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Volunteering with some of my fabulous +Cisco Systems (Meraki)  colleagues at +SF-Marin Food Bank 
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Here I am, struggling through another winter's day. 
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The views from the East Peak of Mount Tamalpais are simply breathtaking. In this shot you can see the East Bay and San Francisco in the distance. #weekend  
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OK, you have to watch this one. Simply one of the most impressive things I've ever seen. #wow  
Rob Whitworth is among the most prominent timelapse artists working today. His previous hyperlapse work has featured urban explorations of Shanghai, Barcelona, and Pyongyang. His most recent project, however, is easily his most ambitious, technologically sophisticated, and jaw-dropping. Commissioned by Dubai Film, Dubai Flow Motion is a mesmerizing tour of one of the most unique cityscapes in the world. https://vimeo.com/117770305
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Is it possible to create a hyperlink which, when clicked, will enable the person clicking to launch a Hangout with me? I'd like to include one in my email signature to encourage more IM. 
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Great idea! Please contact me if you find a solution for this problem.
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How do you like our newly designed Security Appliances webpage? Have your ordered your MX64/W yet?  :-)

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Cloud managed networking from Cisco Meraki. The easiest and most IT-friendly solution for enterprise networking needs.
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It looks good, easy to navigate and all the features are highlighted, and yes, already buying the MX64's to replace the MX60 offerings, they sound great.
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We're continuing to struggle our way through winter here in California.
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I'm convinced Marquez is not actually human!
 
This is what Marc looks like while Tweaking different Chassis types!!! He's just finding the set up he likes!! 
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If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

I hope they return the letter to the Church, but how clever and sweet of them to spread the truth!! 

I am delighted with the recent speed with which my fellow Americans have made homosexuality an almost non-issue. Let everyone be happy as they are.

#lifelibertyandthepursuitofhappiness
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How many members do we now have? Here's a clue...

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600, very nice.  I have installed some 400's, but waiting for the sales team here to step up and sell a 600 ;)
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There's a plaid thing going on in the office today.
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Haha. I think you and George are probably spending too much time together ;)
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Cloud Networking Technical Evangelist
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Technical Marketing / Evangelism, Training, Presenting, Data Networking
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  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Cloud Networking Technical Evangelist, 2013 - present
  • Meraki
    Solutions Architect, 2012 - 2013
  • Avaya
    Consulting Systems Engineer, 2009 - 2012
  • Nortel Networks
    Various roles, 1994 - 2009
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Technology Evangelist/Marketeer, Networking tech maven, gadgets, social media, petrolhead, outdoor enthusiast, lazy blogger, expat.
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  • Natural at consultative sales/marketing
  • Simplifier of complex technology concepts
  • Trainer, Presenter, Speaker
  • Freethinker
  • Outdoors enthusiast - walking / hiking / cycling
  • Petrolhead - Motorcyclist / Trackdays
  • Music lover - listening and singing
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British expat in San Francisco
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I've given Ajanta 3 stars mostly for the style and ambiance of the restaurant, which is just what an Indian restaurant should be. However, sadly, the food disappointed, with watery sauces, fatty chicken and limited flavour. I'm sure they can do better.
Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
I stayed here for 3 nights on a business trip and had a very comfortable stay. The style is modern, essentially a chain boutique, and there are some nice design touches around the hotel and in the room. I arrived having forgotten my washkit at home, and was offered a complete set so I didn't have to go out of my way to find any - a very nice touch, especially at this price point. My room was ideal with a very comfortable bed and exceptionally soft bedding. Really no complaints and I'd happily stay again.
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Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
Been here a few times now, both when quiet and packed, which in itself should say how much I like the place. It certainly makes the perfect happy hour spot, but should you decide to stick around there's a wealth of good drinking options to enjoy and varied seating. The area it's in is still building up, but there are good transport connections to/from via Muni, plus a Mexican place next door when you need something more substantial than bar snacks. Put it on your list.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
Angel Island really was as special as it sounds. I'm almost reluctant to share this place with the Googleverse, but what the hell, I'm feeling generous. Just go and relish the beauty of the place. I'd recommend choosing a day when the air is extra-clear, so you can really enjoy the views to the max.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
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So happy to have found this place. If you're wondering what a hardware store SHOULD look like then look no further, this is the real deal. Knowledgable, friendly staff and a superb selection. Supporting a local business never felt better. Be warned, you may easily end up buying more than you went in for.
Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
If you were to try and turn the city of San Francisco, with all its quirks and contrasts, into an audio experience, you'd end up with something not unlike Audium. This is definitely not one for the difficult to impress. Fortunately I was in a mellow, open-minded frame of mind when I went, so I quite enjoyed it. Sitting there in complete, and I do mean *complete* darkness, unable to even see my hand in front of my face, was both calming and liberating. I'll confess I even found my body eager to move in response to what I was hearing, and felt safe doing so knowing no-one in the room could see me. Some of the sounds are are quite grating, the audio quality isn't actually that great, and I kept finding myself desiring a pattern to emerge in the sound, but perhaps that's the point. It's meant to challenge, and it does so very well. At the very end of the performance the lights come up slowly and just enough that you can make out the others in the room and make your way out. However, a gently melodic sound continued and we were all so mellowed by the experience that the lady from the ticket booth had to come into the room and announce the performance had ended. Funny. I'd say drink a large glass of red wine before going in as I think that will help relax into it. As others have said, I won't be going again, but I'm glad I experienced it for myself.
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Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
After trying several motorcycle clothing stores around the city, Scuderia gets my vote. The layout is great and mercifully the staff didn't continually harass me after I hinted I was happy trying stuff on my own. There's clearly a good working relationship among the team which creates a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The selection of gear is excellent so I had no trouble finding what I was looking for and questions were swiftly answered. Scuderia deserved my hard-earned cash, and will no doubt get more in the future.
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Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago