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Mike Downes
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awww, archive video Introducing Picasa Uploaded Aug 2008 .. just love Picasa ..
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very interesting feature ..
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many valid points here, these days i work 98% laptop too .. 
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+Chad LaFarge this was my staple, exact model and colour in early 1980s .. http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-n9oIVzBKYug/T22i3MfBIyI/AAAAAAAAAIc/2SzVRH_QPh4/s1600/DSCF6394.JPG .. used to come home from work and it was already ringing with a friend sending out the evening's plan....
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By far the most emotive video I have ever seen. It's nine mins long and contains nothing more than a Police Officer talking to camera.

This video has been made to Save Lives through Education. In this case, a first person officer's account of attending a Road Traffic Collision. You can find Sgt Harry Tangye at: https://twitter.com/DC_ARVSgt from the Devon and Cornwall Police.

Video was made by: http://www.learn-2-live.org.uk/ and there are 19 videos in all: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6gTkjJWf7J8b-StwainRqg/videos .. 
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+Harry Tangye Most welcome, Google+ has been my main home since 2011, so you may have seen I've a few followers and some views.. I have a set of collections too: https://plus.google.com/+MikeDownes/collections .. 
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Feb 2016 signs of Spring in England, mobile on left with picasa highlights/shadows & graduated filter ..
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that's a good video and I like fact the video editor did the hard work so we don't have to (is drag a hipster 360 about the place).. in other words, I trust the +ZSL - Zoological Society of London team to deliver us the best bits ..
 
Our boisterous bunch of otters received a special welcome hamper from their keepers, having just moved in to their new home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Zookeepers prepared a hamper full of the otters’ favourite fishy treats to celebrate the arrival of three female Asian small-clawed otters called Blaze, Noodle and Drumstick. They join two male otters, Fattie, so named for his huge appetite, and Chopstick, who have lived at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo since 2005, to form a new social group. #otters
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For the record and following the Google Picasa News .. I still use Picasa for 99% of my photo editing and image management. Here's a scrappy video i made in Nov 2012 on how to make a collage. i've already snagged a backup install copy of the software at: http://picasa.google.com ..  missed the news: http://googlephotos.blogspot.fi/2016/02/moving-on-from-picasa.html .. 
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nice use of hangouts making the discussion happen, while screen edits and 2nd studio camera make a better viewing pleasure -- nice job .. This takes pain and pressure out from the Live video call and therefore everyone can relax. Adding that linkedin slide was also a nice touch. An audience needs to see with their own eyes, as well as be told (verbally). In many ways, this is why I believe a Live video call broadcast (Live) to YouTube is a thing of the past. Of course if you do need that, I would use youtube.com/live_dashboard and an encoder like OBS ..
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reminder for youtube creators -- please fill out all areas, slide will help -- makes it so much easier to find video if you provide text, links and a boiler plate .. btw a Transcript is searchable too .. 

image comes from an old blog post of mine: http://www.whatsinkenilworth.com/2014/02/find-google-help-fast-what-do-87-shares.html
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live now about children's reading .. first speaker from the US, ''more than 2/3 of Americans in 4th grade do not read well '' ... 
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for anyone even vaguely interested in the stuff in their home or around a shopping mall, a car or walking down the street - this is fascinating ..
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Safety First: Four easy Android security tips .. safe apps, screen lock, device manager, encrypt, app permissions .
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+JULIE LALTANPUII what device are you using? mobile or desktop? .. try: https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/2819519?hl=en just one help page example ..
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new for 2016 is the Laptop show - where anyone can learn something fast .. simple timeless fun ..

real world teacher . passionately curious . make videos to help people learn . complex to simple fast . website . . . youtube.com/mikedownes . . . @mikedownesz


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Could Google Australia's Story Sphere be Successful in Getting Small Bus...
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How can Google Story Sphere be a useful tool for small businesses.

Student Success: From Absolute Beginner To Hired! - Udacity - Be in Demand
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Stefanie Gross had almost zero programming experience when she started. After graduation, she applied for a job requiring HTML, CSS and Java

Room - simple video meetings – Android Apps on Google Play
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Room is the easiest way to have simple video meetings. Have free video meetings and voice calls with up to 3 other people at the same time.

Room
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Room is the simplest way to have free video meetings right within your web browser.

Say hello to the redesigned YouTube mobile app
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This story was originally posted on the official YouTube blog. We're excited to be launching a range of the mobile features you've been wait

123D Catch - Android Apps on Google Play
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Use your camera to capture people, places and things around you as amazingly realistic 3D models. Capture friends, sculptures, buildings or

Story Spheres Talking and Testing - Google Groups
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Story Spheres Talking and Testing. After hearing about Story Spheres a few days ago, I called it a dream come true. I made a resource blog p

The World Beyond Your Head – Books on Google Play
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From Matthew Crawford, 'one of the most influential thinkers of our time' (Sunday Times), comes The World Beyond Your Head - a hugely ambiti

You have reached a limit for sending mail - Google Product Forums
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You have reached a limit for sending mail, donniccolo, 14/04/15 07:43. Despite not sending many emails, not using many recipients, and not r

AZ Screen Recorder - No Root - แอปพลิเคชัน Android ใน Google Play
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Featured on Google Play Home Page, Android Police, Yahoo News, CNET, Android Central, Droid-Life and more.AZ Screen Recorder is the best app

ISS HD Earth Viewing Experiment
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***QUICK NOTES ABOUT HDEV VIDEO*** Black Image = International Space Station (ISS) is on the night side of the Earth. No Audio = Normal. The

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Make your videos even more interactive with cards
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As a creator, you’ve probably been using annotations to engage with your viewers for years. But one of the things you’ve told us is that you

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Business relocated to 1 Tindal Square, Chelmsford same name - just different place .. next door to The Shire Hall .. in the Yog Culture Cafe ..
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This is Station 34 Chelmsford - check website for Latest News and Incidents - almost realtme google mapping with colour coded pushpins, looks pretty excellent.
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Park opens at 10am and closes 5.30[m Winter, 6pm Spring and 10pm Summer - other times too, check website. Park and Museum in one place -- just excellent.
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Sometimes bargains, pity so crowded with gadgets near door.
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There is also a website called: marconiponds dot co dot uk (links not allowed in this review).. Great place to visit - The Pond is open THIRD Saturday of each month ..
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Fantastic to see this Historic location put to good use. This building was the site Arc Works: Colonel Crompton 1845-1940 Pioneer of electric lighting, established 1878. Please note, this looks like an office, not a walk in Restaurant (from what I can see).
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