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Thura Z. Maung
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Interesting... customize functionality using modular components on a smartphone, the team behind Google's Project Ara. Read more

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Celebrateing Mac's birthday-film was shot around the world in one day, entirely on iPhone. Here's to the next thirty...the future technology and the #NAOrobot :)

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British man becomes first person to visit all 201 countries... WITHOUT using a plane.

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Graham Hughes, from Liverpool, used buses, taxis, trains and his own two feet to travel 160,000 miles in exactly 1,426 days - all on a shoestring of just $100 a week.
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Have a lovely 2014, Everyone!

Good morning and happy 2014! Some early good news: today is expected to be the warmest day of the year so far!

Enjoy our gallery of the best fireworks and celebrations:

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Resources for writers on Google+ (including Videos and MP3s)

I put together a circle of people looking to write a book in 2014 here:

Are you in the USA? (FREE BOOK)
Well, here is a free copy of APE from Guy and Shawn here:
Not in the US? Don't worry, loads of free resources below.

Want to join the Google+ community?
This is a vibrant place for all writers...
APE: Authors, Publishers, Entrepreneurs

What else...

And I went back through my archives and thought you may like to check out some great resources as part of our 4 session writing programme.
After the excellent, crammed packed events in 2013 with +Guy Kawasaki and +Shawn Welch +Chris Brogan and +Mari Smith I though I would pull it all together (below)...

Hangout video resources, with a load of hints and tips.

The whole playlist is here:

Session 1: Guy's hangout 'APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur', Guy Kawasaki chatting with Martin Shervington
Session 2: Shawn's hangout Martin Shervington interviews Shawn Welch about APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur
Session 3: 'The Impact Equation' with Chris Brogan
'The Impact Equation' with Chris Brogan, interviewed by Martin Shervington
Session 4: 'Relationship Marketing' with Mari Smith 'Relationship Marketing' with Mari Smith, interviewed by Martin Shervington

Transcript on Guy's session with myself on 'APE: Author, Publisher and Entrepreneur' Download here:

Audio transcripts
a) Guy's as an MP3:
b) Shawn's as an MP3:
c) Chris's Podcast:
d) Mari's MP3:

There we go! Hope that helps you all to write your books in 2014.
#writers   #write  
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I love the reaction from these kids, seeing Rotary Dial Telephone, enjoy!

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Fantastic... Machine Learning Video Library with Captions are auto-translated into *more than 40 languages by Caltech.

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Great article and I've seen so far the detail kits of image from Jon Miller covering the basic of bike touring. One day until the adventure begins...

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Interesting talk on the different perspectives over global surveillance and the culture of government secrecy to the Arab Spring... "No Netural Ground in a Burning World".

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Good article 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”— that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.

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Data Analyst and Web/Mobile Content Developer
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A web/mobile content developer, you do believe right, there are many programming languages out there...and my brain can't learn all of those but here I'm partly working with HTML, CSS, JS, Python, R, Haskell, and few more. Intend to work my own startup in coming months. Managing in Information System and being Data Analyst role is day to day task and I'm trying to learn and progress in own personal development in spare time.  Else more, loving..caring...being solo, enjoying much I can while being anywhere in the world.
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Experience having dinner with group few times and satisfied the services overall. Waiting time for seat and food are average like others but like the foods as no complaints at all. Again the cost are same as other high-street restaurants but I used taste card membership and/or mobile app for the discount. I would happy to come back there again anytime.
Food: Very goodDecor: GoodService: Very good
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Find the fastest high speed wi-if (35-50Mb) available here compare to other local libraries so far. Easy access by transport, new library (opened late 2012) and able to access the newest edition of books/audio/video, workshops, archive collection and etc., Worth visiting place at least.
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Great outdoor/indoor spacing and meeting points for solo professional/students, friends and family. Accessible to free wi-fi, various shows / seasonal entertainments, and restaurants, etc., Near by famous places... London Eyes, National Theatre, BFI IMAX 3D Films and Waterloo Station.
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