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Well, I'm not gonna lie, this is one of the better April Fool's Jokes I've gotten.  15+ chewbacca roars on my phone voicemail at all hours of the day.
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My God-daughter!!!
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It takes a scientist to defend science: +Elizabeth Warren brilliantly puts findings before policy...
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Google plus is where all my smart friends live.  
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Oy... sequestration is about to eat me and all of my friends for dinner.
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First on the chopping block should be congressional salaries...
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And the emotion theoretic pendulum swings back from James (peripheral) to Cannon (central)...(h/t +Alexander J. Shackman):
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I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.

- H.P. Lovecraft

#hplovecraft   #cthulhu   #peanuts  
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Wow, it's the beginning of..... something in our future. There must be a science fiction name for a full body controlled virtually. It's a demo of....
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What a great idea!
 
When I first heard about Helpouts, I wasn't sure what to make of it. A system for people to sell their face-to-face services over Hangouts? What would it be used for?

It wasn't until I started hearing people telling me about ideas they had for it, like small business owners offering helpouts for people who need to (say) pick a phone or a piano, or teachers being able to teach classes from thousands of miles away, or even senior executives in major industries offering face time and advice for people who are starting up their own companies, that I realized just how wide the potential of this could be. And when I saw the interface to it, and how straightforward it was, I started to be convinced that this is something that could reach a really wide audience.

I'm really looking forward to seeing the future of Helpouts. I think this is a technology which could grow into something huge. What we launched today is only a small first step -- when you use it, you'll notice all sorts of things which aren't there yet. But I think you can see which way this is going, and there's something tremendously exciting in our future.
What if getting help for a computer glitch, a leaky pipe, or a homework problem was as easy as clicking a button? What if you could connect via real-time video to a music teacher or a yoga instructor from the comfort of your ...
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