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Thursday, June 30, 2011


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So, you can't put contacts into more than one circle?

Nalates Urriah

So... you're saying you can't easily pigeonhole your friends? There goes the nice neat circles... I suppose this is like arranging inventory in SL.

It will be interesting to see what Google does with this. I've already seen concern voiced by those that have huge numbers of contacts.

Arcadia Codesmith

Venn diagrams are fun, but they get very n-dimensional very quickly with more than a few variables.


You've inspired me to create a new "People I have been drunk with" circle.

Melissa Yeuxdoux

What Arcadia said. Might as well call circles what they are, sets, and let them be defined in terms of the set operations we all know and love (union, intersection, and complement) as well as by simple enumeration.

Athanasius Skytower

Er, except that you _can_ put contacts into multiple circles. I've been doing that for cases pretty much exactly like your example right from the start.

Vax Sirnah

It'll be interesting to see if a large influx of SL residents early on might influence how the service handles avatar accounts, etc.

Troy McConaghy

One way to get a Google+ invitation is to make a high-enough bid on an eBay auction. There are several up for grabs as I write this. An auction that expires in 27 minutes currently has a high bid of $20.61.

mike lawson

This is funny. I had the same idea about the venn thing and googled it and this came up.
yeah...+ needs venn

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