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Matt Silas
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Watch scientists rescue a nearly-dead humpback whale from a fishing net and then watch the whale jump into the air repeatedly out of joy and gratitude.
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Stuck for words....
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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/20/world/europe/20hacking.html?_r=1&hp

Of course they didn't... They just run the company.

Culture is top-down. An organization is a reflection of its leader.
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One of my biggest problems with Facebook is that I haven't found that it enriches my life off-line all that much. How often does a post you encounter on FB or a conversation you have there carry over into the real world in any meaningful way. I'm discovering the same to be true of G+.
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I don't really put twitter in the same category because it's not attempting to be your online relationship station. Twitter is an information source with the benefit of reading quippy comments from your friends. And actually I find myself taking what I learn on twitter into real life conversations a whole lot more than what I get on facebook.
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strikethrough too.
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nope. didn't work...
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Introducing the Google+ Start-Up Guide

I have been having the same conversation with many of the friends I invite over from Facebook. They are having a hard time figuring out how everything here works. Google+, I realize, is a concept that is a bit hard to grasp. It's a blend between Twitter and Facebook, private and public. There are no friend requests or even friends. Just people. People you circle and who circle you, and depending on what they think about you they share more or less with you. The end result, is a post that is more meaningful and relevant. You can scale a post based on what the appropriate audience is. You can share messages with a circle, multiple circles, or even people directly (or even emails). All this is new, and new things always scare people.

Naturally we are people who are against change. We resist change because change requires energy, whether it be physical or mental. But as history can attest to, we need change. I have seen many guides out there that attempt to lower the learning curve but no one wanted to go read a multi-page article about how to use a social network.

And so I decided to give it a try, with a short presentation instead, almost like an intro video.

I have been spending the whole summer freelancing as a full time job and wanted to use my design and user experience skills toward a fun side project that would let me go crazy. I wanted to create something that tells you only the bare minimum of what you need to know to get started and something that is easy to digest. Over the past week, what started as a small side project became my main project.

This presentation is my attempt at lowering the energy required for change. (Hope all the work pays off)

I would love this guide to become "The Guide" all the new folks see. Let's make this this spread like wildfire! If you got improvements please send them my way and I will credit you in version 2.

Cheers.

+Cy

:)

P.S.
I got the idea of using G+ as a slideshow from +Vincent Wong's awesome presentation.If +Guy Kawasaki or +Robert Scoble is listening, you guys would be rockstars for sharing this!
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Murdoch's wife was like a cat! She was the first to react and even managed to deflect the shaving cream back into the activist's face. Meow
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Italics?
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Bold because you can.
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I like how google's + replaces twitter's #. Clever Google. You guys really gave this some thought.

I also like circles, both in conception and use.



Bravo.
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Camera and Staging Artist @ Pixar
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    Founder/Creator, 2010 - present
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