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Ralph Roberts
Works at Land of the Sky Films
Attended N.C. State University
Lives in Asheville, North Carolina
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birds have it a lot harder now that the FAA has applied flight rules to them. ... regulation is out of control, eh?
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As a former pilot I find this hilarious!
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It’s Time to Encrypt the Entire Internet ... http://www.wired.com/2014/04/https/
The Heartbleed bug crushed our faith in the secure web, but a world without the encryption software that Heartbleed exploited would be even worse. In fact, it's time for the web to take a good hard look at a new idea: encryption everywhere.
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What’s Driving Google’s Wild Moonshots? Desperation ... http://www.wired.com/2014/04/desperation-is-driving-google-to-invent-our-crazy-future/
A Google ad isn’t worth as much as it used to be. In its quarterly earnings report yesterday, the company said the “cost per click” of an ad on the site dropped again, a years-long trend that shows no sign of reversing. The decline contributed to Google missing Wall Street’s profit expectations. But it wasn’t the only factor.
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+Carlos Zorrilla I use this site sparingly but then again I never aimed for a lot of attention from strangers. To each their own really, I just prefer to focus on building relations with people I may someday meet rather than gain attention from strangers spread around the planet if that makes sense.
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John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died.
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Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower, reaching 1 kilometer into the sky ... http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/17/world/meast/saudi-arabia-to-build-tallest-building-ever/index.html?hpt=hp_c3
Saudi Arabia is building the world's tallest tower. Once done, it will be 558 feet taller than the Burj Khalifa.
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The Craziest, Coolest Mustangs That Never Were ... http://www.wired.com/2014/04/mustangs-that-never-were/
Ford released a trove of drawings and photos from its archives, and we dug through them all to offer the craziest and coolest Mustangs that never were.
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* 6-Mile-Long Solar Panels in Space Could Have Beamed Energy to the U.S. * ... http://www.wired.com/2014/04/solar-power-satellites-a-visual-introduction/

Imagine a fleet of 60 six-mile-long satellites beaming 300 gigawatts of electricity to Earth. It sounds like sci-fi, but NASA and the Department of Energy looked into just such a system in the heady post-Apollo, pre-Shuttle days of the 1970s.
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Author, publisher, producer
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  • Land of the Sky Films
    Executive Producer, 2006 - present
  • Creativity, Inc.
    CEO, 1978 - present
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville NC - Sapphire NC - Fort Benning GA - Fort Bragg NC - Fort Ord CA - Quan Loi, Vietnam - Gelhausen, Germany - College Park, MD - Alexander NC
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Introduction
Ralph Roberts is a decorated Vietnam Veteran and worked with NASA during the Apollo moon program. He built his first personal computer in 1976 and has been writing about them and on them since his first published article “Down with Typewriters” in 1978. He has written over 100 books along with thousands of articles and short stories. His best sellers include the first U.S. book on computer viruses (which resulted in several appearances on national TV) and Classic Cooking with Coca-Cola®, a cookbook that has been in continuous print for the past 17 years and sold half a million copies. He is also a video producer with over 100 DVD titles now for sale nationally on places such as Amazon.com. He has also produced hundreds of hours of video for local TV in the Western North Carolina area and sold scripts to Hollywood producers. Previously for Packt, Ralph wrote Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting and Google App Inventor by Example. Ralph and his wife Pat live on a farm in the mountains of Western North Carolina with two horses. Ralph recently finished GOOGLE PLUS FIRST LOOK.and is currently writing GOOGLE DART HEAD START.
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  • N.C. State University
    Electrical Engineering
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Find out your CircleRank for Google+ or who is the top followed person on Google+. It's just for fun, but more interesting than anything els

Rapid Ralph: A Visit to Davy Crockett's Birthplace
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a trip I made in 2008 to a Tennessee state park reputed to be the birthplace of legendary folk hero Davy Crockett

Rapid Ralph in CinemaScope! | Ralph Roberts
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Rapid Ralph in CinemaScope! Posted on July 7, 2011 by admin. View on ExposureRoom. I turned a short video test of a new wide-angle lens in m

6 Invaluable Tips to Help you Hangout Successfully « PlusHeadlines.com
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Google+ Adds Infinite Scroll and Comment Abuse Reporting « PlusHeadline...
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Today, many users began to notice a couple new features on Google+. Despite no announcement from Google on these important updates, many mem

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Brand accounts are not allowed on Google+. That is unless you're Ford Motor Company, MTV, or a few select others. However, more signs ar

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a six-minute tutorial by Ralph Roberts, author of GOOGLE PLUS FIRST LOOK (get it on Amazon or at PacktPub.com). ... these are some tips on m

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After launching Games in Google+ a few weeks back, with a somewhat limited selection, it appears that new games will begin entering the new

Google+ Youtube Connection Rolled Out « PlusHeadlines.com
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Have you ever wanted to go to Youtube, and see a list of videos people have shared with you on Google+? Well, Google just rolled out this ca

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Last night, Google announced that they are releasing a new iOS Google+ application which will be Version: 1.0.5.2346. This update is a small

YouTube - Some Thoughts from My Barn
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Create AccountSign In. Home. BrowseMoviesUpload. Hey there, this is not a commercial interruption. You're using an outdated browser, whi

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Newly launched Minimali.se gives you the ability to use Google+ AS your blog including comments, stats on +1s and reshares, shared photograp

Hangout Canopy – All your Hangouts in one place « PlusHeadlines.com
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Chrome Extension Hangout Canopy by +Robert Pitt and +Brian Aldridge takes all Hangouts happening within your circles and organizes them all

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Google+ continues to improve it's privacy by allowing members to have access to more tools. Today Google rolled out the ability to lock

Google+ Hangouts Testing Ability to Broadcast Live On YouTube « PlusHea...
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Since Hangouts were presented to the social networking community back in June, many have speculated that the utility of the video conferenci

Unique house. Have lived next door to it for decades. Beautiful place. If you stay there, cross the creek and come up the hill to our bookstore and publishing company, Alexander Books, for a visit. I can tell you stories about the family that lived there.
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