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David Blanar
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Normally I hate cat things.

But I don't hate this.
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+bediha dogru stop shouting and take your tablets
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Clear Solar Panels Double as Highway Sound Barriers |

Cool, much needed.
On a strip of Dutch highway, a set of plastic solar panels indicate that the future of harnessing sunlight could get more colorful.
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Queue jump app lets charitable patrons go to the front |

You know that feeling of despair when people pay to pass you by to get on your favourite rides at the amusement park? Well you're in luck … that same dehumanising model is coming to your local restaurant.
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On the go? TripMode meters web access for only those apps which need It |

Handy!
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The world’s first luxury dog food food truck |

You can really tell the difference. /sarcasm
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I knew it.

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I've always thought so. For what are the odds that everywhere this woman went, people were murdered?
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Prometheus 2 rumoured to be shooting in January 2016 |

Let's hope they take a little bit more care with the script on this one.
Ridley Scott is said to be returning to space next year for the sequel to his Alien prequel, with returning stars Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender
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The Three-Eyed Raven is getting a makeover in season six of "Game of Thrones" — Variety has confirmed that Max von Sydow will take over the role, which was originated by Struan Rodger in the season...
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Heated Mite-killing Carpet Helps Asthma Sufferers |

Personally, I could do with fewer mites in my flat.
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Abandoned Japanese Golf Courses Converted to Solar Farms |
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Honestly … is this news?

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Education
  • London Business School
    MBA, 2004 - 2006
  • University of Nottingham
    MA, 2010 - 2013
    Systematic Theology & Philosophy
  • Westmont High School
    Diploma, 1999 - 1993
  • Santa Clara University
    Theatre Arts, 1993 - 1997
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DKB, spirit
Apps with Google+ Sign-in
  • World of Tanks Blitz
  • The Room Two
  • The Trace:Murder Mystery Game
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American loving life in London, UK.
Introduction
Passions include reading, going to the theatre, watching and playing sport (mostly football), going to the cinema (when I have time), hitting the gym, cooking, and roaming across the island and the world.

All my posts are public which means you'll get a mix of philosophy, politics, art, industry updates, media, sport and design. I tend to circle those who have a full profile and repeatedly interact with me.

I also manage the blog for the Loveliest Book Group, check it out.

Enjoy!

“I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” 
                                                       - Malcolm X


"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
                                                       -
Aristotle

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I don't fit neatly into a box ...
Work
Occupation
Marketing
Skills
Digital
Employment
  • Google UK Limited
    Marketing Specialist, 2014 - present
    Google+
  • Independent Contractor
    Marketing, 2006 - present
  • AMV BBDO
    Digital Producer, 2013 - 2014
  • Accenture
    Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • MerchantCantos Communications
    Director of Online Services, 2010 - 2011
  • Tam Communications
    Senior Interactive Artist, 1996 - 1999
  • Rivals.com
    Senior Art Director, 1999 - 2000
  • Rivals.net
    Marketing Services Manager, 2000 - 2003
  • Rufus Leonard
    Senior Digital Strategist, 2007 - 2007
  • Crown Business Communications
    Digital Strategist, 2003 - 2006
  • Defaqto
    Head of Marketing, Brand & Communications, 2007 - 2009
  • Republic Publishing
    COO, 2009 - 2009
  • Isobar
    Senior Project Manager, 2013 - 2013
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Currently
London, UK
Previously
Los Gatos, CA - Seattle, WA - Santa Clara, CA - Saratoga, CA
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Google? Evil? — BuzzMachine
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A few folks on Twitter have asked for my reaction to the accidental sharing of an FTC staff report on Google, wondering whether it will caus

No, we are NOT all Charlie (and that’s a problem)
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On Nerd Entitlement
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White male nerds need to recognise that other people had traumatic upbringings, too - and that's different from structural oppression.

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Comic-Con: ‘Penny Dreadful’ Season 2 Villain Will Be a Familiar Face | V...
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If marketers didn’t have enough to worry about as they start to position movies against sequels in the “Star Wars,” “The Avengers” and “Jura

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CBS Orders 'CSI: Cyber' Spinoff to Series
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The original "CSI" gang is back together again as CBS has ordered a series for the "CSI" planted spinoff starring Patricia Arquette. "CSI: C

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Decent selection but the layout of the shop is difficult to navigate and it's routinely extremely busy, making for a generally less-than-fun experience.
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Not much room but a great place for a long afternoon. Not open on weekends.
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