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Kevin Marks
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VP Open Cloud Standards
    VP Open Cloud Standards, 2011 - 2013
  • BT
    VP Web Services, 2010 - 2011
  • Apple
    1998 - 2003
  • Technorati
    2003 - 2007
  • BBC
    1988 - 1990
  • MultiMedia Corporation
    1990 - 1997
  • Google
    2007 - 2010
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Kevin Marks is a host and co-founder of He was VP of Web Services for BT form 2009-2010. He worked at Google on OpenSocial from 2007- 2009. From 2003 to 2007 he was Principal Engineer at Technorati. He has been inventing and innovating for over 20 years in emerging technologies where people, media and computers meet. Before joining Technorati, Kevin spent 5 years in the Quicktime Engineering team at Apple, building video capture and live streaming into OS X. He was a founder of The Multimedia Corporation in the UK, where he served as Production Manager and Executive Producer, shipping million-selling products and winning International awards. He has a Masters degree in Physics from Cambridge University and is a BBC-qualified Video Engineer. One of the driving forces behind he regularly speaks at Conferences and Symposia on emergent net technologies and their cultural impact.
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You can dare to be anything, but if you go about proclaiming your status, you're still going to get the reactions she mentions at ~0:27.
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A friend of mine has put their iPhone through a washing machine, and didn't use iCloud. Any recommendations for data recovery?
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Tonight's Homebrew Website Club 
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Urgent: Help UK Gov To Adopt Real #OpenStandards - please give feedback on these two topics today - last chance
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AT&T Foxworthy is applying to build an e-waste recycling plant. In the meantime they're killing trees by doing it in the car park
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The agreement for this place was 55dBA
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I made an alternative video from the comic I mentioned below:
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Is Google now trying to replace Reader by notifying me when sites change? 
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I like the idea, I'm just concerned about how it scales up.  In an RSS reader I could have a great many sites I was following.  I'm not sure I want them all listed on Google Now.  But I think the paradigm is correct, its more like a newspaper.  I'll pass by the newspaper, maybe look at the headlines and decide to not read it today, or maybe i'll pick it up and get pulled in (which could lead to reading previous articles)
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We had the orange trees pruned. What do we do with hundreds of oranges? 
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