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Ken Ashcraft
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I didn't expect this when I opened that fortune cookie!
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We just launched a bunch of new features for Google Cloud SQL.  There's a free trial, so go give it a try!
The official Google App Engine blog. The latest news on Google App Engine and the App Engine community.
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congrats on the launch!
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Check out our talk!  #io12
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Good information and entertaining, great job!
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People running to get a good seat at #io12! 
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Must have been a lot of energy at that place.
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We had a washing machine in our hotel room on a recent vacation.  In which slot should the detergent go?  If you guessed the slot labeled "I", you would be wrong.
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+Ken Ashcraft probably becuase that model doesnt have the "Active Eco" cycles that use 40 c water, and take like 3 hours :)
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This is probably the most creative dance routine I've seen.
 
It's like Tron Legacy, but in dance form.
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That's fantastic!
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If you're in Europe you know what the Eurovision contest is...for everyone else, it's a once-a-year song contest with a Superbowl-like TV audience.  This year they used Google's Compute Engine infrastructure, and while some argue about the musical quality of the event, I think nobody's arguing that the infrastructure was lacking in quality :-)  50,000 requests per second,  99%ile latency of 35 milliseconds at the app layer.  
Service providers Scalr and grandcentrix used Google cloud to build app for the second largest television event
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"Students being able to get their code running on the Internet with almost no hassle was one of the most important aspects of my course. First, it gave the students an immediate sense of power. After the first lesson, they would have their own code running live on the Internet!"
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That's a big crowd at #io12!
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Wow!
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This is the line for people to get into the #io12 keynote. I guess they are anxious to get in!

Edit: and the keynote doesn't start for another hour! 
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Nice pic!
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Here are some of the Google I/O talks that I'm excited about:

Big Data: Turning Your Data Problem Into a Competitive Advantage
https://developers.google.com/events/io/sessions/gooio2012/309/

Gaming in the Cloud
https://developers.google.com/events/io/sessions/gooio2012/305/

SPDY: It's Here!
https://developers.google.com/events/io/sessions/gooio2012/1201/

Life of a Native Client Instruction
https://developers.google.com/events/io/sessions/gooio2012/203/
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Sadly, none of these, nor your own session, will be live streamed. Rats!
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+Alfred Fuller and I are putting the finishing touches on our Google I/O presentation.  It's going to be good!
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Yes, it was recorded and should be online in a few days.
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My wife, Tina, my daughter, Lily, and I live in Palo Alto.  I'm happily employed at Google in the Bay Area.
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  • Colfax High School
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