Xperience Greenville is right around the corner #XperienceGreenville #greenville

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Put this date on your calendar now: March 18, 2011 @ 7pm You don’t want to be anywhere other than downtown Greenville at that time. This is the one year anniversary of Google On Main, (#GoogleOnMain / #WeAreFeelingLucky)  which made national news, and it is being organized by the same people who arranged that incredible event which changed Greenville forever! …

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#FlashSplashGVL in #Greenville was a blast!

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Today, at “High Noon” in Falls Park, a group of people, made up of men & women of all ages and from all walks of life, and even children, met up at the first “Flash Mob” that I am aware of in Greenville… To shoot each other with water guns! To the casual observer, immediately before noon, there was very little …

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Flash & Splash! Flash mob / Water gun fight in #greenville on July 5th – HIGH NOON! #FlashSplashGVL

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Come join the #googleonmain #luckygvl people in beautiful downtown #greenville SC at Falls Park, where the original Google On Main even took place! Bring water guns, wear T-Shirts in the color of Google’s logo… RSVP here: FACEBOOK EVENT Please read the instructions on that site…. Share and Enjoy:

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Go Gigabit! It’s like steroids for your business network! #GoogleOnMain #LuckyGVL

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Have you noticed retrieving files from your server is feeling slower? Accessing a database on your network is sluggish? Moving large files takes a long time? Chances are good that you are using a 10/100 Megabit infrastructure, and that by simply replacing a few components, you could move to Gigabit speeds, possibly a 10x increase in speed, or more if …

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Google Chrome is faster than lightning, sound and a speeding potato

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I’m still feeling horrible after the accident on Friday so I am at home. Better to hurt at home than to go in to work and not get anything done, be more uncomfortable, feel more depressed and make everyone at the office as sick of hearing me whine about it as my family and even myself…  It hurts to type, …

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New Computer Wireless Network Technology to Drool Over – Multi-Gigabit Wireless

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An article posted today on Wired got me all excited (Yes, I am that kind of geek)! They discuss the future of wireless networking and how the Wireless Gigabit Alliance (WiGig) has announced that 60Ghz multi-gigabit wireless technology is now available to member companies to start turning out products that use the new high-speed standard. Yes, you didn’t read that …

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Google Fiber for Greenville Part II – The Voting Continues #GoogleOnMain #LuckyGVL

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It seems like forever since the Google On Main event that made national and even international news. It didn’t stop with the amazing night of 2200+ people gathered at Falls Park in downtown Greenville SC with LED lightsticks, spelling out “Google” while aircraft flew overhead taking photos and video. Far from it. Greenville has continued to make their desire for Google’s …

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Google On Main participants wanted: Join and support our Komen Race for the Cure team

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We saw where another local IT company, Plus Inc., has a number of their employees involved in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure that will take place in September and thought that was a great idea! In fact, two of us here donated to their goal… See, my wife’s mother is a 15 year breast cancer survivor, so this …

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An amazing TEDx posting: Eric Whitacre: A choir as big as the internet

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Anyone interested in collaborative efforts should go check this out: http://www.ted.com/talks/a_choir_as_big_as_the_internet.html What you will find a collabrative effort on the behalf of 185 people in 12 countries, who participated in a “virtual choir”, sending in clips (245 I believe in total!) to be arranged into one piece that is beautifully done! Overcoming the noise issue of the various submitted clips …

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Please Vote for Google to Bring High Speed Fiber Internet to Greenville SC – #LuckyGVL #GoogleOnMain

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I bet you wish I would just shut up about this Google High Speed Fiber Connectivity thing don’t you? Well I refuse! Please take a moment to vote for Greenville, SC in this poll: Again, even if you are NOT in Greenville, but live in the Upstate, or maybe another town in our region, the entire area would benefit from …

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