Posts Tagged ‘Google’

  • Our Transportation Infrastructure is Crumbling

    A Path for Driverless Cars

    Nov 3, 12 • 1165 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 • 683 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 • 695 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 • 666 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]

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    Patent Troll Protection

    Aug 17, 11 • 761 Views • No Comments

    We spray “OFF!” for insect protection, divers use shark repellent, and now, Google has purchased Motorola to resist patent trolls. Described in an NPR This American Life podcast, patent trolls purchase multiple patents with the intent of suing any......  [read more]