Links related to Google presented in somewhat random fashion:
Google announces new tools to help with virtual education during the pandemic
How to make sure Google automatically deletes your data on a regular basis – Vox
How much Google contractors say they get paid compared to full-time employees
Google Translate is a manifestation of Wittgenstein’s theory of language
Google takes its trike on a tour of Mexico’s Mayan monuments
Google Engineer Accidently Shares His Internal Memo About Google + Platform
Google To Begin Encrypting Searches & Outbound Clicks By Default With SSL Search
Google privacy: Q&A
Has Google reached the tipping point? – Guardian
Diversity Manifesto (2017)
Goodbye Google+, the end of privacy, and once were warriors – Future Tense
Activate Google signals
Translating: What should we know about Google?
Afrikaans: Wat moet ons weet oor Google?
Maori: Me aha e matau ana tatou e pā ana ki Google?
Spanish: ¿Qué debemos saber sobre Google?
Swedish: Vad ska vi veta om Google?
German: Was sollten wir über Google wissen?
Don’t confuse Google’s self-driving cars with Google Drive
Fun Fact. One of the subsidiaries of Google is YouTube
Core skills (Adventures in Digital Literacy!)
Have you created a gmail address?
Have you watched a hangout on Google+?
Have you joined a hangout on Google+?
Have you initiated a hangout on Google+?
Have you created a Google calendar?
Have you made a free phone call to a landline in the USA?
Have you run Google analytics on your website?
Google My Business
Tip: Change the emails that Google sends you
From smartphones to self-driving cars to browsers, email, social networking, and augmented-reality glasses, Google doesn’t just mess around in a huge number of divergent technology arenas, it credibly competes in most of them, has essentially invented some of them from the ground up, and in some key segments, is the dominant player.
– 2012 in Review – PC Mag
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/ – We’re getting rid of over 60 different privacy policies across Google and replacing them with one that’s a lot shorter and easier to read. Our new policy covers multiple products and features, reflecting our desire to create one beautifully simple and intuitive experience across Google.
Google Drive — http://drive.google.com — offers 5 gigabytes of free storage
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Do a barrel roll
Search by image
Google Analytics gives you rich insights into your website traffic and marketing effectiveness. Easy-to-use features let you see and analyze your traffic data.
Google Analytics for Power Users
Your profile is the way you present yourself on Google products and across the web. With your profile, you can manage the information–such as your bio, contact details, and links to other sites about you or created by you–that people see. https://profiles.google.com
Is there an easy way to get long/lat on Google Maps?
Is there an easy way to go from Google Maps to Googlearth
Google Latitude allows you to share your location with friends and view their locations on a map.
“With the news that Google is killing off Google Reader as of July 1, 2013, users everywhere are on the lookout for potential replacements”. More information about alternatives:
Google Page Rank
Google Technology – http://www.google.com/technology
“The heart of our software is PageRank™, a system for ranking web pages developed by our founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin at Stanford University … PageRank relies on the uniquely democratic nature of the web by using its vast link structure as an indicator of an individual page’s value. In essence, Google interprets a link from page A to page B as a vote, by page A, for page B. But, Google looks at more than the sheer volume of votes, or links a page receives; it also analyzes the page that casts the vote. Votes cast by pages that are themselves “important” weigh more heavily and help to make other pages “important.” Important, high-quality sites receive a higher PageRank, which Google remembers each time it conducts a search. Of course, important pages mean nothing to you if they don’t match your query. So, Google combines PageRank with sophisticated text-matching techniques to find pages that are both important and relevant to your search. Google goes far beyond the number of times a term appears on a page and examines all aspects of the page’s content (and the content of the pages linking to it) to determine if it’s a good match for your query.”
Google’s original Mission Statement (1998) was to ‘organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.’
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