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Google Image Search Has A Gender Bias Problem

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business

Not all doctors or CEOs are men. Not all nurses are women. But you might think otherwise if you searched for these professions in Google images. I...

Why Google Works

Eric Schmidt | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Eric Schmidt

Google works very differently from other companies that have been dubbed "gatekeepers" and that are regulated accordingly. We are not a ferry, a railroad, a telecommunications network, or an electricity grid with only one line serving you and no competitors allowed. No one is stuck using Google. People have choices, and they exercise them all the time. We know that if we cease to be useful, our users will leave. The barriers to entry are negligible, because competition is just one click away.

Is the Creepiest Internet Stalking Tool Yet Right at Our Fingertips?

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
M. Lin

Forget identifying that wildflower or monument -- we want to know if this service can help us find out who Smartdude99 is.

Do A Google Image Search For Atari Breakout, Let Awesomeness Ensue

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology

To celebrate Atari Breakout's 37th birthday, Google has made an awesome Easter egg. Just do a Google Image search for Atari Breakout and the page will...

White Privilege and the Snow-White Santa

Lisa Wade | Posted 02.26.2013 | Black Voices
Lisa Wade

Theoretically anyone could be Santa. Yet, while we may see the occasional non-white Santa at the mall or in novelty holiday stories, he is unbearably and overwhelmingly white in our (google-able) imagination.

'Completely Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Searching Google Images for the phrase "completely wrong" brings up a page full of photos of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. Many Twit...

Google Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.30.2012 | Technology

The Google dictionary is no mere picture book, even though it's composed entirely of photos from Google image search. The 1,240-page printed volume...

What Do You Get When You Do A Blank Google Image Search?

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

The new Google search feature lets users begin a Google search by using an image. But what happens when that image is blank? Berlin artist Sebastia...

Google Introduces Wordless Search

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.14.2011 | Technology

If you don't know what a word means, or where a restaurant is, it's easy to enter the right query to find the answer. But if you have a picture you do...

Google Image Search Makeover Borrows Ideas From Bing

Fast Company | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's Image Search is getting an experimental user-interface revamp right now, and some of the ideas appear to come from Microsoft's Bing....

Similar Images Search: Google | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Back in April, Google launched a new search feature in Labs that allowed users to find similar images. Initially rolled out for select images only,...