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Sophia Collins
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Great case study on combining e-democracy with face-to-face. I would say supplementing, but I think actually they're equally important.
Cheers to @patrick Middleton for the heads up. http://t.co/vOc1MD2
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So, how come I've +1ed loads of things on here, but when I look at my profile +1 tab, there's nothing there? Does it only list stuff from the rest of the web? That seems a bit strange, or I'm missing something...
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It was working for me during the week... I +1ed a load of things within Google+ and they all went into my +1 tab no problem. But not today. Guess we have to remember that Google+ hasn't been released yet and they're still working on it...
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At the moment, G+ feels to me more like a message board than anything. Anyone else?
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Once I followed someones shared home education circle, G+ opened right up for me. Lots of new people with a shared interest who I pick through to make my own HE circle. Lots of circling/uncircling actions.

So I'd say a bit more interactive than a forum, where I tend to lurk and read. Have you tried using reddit with an account and custom frontpage?
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Much as I would like to share serious weighty things, in reality, this is the best thing I've seen all day. http://is.gd/dmQyzM
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ppppfffffftttttttt
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Everyone's probably already seen this, but it's still the most interesting thing I've seen about G+:
'What Google+ is really about (pst! it's not social) '
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+Tristan Bunn True. I guess I need to spend the time sorting people properly into circles and use that discriminately.
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Public engagement, science, big believer in cross-fertilisation, dilletante. Producer of I'm a Scientist, Get me out of Here!, tweeter as @imascientist (work account) and @sophiacol (personal account), ex-TV producer.
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  • Imperial College London
    Science Communication, 1999 - 2000
  • University of Edinburgh
    Pharmacology, 1990 - 1996
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