The case against Facebook

But Googlers can also make a strong case that Google makes valuable contributions to the information climate. I learn useful, real information via Google every day. And while web search is far from a perfect technology, Google really does usually surface accurate, reliable information on the topics you search for. Facebook’s imperative to maximize engagement, […]

The James Damore memo can’t negate talented women or their work

What I find disturbing about the James Damore memo about men’s and women’s comparative capabilities (aside from the memo itself) is that its publication seems to negate women’s daily achievements in the eyes of so many men who read it.

Ok Google, show me how to get things done

I recently started experimenting with Google Keep, Calendar and Reminders to get things done. I’ve only really just dipped my toe in the water but it’s been interesting so far.

When Google gave up, the Internet Archive kept going

The Internet Archive has been quietly preserving our digital heritage for 20 years and it is difficult to understate it’s contribution to Humanity.

Journalism as a service

One of Jeff Jarvis’ suggestions for creating a more sustainable news publishing industry is to treat journalism as a service, rather than as a commodity content factory. That appeals to me and I hope that is what the future holds.

Google is preserving our heritage in gigapixels

Google is preserving our heritage with the Google Cultural Institute’s new Art Camera in incredible detail and it is wonderful.

Time to update your social media buttons?

If you happen to be using old social media buttons on your site, you should update them in line with the services’ brand guidelines/requirements.

Google and Apple quietly fighting over El Capitan

I noticed that both Apple and Google are fixated on a well-known mountain in the United States called El Capitan and both companies have featured it prominently in their marketing campaigns. Apple has named its next Mac OS operating system after El Capitan: Oddly, Google has published a video featuring El Capitan to promote Google […]

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