“If you’re have a slamming Saturday night, there’s no reason why it shouldn’t feel like a game of Legend of Zelda,” said
Lifehacker’s Gina Trapani brings word that Google has given magazine nerds an early Christmas present in the form of searchable magazine archives. (The announcement originally appeared on Google’s official blog.)
What can you find? At the moment, it only includes New York, Popular Science, and Ebony, but it’s still got Read More
Remember when Nicholas Carr asked in The Atlantic, "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" (Sure you don’t: That was way back in July/August and we’ve all been using Google too much.)
If the planet-devouring search engine is bringing about the dumbening of mankind, New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell might just be the last intelligent Read More
Tim Armstrong, Google’s president of sales and crusader for their possible search ad deal with Yahoo, was having a cocktail at the W Hotel at Lexington and 50th Street last night for the Silicon Alley 100. But he wasn’t exactly sure why he was there.
A couple hundred of the city’s tech Read More
Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal‘s Amy Schatz reported that Google would be setting up a "two-story, 8,000 square-foot headquarters for hundreds of bloggers descending on the Democratic convention in Denver next week, and it will offer similar services at the Republican convention in September, as new media gain influence in politics."
According to Ms. Read More
This month’s Atlantic cover story by Nicholas Carr which asks the pressing question "Is Google Making Us Stoopid?"
After examining several ways in which our brains have been rewired by our dependence on the web, Mr. Carr notes:
When the Net absorbs a medium, that medium is re-created in the Net’s image. It injects Read More
As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, Wired has posted a few videos and articles in which its founders look back at what they got right and wrong in the early days of the magazine.
One of the videos features the magazine’s former executive editor, Kevin Kelly, whom The New York Times Read More
Attenion C-SPAN’s BookTV addicts, (we know you’re out there)! Brooklyn lit blogger Maud Newton alerts us to Authors@Google. Well-known writers and novelists speak at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. and their talks are posted on YouTube and Google Video. Michael Bloomberg appeared on it in June.
Guests have included Read More
Is Google about to create a city-based campus in Chelsea, much like the one it created in Mountain View, Calif.? According to real estate executives and brokers, it could be close to happening.
The California-based Internet giant has expanded its city headquarters at 76 Ninth Avenue by 49,000 square feet, increasing its total presence Read More