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Kristian Serrano
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Anyone know if the LG G Watch R has WiFi?
Update: apparently it does http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=59804496&postcount=21
 
The latest #AndroidWear  update gets Wi-Fi, gestures, a new app launcher, emojis and more http://goo.gl/CV33D6
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It's about time I got the Android 5.1 update for my Nexus 7!
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I got mine today as well.
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Perfect your photos in a snap with the new Snapseed

With billions of images being uploaded and shared on a daily basis, we want to make it fast and easy for people to perfect their photos. What once required a desktop computer, costly software and hours of editing work, can now be accomplished quickly in a powerful app -- +Snapseed. 

The new #Snapseed app gives you the precision and control of professional photo editing software on your phone or tablet. We’ve updated the app in many ways while staying true to our mission of helping everyone easily create extraordinary images. Here are the highlights:

New tools including Lens Blur, Tonal Contrast, intelligent perspective Transform, and Spot Healing

Selectively apply filters and effects to parts of the image using the Brush tool

Non-destructive editing via Stacks allows you to re-edit or undo any change. You can also copy edits from one image to another

Snapseed works with your phone camera shots as well as images from DSLRs, compact cameras, and more.

Get it today as it rolls out on the Play Store http://goo.gl/sQSfLM and the App Store http://goo.gl/irPbd4
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+matt jackson it's never gone away.
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Finally, G+ Photos in Drive (where they should be)!
 
Sometimes, we use photos for practical purposes, like planning a wedding, remodeling a kitchen, or capturing meeting notes from a whiteboard. And, while you snap all kinds of pics, your experience across Google should be seamless and consistent. Starting today, the photos and videos you keep in Google+ Photos will also be available in Google Drive. 

Read more at http://goo.gl/s0Vfa3.
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Confirmed. It is shared by default: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6558?hl=en
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I think there is a bigger problem than just getting audio to be viral. Audio needs to be truly discoverable. I think +Google​ could help and benefit greatly.

Google could produce its own "AudioTube" (or just simply +YouTube​ for Audio) which would work well with the new background playback feature and make it incredibly easy to support a new audio format for advertising. We know that Google​ is interested in voice transcriptions because of the feature they offer in Google Voice and because of voice input on Android, iOS, and Chrome. Hosting content could allow Google to crawl the content and offer transcriptions, too. The transcripts would help discoverability as well as accessibility. If Google really wants to work toward its mission, it should seriously consider this angle.

The second option would be to either acquire +SoundCloud​​​ or work with them to index and surface content from its users.

h/t +Ade Oshineye​
With a community of creators uncomfortable with the value of virality, an audience content to watch grainy dashcam videos, and platforms that discourage sharing, is a hit-machine for audio possible? And is it something anyone even wants?
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thanks for the tip +Kristian Serrano I only use soundcloud for private audio recordings in my coaching program. I love the way it shows up in my membership site. I still like the audiotube idea. I use the Water Later feature on YT as my cable. I would certainly use an audio version of this. 
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There are days when my interactions with circles and communities on Google+ make me want to unplug my internet connection for a day or two.
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Misused Phrases
Ever hear someone use a phrase inappropriately? Ever make the same mistake yourself? Today, I realized I've been misusing the phrase "loaded question," and I feel like an idiot. What phrases have you misused? (I bet most of you have misused "begs the question" without realizing it.)
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wait... so it ISN'T that doesn't "jive?" 
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I still miss Google Reader.
Nothing I've tried gives me the same experience and features. Nothing. And before you say "X does this," tell me if it can produce a public feed from a category and allow for individual items from other categories to be tagged and added to that feed.

The only thing that comes close is Tiny Tiny RSS, and that requires one to install and configure on their own host. The developer is a vulgar and narcissistic a-hole, so god help you if you need help.
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Our kitchen drawer was a cell phone graveyard.
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call it a testing lab. write it off on taxes.
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Complete with downloadable character sheets!
The Rock, Vin Diesel, and Ludacris go for a birthday joy ride when suddenly they are ambushed by agents of a shadowy organization in souped-up Toyota Camrys. Roll a die and punch bad guys. This is...
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Oh my, that is awesome. I cannot listen to the podcast (at work on duty again tonight), the character sheets alone make this AWESOME!
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Another new feature for Keep! Export notes to Docs!
 
Whether you're jotting down a shopping list or putting ideas together for your next novel, Google Keep helps you capture your thoughts in the form of notes. Starting today, when you visit http://keep.google.com, you can export notes to Docs to expand, edit, and polish your ideas.
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I also noticed recurring reminders!
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Education
  • University of Florida
    2002 - 2004
  • Santa Fe Community College
    1997 - 2000
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Looking for
Friends, Networking
Birthday
February 4
Relationship
Married
Other names
Amaril (gaming forums), KernelK (Ingress)
Story
Tagline
Creative | Analytical | Adaptable
Introduction
I am an everyday, native-born, U.S. citizen, and by that I mean a 3rd generation Latino of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent.

I hold a BS in Public Relations from the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida with a focus on online media and technical communications. I also have professional training and experience as a computer systems analyst and technical writer.

I was a web specialist at Georgia State University managing the content and UI of its web portal. 

Currently, I work at Emory University as a lead web developer for Libraries.

Hats I've worn:
  • web designer
  • web developer
  • content strategist
  • systems analyst
  • technical writer
  • technical trainer
  • instructor
  • technology evangelist
  • user advocate 
  • social media manager
  • blogger
  • copywriter
Bragging rights
I can walk on my hands.
Work
Occupation
Web Designer & Developer, Communications Strategist, Tech Evangelist
Skills
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, XML/XSLT, technical writing, copywriting
Employment
  • Emory University
    Web Developer, 2012 - present
    Design and create intuitive and applicable user experiences through information architecture, graphic design and user interface development for websites and applications. Conduct research through analysis of current behaviors and future needs, interviewing key stakeholders and target audiences, and studying leading practices and emerging trends. Identify and document user and technical requirements. Develop production quality mock-ups and clickable prototypes as well as production ready graphics, interfaces, templates, and sites. Develop final production XHTML and CSS code and web templates and implements solutions within publishing environments. Consult with stakeholders and users to determine cost effective and high quality solutions and advises on the feasibility and direction for website initiatives. Evaluate the usability of designs through usability testing and personal expertise. Act as a liaison between the department/division and contractors to ensure the expected level of quality with deliverables.
  • Georgia State University
    Web Specialist (Portal Administrator), 2008 - 2012
    Manage university-wide portal content and organization. Provide portal support to staff, faculty and students. Manage the resolution of technical issues related to provisioning of user accounts and their respective roles and attributes. Annually update and maintain Web and PDF University catalogs. Manage social media efforts for Enrollment Services.
  • University of Florida - Division of Continuing Education
    Communications Coordinator, 2006 - 2008
    Marketing and Public Relations for the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Florida. Also responsible for internal relations and collaboration within the division and among the University of Florida's other colleges and departments.
  • University of Florida - Division of Continuing Education
    IT Expert, 2004 - 2006
    Responsible for identifying opportunities for improving business processes using existing technology infrastructure and designing new systems with developers to improve department workflow and productivity. Collaborated with departments within the division and throughout the University, including UF's Office of Academic Technology, to integrate DCE systems with central University systems and resources. Wrote technical support documentation for various products and services.
  • Massey Communications
    Associate, 2004 - 2004
    Responsible for media relations, writing copy, and writing and distributing press releases.
  • Santa Fe Community College - Information Technology Education
    Adjunct Instructor, 2000 - 2002
    Co-developed and taught IT courses including operating systems, PC systems management, Internet technologies, and business applications.
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Currently
Decatur, GA
Previously
Gainesville, FL - Altamonte Springs, FL - Sweetwater, FL - Pembroke Pines, FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Brooklyn, NY
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