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Tag Archives: Google
Enjoy a hilarious improvised 48 minute “talk” by Conan yesterday at Google HQ. Aside from the biting comedy, the clip includes a brilliant explanation about how, when precluded by his contract from performing, he turned to the Internet — Twitter, … Continue reading
I hope Google holds its ground.
Check out this important article in Wired. While Google still offers a variety of privacy settings, this effort to use a person’s search history to target ads is more than a little worrisome.
Get a load of this: At various places on Media and Mayhem, I mention the names of singers and actors and other celebrities. And among the thousands of other words also used, “p–n” can be found in one place … Continue reading
Google Latitude has me thinking about Hasan. Hasan Elahi’s remarkable ongoing project “Tracking Transience” takes surveillance to extremes you never imagined possible. Faced with government harrassment, Hasan chose to resist with an amazing public digital art project in which anyone, at any time, can … Continue reading
This new Google tool raises more technical, moral, ethical, and social questions than I can even begin to answer. For now, just check it out.