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Amazing time lapse view of Earth from the ISS.
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#autoawesome  

This is how awesome Google+ photos has become. I took the top three photos, and the "Auto Awesome" technology (http://goo.gl/JPf15) auto-magically created the panorama in the bottom.

Subtle things to note:
1. I took these photos without any panoramic intentions, hence the tops of the original photos are not aligned.
2. In my original album, the middle photo was actually taken last, so it wasn't an obvious chronological stitch, but the algorithms figured it out anyway.
3. +Jayna Patel, the leftmost girl in the third photo is smiling in the middle photo but not in the third; the panorama chose the smiling face.
4. My finger covered the top-right of the first photo which makes alignment even more difficult. No sweat!
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I cleaned up my circles and set my volume sliders, and my stream is now awesome; it's filled with posts from friends and people I actually care about.

This made me realize how wildly different everyone's experience with Google+ is. I went from a very impersonal stream full of celebrities and startup founders to something very personal and very interactive.

So if you're not getting what you want out of Google+, use the circle and volume sliders feature -- that's what it's there for! :)
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Very insightful essay on the ordering of the Star Wars trilogies. I'm completely sold. I'm going to re-watch all the episodes in Machete Order.
Brace yourselves, what follows is an amazingly long blog post about Star Wars. I've already discussed how I'm not a huge fan of the various modifications made to the original Star Wars trilogy, so it'...
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"Google is continually experimenting with new functionality, rolling it out broadly in a fully integrated fashion on a continuous basis, and providing it as a core part of an ever expanding thing that is getting more and more useful by the week."
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"Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don't want to run out of gas on your trip, but you're not doing a tour of gas stations. You have to pay attention to money, but it shouldn't be about the money."

/via an old +Tim O'Reilly interview: http://goo.gl/40B0oV
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"If you’re alive, you can’t be bored in San Francisco.  If you’re not alive, San Francisco will bring you to life."  — William Saroyan (http://goo.gl/ioXAQ), Armenian American dramatist and author

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Photo of San Francisco skyline by  #SFPhotographer  +Chris Chabot    
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When I want to test my internet connection, I go to microsoft.com. Chances are it hasn't been cached.
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I'm a boardsport junkie and software engineer working on Google's iOS applications and frameworks.

I'm passionate about mobile and I developed and currently teach the internal iOS engineering course at Google. In the past I've dabbled in the App Store, worked on distributed systems at Apple, and gone through an IPO at a distributed filesystems startup in Seattle.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Too pretentious + older touristy crowd.
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reviewed a year ago
Great place for big groups. Epic margaritas.
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Word to the wise: avoid big name hip-hop/dubstep shows at 1015 Folsom. They consistently oversell, and the staff have massive power trips. If you were at RJD2, Prefuse 73, Rusko, etc, you already know.
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Great food and cocktails, but always super busy. Pro tip: if you don't have a reservation, come here late at night (they're open until 1am). Post motown drunk food anyone?
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One word: barcraft. Great beer selection too.
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