Women of Google+ : Nina Paley

As we come across amazing women in Google+, we wanted to highlight some of them and give you the opportunity to find out how fabulous they are for yourself.

Women of Google+ : Nina PaleyFeatured G+’er : Nina Paley

How did you originally get invited to Google+?

Various friends and acquaintances invited me, and I didn’t notice until yesterday because I never check my gmail account. In fact I only got a gmail account 2 weeks ago, when I got a new Android phone. Clearly, I will be using it more now.

What benefits are you seeing from being in Google+?

Image quality is much better! I do a daily comic strip, Mimi & Eunice and Facebook would never create graphic thumbnails for links, because FB is biased against images it deems “too horizontal.” This is not a problem with Google+, which makes my comics much more shareable. That alone is worth the price of admission.

How does Google+ fit into your life or career?

The more culture is shared, the more value it has. As an artist I want my work shared as much as possible. Google+ makes sharing much easier.

A particularly interesting story or thoughts you may want to add regarding Google+

I used it as an example in this article I just wrote about anti-rivalry on my blog.

Where can I find more information about this fabulous woman?

Nina Paley is the creator of the award-winning animated musical feature film Sita Sings the Blues. Her adventures in our broken copyright system led her to copyLeft her film, and join QuestionCopyright.org as Artist-in-Residence. Prior to becoming an animator Nina was a syndicated cartoonist; she is now Freely re-releasing all her old comics with a Copyheart message. A 2006 Guggenheim Fellow, Nina is currently producing a series of animated shorts about intellectual freedom called Minute Memes, and a daily comic strip, Mimi & Eunice.

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