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October 16th, 2014 at 9:09 am

Top 4 scenarios for the future of transportation

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Self-driving cars manage to backfire on Los Angeles and cause even more traffic.

In the year 2030, Google has taken over Atlanta’s transportation system. Self-driving cars have failed to solve Los Angeles’s traffic problems. There’s a fleet of smart buses and on-demand “jitneys” in New Jersey And Boston is hyper-dense: People live in downtown micro-apartments and get around mostly by walking and cycling.

 

 

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October 15th, 2014 at 10:18 am

How Facebook, Google, and Apple are tracking you without cookies

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Whether, you’re using an iOS or Android device, you are able to turn off most of the tracking mechanisms.

The lifespan of the tracking cookie is about to expire. With the rapid emergence of mobile devices. Facebook, Google, and Apple have turned to new and more potent methods for advertisers to keep track of you across multiple devices.

 

 

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September 30th, 2014 at 10:00 am

Accept Uber-style disruption or face unemployment: Eric Schmidt to the European Union

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt, Google’s Chairman, wants to play nice with the European Union, but he isn’t about to give in to calls for regulation. “Europe needs to accept and embrace disruption. The old ways of doing things need to face competition that forces them to innovate,” he wrote in an op-ed for Digital Minds for a New Europe, the European Commission’s new tech series. “Uber, for example, is shaking up the taxi market — for the good. It offers riders convenience and cheaper fares. Understandably, the incumbent taxi industry is unhappy.”

 

 

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September 26th, 2014 at 9:00 am

Yossarian – a search engine that can make you more creative

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How it works.

You will see endless photos of white models if you type “beauty” into Google image search. Search “beauty” in Yossarian, the metaphorical search engine, and it returns pictures of men shaking hands, a little boy dressed as a super hero, and burning money. Keep scrolling and new understandings of “beauty” pop up.

 

 

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September 23rd, 2014 at 11:27 am

Google’s Larry Page wants to build a super-efficient airport the rest of the world can copy

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Larry Page

Larry Page’s ambitions are huge. He has Google working on self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, robots, aging, and drones. At Google, they call these efforts moonshots.

 

 

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September 17th, 2014 at 11:13 am

Competition is for losers: Peter Thiel

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Google makes so much money that it is now worth three times more than every U.S. airline combined.

This question is harder than it looks – what valuable company is nobody building? That’s because your company could create a lot of value without becoming very valuable itself. Creating value isn’t enough—you also need to capture some of the value you create.

 

 

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September 2nd, 2014 at 11:47 am

Google’s self-driving cars still face many hidden obstacles

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A pre-made map only lets  Google’s self-driving car know about the presence of certain stationary objects, like traffic lights.

Google’s self-driving car has made impressive progress but there are still some major limitations for automated driving. It can’t drive itself in 99 percent of the country. The car knows nearly nothing about parking,  and can’t be taken out in snow or heavy rain, and it would drive straight over a gaping pothole.

 

 

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August 31st, 2014 at 8:16 am

Project Wing – Google’s secret drone-delivery project

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Google delivery drone.

Google has secretly been working on the Project Wing program at GoogleX for the last two years. The company has been working on building flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two. (Video)

 

 

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August 15th, 2014 at 8:42 am

Google and Facebook go beyond social

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It’s important to start back in the fall of 2010 if you want to understand the strange but spectacularly profitable world of Google and Facebook today.  Facebook was a rising start four years ago. They had built the ultimate social walled garden — almost a separate alternative to the Internet at large.

 

 

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August 9th, 2014 at 10:00 am

Top 9 ways Google is changing the world

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Project Loon aims to bring internet access to the two-thirds of the world.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, last month, thumbed his nose at Google for its various “moonshot” projects, currently housed at Google’s semi-secret X Labs. When Nadella was asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, he said that there’s always something to learn from “from people who market themselves well.”

 

 

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