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Nooooooooo... This ain't true, right? Right? Hello? Anybody out there? Wake me up ASAP. I don't like this nightmare.
 
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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Happy birthday, Homer. 
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Oh... +BuzzFeed you know me well lol. Take the test, who should you marry? ;-)

http://www.buzzfeed.com/joannaborns/who-should-you-marry?b=1&s=mobile
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I scored flaming hot cheetoos... 
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Can I have Google Play Edition running stock Android on that? ;-) 
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Fact.

Via: +Ben Parr
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Bale has the intensity. DiCaprio is too smooth. 
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Monument Valley, an indie game which was iOS only, now making its way to the Android platform for $3.99 - But if you're a beta tester (500 people only) you'll get it for $0.99 - Been waiting for this game for months! Finally got my hands on it, registered and lovin' it! 

Join the early access group: http://www.monumentvalleygame.com/android-early-access/
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Russian guy tries Oculus Rift for the first time. Rollercoaster Tycoon? :-P 
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This's very wrong, +The Verge
 
The Verge: Bringing you punctuation errors in large, italic callouts.
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+OnePlus Spec and Price.

- Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.5GHz Quad-core, Adreno 330 GPU.
- 3GB RAM.
- 5.5" 1080p Gorilla Glass screen.
- 13MP camera.
- 3100mAp non removable battery.
- 16GB storage for 300$ (or) 64GB for $350.

God mode!

Your move, Google +Nexus :-) 
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I think Google is slowly catching up to 'Apple standards' when it comes to marketing. Happy Earth Day.
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Hello, world. My name is Vinoth Ragunathan. I have been a designer, technology enthusiast, a dreamer and a code-tinker since I was 14. I've always been interested in that sweet spot of both simplicity and functionality. Both of them on their own aren't as exciting as when they meet together. Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

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