Category Archives: Google

Internet for All: Global Internet Solutions and their Future Impact

Around 40% of the global population has internet access (Internet Live Stats). There are obvious benefits to increasing access that extend from increasing a buying market, to providing access to micro-loans to poor populations, to providing education to the world, and … Continue reading

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Social Media trumps the personal website

A few years ago I decided to set up a professional website on which I could share content such as my resume and other information; I later transitioned that site to a personal one in which I could share photos, … Continue reading

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Big Data Hopes to Unsnarl City and Pedestrian Traffic

  A LinkNYC Wi-Fi kiosk that Sidewalk Labs hopes will address urban congestion. That kiosk on a bustling city street saying Poland Spring water was “born in Maine” and “moved to the big city” actually hides a Wi-Fi data gathering … Continue reading

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The coming controversy

Computing has gone from a dumb terminal to being smart, artificially intelligent, and self-sufficient. My Android phone, for example, recognizes where I am, knows when I am headed to Penn, and knows how long it will take me to get … Continue reading

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SEARCial = PINTEREST .. The Next Google?

Are you pinning? Do you know what pinning is? Pinterest has over 47 million users according to research and it is only expected to grow. People are describing Pinterest as Searcial. This is a combination of search and social. Rather … Continue reading

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The Proof Is In The Picture

Images. We all know they are more powerful than words. What we may not know is why. Imagine a time in the not so distant future in which all those lovely word documents are not accessible, our Excel budgets are … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg: Silicon Valley Pioneers

I finally had a chance to sit down and watch the film Jobs based on the life story of innovator, rebel, and Apple Computers founder Steve Jobs and I was inspired by it immensely.  Every once in a while a … Continue reading

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Google Glass Improving Live Event Experience

During tonight’s highly anticipated NBA matchup between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers, the two best teams in the Eastern Conference, Pacers Sports & Entertainment introduced Google Glass as a new element of the in-game experience. The wearable technology enables fans at Bankers … Continue reading

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Google Lends A Hand During Boston Marathon Explosion

During the most chaotic time after the Boston Marathon explosions, Google opened its Google Person Finder page to help people reach their family and friends.  As the phone lines were jammed with calls, and as Boston officials were telling people … Continue reading

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RebelMouse: All Over the Place, and All in One Place

Social media is an experiment with no controls. Platforms will come and go. Companies and celebrities will continue to spend time and energy crafting Facebook profiles and pages, pushing content through Twitter and Instagram feeds, and tuning their blogs. They … Continue reading

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