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Mike Elgan
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I'm live on YouTube Live Mobile!!

Thank you for pushing me over the top and allowing me to stream live video from mobile.

Here's my first video (which is low quality for reasons I explain in the video). This is going to be fun!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzuiUcN6ZUI

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Help!! I need 250 more followers on YouTube so I can go live!!

Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/user/mikelgan

(Google now extends live-streaming privileges to people with 1,000+ subscribers)

http://www.theverge.com/2017/4/18/15339790/youtube-live-stream-1000-subscribers

#YouTube
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OK, Google, let's put the new voice ID everywhere

(Read my column: https://goo.gl/WpBNMb )

Google Home now recognizes who you are when you talk to it. This technology is too powerful and useful to leave at Home.

This is a huge deal, a technological marvel and a major leap forward in human-machine interaction.

It's also a cautionary tale about the downside of overzealous concern about privacy.

What do you think? Is Google being too cautious about privacy?

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3191646/artificial-intelligence/ok-google-lets-put-the-new-voice-id-everywhere.html

#googlehome #googleassistant #amazonecho
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The Prosecco-growing region of Italy is beautiful beyond belief

Just wow.

#Italy #Prosecco
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The Auto Awesomes of Italy (a continuing series)

This is the penalty box where they use to put spammers, I assume.

#italy
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The Auto Awesomes of Italy (a continuing series)

This is no run-of-the-mill mill. It's the Molinetto della Croda, an ancient mill that's been around for around four centuries. It kept going until the early 1950s, then fell into disrepair. More recently, they've refurbished the joint and got it running again for visitors.

#italy
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Nice honey selection

Stopped at a random coffee shop in Northern Italy, and they had this great selection of honey.

#honey
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The Auto Awesomes of Italy (a continuing series)

This is prosecco being corked at the Collalto winery (an ancient winery owned by Princess Isabella Collalto de Croÿ).

#prosecco #italy #wine #winecountry #veneto #treviso #cellar
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Beer and cheese at my new favorite cheese joint

Perenzin is a restaurant and cheesemaker in a small town north of Venice, Italy. They make the most delicious and interesting cheeses.

http://www.perperenzin.com/

#cheese
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My breakfast this morning came with a soft-boiled Easter egg

I wonder if this has been repurposed. : ) 
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