Tag Archive | "Google"

SlideShare: How Google Works By Eric Schmidt

Sunday, October 26, 2014

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Grab your morning coffee and have a good 5 minute read of this SlideShare presentation from Eric Schmidt, called ‘How Google Works’. It summaries the recent NY Times Best Selling book in 54 slides to give you a very top line look at what they unravel in the book about how Google runs its business. [...]

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Burberry ‘Kisses’ Campaign Case Study

Monday, October 20, 2014

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About a year ago, Burberry released a very cool piece of work called ‘Burberry Kisses’ which allowed almost anyone to send a virtual kiss from their mobile phone, to anyone in the world… Burberry Kisses is an interactive experience that showcases our ‘love’ for one another, which can then communicated in the most human way [...]

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GoogleX: Project Wing Delivery Drones

Saturday, August 30, 2014

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So Amazon hyped their drone delivery service, and now Google follows suit, with GoogleX Moonshot ‘Project Wing’ which is code for Delivery Drones that are being testing in Australia. Google’s ‘Project Wing’ drones are delivering first aid kits, candy bars, dog treats, and water to Australian farmers during the testing phase. Perhaps the reason for [...]

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Google Self Driving Car: The First Drive Video

Friday, June 13, 2014

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We’ve heard a lot about the Google Driverless Car, with testing over the last few years well documented. But this is the ‘First Drive’ where you’ll find people actually in the car, being driven autonomously around some slightly empty streets as they continue to near production… The Google Driverless Cars will be designed to operate [...]

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Google Maps: The Street View Time Machine

Friday, April 25, 2014

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Have you ever wondered if you could go back in time on Google’s Street View? Well, now you can with ‘Time Machine’ from Google Maps. A new feature that allows users to view street view images, and then go back in time with Doc Brown, via imagery from past Street View collections dating back to [...]

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Introducing The ‘Google Night Walk’ Experience

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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Check out this new interactive, rich experience from Google called ‘Night Walk’ where you can explore the streets of Marseille via Google, in a 360 degree, commentated walk through the streets where you can discover unique and interesting details that you would otherwise miss. The experience adds in video, voice, images and interaction to bring [...]

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Infographic: State of Social Media 2013

Friday, January 3, 2014

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Here’s a great Infographic that shows the state of social media in 2013. It’s a great reminder of how quickly the world of social media evolves around us and how much can happen in 12 months. A few milestones include: The launch of┬áVine in January to Vine becoming the most downloaded app in April Instagram [...]

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Google Zeitgeist 2013: A Year In Search

Monday, December 23, 2013

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Here we are again, the Google Zeitgeist for 2013 has just been released, summarising the most popular searches for this year in a nice little video. What were we searching for this year? Google’s Amit Singhal, senior vice president, said “We want to find out more about our heroes, explore far-away destinations or settle a [...]

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Doctor Who: 8-Bit Interactive Google Doodle

Sunday, November 24, 2013

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Just incase you missed it yesterday, and you’re a fan of ‘Doctor Who’, here is the official Google Doodle for the 23rd November 2013, which provides an interactive 8-bit platform game in which you play the Doctor through all his 11 incarnations. The Google Doodle was to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, and [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Stats 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Here’s a great infographic created by Digital Insights that covers all the latest Social Media facts for this year, including figures, numbers and statistics. Some of the highlights cover: 4.2┬ábillion people use their mobile device to access social media sites There have been over 10 billion Facebook apps developed so far 28% of Retweets on [...]

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Google Glass: Colour Snap Colour Match App

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

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Here’s another Google Glass App example, but I’m just not sure how relevant this one is specifically to Google Glass, let alone the quality of colour match from the Glass Camera? I’ve seen a number of iOS and Android apps that do this pretty successfully, but this attempt from Sherwin-Williams, feels a little gimmicky as [...]

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Google Chromecast Device: For Bigger Fun

Monday, July 29, 2013

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I thought I should share the new Google Chromecast Ad, which showcases the new Chromecast device, which incase you’ve been away for the last few days, the interwebs have gone a little crazy around this new HDMI device, which allows you to broadcast content from any of your devices… Mobile, Tablet, Laptop or Desktop… Straight [...]

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Google Project LOON: Balloon Powered Internet

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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Have you ever heard of a Moonshot? It’s the pursuit of not just the 10% better than everyone else, but the 10x better that what exists to date, a reach for glory through science and practicality. It’s not science fiction stuff, but it’s close. And this is the next Google Moodshot. And it’s called Project [...]

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Google Chrome: The World Wide Maze

Sunday, March 24, 2013

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Google’s addiction to creative experiments continues to skyrocket, and with it comes this, ‘The World Wide Maze’ which essentially, turns your favourite websites into mobile controlled pinball meets marble maze games. Click here to start the action, connect your phone, find a site and then play! Very cool work form Google Japan… It reminds me [...]

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Google Chrome: The Peanut Gallery Experiment

Thursday, March 21, 2013

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I think it’s getting to that point where Google can release just about any old Chrome Experiment and the internet will love it! And here is another example of something super simple, with a little story telling thrown in, that leverages their Web Speech API to turn speech into text in real time, as part [...]

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