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Louis Gray
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Googler, Blogger, Dad of 3
Silicon Valley tech blogger and early adopter. Googler since 2011.
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I snagged the GOOG +1 license plate before I joined Google.
  • UC Berkeley
    Political Science, Mass Communications, 1995 - 1999
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  • Google
    Program Manager, 2011 - present
    Google Analytics Advocacy. Prior work at Google includes Developer Relations, Google+.
  • Paladin Advisors Group
    Managing Director, 2009 - 2011
  • BlueArc
    Dir, Corporate Marketing, 2001 - 2009
  • 3Cube
    Web Marketing Manager, 1999 - 2001
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Trump's Looming $100B+ Distraction and Productivity Crisis

Each year, American businesses are confronted with estimates that upwards of $2 to $4 billion in worker productivity is lost thanks to employee office pools around March Madness, the month-long college basketball championship tournament. Conventional wisdom has it that the tens of millions of players may physically check in to the office, but mentally are somewhere else, working at half speed, sapping dollars from their employer.

That single digit billion dollar gap is trivial compared to what the country has likely already seen after a year-long torture test of a presidential campaign, followed up with the looming tenure led by a person whose unpredictability and lack of respect for historical precedent, combined with a filter-free ability to share his half-formed thoughts with the world has everyone guessing what headline will flare up next.
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Google Artificial Intelligence Whiz Describes Our Sci-Fi Future /featuring +Jeff Dean

"The next time you enter a query into Google’s search engine or consult the company’s map service for directions to a movie theater, remember that a big brain is working behind the scenes to provide relevant search results and make sure you don’t get lost while driving."
A top Google researcher talks about computers that learn.
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At Sundar's Google, AI is Everything and Everywhere
/by +Harry McCracken re +Sundar Pichai

"A year into his tenure as CEO of Google, the low-key leader talks about what the company is, where it’s going, and how it gets things done."
A year into his tenure as CEO of Google, the low-key leader talks about what the company is, where it's going, and how it gets things done.
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Off topic - Happy Thanksgiving +Louis Gray & family!
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Google's Chrome Hackers are About to Upend Your Idea of Web Security

Meet the department of Chromeland Security.
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Pls, Add Android & Google service, for iris (eyes) biometric user validation. Boys, Great Team ! Chromeland Security.
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How Google Cloud Saved Pokemon Go from Collapse
#cloud #google #pokemon #pokemongo

"The game, which relies on more than a dozen Google Cloud Platform services, created far more network traffic than Niantic thought possible, ultimately generating five times the demand Niantic expected under its worst case scenario."
Pokemon Go's creators reveal how they worked with Google to keep the service afloat in the face of explosive demand.
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Dogs. Kids. Baseball. Trees. Food. Pixel Photos.
#android #photography

I'm no photographer, like +Thomas Hawk, +Trey Ratcliff or +Terrie Gray, but for the last few months, I've been taking pictures with the Google Pixel phone, which we recently announced.

Here are some of my favorites of simple things. Dogs. Kids. Baseball. Trees. Food.

This phone and camera are so good they make my random shots look good. It also helps my kids are cute.

/cc +Kristine Gray
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Food is important too.
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Google Pixel and Pixel XL Top 2016 Smartphone Rankings

I don't usually link to +Business Insider, but when I do, it's because they found Google's Pixel and Pixel XL to be the best smartphones in the world. Of course, if you're reading this, you probably knew that already.
I've shaken things up at the very top of this...
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The Future and the Past

These both arrived today. So which one do I set up first and will I ever leave my house again?
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The screens are in your eyes and you can feel inside the game with VR,

Zelda or Fallout 4 are both rendered on a screen in the end !
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If you need me, I'll be setting up my Google Home devices for each of the kid's rooms, my office and the kitchen.
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Google Pixel: Better than the iPhone 7
#android #youknewthis /via +The Verge

"On the basis of my extended experience with Google’s Pixel, I consider it an all-around better phone than the iPhone 7. "
A few moons ago, I wrote some words under the title of "The Google phone is almost as good as the iPhone," and while I stand by the content of those words, I now have to revise my conclusion. On...
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Stephen Colbert Helps Obama Brush Up on His Resume
/via +Larry Wu

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This is just a tree. But it's also a great example of how the Pixel can make excellent photos from simple landscapes. This is an amazing camera on the best phone, period. #Android #Photography #Pixel
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I avoid pictures of trees for camera comparisons because even the lightest wind will make the leaves look fuzzy.
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Taking the 100k Steps Fitbit Challenge and Raising Money for Charity

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NOTE: This post was written in 2001, nine years before the actual iPad was announced by Apple. --------. At least five times in the past 10