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John Hardy didn't vote for Abbott
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Absolutely. I want all that shit turned off.
Long term users don't need hand holding, suggested users etc.
Just stop it.
 
I like +Google+​, but the constant spam about "Featured collections" and "People you might know" cluttering my feed is getting more and more irritating. Please, Google, let me turn that off — I'm the kind of engaged, long-term user you don't want to drive away.
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I like the "suggested users" thing sometimes because it's picked up friends and family joining G+ late.  But then it finds some facebook-like connection and is like, "Hey, this person you know also knows this person you've never met before. You should circle them."  How about no.  Or worse, the featured communities that have nothing to do with anything I've ever shown any interest in. 
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If I'm dead, why does everything still hurt?  Is there Aleve in the afterlife?
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The Right Honourable Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education.
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Fantastic. Him and Ed Miliband should get on well. Gurning freaks.
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The Emerald Sea washes away all things.

“We needed a code name that captured the fact that either there was a great opportunity to sail to new horizons and new things, or that we were going to drown by this wave” —Vic Gundotra 
 
If you have to do it, do it quick and painless!

"Google's Navigation Bar Removes Google+ Integration" http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2015/06/googles-navigation-bar-removes-google.html 
When you are logged in, Google's navigation bar shows your name next to the app launcher. Until now, Google added a "+" next to the name and linked to Google+. Starting today, Google no longer links to Google+ and the "+" pre...
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Everyone thought Chrome was stagnating after four years as well 
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Can hardly wait.
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Everyone notice the Disney castle animation above the Lucasfilm logo? The mouse consumes all.
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Now I just need to find a way to get my images in Google Drive bulk imported into Google Photos.
Google Photos is a powerful photo editing, cloud storage and search service. It solves all the major problems associated with taking thousands of photos over time -- problems of discovery, storage, management, editing and more.
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Ah, found the older article on using GDrive to organize your photos.
It was by Rick Klau:

https://medium.com/@rklau/google-plus-our-past-the-future-of-photos-ec43bd9ec785
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These maps are crucial for understanding the region's history, its present, and some of the most important stories there today.
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Your both right.

+Simon Hansen​ The correlation is that most mideastern states are muslim.

A little over 100 years ago, The standard of living in the Mideast was much higher and most countries were part of a stable Super-State: The Ottomon Empire.

It took Europe hundreds of years of bloody warfare to evolve to anything like a stable state system. Even then it started 2 world wars.

The Problem with Mideast is the opposite of Europe: they don't have enough Nationalism (to form stable coherent states. ) . In a multinational multicultural empire that's actually a positive trait!

All of the states were artificially carved out after world war 1.

Much of the Middle East has a very strong Tribal-System which is maintained through cousin marriage.

This has its virtues in a large polyglot empire, and maintains a strong social cohesion. But it has a side effect of weakening loyalties from Nation- States to Clans.

This is a problem the West caused when it divided it.

The remaining forces of social cohesion are Internationalism, which takes the form of Muslim Identity movements. ( which was the underpinnings of the social contract of the Ottomon Empire , or language Nationalism, "Arab Nationalism" "Turk Language Nationalism" "Hebrew Language Nationalism", Kurd , Persian etc.

Ironically the stronger the glue, the larger area it covers ( Muslim Identity , Arab Language Identity, the weaker state it forms because its spread out against more competing tribes and geography for loyalty .

Israel Turkey and Armenia are stable, but that's only due to genocide and ethnic cleansing.

Kurdistan would likely be a stable state, if powers would let it form .

Iran was doing fairly well until the US overthrew it's Democracy in 1953, so Britain could steal its oil. That was probably the stupidest thing that could have been done.

A free democratic Iran would have likely been the Strongest most Stable mideastern State, and could have helped the rest develop. It still could.

But the Chaos in the middleeast has ( which unleashed Saudi-style Wahabbi-Salafi fanaticism paid with petrodollars ) spilled over into other muslim countries.

If Muslim Countries follow European trends at all ( and their current terrorism looks a lot like " Anarchic Terrorism" in Europe in the 1800s ) I'd bet they will be a mess for another 100-200 years.

It's possible the internet and mass media might speed this up. 
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Tony Abbott: Embrace of Death.
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Send him on a diplomatic trip to Russia!
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Isn't it something like this in GB?

If your disc have had a disc crash and they ask you for the password to unlock it, you are out of luck and get a fine for obstruction of the law.
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Remember people, Google owns that hardware. I'm just saying' :)
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Via +John Blossom
 
Polymer team also announced a boilerplate for building web applications with Web Components
https://developers.google.com/web/tools/polymer-starter-kit/
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In response to PPK's somewhat over the top rant: Web vs. native: let’s concede defeat
http://www.quirksmode.org/blog/archives/2015/05/web_vs_native_l.html
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What's horrible about a text-only site?
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Melbourne-based software engineer specialising in web-based server applications and client side Java and Javascript.

Interested is web app development for desktop and mobile, HTML5, CSS and Javascript.

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Designed the TEC-1 http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/TEC-1 Built the system that launched http://crikey.com.au I don't like Tony Abbott, not as a person nor as a prime minister. I also don't like Bill Shorten.
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