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Waiting patiently for the Google Cloud Live conference. +Google Cloud Platform
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And Then

Last month, my wife's uncle died in a tragic accident in LA when the bicycle he was using to get lunch was hit by a truck. At the memorial service his daughter relayed a very touching story. 

She said her dad (who was her best friend) called every day to talk. But instead of opening the call with the customary "How are you" or "What's going on", her dad always opened the conversation with "And then?" Her father viewed each conversation as a continuation of the last, and what pained her the most was that there were to be no more "and thens". I cried. 

Since then I've thought a lot about how similar this is to our life's endeavors. We pour our heart and soul into our work and it becomes something we love and cherish. But even the challenges we work on today will one day become "and thens" as we move on to the next. 

Today I'm announcing my departure from Google after almost 8 years.

I have been incredibly fortunate to work with the amazing people of Google. I don't believe there is a more talented and passionate collection of people anywhere else. And I'm overwhelmed when I think about the leadership of +Larry Page and what he empowered me to do while at Google. From starting Google I/O, to being responsible for all mobile applications, to creating Google+, none of this would have happened without Larry's encouragement and support.

I'm also forever in debt to the Google+ team. This is a group of people who built social at Google against the skepticism of so many. The growth of active users is staggering, and speaks to the work of this team. But it doesn't tell you what kind of people they are. They are invincible dreamers. I love them. And I will miss them dearly.

Finally, thank you to all those who I've met on Google+. The community here has been so supportive that I don't even know how to say thank you. You all make Google+. Without you, this social network wouldn't exist. Your support for Google+, and for me personally is something I will never forget. 

But, now is the time for a new journey. A continuation. An "and then". I am excited about what's next. But this isn't the day to talk about that. This is a day to celebrate the past 8 years. To cry. And smile. And to look forward to the journey yet to come.

And then....
+Vic Gundotra 



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This is an INCREDIBLY powerful speeding ad, possibly the best I've ever seen.

Watch.

http://www.mamamia.com.au/social/nz-road-safety-video/
The NZ road safety ad is called 'Mistakes' and it has been created by the New Zealand Transport Agency as a way to target speeding drivers on the roads.
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Well done. You managed to shoot a stationery, 14 foot peaceful creature with a high velocity rifle. Very sporting. 
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Does anyone know of a decent List/Table/DataGrid implementation in Dart? Perhaps a port of https://handsontable.com? What does Google use for paginated data bound grids in Dart?
Excel-like data grid with HTML & JavaScript
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Thanks everyone.

A Material themed list/grid is a nice to have, not a must have. I'm re-writing our game admin tool as a Dart Polymer app (reading up on Angular Dart as a framework) using the lovely new Material Paper controls, but I expect there to be some holes with respect to controls.

My current game admin tool is pure Java. Java servlets with JSF for the UI, which obviously has a rich set of controls. Solid, performant, data-driven lists, grids and such are standard, so this is an experiment to see how hard it is to write a modern looking UI admin tool.

The backend will still be Java, due to the rich IDE support and I know it really well, plus there is a lot of code there. If the frontend Dart works out, I'd consider using Dart server-side, but I haven't seen any Amazon AWS libraries, so likely not.

I've been inspired by the new Google Developer's Console, which is gorgeous. They have paginated lists, so that's why I asked this question, but I'm assuming they're not using Dart.
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+Corina Marinescu here's one for you. 
While photographing shelves of human brains stored away in a closet at the University of Texas for his next book, Adam Voorhes happened upon a truly unique find: a brain with no folds.
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I'll aim to be more current ;)
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I don't know what happened to Google+, but ALL of my circles were deleted, my work and personal details deleted, and it seems to have reset the help system! Luckily it didn't delete my photos, but what the hell!?

I've just had to piece together my circles by adding back people that follow me, I know I've missed people.

VERY disappointed!
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lol :D
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