Tag Archives: google

Google Street View Hyperlapse

Google Street View Hyperlapse from Teehan+Lax Labs on Vimeo. This is completely insane. Someone figured out how to create videos from the photogs Google takes for Street View. Source code is available too. More here. Like 0

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google glasses on air

[Audio: English, random noise; Captions: English] In today’s demo of Glass, Googlers parachuted out of a helicopter wearing Google Glasses, which was then livestreamed to a Hangout (literally) on Air. This is an edited video of the demo… pretty cool. … Continue reading

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google glasses

[Audio: English; Captions: English] This is a pretty cool concept. If Google ever gets autotranscript to be actually functional, you could in theory have real time captioning done for you while wearing these glasses…! Like 0

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google-matic cars…

[Audio: English; Captions: English] There’s also an audio-captioned version for blind folks here. This is pretty cool — a blind man “drives” a car around town. Supposedly this prototype (along with others like it) have logged over 200,000 miles of … Continue reading

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happy valentines, via google

[Audio: English/music; Captions: English[ Pretty cute (tho the song is pretty sad!) This is the little song up on google.com for today. Like 0

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google plus

Well, I have added a new google plus feed on the sidebar to the right (near the bottom). As you may or may not know, I am extremely ambivalent about Google Plus, due to it’s so-called “Real (or Wallet) Name” … Continue reading

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identity politics

There has been a lot going on with nymwars. In case you’ve been hiding under a rock :-), this controversy revolves around Google’s latest offered service, Google Plus. In a departure from most of its social services to date, Google … Continue reading

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privacy, anonymity, pseudonymity, and google plus

[Audio: English; Captions: English (more available at TED)] Well worth watching. People have many very wrong assumptions about “real” names, pseudonymity, and anonymity online. As Matthew Ingram points out, “As a number of users have pointed out, Google and Facebook … Continue reading

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google plus has suspended my account

Without even telling me, actually. I noticed that the submit button wasn’t working, and switched around browsers, thinking it might be some kind of overloaded javascript bug. But once I looked at my profile, it said that I was suspended. … Continue reading

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google’s “It Gets Better” ad on Glee tonight…

Wow! [Audio: English; Captions: English] [Updated] Looks like the captions got uploaded — thanks to Naomi for the heads up! As usual, click through to get them (I really wish they’d come up on embeds 😛 ). Kudos to everyone … Continue reading

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why do I use facebook when it is evil?

Facebook is notoriously insecure. It has flipflopped — more often then McCain — on privacy settings, policies. It keeps rolling out “new” features that undermine old settings. And given the business facebook is in, it WILL be using and harvesting … Continue reading

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this n that

Much as I absolutely despite Rand Paul, for most of what he’d like to get done, I have to give him props on opposing the extension of the Patriot Act: Rand Paul vs. the PATRIOT Act. WT *fucking* F is … Continue reading

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this n that

State of the Web (Oatmeal) From JMG: Iowa Rep. Dwayne Alons: Normal People Live Longer Because They’re Not Gay. The supply of stupid, OTOH, is infinite. What the right won’t admit about Reagan. What I love about this is that … Continue reading

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nifty google search addition

You can now do advanced searches in google and sort by reading level, from basic to advance. You can also show what a particular site’s results are for. Jen over at Google can now filter by “reading level” noted this … Continue reading

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