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Okay, my picks are in. Happy to join Bloomberg's charity bracket tournament and compete on behalf of Girls Who Code... I went with the Google Bracket!

My picks are based on basketball-related searches on Google, as well as views, comments and likes on YouTube videos. You can't say I'm not being bold... Go Iowa!
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sigh, i remember when life was this flippant and superficial, i can't wait to get back to a bit of normalcy, maybe you could help balance it out a bit ... did you know that the senior's playing at this year's playoff were freshmen when #fuqafukushima  started melting down?!  anyway, you've got more problems closer to home than that, but #googlewalletfail  is something you DO need to pay attention to, I would think, in your position.  https://cosmicdoorway.wordpress.com/2015/03/26/google-wallet-cha-cha-cha/
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Riyadh Weekend

In a room 2/3 of a football field, two hundred soldiers and palace guards watch with guns while leaders, executives and Princes line up to kiss the hand and the shoulder of the new King and pay their respects in a ritual hundreds of years old.  Three days of mourning followed the death of the beloved King of Saudi Arabia, more properly known as the “Guardian of the two Holy places”, and the palace quickly announced a new King, Crown Prince, and deputy Crown Prince, establishing a clear hierarchy and succession plan after much internal speculation.  Jared and I, in line to offer our respects at the Palace, simply decided to shake the hand of the new rulers, western style.

This was my third trip to Saudi Arabia and eleven years after my first trip in 2004.   Saudi today is well connected with a high percentage of smart phone users (70+%) and very very high use of Youtube along with other social media.  The Internet is everywhere, and in a country that has no movie theaters the Internet has swept through the country with significant impact.  In one of the most conservative countries, I saw modest changes that any of us would welcome.  There is a much greater awareness of the world around Saudi, and tremendous interest and familiarity with things western.

One of the Princes told me that that floggings have no place in the modern image of Saudi, and a number of women said they are freer now to mix and mingle in certain places.  The stark separation is still law and enforced by the religious police, but the walls separating male and female in the rooms I was in are more flexible.  In a country where women cannot drive, they are now allowed to use Uber.  In a country where 70% of the students are female its only a short time before these antiquated and discriminatory rules about women are revised.  The women I met were very strong and courageous, well educated and outspoken, and I suspect the Internet has given them support and way to be heard.  We heard their voices, and they are strong.

Saudis see themselves as builders, and because of their oil wealth have more than $800 billion in banks and even more wealth under the ground.  The late King moved to modernize the society, with careful steps intended to deradicalize some of the teachings, improve economic prosperity for the average Saudi, and increase internal security from terrorism.    In this backdrop, his successors will have much internal pressure keep the modernization in place and expand it.  

Its important we all keep focused on investing in the Internet and freedom of expression, and its important that the Saudis continue to invest in their educational and health systems.  I’m convinced now more than ever that the Internet is a force for good, and you can see it in the faces of the young people and even in their Ministers.
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Уважаемые Ларри Пейдж, Эрик Шмидт и Сергей Брин !!!

Надеюсь, что Вы получите это письмо адресованное Вам. 

Меня зовут Алинур Ысламидинов. Я из Кыргызстана. 22 декабря 2014 года у меня родилась дочь.
Ее зовут Арууке. Она просто прелестная. 

Причиной почему я к Вам обращаюсь, заключается в том, чтобы попросить Вас, чтобы - GOOGLE INC,
стал Крестным для мой дочери.

Надеюсь что Вы ответите на мое письмо с просьбой чтобы GOOGE INC стаk КРЕСТНЫМ для моей дочери Арууке.

С Уважением,
Алинур Ысламидинов
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Big news for our friends in Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, and the Research Triangle. http://goo.gl/3UU9wW #GoogleFiber
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Anyone looking for Ethernet over Fiber or Ethernet over Copper can visit www.Ethernet.GLOBAL to find a solution in their area.
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In the fight to #endtrafficking and help victims, every action counts. Proud of Google Search for expanding a feature that connects victims of human trafficking and modern slavery to groups (like the +PolarisProject) who can help them. http://goo.gl/eDbQ6w
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More crazy ideas this year than last. #workresolutions
 
Inspiration comes when you least expect it. How do you plan to work better in 2015? Share using #workresolutions.
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Google Translate is a free tool which has been translating web pages, documents and personal uploaded stuff since 2006.

The Kurdish language used by millions of people is however not involved in this service which provides translation in around 64 different languages.

We demand that Kurdish, the language of Kurds, be also involved in the Google Translation service and that other nations also be enabled to benefit from it. 

For this purpose, we have launched a campaign, demanding the involvement of the Kurdish language in the languages supported by Google Translate. 
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Some people have asked for the easiest way to watch "The Interview" using our services if you have an iPhone or iPad. Here's the best way to watch - it's easy!
1. Go to play.google.com (on your mobile device or computer)
2. Rent or buy the movie in the browser using your Google account
3. Download the YouTube App or Google Play Movies & TV app from the App Store on your iPhone or iPad
4. Watch the movie through either app!
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+Jack Walker you haven't heard of the Google Translate Community then? Check it out https://translate.google.com/community
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Worth your while and available for pre-order: 'Gettysburg Replies', with essays by Colin Powell, Steven Spielberg, Sandra Day O'Connor, Billy Collins, etc., 150 years after the Civil War.

I used my 272 words to write about Lincoln's dream of a 'new birth of freedom.' In a new digital age, his dream still resonates.

http://www.amazon.com/Gettysburg-Replies-Responds-Abraham-Lincolns/dp/1493009125
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At least they had the wisdom not to ask Jack Dorsey to attempt it in 140 characters. 
"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposi"    For a start. Maybe Mark Zuckerberg or Sheryl Sandberg where the Civil War would not be finished, needing men being more equal since women are still really slaves.  
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Great story: paramedics use Google Translate to converse with a Swahili-speaking woman as they deliver her baby.

In Ireland.

http://goo.gl/QXLEbF
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I love Google Translate!

I was watching Lewis CK new season. He had a situation where he fell in love with a woman who could not speak English. This is when I realized how that is probably the last time ever television will be able to capture human interaction issue when there's a language barrier. Because of google translate, the future generations will know no such barrier. :)  

Speaking of language barrier... how would one have a 15 min conversation with you? ;) 
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When did I know Google was different? Pretty much the first day. Had a great time doing this talk with Sal Khan, now watchable online.

http://goo.gl/9liNj7

#HowGoogleWorks
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Hi Eric! 
I am very fascinated about the great care you take of your employees. I am in the business of Evidence-based Positive Psychological Coaching and I have some ideas of how to make your employees more productive, happy and satisfied with both work and personal life. I think you would agree that giving your employees access to a coach in times of adversity would increase the growth of the company, as well as give it a good reputation!
I would love to talk to you more about this.
Best regards
Cecilia Haglund  
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Davos and the Ties that Bind Us

Davos is a great way to get a sense of the world’s concerns and this Davos, my 17th I think, was no different. The sessions and discussions were dominated by economic growth and security concerns, with politics intertwined. After a few days in the Alpine glow of Davos, its easy to be disheartened by the difficulty of today’s problems.

Even with the late change from the European Central bank increasing the money supply, there is no unified vision of growth for Europe over the next few years. In the revolving discussions deep and dogmatic views are expressed by all sides. The North / South division is substantive, and must be very frustrating to everyone. The lack of a unified European single market is an issue for most of the people I met with, and the process of unification is political, difficult and slow moving.

The situation in Syria is horrific, with more than 300,000 deaths and more than 10 million people displaced or homeless. The human toll, economic toll and political toll is hard to overstate, and in private meetings its clear that the ISIL threat has finally unified most of the players. Consensus on this also takes time, while the civil war and fighting continues.

The security situation in Europe came up many times, with great concern over the aftermath of the Paris tragedy. The political view has now switched, with a number of countries considering deep restrictions on people and also on Internet usage. While the issues are real, the benefits of the Internet are so overwhelming we have to do everything we can to avoid fragmentation, or breaking the Internet into national silos. Economics, culture, and science all depend now on the free flow of information across borders and we should not stop that.

Our view, expressed in public and in private meetings, is that we are at the beginning of a new and magnificent cycle of innovation that will benefit everyone and in every country. Medicine becomes more personal, and far more effective, and people will live longer and better. Transportation will become much much safer, as automation makes a car much more automatic, predictive and less likely to crash or fail. Billions of people will get smart phones for the first time in the developing world, and their education, safety, information and entertainment will improve in a fantastic way. Improvements in artificial intelligence will make all of us smarter in ways even hard for the experts to predict.

Entrepreneurship, and innovation, released on a global scale are the solutions to many of the problems we hear about at Davos every year. Better education and more connectivity make us all more interdependent. This interdependence is the "tie that binds,” and its a good guess that the major predictions from last year (war in the china sea, banking failure, independence of scotland) that did not happen failed because of our mutual interdependence.

The Internet makes the “ties that bind” much much stronger, and we need to keep it open and connected. Those that limit or shut down the Internet are hurting themselves as our interdependence is our greatest reason for economic growth and global peace. By every measure the world is much safer now than it has ever been (remember World War II and the horror of Auschwitz?) and with a more leadership we can get many of our current issues fixed. After all they don’t require new math or new discoveries or physics that don’t exist in our universe. Just a commitment to fixing them.
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Every time you use a phone, or a computer, you use the ideas that Alan Turing invented. A hero.
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What do you folks think of the gothic novel 'Vathek;? Bad and insulting or ok. 
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How to View the Interview Movie

Go to play.google.com and click on the banner ad

Alternatively:

On the Web:
Go to www.youtube.com/movies
Select the first movie, The Interview, under New Releases
Rent / Purchase and enjoy in your browser or streamed to your Chromecast

On your Android phone or tablet:
Open the YouTube app
Do a search for “The Interview”
The movie will be in the first few results (look for the one that’s 1:52:11 long), select it
Rent / Purchase and enjoy on your Android device or streamed to your Chromecast
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