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Enjoying the stream? Check out my collections of posts! In case you didn't know, Google+ allows you to group your posts in collections around different subject areas. If you are seeing this you are probably following at least one or all of them! If you are enjoying the ride so far, you can tailor your experience by following just the ones you want, which currently include:

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Nature is amazingly beautiful
 
Ancestral Beech - Photography by +Enrico Fossati  www.foxphotography.it A very old beech in the heart of the Asturian Forest. Special thanks to Arturo Solis for guiding me across those magical woods. WORKSHOPS: I would remind you that my new Lofoten Workshop with the great Javier de la Torre, it will be quickly sold out. - Enrico Fossati #tree #beech #forest    
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This right here. Well played fine sir. #Kubernetes : A children's illustrated guide! But I strongly recommend a read if you are just generally new to it ;-)
Introducing Phippy, an intrepid little PHP app, and her journey to Kubernetes.What is this? Well, I wrote a book that explains Kubernetes. We posted a video ...
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Meanwhile in 1927 - sometimes I wonder how far we have really come... This looks awesome!
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You think Hollywood is creative. Think again!
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#Nvidia is rocking the #VR #Physics world - really cool!
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This is beautifully created - drawing with conductive ink to make a paper city come to life.
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Epic night last night at my 1920s leaving party! Goodbye England #JExit Thanks to everyone who came. See you all on the other side of the pond in the bay area! 
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I will do for sure +Jason Mayes still never been back to UK, but USA is a given, love it there :):) Have an amazing time!
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Preview of async / await in Chrome. This is neat! If only there was more support... Still if this his how things are heading then exciting times.
 
Preview of async/await working in Chrome. 👍 for code that looks sync on the surface but is async under the hood 🔥

Try it in Chrome 54 with experimental JS features turned on in about:flags.
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hello sir. can u help me in google api in php
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This is a beautiful video and some very wise words on Free Will - the illusion of. We think we are in control of our decisions but we are in fact the sum of our parts on a much smaller scale that ultimately decide what we do. Did you know scientists can now predict a choice you will make before you "consciously" will make it? What is really in control?
“Losing a belief in free will has not made me a fatalist - in fact, it has increased my feelings of freedom. My hopes, fears, and neuroses seem less personal…
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+Davy Wybiral Indeed I think this is a question that still needs a more thorough definition.
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Microscopic #Pacman :-o
 
Microscopic Pacman

Here's a cool video of a microscopic version of Pacman: the entire maze is 1mm wide and different microorganisms are standing in for Pacman and the ghosts - you don't really get to see any consumption / engulfing unfortunately but still a nicely executed concept. Original video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVxNvWCTbYo

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Living in a studio apartment or a small 1 bed? Then you might want this smart furniture to make your space more useful...
www.orisystems.com @orisystems
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Fun read on "casual intelligence" - where machine learning slowly becomes the bread and butter of many apps / services and everything gets a little smarter make your life effortlessly easier - this is casual intelligence.
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    MEng Computer Science
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Innovate, Inspire, Learn, Simplify. Web Engineer @Google.
Introduction

Disclaimer: All thoughts, posts, opinions expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of any employer be that in the future, past or present.

Connecting people by sharing my knowledge and experiences with the world to make great things happen.

I hope to inspire others with the knowledge and information I discover on a daily basis - both from my own learnings and the people I am fortunate to meet. Welcome to my Google+ stream - tune in to my mind, discoveries, and daily activities which typically consist of a special blend between creative, technical, and the thought provoking.

Generally speaking my interests cover:

  • Latest Technologies / Innovations
  • Creative / Illustration / 3D
  • Web Design / Graphic Design / App Design
  • Photography / Photo editing / Digital Art
  • Programming / Computer Science
  • Psychology / Philosophy / Things that make you go hmmm
  • Robotics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Space / Astronomy
  • Things that make you go wow
  • Gaming
  • Cats and other such bundles of cuteness may creep in from time to time.


About Me

Web Engineer at Google. In a nutshell: I am a hybrid Developer / Designer / Programmer, Technical Consultant and Analyst, with a creative twist based in the UK. Also a keen HDR photographer in my spare time.

I am responsible for developing innovative technical solutions at Google utilising the latest web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Java, JavaScript, and Google Cloud (AppEngine, Compute Engine, Cloud SQL, Cloud Storage).

In short, we make the impossible happen, for ideas that have never been attempted before.

Also: Mentor to high-tech startups at Google Campus

Advising, and helping digital startups in London's very own silicon roundabout on a variety of subject areas such as web programming, web security, design, user experience, usability, digital marketing, and advertising to name but a few.

"Let's fill this town with startups".


Background

My background is based in Computer Science. It was here I discovered I fitted in to a rare breed of “hybrid developers” who equally enjoy being both creative and technical all at the same time.


Pages I have founded

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I am the founder of +HDR Photographers here on G+ - a collection of inspirational photos by people from all walks of life I have found on my travels around the web. I want to help up and coming photographers gain exposure for their great work and to inspire others, and to share knowledge. We have over 60,000 members and growing daily so do check us out here:

http://www.google.com/+HDRPhotographers

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Skillsets and interests

Specialties include (but not limited to): Java, ActionScript, PHP, MySQL, XML, XHTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, AppEngine, Google APIs, Drupal, PHPbb, scalable bespoke systems, content delivery networks, data mining, social networks, mobile devices, Facebook API, multimedia, user experience, technical research, troubleshooting, remote assistance and technical support.

Key areas include Web development, Web applications, Web Design, Graphic Design, Software Design, Social Media, Creative, Usability and User Experience, Advertising, Digital Marketing.

My other interests are music, movies, travelling, robotics, meeting new people, digital art, SLR photography, HDR photography, gadgets, random facts, flying, hot air ballooning.

Bragging rights
I was on Google+ before you knew it even existed.
Work
Occupation
Web Engineer, Google
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HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, CSS3, jQuery, Photoshop, Java, AppEngine, MySQL, PHP, Usability, User Experience, Apache, Memcache, Adobe, ActionScript, Flash, XML, XHTML, AJAX, Google APIs, Drupal, scalable bespoke systems, content delivery networks, data mining, social networks, mobile devices, multimedia, technical research, troubleshooting, Web development, Web applications, Web Design, Graphic Design, Software Design, Social Media, Creative, Advertising, Digital Marketing.
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  • Google
    Web Engineer, present
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San Francisco
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Bristol - Dnepropetrovsk - New York - Los Angeles - San Francisco - Paris - Berlin - Gdansk - Washington - Chamonix - Rome - Florence - Mountain View - Chicago - Copenhagen -
A tiny gem in the heart of Clifton! Don't get your cafe drinks anywhere else. A wonderful choice of choc delights including tarts, truffles, hot chocolate, milkshakes and more. A must stop by on the way to the Suspension Bridge. Local family run, and you can taste the difference! Quite a popular place so come off peak hours if you want to snag a table.
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reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing atmosphere, really chilled, superb selections of beers try the Kwak and the Delerium Tremens to start your night. Super smooth. Staff are genuine and friendly. Amazing place will be back.
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reviewed a month ago
Quite possibly the best Spanish restaurant in SF. Having had much authentic Spanish food back in Europe, this place really is on form. We went for a mixture of tapas and everything was divine! If you want a taste of the real Spain, come here. Highly recommend the Tortilla Espanola and the cider chorizo. Delicious! Get a pitcher of sangria to finish it all off.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Good place for a bite to eat, busy atmosphere, came on a Friday night. Nice place to come with a few friends after work. Good solid food, but not mind blowing and nice selection of drinks. Removed one star for a bit of a long wait to be served at the bar.
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Was recommended this place by my Japanese friend and it does not disappoint! I highly recommend the Pad Thai, if you are not a sushi person like me. Full of flavours, the best prawns I've ever had, really meaty tasting. So so good. And all this for just 7 pounds!!! Unheard of in central London. Great work and I hope you never close, which from how busy it is, I don't think it will be an issue :-)
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Come here on a sunny day and grab a table by the window or outside of available! Charming atmosphere, laid back atmosphere, but staff are wonderful and attentive to your needs. I had the grilled chicken sandwich which was cooked perfectly and a pint of chocolate milk. Good times! Time to now go for a stroll by the water :-)
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