Tag Archive for Google

Maybe They Can Just Dog-Ear The Bills?

Isn’t money fungible? Do they plan to keep the Google money in cash, and dog-ear the individual bills so they don’t go to the wrong place? Stanford Promises Not to Use Google Money for Privacy Research: “Stanford University recently declared…

It’s Data, And Knowing What to Do With It

Amazing. The Trick That Makes Google’s Self-Driving Cars Work – Madrigal – Atlantic: ” Google is engaging in unprecedented, massive, ongoing data collection to transform intractable problems into solvable chores. … The key to Google’s success has been that these…

Word Lens Is Mind-Blowing

I downloaded and played with Word Lens briefly last year. There was only a text-reversing demo for free, the translation required in-app-purchases. But I see that Google just bought the company and made the app and in-app-purchases free. This thing…

I Worry The iPhone/iOS Has Lost Its Edge

Up until maybe last summer I would have argued that iOS was much better than Android in nearly every way. But in the last two revision Android has made up a ton of ground. It’s nearly as good in a…

Schumer Blasts Obama Over Drones!

“Schumer Blasts Obama Over Drones!” That’s what a proper headline would read in a sane world. But instead Schumer is concerned with Google’s pic-taking drones. He’s apparently troubled by Google’s drones taking pics, but okay with Obama’s drones killing people,…

Google ChromeBook Is Almost Here

And I’m intrigued. You’ll be able to order your ChromeBook right from Amazon. Chromebook: “Chromebooks boot in 8 seconds and resume instantly. Your favorite websites load quickly and run smoothly, with full support for the latest web standards and Adobe…