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Time to fix government surveillance. Overdue, actually.
Read our letter to U.S. House and Senate leadership on how our surveillance laws should be changed. Then add your name to show your support. #United4NSAReform
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Agreed and so is the Hangouts app Update. Come on #Google please 
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None of the buildings in this photo existed in Austin five years ago.
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They are nice and all, but I'm just not a fan of how all the architects are designing buildings to be HDR these days...
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“There are certain drivers who don’t respect the traffic police. But with the robot it will be different. We should respect the robot,” taxi driver Poro Zidane told AFP.

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The future is weird.
Solar-powered aluminium robots direct traffic and are equipped with surveillance cameras in a project which authorities hope will reduce road deaths
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Is this real?
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Part of why I'm at SXSW this year! Go Cardboard!
 
Hey there #swsw2015!

Google Cardboard is at the +Google Fiber​ Space in Austin (201 Colorado Street). Come by for #VR fun and demos from 10-4pm every day.

And we're having a little party here tonight from 7 to 11. So you can have your VR with some tasty food and drinks too.

Looking forward to hanging out with you all! 
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So cool. sure beats all those ugly goggles.
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Plenty of flexibility.
 
This has been on my mind lately, so I decided to explore it in a quick opinion piece on AP.
Essentially, those concerned about losing their brand in material design need not worry - there's plenty of room for your brand and Google's new aesthetic suggestions in the same interface.
Google's material design, which I've written about a number of times, has generally been received well by designers, developers, a... by Liam Spradlin in Android OS, Design, Editorials
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Salt ponds on San Francisco Bay.
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When I was in Austin for SXSW, I came across several of these. I concur with the sentiment.
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About to see "The Last Man on the Moon". I'm pretty sure Gene Cernan is sitting behind me.
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"People don't realize that the old-fashioned global Internet of the 90s is segregating into radicalized filter-bubbles, but it is, and fast. People are used to the Free World idea, they think the huddles masses behind the Chinese Firewall and the new Russian firewalls want to get out and be rich and happy at the West's shopping mall. But the Chinese, Russians, and even the Greeks tried that, they don't like it, and that's not what is happening any more. Something new is happening."
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I've used a Pixel as my main laptop ever since the first one came out. I love it.

- gorgeous screen
- very well built with excellent industrial design
- great trackpad
- really fast boot time
- doesn't get grumpy when I wake it from sleep (like all of my Macs)
- LTE!
- excellent OS: simple, clean, and fast

And the best part... when I get my new Pixel, I'll sign in and everything will be there.
 
Now... Get an official sneak peek at The New Chromebook Pixel!
Up to 12 hours of battery life, fast charging with USB Type-C, and even more power with the latest 5th generation Intel Core processor. 
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+Mike Murphy You could install Linux on the device and play Minecraft or do pretty much anything else, which is exactly why I purchased this. At the current time there are no other 13' devices with 5th generation Intel i7's and 16gigs of ram and 10+ hour battery life at all, so this was my only option. However that being said I love the design of the device and I'm a big fan of the aspect ratio also, I see where your coming from with your request but for some of us this is the perfect device.
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This is cool. My friends at +Instrument are hosting a Google Cardboard art show in Portland where the proceeds will go towards helping homeless youth.

I can't wait to see what fantastic creations Cardboard can inspire.

"Dreams Incarnated is the first art show highlighting Google Cardboard's low-tech, DIY virtual reality device. Artists from around the nation were invited to use Cardboard viewfinder kits as their canvas. They assembled, modified, and decorated viewfinders to create dreamlike experiences for viewers. The Dreams Incarnated show will be a rich sensory experience, and a great way to help out a special cause. After the show, viewfinders will be sold online and all proceeds will go to p:ear."
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    Principal Designer, 2006 - present
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Jon has been designing for Google since 2006. Jon was the first designer for Google Autocomplete, was the instigator for Google Instant, and led the Search UX team through three redesigns and the addition of new features such as the Knowledge Graph and voice search. Jon was the instigator of material design.

Jon is a native of Austin, Texas. Prior to design, Jon performed improv and sketch comedy on Austin's famous 6th Street. He has owned a comedy club, co-founded a comedy festival, been a late night radio DJ, performed with Amy Poehler and the Upright Citizens Brigade, won a business plan competition sponsored by whisky, and drank margaritas with Gov. Rick Perry and Bruce Sterling (not at the same time).

Jon is a founding member of The Mars Society and was responsible for performing on-site reconnaissance of the site that was ultimately selected near Hanksville, Utah for the Mars Desert Research Station.

Jon was in the courtroom the day Judge Sparks made his decision in Steve Jackson Games vs the United States Secret Service – the case that directly led to the creation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (of which Jon is a member).

Jon has been in the path of two tornadoes, been chased or attacked by nearly a dozen different species, traveled over a thousand feet deep beneath the sea, discovered dinosaur bones, run a BBS, wrote an addendum to the Principia Discordia, starred in viral videos seen by millions, and was included in Gregory Peck's biography.

He lives in Mountain View, California with his wife Susan and son Thomas.
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