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For all you SNP members who are in the Highlands and Islands area you will soon get a vote on who you would like to see as a priority on the List vote for the region. When you see Liz as an option please consider giving her your support.

#SP16 #1lizmacdonald
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As the design work for the Inverness to Nairn (including Nairn Bypass) scheme continues, locals are to get a chance to meet the people designing the route. Two “Meet the team” events are being held later this month in Culloden and Nairn when representatives from Transport Scotland's A96 Dualling ...
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Start of the march down to the arena for Nairn Games, with Drew Hendry MP, Nairn Provost and Cllr Liz MacDonald.
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The Nairn Show today, with Fergus Ewing MSP. Good to see so many people put having a good time, even if the rain did decide to interrupt it half way through.
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There is only one day left to see the World Press Photo Exhibition at The Scottish Parliament.

World Press Photo is an international contest for photojournalists and features 130 moving and thought provoking images taken during the course of 2014. Once again the Scottish Parliament is the only Parliament in the world to host the exhibition.

The exhibition is open between 10am and 5pm (last entry 4:30pm) until Saturday 22 August. Entry is FREE.

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A young girl, wounded during clashes near Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. Violence broke out between riot police and people attending the funeral procession of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan. He had been hit on the head by a teargas canister while out buying bread, during anti-government demonstrations the previous June, and died following a nine-month coma. The June protests had begun over plans to develop the city’s Gezi Park into a mosque and sh...
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Was much better in the afternoon. I was really concerned in the morning when it was bucketing down. Good day overall though.
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FREE Microchipping from Dogs Trust in Nairn 22 August.
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How a More Focused Google+ Could Succeed

Surprisingly... very surprisingly... the infamous +The Verge (known in some Android circles as the pejorative 'iVerge'), has probably written the single best, most balanced piece yet on why the narrative of a more focused Google+ isn't necessarily PR spin, but could very well be what it needs to become a 'Top of Mind' network.

Being honest, and speaking as one very fond of Google+, and while I don't deny this network enjoys considerable 'reach' (integration across Google tends to guarantee that, or did at least), it lacks one thing most popular social networks enjoy: being top-of-mind.

Facebook: Friends and Family
Instagram: Pretty Pictures
Pinterest: Pretty Pictures of Stuff You Want
Twitter: Real Time

Google+ doesn't and never did have such a hook.  Forget being too much like Facebook: it wasn't enough of anything.  The Photos part was certainly vibrant, vibrant enough to be split off as its own app.  Hangouts is a great communication tool, and likewise great on its own.  So what is Google+?

Users like myself will tell you, it's the best place to follow great people for the great topics and content you love.  Unfortunately, it hasn't always been easy to explain to people how to find this.  Despite its obvious strengths, Google+ split the onboarding process between a futile attempt to get your friends and family joining up with you, and a supposedly interest-based following that really just lumped people known for some interests.  While the latter was an attempt of sorts, it suffers a basic problem: Chefs don't only post about Chef-ing.  Shared Circles could sometimes help people find  a good group to follow, but were more often used for spam.

While it is likely only a first step in the right direction, Google finally seems to be fully embracing its users love for what the platform is good at with Collections, interest-based collections of posts by users, which users can follow without following the person, or unfollow without unfollowing the person (so if I love your muscle car posts but hate your politics, I can follow the one but not the other... assuming you did them as Collections).

If Google+, over the next period, really focuses like a laser on its unique talents, they could very well find a niche which, while not likely to overthrow any other network, may be both sufficiently valuable in terms of data and perhaps even profitable for Google, which so far has struggled (in part due to the good reason of no advertising... whether that lasts or not) to monetize Google+.
One day in 2013, I received an email from Google informing me that YouTube was preparing to fix its notoriously bad comment section. The proposed savior was Google+, then a little over 2 years old....
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Councillor at The Highland Council.
I live in the North of Scotland, I am an elected member of the SNP group on the Highland Council for ward 19. I also run a local business Fuller Computing in Nairn.

My interests are listed below, this might help you decide if you want to circle me and what circle to put me in, but do also have a look at my posts as I do post a variety of stuff.

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My interests include.........
  • Google
  • Android
  • Linux
  • Java
  • Gadgets
  • Software in general
  • Ingress
  • Photography
  • Vegetarianism

  • UHI Millennium Institute
    BSc Computing, Software Development, 2006 - 2011
  • Nairn Academy
    1993 - 1999
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  • Terraria
  • Crossy Road
  • Super Stickman Golf 2
  • Monument Valley
  • Fives
  • Bejeweled 3
  • Dragonplay Poker Texas Hold'em
  • MARVEL Contest of Champions
  • Brain Dots
  • ICE
  • TwoDots
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