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What a lovely thought provoking talk about how to teach children (and hopefully adults too) about multiple perslectives.
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A very good reminder from +Riku Nurkka !
Riku Nurkka originally shared:
A little note if you happen to try Google+ on a public computer with an old usupported browser: The web page you get after an unsuccesful Google+ sign in informs you only to update your browser - but actually you did succesfully sign in to other Google services although maybe not obvious from the web page. So remember to sign out if you don't wan't to leave your Gmail account open to other computer users.
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A very nice tutorial to Google+ especially to anyone who feels a bit lost.
Saidur Hossain (Cy) originally shared:
Introducing the Google+ Start-Up Guide

UPDATE: More languages available here:

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.




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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