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Reto Meier

Reto Meier

Author of Professional Android Application Development and more recently a Google developer advocate for Android. My views are mine alone and not my employer's.
Today is my 5 year Google Anniversary! Hard to believe. Celebrating with tasty treats courtesy of my awesome wife. https://twitter.com/retomei...
RT @francesc: Do you want to build an app that scales? Then @googlecloud is your friend, and @duhroach tells you how. http://www.youtube.com/watch...
RT @francesc: Do you want to build an app that scales? Then @googlecloud is your friend, and @duhroach tells you how. http://t.co/E5Q1Kb1IRv
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Loving the idea of wearable Android -- Check out the Android Wear developer preview. http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2014...
I just love the liquid mercury effect you get when doing time-lapses long exposures of moving water. #BigSur - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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Note to self, the hike to Pfeiffer Falls is significantly less pleasant when it's hot and humid. The view is pretty great either way though. - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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Judging by how much he enjoys this laundry bag, I'd say Holmes must be Dry Clean Only. Explains why he carries on so much when we try to wash him with water... - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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Thank you all very much for the hundreds(!) of happy birthday messages that popped up in my Google+ stream today. I celebrated another orbit around the sun by taking a day off work and a drive down to Big Sur for lunch with my wife overlooking the Pacific. Here's a picture of me looking a year older than I did yesterday. - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
Thank you all very much for the hundreds(!) of happy birthday messages that popped up in my Google+ stream today. I celebrated another orbit around the sun by taking a day off work and a drive down to Big Sur for lunch with my wife overlooking the Pacific. Here's a picture of me looking a year older than I did yesterday.
Spotted this at a staged open house today. To think, I've been putting my books up on shelves all these years! - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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The central Californian coast is pretty spectacular, particularly just as the soon is about to set. - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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Doing a little house hunting. The open house is good, a the pool is nice, but might be a little out of our price range... - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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Android Protips 3: Making Apps Work Like Magic (and more!) at Google I/O 2013 - http://blog.radioactiveyak.com/2013...
Android Protips 3: Making Apps Work Like Magic (and more!) at Google I/O 2013
This'll be trouble. Hopefully this lot will remember that at #IO13 when someone asks for a glassing, they want Google glass, not a point glass. - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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It's 8:06, I'm on the 101 in a bus full of Googlers headed for San Francisco. Either I/O is about to start or I'm having the weirdest dream. #IO13 - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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It's that I/O time of year, and that means it's time for the latest installment of my annual Android Protips sessions -- Android Protips 3: Making Apps Work Like Magic! If you're coming to #IO13 join me in the big room on the 3rd floor, first up on Day 2 - or tune in via the live stream at home or as part of #io13extended (and of course everything... - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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It turns out today is my 4 year Anniversary of working at Google. I thought for sure it had only been a couple months. Then When I joined the team in 2009, +Dan Morrill was leading the Android Developer Relations team and +Andy Rubin was at the helm of Android. I joined the team in London, welcomed by our New Business Development team of +Limvirak... - https://picasaweb.google.com/1111699...
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