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Ah... the Google plus-age!
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Check out some of the websites +Robert Thompson and I have produced at +Nuclear Internet.
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Good job guys, keep it up!
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Please add my Web Design business to your circles and share with your friends.
Calle El Pino Jama Vilaflor 38629 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
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ZJ makes a good point about life... immortality through science is something we should seek rather than shy away from.
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Well first day back hillwalking after a month off... I feel... well tired actually!
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We created a new weblog for Nuclear Internet, its called "Isotopical" :P
 
We've launched our new blog: "Isotopical"
http://www.nuclearinternet.com/news.asp
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Isotopical, the new weblog from Nuclear Internet
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Google Engineer +Matt Cutts debunks myths about new top level domains (TLDs)
 
I read a post by someone offering new top-level domain (TLDs). They made this claim: "Will a new TLD web address automatically be favoured by Google over a .com equivalent? Quite simply, yes it will."

Sorry, but that's just not true, and as an engineer in the search quality team at Google, I feel the need to debunk this misconception. Google has a lot of experience in returning relevant web pages, regardless of the top-level domain (TLD). Google will attempt to rank new TLDs appropriately, but I don't expect a new TLD to get any kind of initial preference over .com, and I wouldn't bet on that happening in the long-term either. If you want to register an entirely new TLD for other reasons, that's your choice, but you shouldn't register a TLD in the mistaken belief that you'll get some sort of boost in search engine rankings.
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Nuclear Internet is now on Google Plus.
Calle El Pino Jama Vilaflor 38629 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
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Walking in Tenerife, lets be honest, its pretty amazing... #tenerife #hiking #walking #hillwalking
http://davidparkes.hubpages.com/hub/Walking-in-Tenerife
Walking in Tenerife really is a walking destination with the power to surprise. An island of amazing contrasts, varied scenery and diverse micro-climates, offering many marked trails it really is a wa...
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Friday night, at home working, but pausing to make home-made pizza... so not all bad.
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Mountain Leader, Teide National Park Guide, First Aid Qualified.
Employment
  • Tenerife Outdoors
    Hilwalking Guide, 2008 - present
  • Nuclear Internet
    Web Developer, 2006 - 2012
  • Sorted Sites
    Technical Director, 2001 - 2005
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Hillwalking Guide and Mountain Leader
Introduction
Hi my name is David.

I live in Tenerife and I'm a hillwalking guide I run my own business called Tenerife Outdoors.

Tenerife Outdoors offer short breaks and holidays walking in Tenerife and La Gomera. Our walking holidays are unique and combine active days with a healthy dash of local culture and gastronomy.

I previously ran a web design agency called Nuclear Internet specialising in database driven web sites and business management and consolidation software. I still dabble.
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On course for a world record number of logged Teide ascents.
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