Happy birthday to Google, the teenager that runs the world
| 10 September 2013 | FEATURES |
By the time you were 15, had you become a verb?
The wisdom of “Don’t Be Evil”
Google may be a corporate behemoth nowadays, but its motto contains a deep philosophical message.
A rich harvest
| 03 July 2013 | FEATURES |
Groovy devices like Google Glass are constantly collecting data about you and your habits which can be sold to advertisers.
A word about Google
The name game: is Google+ building a cathedral or a bazaar?
| 02 August 2011 | FEATURES |
Google is trying to muscle in on Facebook's turf with its new social network, Google+. But already there are complaints.
Googling for madness
| 26 July 2011 | FEATURES |
Anders Behring Breivik absorbed all of his murderous ideology from the internet.
Searching for information hidden in public
I use a Google aggregator to show me, at a glance, a screen full of the top international, national, local and interest-specific headlines of the moment. Google has been in some of those headlines lately…
Google finds ‘cougars’ not family safe
In the world of online advertising, lewd as it often is, there are still
some boundaries -- at least among the big players. Google, the New York
Times reports, has banned “cougar” dating ads from its content pages
because the internet giant considers them “nonfamily safe”.
Dear Google: Search for Civility
| 06 February 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |
Know how you start typing a phrase into a Google search window and all sorts of possibilities pop up to help you find the search you’re after? That helps me a lot in my daily forays into web research. But they're not as helpful when you search for Christianity...
Education and the art of swallowing pigeons
| 14 December 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |
Further proof of the parlous state of education in the so-called
information age comes from Crooked Timber blog (“Out of the crooked
timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made”). Someone who
teaches a college information science course relays a student’s class
presentation about Google.