have convinced Facebook to buy Oculus - http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/03/technology/personaltech/virtual-reality-perfect-for-an-immersive-society.html?_r=0&pagewanted=all
Jeremy Bailenson, who directs Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, says virtual reality is the natural extension of every major technology being used today.
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Measuring outdoor temperature using mobile phone batteries - http://opensignal.com/reports/battery-temperature-weather/
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I don't know if this person is talking about Google specifically, but I bet they are:

"Working at a large, successful company lets you keep your isolation. If you choose, you can just ignore all the inconvenient facts about the world. You can make decisions based on whatever input you choose. The success or failure of your project in the market is not really that important; what's important is whether it gets canceled or not, a decision which is at the whim of your boss's boss's boss's boss, who, as your only link to the unpleasantly unpredictable outside world, seems to choose projects quasi-randomly, and certainly without regard to the quality of your contribution.

It's a setup that makes it very easy to describe all your successes (project not canceled) in terms of your team's greatness, and all your failures (project canceled) in terms of other people's capriciousness. End users and profitability, for example, rarely enter into it. This project isn't supposed to be profitable; we benefit whenever people spend more time online. This project doesn't need to be profitable; we can use it to get more user data. Users are unhappy, but that's just because they're change averse. And so on."
The Curse of Smart People. A bit over 3 years ago, after working for many years at a series of startups (most of which I co-founded), I disappeared through a Certain Vortex to start working at a Certain Large Company which I won't mention here. But it's not really a secret; you can probably ...
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Launch Day
So excited and relieved to finally announce HUGE news: Today my company launched! ThinkUp's brand new crowdfunding campaign will help us launch ThinkUp-as-a-service in January, and stay as accountable to our users as we are to investors.

Back us by becoming a subscriber and get more out of the time you spend on social networks like G+. :)
Join ThinkUp and be happy about the time you spend on Twitter and Facebook.
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If you want to see all the cool things I've done, check out my personal website at www.aaronkalair.co.uk
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