November 21st | Learn more about the world around you with Google Lens and the Assistant

Looking at a landmark and not sure what it is? Interested in learning more about a movie as you stroll by the poster? With Google Lens and your Google Assistant, […]

November 21st | Censored on Google Maps

Since the earliest days of Google Maps a big multi-colored circle has obscured a part of Noordwijk aan Zee in the Netherlands. It isn’t the only location in the world […]

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Ignore Google’s Thanksgiving Travel Advice

According to Google for most people the best time to travel home for Thanksgiving is early Wednesday morning (3-4 am).  Google analysed traffic data from last year’s Thanksgiving holiday to […]

Turn customers into advocates with #SmallThanks

The holiday season is a time to be grateful for friends, family and community. For me, that gratitude includes the small businesses who are a part of my everyday life […]

Two years of Google.org grants for racial justice

For many years, bold leaders across the U.S. have been using technology to foster a national dialogue on systemic inequity. Through painful moments like the Charleston church shooting, Googlers, like […]

A merry mobile holiday with Google Shopping

In those spare moments between basting the turkey, assembling gingerbread houses, and planning your ugly-sweater party, you might find yourself reaching for your phone to research holiday gifts you still […]

Experimenting with VR at the South China Morning Post

Having spent my pre-Google career as a reporter and editor at legacy media organizations, I can tell you that digital transformation in the news industry is challenging. Even when news […]

Still Building Trump’s Wall

Donald Trump wants to spend millions of hard working Americans’ tax-dollars on a wall between the United States and Mexico. KPBS claims that 653 miles of that wall already exists, […]

The Cost of Going Outside

Apparently Americans have to pay an entrance fee to ‘enter’ the great outdoors. Some National Parks in the USA charge an entrance fee. And the National Parks Service wants to […]

Mapping the Irish Rebellion

I’ve been experimenting a lot recently with the Leaflet-IIIF plug-in. The plug-in allows you to display IIIF manifests in Leaflet maps. This map of Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait Dedicated to Gauguin […]


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