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Jason Mayes
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Have you played with  #SuperCooled  water? By taking water below its freezing point without it freezing allows you to do some cool things! I have done this with beer before, but water looks like fun too :-) #Physics   #Science  
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I look forward to seeing all roads like this :-)
 
Glow-in-the-dark roads make debut in Netherlands

"Light-absorbing glow-in-the-dark road markings have replaced streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands."

wired.co.uk/news/archive/2014-04/11/glow-in-the-dark-highway-launches

#technology   #innovation  
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Great! So we are not only good with water in the Netherlands!
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Really cool little library to add shadows to your text. Love the demo! #HTML5 #CSS http://bigspaceship.github.io/shine.js/
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Why banks issue your 4 digit pin codes and dont let you choose it. This is a really interesting read and shows how predictable humans are...

Quoting +roger wattenhofer: "Rather this is a graphical representation of the frequency of four digit PIN codes. On the x-axes we have the first two PIN digits from 00.. to 99.., on the y-axes we have the last two digits from ..00 to ..99. Popular PIN codes include the yellow diagonal, PIN codes of the form XYXY, and even more bright XXXX. The vertical yellow line are PIN codes marking a year, mostly between the years 1930-2010. The yellow blob on the lower left are US formatted calendar days from 01/01 to 12/31 (you can even see how many days each month has). Also singleton yellow dots can be explained.

Anyway, it is beautiful, in my opinion."

For more info see: http://www.datagenetics.com/blog/september32012/
 
Beautiful abstract art?

Rather this is a graphical representation of the frequency of four digit PIN codes. On the x-axes we have the first two PIN digits from 00.. to 99.., on the y-axes we have the last two digits from ..00 to ..99. Popular PIN codes include the yellow diagonal, PIN codes of the form XYXY, and even more bright XXXX. The vertical yellow line are PIN codes marking a year, mostly between the years 1930-2010. The yellow blob on the lower left are US formatted calendar days from 01/01 to 12/31 (you can even see how many days each month has). Also singleton yellow dots can be explained.

Anyway, it is beautiful, in my opinion.
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Motion UI Design Principles Some really beautifully implemented examples here for your inspiration. #Design #UI #Motion
http://www.beyondkinetic.com/motion-ui-design-principles/
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If you haven't heard of #TimeDilation  before then you really should watch this video for a wonderful explanation on how you could use it to travel through time into the future* I remember studying this in an optional #physics class at University and being fascinated by it. #TimeTravel  

* Assuming you can travel at close to the speed of light of course :-)
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I hope your right :)
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Alpha transparency for #videos in #Chrome. Potentially useful :-)
#html5 #webm Learn more here: http://updates.html5rocks.com/2013/07/Alpha-transparency-in-Chrome-video
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Amazing photo of the week. By +Hidehiko Sakashita
 
Cherry Tree on the Wall

Shinjuku, Tokyo
#100tokyo   #cooljapan  
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Nice explanation of #heartbleed. All makes sense now. Thank you internets. #XKCD
 
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https://xkcd.com/1354/
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Drones on Demand: Brings a whole new meaning to a #selfie . Can't wait until this becomes a reality, is ubiquitous, and is as good as the video. A lot of obstacles they need to overcome - namely weather conditions, people shooting them down, and legal issues... #UAV #Mobile   Learn more at http://gofordrones.com/
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It's like my own personal NSA!
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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.

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About Me

Innovation Services Web Solutions Engineer at Google for the EMEA region. 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, ActionScript and Adobe Flash. 

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".


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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.


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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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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.

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I was on Google+ before you knew it even existed.
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  • University of Bristol
    MEng Computer Science
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Jason, JSON, Джейсон
Had a few Beers? This is the place you want to come to. Forget what the US has to offer (in and out) this wipes them clean off the floor. Amazing burgers. Fresh fries. Nice music. Great end to an adventurous night. Get a cheeseburger with whatever toppings you want. :-)
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Really lovely atmosphere. They don't allow it to be overcrowded so if you get in you are in for a pleasant night. Cocktails were original and tasty and bar staff were knowledgeable for cocktail recommendations. Only downside is that it is quite pricey, but for central London is quite reasonable.
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Came here about a year ago and loved it. They had a live performer is going 1940s style songs on a hot summers day. Was really charming atmosphere and great for a bite to eat and drink before continuing my adventure.
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Really nice just off the beaten track cocktail bar. Quite hard to find, but is just underneath Chelsea market. Look for the illuminated "open" sign outside and go down the stairs!
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I have nothing but praise for this company. Not only are their prices very reasonable (even beat Amazon in some cases), their customer service is top quality! I had an issue with DPD courier delivering to the wrong person (not Aria's fault by any means) but they were totally understanding and worked with me to track where DPD delivered the parcel. I also accidentally bought the wrong hard drive (my fault for ordering at midnight and not reading the model number correctly), and they have been very accommodating in creating an RMA for this item to get a full refund and then I can order the correct one. The goods I ordered came within 2 days, and were very well packaged. They may not be as large as Amazon, but their superb customer service means I shall certainly be doing business with them again in the future if they have the components I require. Keep up the great work guys and girls!
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Food here was very tasty. Full of flavour. Came here for work event and they managed to cater for our large group. Book in advance though as within an hour or so of us arriving it got REALLY busy super fast. Great atmosphere though. Would go again.
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Really charming atmosphere. Staff are lovely and the best looks simply wonderful. Nice place to go with good friends or other half for a tasty meal you will really enjoy. Certainly coming back here!
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