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Google Would Never Hire a Person Like Me

Anthony Mays | Posted 06.16.2015 | Black Voices
Anthony Mays

I am super proud to be a Googler. My background isn't normal compared to the rest of my colleagues-not by a long shot. But I am convinced that Google wants to give everyone a fair shot, no matter where they're from or what they look like.

Climate Change This Week: Solar-Plus Storage Push, Water and Energy Collide, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?

9 Reasons Why Game of Thrones Characters Need Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Did you check your Facebook newsfeed? Tyrion Lannister just became friends with Daenerys Targaryen. And Arya changed her professional title on LinkedIn to "Oyster Assassin."

Google Maps Offers Dragon As Public Transportation Option

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology

Google Maps now provides people in Great Britain with real-time information about the best and quickest ways to get places -- regardless of whether co...

Hacking the WIN-Win-Win Business Model

Rajesh Setty | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

The model is simple - you serve the needs of your core customers for free or almost for free. The core customer's activity creates a side-effect that can be harnessed to create value for another set of customers that are willing to pay.

Kate Sheppard

Check Out Google's New Tool For Monitoring Global Fishing

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.05.2015 | Green

CASCAIS, Portugal -- Google offered an early look at its new Global Fishing Watch project, which allows users to track commercial fishing vessels and ...

Here's Med In Your Eye

XPRIZE | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology
XPRIZE

They're the windows to the soul, the limpid pools in which we drown in each other's gaze -- all that good stuff. But it's the 21st century; haven't we figured out anything else the eyes are good for? You know, besides seeing?

How To Find Creative Inspiration From Your Dreams

DreamsCloud | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
DreamsCloud

We now know that accessing dreams as a source for creativity is nothing new. Since ancient times, writers, artists, musicians, scientists, and a variety of people from other professions have logged their dreams and/or shared them, then acted upon them creatively in waking life.

Project Titan: What We Know So Far About the Apple Car

Joseph Farrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

The Apple car is coming. And by its code name, it is clear that Apple is aware of and prepared for an epic battle. It won't be easy, but if there is a company on earth that has skills, processes, and capital to disrupt the calcified juggernaut that is the auto industry, it is Apple.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

The Single Biggest Reason To Fix Tech's Diversity Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.03.2015 | Black Voices

In the tech industry, where Latinos and African-Americans make up just five percent of the workforce at leading companies, it’s been widely establis...

Google Is Still An Old Boys' Club

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google isn't making much headway diversifying its workforce beyond white and Asian men, even though the Internet company hired ...

Google... Jeans

David Sable | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
David Sable

I love the way we use the word platform today. In fact, according to Google the use of the word has skyrocketed over the years, particularly as it became a metaphor for developing ideas and products that shared some common core.

Futuristic Google Project Wants To Control Devices Without Touching Them

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology

You can talk to them and wear them, but in a not-too-distant future, you may not even have to touch your devices. A new endeavor from Google's Adva...

Your Smart Home: Google's Brillo Pad

John Bates | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
John Bates

Beyond the home, as the smart city evolves, we'll have street lamps that only come on when someone is there, traffic systems that dynamically reroute based on what's happening on the roads, buildings that optimize themselves to the number of people and weather conditions - so much is possible.

Ronaldo and Bale Transfer Buzz Rallies After Disappointing Season Ends

Ignacio Chavarria | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports
Ignacio Chavarria

Google search volume regarding the possible transfers of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale out of Real Madrid reached its highest point of the year in the second half of May.

Self-Driving Cars and the Trolley Problem

Tanay Jaipuria | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology
Tanay Jaipuria

Can you imagine a world in which say Google or Apple places a value on each of our lives, which could be used at any moment of time to turn a car into us to save others? Would you be okay with that?

Google Introduces Simpler Privacy Settings

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an attempt to make the more than 1 billion users of its ...

That's Why You Can't Force Creative Minds

Nora Oravecz | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact
Nora Oravecz

The other day I had quite an interesting conversation with an acquaintance who told me that she/he doesn't really get what is this thing about motivation. Why do people need motivation? He read my blog, watched the videos but still, it doesn't make sense to him why it's necessary or important even.

The Mindset of the Millenial: Disruptive & Committed for the Long Run

Harlan Loeb | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Harlan Loeb

Both in the context of their class participation and their assigned work, the differences in their thinking and social behavior proved startling to me, a Baby Boomer. My takeaway: This definitely is the generation that will change how we think and how our largest institutions behave.

Here's What's Up With Google Photos

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.28.2015 | Technology

You can get your hands on it now. But how new is it, really?

How to See Your Site Through Google's Eyes

Jayson DeMers | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Jayson DeMers

Once you understand how Google views your site, you can determine the key areas of your site that you need to improve and take action to salvage your domain authority and rank.

Why Do People Hate Everything?

Galanty Miller | Posted 05.27.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

If you Google why do, the first search entry that comes up, that finishes the question for you, is why do dogs eat poop. How does the human brain work? How does the theory of relativity work? Nah.

Climate Change This Week: Bi-Polar Problems, Solar Breakthrough and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.27.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter and a little more crowded.

Liberal Arts and Our Future

Linda Katehi | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Linda Katehi

We will always need talented engineers and scientists. But our future rests on how successful we are in getting technology and humans to interact in ways that benefit our planet and everyone who lives on it.

Tales from Online Reputation Management (ORM)

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.27.2015 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Individuals, Companies, Governments and Brands need to pay careful attention to the correlation between search, social media and reputation control and management.