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Sean McAndrew
Works at SPIE
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Lives in Moseley, UK
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Still experimenting with the 3D printing +Alfred Biehler? I'm old school pals with Joe's Dad +Chris Oxenbury. This is what we want our technology doing!
Stourbridge teenager Joe Oxenbury was born without any fingers on his left hand. But, thanks to 3-D print technology, he's been given a new hand.
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I saw the article on the TV last night, what a superb example of using technology for great purposes.
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OK Google...sack it
Summary:Google is ending sales of Glass, but insists it is still committed to launching smartglasses as a consumer product.
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South Birmingham District 6 - Brierley Hill & Dudley 3. So proud of +Finbarr McAndrew performance today
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Cheers Paul. Best wishes of the season to you. Any points vs Man Ure has to be considered a bonus these days.
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Yay +Mark Cockbill. "As part of the process, Stuart and Mark had to go through an extensive online course and had to create a video pitch to show they fully understood the benefits of Customer Success Services." I'd love to see that pitch!
We are really proud to break a world first here at Cloud Technology Solutions HQ. Stuart Cummings and Mark Cockbill have become certified in Google Customer Success Managers. These are extra services that allow us to help our customers get even more out of the Google Apps experience.
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Google Maps has gone a bit partisan in the renaming of Arsenal's ground
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"Chris Betz
Senior Director, MSRC
Trustworthy Computing"

From the company that brought us the 'Scroogled' site.

Hypocrites. 
Learn how the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) investigates any security vulnerabilities that might affect Microsoft products and services.
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New Year's resolutions are meaningless unless we make our changes habitual. You start off full of good intentions in January. By the end of the month everyone is back to business as usual.When people invest time and energy thinking and talking about new directions and change they often focus on two things: transformation and invention.The invention dialogue usually consists of robots, driverless cars, comic book heroes, gadgets, spaceships, big d...
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So proud of +Finbarr McAndrew today representing South Birmingham vs top of the league Erdington & Saltley district. Many academy players in their side, and South Bham only lost out to a single goal, scored in the last minute of the game. Finbarr named man of the match.
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What a prize chump "...but Google Apps for work, yeah, I take issue there: I’m philosophically opposed to mediocrity. So I sit my boy down at his laptop to demonstrate the difference between Google Apps and Office 365."
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Senior Cloud Consultant
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  • SPIE
    Consultant, 2014 - present
  • Value Retail
    Consultant, 2013 - 2014
  • White Stratus
    Senior Cloud Consultant, 2013 - 2013
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    Google Enterprise Programme Manager, 2010 - 2013
  • Taylor Woodrow
    IT Project Manager & Lead Business Analyst, 2004 - 2008
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  • Steria
    Senior Consultant, 2009 - 2009
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    Business Analyst, 2009 - 2010
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IT professional with experience in Enterprise Google and broader collaboration technologies.

Engineering Doctorate (EngD) graduate of Loughborough University with particular interest in cloud computing service solutions.

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I've met the Pope
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  • Loughborough University
    Doctor of Engineering (EngD), 2000 - 2009
  • The University of Birmingham
    Construction Management (MSc), 1996 - 1997
  • The University of Sheffield
    Civil & Structural Engineering (BEng (Hons)), 1993 - 1996
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MacAindriu
My favourite haunt for Indian cuisine in the Birmingham locale.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
For starters I went for the Mirza Ghasemi (Baked, crushed aubergine, slow cooked with tomatoes, garlic and eggs) with Persian bread. Main course Bakhteari (lamb and chicken kebab) with saffron rice. Washed down with saffron lager. Service was good, and the restaurant pretty smart. In words of Peter Kay, I should have asked "Has tha nowt moist?". Bit dry for my palate.
Food: GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
When one door closes, another one opens. A fragile soul may have been deterred after a knock-back from the favourably reviewed Ah-Hua II. However, a man must eat, so I continued back towards Wiedikon and thought I would go for my second choice, the unimaginably named, 'Five Spices'. I was made immediately welcome, and the second waitress in attendance had already gone to get an English version of the menu when she heard me speaking to the first. The steamed Dim Sum for starters, at 15 CHF, was excellent, complimented by a zesty dipping sauce. For the main course, I chose the 'Nua Pad Prig Khing'. The four-word dish carried a three chilli heat rating, and the mature waitress tried to discourage me from ordering it. She cited many locals finding it too spicy to their taste. This little lady was unaware that I lived a stones-throw from the Balti Triangle of Birmingham, and so my palate was well conditioned. Although slightly too salty, the Beef curry dish was spot on, and fragrant rice a reassuring accompaniment, as comforting as a Yorkshire pudding with a Sunday roast. To show my sophistication to the locals, I asked for chop-sticks to chomp through the 27 CHF dish. Chop-sticks - in the hands of a Westerner - add a few additional minutes to any meal. To top a great meal, the Thai lady asked me is I was here for 'long time'? Unfortunately no, but the memories will.
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Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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Worst Indian dining experience. Ever. I chose to make the longish walk, in the cold rain, to Swaad this Thursday night because Thursday nights at Swaad are buffet nights. Right? Apparently not. Read on. I arrive circa 8pm. One couple with a baby are leaving, another couple are close to finishing. I am given a welcome as sparse as the customer roll-call in the event of a fire drill. Five minutes later, I am the only customer in there. A young fellow saunters over and drops two menus before me. He makes a recommendation. A drinks recommendation of sparkling wine, topped off with mango juice. All for only 10 CHF. "No, thank you, my good man. I'll settle for a large beer at half the price". I then picked up the other menu and enquired "Not buffet?". No. Not buffet. Menu. I chose the 'Hajari Kebab' (13.50 CHF) for starters, and safe-bet, 'Swaad Thali' (33.50 CHF) for main. It turns out that my trip to Swaad has taught me some new Hindi words. I now know that Hajari translate to 'plain chicken', and 'Swaad' means 'premium price for no discernible added premium'. Here's the rub. At 9 o'clock a coach-load (I have a photo of the coach) of about 30 Indian folk rolled into the restaurant and immediately started helping themselves to the bain-marie's of food I had passed on my entrance. Turns out Thursday *was* buffet night, just not buffet night for me. My thali contained a curry dish with fish that was cooked on one half only, and a small blob of creamy chicken curry with 3 chicken cubes languishing. I couldn't work out what to do with the bowel of plain yoghurt. I ate my rice, dipped my naan, and exited - never to return.
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Food: Poor - FairDecor: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
The Old Crown is a firm favourite of ours for family Sunday lunch.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago