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Jim Ward-Nichols
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Dive into the new Google+
As +Eddie Kessler shared this afternoon (, we’ve spent lots of time talking to people who are passionate about Google+. We visited them in their homes, we invited them into early testing communities and we learned more about how and why they use Google+. The predominant answer? Having a great place to keep up with and talk about their interests. From Astrophotography ( to Wild Hummingbirds (, people are not only discovering amazing things, but meeting others who share their passions as well.

Today we’re taking a big step toward making Google+ an even better place for your interests. To do so, we’ve drastically simplified nearly every aspect of the product. You’ll see this clearly in our new navigation centered around Collections and Communities. Collections let you immerse yourself in content about topics like surfing ( or tiny tilt-shift photography scenes ( . Communities enable groups of people with the same interests to join up and geek out on anything from Game of Thrones ( to Painting ( With Collections and Communities, discovering amazing things is simple: just follow or join whatever happens to pique your interests.

But we didn’t stop with Collections and Communities; the new Google+ also makes it easier to post, search, connect, and keep up with great content in a fully redesigned home stream. And we’ve worked hard to make our new web experience load fast and work beautifully on devices of all sizes.

You can preview the new Google+ on the web today by signing in and clicking “Let’s go” when you see the prompt. (And since not every feature of Google+ has made its way into this new design, for now, you can toggle back to the classic Google+ with one click in the bottom left-hand corner.) In the coming days, we’ll roll out updated apps for Android and iOS.

While this is an exciting new beginning for us, we’re definitely not done yet. We got here by listening and learning, and will continue doing so. Please visit our Help Center ( or drop us a line in our support community ( to share your thoughts, questions, and more. 
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Just sharing: Even though this is still totally theoretical, I believe with all my heart and soul that we live in a holographic multiverse that was designed to appear infinitely large and impossibly old but is, at most, around 7,000-10,000 years old and is a mere fraction of the size the best and brightest minds believe it to me. Also - I believe that all interactions between sentient beings on this planet (and their life circumstances in general) are entirely shaped by each being's DNA Capability Set (DCS) and how that DCS has interacted with every other DCS (ever) since that being was born - even while the being was in the womb. Growth/Evolution (of the being itself and every single one of the being's ancestors) is entirely governed by gazillion-variable "wave-function"- like equations and there are different equations running the show for each set of beings (down to the tiniest insect) inside each of the copies of the multiverse. It's a highly choreographed free-for-all! And it's mind-boggling! But... of course... it is just a theory... "Jim's Theory of Everything"... one theory amongst millions... or... billions... so... anyway...

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Wow! That was my first G+ post in, like, a gazillion years!
I haven't used G+ in nearly two years. So... unless you're a SPECIAL NEW ULTRA-INSIDER who I will use Hangouts with for video chats (waves knowingly to this exquisitely "not normal" being), please don't add me to your circles cuz I will just block you immediately since G+ doesn't have a way to remove total stangers who add me to one of their dopey G+ circles. OK? OK. Glad we understand each other. ;-)

I was one of the first folks on G+ and may have been one of the first to grow bored with it and "leave" ~ but I did have a gazillion people in my circles back in the Glory Days (fall of 2011?). :p

Bragging rights
"Knows more HARD-CORE math than 95% of his Fellow Earthlings." <--- a conservative esimtate, BTW, from a True Math-Lover
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