Posts Tagged ‘Google’

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    Labor Productivity: Google

    Mar 17, 13 • 649 Views • No Comments

    I suspect the whole Yahoo inspired debate about whether we work at home or at the office is taking us in the wrong direction. Instead, I started thinking about what author Daniel Pink suggests in Drive. Discussing incentives, he says that once we are...  [read more]

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    A Path for Driverless Cars

    Nov 3, 12 • 446 Views • 2 Comments

    A self-driving car could be a pleasure… The day would begin with a pick-up that you scheduled through your phone app. When your self-driving car arrived at your front door, you would get in, check today’s drive time and start to prepare for your...  [read more]

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    Yahoo’s New CEO

    Jul 18, 12 • 283 Views • No Comments

    Headline from CNN Money: “New Yahoo CEO Mayer is Pregnant” 1992: The title of a male CEO’s speech that was reprinted in the Christian Science Monitor: “A Pregnant CEO: In Whose Lifetime?” (Implying the unlikelihood.) 2012: From...  [read more]

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    Wait, you actually read the privacy policy?

    Mar 7, 12 • 265 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. How often do we see “Privacy Policy” at the bottom of a web page? All the time. How often do we read beyond the alliterative title? At least for me, almost never. And thankfully so, because those privacy policies...  [read more]

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    Sounds Like Bell Labs

    Nov 15, 11 • 259 Views • No Comments

    Google has a “secret” lab. Called Google X by the NY Times, it sounds like the old Bell Labs. Before 1984, when AT&T was a monopoly, their research subsidiary Bell Labs employed a battalion of scientists. For some, the assignment was just to...  [read more]