Interesting article for robotics guys!
The TERMES robots are very simple, but are capable of working together to build relatively complex structures over time, using a simple set of rules that don't require any centralized command or control.
To recap, these robots are a #swarm in the sense that there's a bunch of them all working on the same project, but on the other hand each acts independently, coordinating their work through their shared environment. So they're not like a colony where a robot queen (or other overseeing entity) directs them to do what they do; rather, each robot has an idea in its little head of what structure it's trying to build, and will drop its building block wherever it finds a space in need of one. It'll avoid other robots while doing this, but otherwise ignore them.
There are other advantages to a #decentralized system like this: you can build the same structure with one robot or a million robots, it'll just take a little (or a lot) longer or shorter to do so. If a robot croaks, it doesn't matter, and you can add or remove robots as you see fit without messing up your build plans.
Read more: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/343/6172/754.abstract
Detailed explanation of how to actually interact on G+. This article is very good especially for newcomers to change their approach towards G+.
My comment: All of these habits are my good friends...however, currently have tug o' war with point 6. ;)
Thanks to !
Last year I wrote about the behaviors and habits that I see some of most effective and influential Google+ users exhibiting. Do you remember them? (http://owl.li/tT7jU)
1. Post Thoughtful Content
2. Share Other People's Content
3. Engage Other People
4. Mention Other People
5. Promote Other People
6. Consistent Activity
7. Profile Completeness
Now that it's been a while, how are you doing with these techniques? Have they become habits or are you still working on incorporating some of them into your daily routine?
Let's take a moment to review their importance while, again, drawing on the wisdom of Dr. Covey:
“Start with the end in mind."
What are your goals and objectives for Google+? I've mentioned before that if you're just here for fun, don't pay any attention to the advice that I'm giving! These aren't rules for personal use. But if you're here at least partially to develop a business or personal brand, or to grow personally or professionally, those desires should play a role in determining how you use the platform.
“To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.”
And nowhere is this more true than on Google+, right? How many of you starting using the network expecting the same kind of experience you'd had on Facebook? Rather, this platform has developed a very different culture and micro-society that thrives on discussion and engagement and interaction. Effective Google Plussers have recognized the shift, not only in usage but in perception, and have embraced it.
“Habit is the intersection of knowledge (what to do), skill (how to do), and desire (want to do).”
So when we've determined our goals and come to a better understanding of both the nature and the benefits of the platform, we can begin to want to participate in a very passionate and informed way. And when we merge in Dr. Covey's 7th habit, "Sharpen the Saw” we can constantly be developing the skills and knowledge to make these kinds of behaviors habits.
Here, that means taking the time to read great posts, follow great people, and learn from them. Fortunately, that part is pretty easy. But it's a necessary first step! If you circle brilliant minds in your field of interest, your Google+ stream will be filled with wonderful commentary and ideas and information - the kind of material that begs to be shared. And as your interest and passion grows, you will be driven to jump into these discussions and mention these individuals you're forming relationships with and talk about them yourself.
These activities will become habits, and if done strategically, will ensure that your time spent on the platform is as effective and beneficial as possible.
To learn more about these habits, please review the original post: http://owl.li/tT7jU
And if you know others who are struggling with what to do on Google+ and how to really use it to benefit themselves or their business, won't you share this post with them?
I hope you have a fantastic weekend. Thanks for reading.
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By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower. ~ Rabindranath Tagore
This shot was taken two years ago but somehow didn't caught my attention. Today got chance to process it little bit and post it to wish to two awesome photographers in my circle.
Joyeux Anniversaire !
Happy Birthday !
Have a great day to all!
#NikonCoolpixL810 #macrophotography #flowerphotography
If principle wants to meet my parents, I'd recommend to go their website and fill up contact forms. :D
Since I'm not so such active on Google+ in recent days, thought to share something today to say Hi to all. Although at present my posts are like once in a blue moon, I'm genuinely trying to catch on your posts to be with you guys.
This shot was taken few days before and not much processed, so bear with it. I wanted bring more sharpness on front focused area but didn't get as expected. Still, it's good try for me.
Have a great day! ;)
#NikonCoolpixL810 #macrophotography #feather
Glad to have you in my circle. :)
This isn't happened with me (till now ;)) but very important to know what to do if your content get stolen by someone.
Thanks for sharing !
My friend, , is a blogger. She writes great book reviews. In fact, so great that somebody thinks they are literary "to steal for".
Recently, she found out that an author of one of the books she published a review for on her blog (completely voluntary and out of her initiative, just because she liked the book) just 'copy-pasted-published' her content on his blog, mentioning her briefly as an author, but simply copy-pasting the whole post as text, neither reblogging the original nor providing a back link.
When asked repeatedly to either remove the content or to give her appropriate credit, the gentleman replied that he "can't and won't remove it".
Unfortunately (or rather luckily), this has never happened to me, so I couldn't give Priya any advice. Luckily (or rather unfortunately), it has happened to , who knew what to do in these cases and who had some advice for Priya, as well as everybody else who has been in this situation.
So, What To Do If You Get Your Content Stolen
The piece of advice from Peg:
If you published on your blog first, Google will know this. You can file a DCMA notice and Google will remove the the URLs on Google search or through WordPress on Automattic.com.
DCMA stands for Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Links to file a DCMA complaint:
Have you ever made similar experiences? What is your advice in this situation? If it has never happened to you, do let your blogger friends know what they can do in such cases.
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