Google has its sights set on a new way of experiencing and interacting with the world. The multifaceted enterprise that has already dipped its feet into social networking, web browsing, and mobile technology has a new undertaking called Project Glass. In its simplest form, the project presents a futuristic fashion statement, but it ultimately represents a lifestyle change for society. The…
Google is a revolutionary company that's admired for its dominant search engine and other Internet-based services and products as well as for its fun and modern working environments. Recently, the worldwide corporation asked design firm Penson to create their newest offices in London. Featuring bold blocks of color contrasting with large areas of white, these rooms are given an aesthetically…
One day, out of curiosity, Clement Valla decided to explore what Google Earth could do. As he started playing with the program, he came upon views he knew he had to share. Bridges that were suppose to look like they were in 3D, were stunningly flattened out in 2D. Because the satellite imagery used in Google Earth is captured in 2D, bridges appeared shockingly warped, like a surreal painting or… Continue
Love her or hate her, Lady Gaga is a phenomenon. Google's VP of Consumer Products Marissa Mayer recently interviewed Gaga, asking her some great questions by her fans. (Can you believe there were over 54,000 video submissions for the Gaga Q&A?)
Take away all those crazy costumes and Gaga is one hardworking and hilarious person. Listen to the hour-long conversation in the background today for some creative inspiration.
As only Google could do, you can now (virtually) step into some of the most acclaimed museums in the world! The internet giant has built a brand-new technology that allows their Street View technology to go indoors, encouraging us to explore inside museums and enabling us to see the incredible detail in over 1,000 works of art! "On average there are 7 billion pixels" per image, said Amit Sood,… Continue
The problem with shopping online is that you don't know how clothes are going to look/fit on you. That's why this ad by Robbin Ingvarsson & Waldemar Wegelin is so effective. “Fashion Show with Google” shows that you can do "more with Google" than you imagined. The 30 second TV commercial was played in Japan.
Google Street View has been grabbing headlines these days because Google recently admitted that their cars had inadvertently collected personal data from unprotected Wi-Fi networks.The FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief even said that these cars "collected passwords,… Continue
If you're a fan of seeing old photographs overlaid on top of modern day ones, you'll love this new project by Google. Called Historypin, it's an interactive, crowd-sourcing movement where you go to upload your old photos, add your stories and then geo-tag them onto Google maps. What exactly is the point? To bridge… Continue
Google compiles and holds vast amounts of the world's data. It's supposed to be totally private but sometimes governments need that information for investigations, and they request it from Google (or its subsidiaries like YouTube, Blogger, etc). Other times, governments find a piece of data offensive or erroneous, and request that Google remove it from its database… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 22, 2010 at 10:00am —
Ah...this is just too cute! "Andy's going to college. The toys are nervous. In the meantime, they discover Google." This is a great search story from Google that promotes Toy Story 3 which comes out on June 18. Pre-order your tickets on Facebook.
Here's a cool little piece of info courtesy of… Continue
Added by alice on June 9, 2010 at 8:36am —
They announced Google Fast Flip which, according to the BBC, allows for " users (to) consume news more quickly and to boost the flagging fortunes of the news industry". Hmmm... two mutually exclusive goals? Yes. Googles attempt to appease the news gods that have been calling them parasites of the internet world? read on!
Flip displays magazines/newspapers/newsources in a "familiar" magazine like format as shown… Continue
Added by Gofaster on September 15, 2009 at 9:30am —
Last summer Google invested $2.75 million into Aptera Motors in an attempt to create a revolutionary, eco-friendly car (see Panda Ju's post). Fast forward a year and the Aptera 2e, an all-electric car that the company calls an “aerodynamic marvel,” has reached pre-production and is scheduled to… Continue