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"Spring clean all the features!"

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The Nearby feature has been removed from the Google+ app for Android. Google is doing some major spring cleaning this week with Google+ features. First went automatic hashtagging, then Google+ Local and now the Nearby stream...
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I did too, but was filled with nonsense after last algorithmic "nearby" search change made a few months back.
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The button which links to Google+ Local has been removed from the navigation menu on the web.

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Great news.
 
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Proud to announce that we are partnering with Ebuyer.com to launch a series of AMD-based HP laptops preloaded with Ubuntu. The devices are currently available for pre-order and full availability is expected for the end of May via Ebuyer.com/ubuntu
See more here >> http://insights.ubuntu.com/?p=11352
A number of new HP solutions preloaded with Ubuntu and powered by AMD technology are available on pre-order from Ebuyer.com Increases Ubuntu’s e-tail presence within the UK 05 May 2015, London: Electronic Commerce Retailer Ebuyer has launched a series of AMD-based HP laptops preloaded with Ubuntu. These devices are perfect for business and home users and [...]
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Nah, shirts are just getting smaller every year ;)
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New generic "circular" transition in Play Store 5.5 (starting to roll out as we speak). Full video over at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5hBViIzw5Y

Heavily based on +George Mount's code from over at https://halfthought.wordpress.com/2014/12/10/reveal-challenge/. Will talk / blog about this a bit later in the week.
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It's finally here! Just waiting on Linux support now.
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Goat Simulator meets DayZ.
Somehow, Goat Simulator is getting even weirder. The strange, glitchy game has seen mobile ports and a single-player MMO spin-off, and soon the burgeoning goat franchise will also include a zombie...
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Many people will often try to recycle plastic bottles and some people even try to make things with them. But Veronika Richterová turns them into sculptures of the like you have never seen before. They are often not just art objects, but entire scenes and…
Most of us will often recycle our plastic bottles, but not Veronika Richterova, she makes these incredible sculptures made from plastic bottles.
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Education
  • University of Bath
    Computer Science, 2014 - present
    Computer Science
  • East Surrey College
    Software Development, 2012 - 2014
    Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Sutton Grammar School for Boys
    GCSE's, 2007 - 2012
  • Greville Primary School
    SAT's, 2001 - 2007
  • St. Giles Preschool
    1999 - 2001
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Friends, Networking
Birthday
December 19, 1995
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Student & Aspiring Game Developer
Introduction

I am a student studying Computer Science at the University of Bath. I have a strong interest in game development and would like to pursue a career in this industry once I have finished university.

I also have other interests including using Linux, designing websites and programming, all of which I do on a regular basis.

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Vic Gundotra commented on my post. Member of Google+ since it launched. Have an amazing girlfriend!
Work
Occupation
Developer
Skills
HTML, CSS, PHP, C#, Java, Linux (Ubuntu/Mint/Debian), Wordpress, Android
Employment
  • Google Plus Daily
    Writer/Website Developer, 2012 - 2014
    I was a writer and website developer for Google Plus Daily and worked with the team since its launch.
  • Chessington World of Adventures Resort
    Ride Attendant, 2014 - 2014
  • British Heart Foundation
    Administration, 2013 - 2014
  • Kuoni Travel
    Website Development, 2012 - 2013
    Helped to develop the new Kuoni website that launched at the end of 2012. I also created the Kuoni Travel Blog.
  • Yellow Pages
    Work Experience, 2011
    Worked on a few internal websites and helped train members of staff on how to use them.
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Currently
Bath, UK
Previously
Ashtead, UK - Wallington, UK
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Play Store 5.5 Accompanies Page Transitions With A Spiffy New Circular A...
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With Android 5.0, Google said it's not enough to make everything flat and colorful. The company injected animations into certain apps, and i

Google takes on Pinterest with Google+ Collections
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Google is taking cues from services akin to Pinterest with the launch of Google+ Collections - A new way to bundle and share content based o

Google+ has a new notifications sidebar
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Update: The changes talked about below have since been reverted due to negative user feedback. More information on this can be found here. +

Desktop Hangouts Landing Page gets Updated (Again)
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Google has added all the reasons why you should download Hangouts on the landing page, a month after swapping the old promotional banner for

Introducing GPD Reader for Android
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Introducing GPD Reader for Android - A quicker way to catch up on the latest from Google Plus Daily. Launching today, GPD Reader for Android

Google Announces Support For 70 More Third-Party Apps In Google Now
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Back in January, Google announced initial support for forty third-party apps (including Runtastic, Zillow, Waze, and more) hooking into Goog

Double Fine Brings Crowdfunding Blockbuster 'Broken Age' To Android Ten ...
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Point-and-click adventure games are experiencing a renaissance at the moment, spurred on in no small part by the ride of touch-based mobile

[Update: Set A Reminder As Well] Google's Desktop Search Also Lets You S...
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Over the past few days, we have learned of two new ways that Google has been integrating its desktop Search with Android devices: finding yo

GPD Reader – Android Apps on Google Play
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GPD is your daily source for everything Google+. Our mission is to deliver timely and quality news and content including the latest updates,

Community Posts in the Stream and Notifications are now Green
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A minor change to how Google+ Community posts are shown in the stream and notifications has rolled out. Community titles on posts within the

Announcing Google Plus Daily 2.0
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We've launched a series of improvements to our site today, which makes for a fresh and responsive reading experience. But before we get to t

Does not Commute - Android Apps on Google Play
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A strategic driving game from the award-winning maker’s of Smash Hit. Does not Commute is a temporal paradox in which you have no one to bla

Google+ 4.3 for Android gives Communities a new look
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The latest iteration of Google+ for Android focuses on making Communities look dapper, drenched in Material Design goodness. There are two n

Updated promotional banners for the Hangouts page on Google+
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There's a new Hangouts promotional spot for its dedicated page on the Google+ desktop site complete with download links to the app on Androi

[Update] View your Google+ Photos in Drive
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Rolling out today, your photos backed up with Google+ Photos will also be available on Google Drive. For a long while photos stored on Googl

Google Play Services 7.3 Adds A New UI For Trusted Places And Finally Ma...
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Google Play services made a rather lofty jump from 7.0 to 7.3 a couple days ago. While there don't appear to be any big API changes for deve

Chrome for Android 42 Arrives Ready to App-ify The Web - OMG! Chrome!
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Grab your phone and tablets and fire up the Play Store: there's a brand new version of Chrome for Android ready for download. Chrome 42 for

Google's Android For Work App Hits The Play Store
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In February, Google proclaimed "Android is ready for work," marking an official opening to the Android for Work effort first introduced at G

Google Handwriting Input App Enters The Play Store With Support For Hand...
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Update Wednesdays are always exciting, but particularly so when Google releases a new app. Today, Google has hit "publish" on Google Handwri

Arcade - Devblog #12
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We're really excited to show you the progress we've mad…

Excellent service and great food - the best curry I have had. Very good value for money as well, the staff are extremely friendly and welcoming.
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Seems like a nice pub but the staff were very unwelcoming after we had stayed a while.
Food: GoodDecor: GoodService: Poor - Fair
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A nice museum with lots there for children to do as well.
Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
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Excellent service and great food - highly recommend!
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Really nice food and we were served very quickly even though it was busy. Unfortunately the waiter kept winking at my girlfriend which was a little strange!
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Very Good
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Really nice little restaurant with good takeaways too!
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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