The Endangered Languages Project: Supporting language preservation through technology and collaboration

The Miami-Illinois language was considered by some to be extinct. Once spoken by Native American communities throughout what’s now the American Midwest, its last fluent speakers died in the 1960s. Decades later, Daryl Baldwin, a citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, began teaching himself the language from historical manuscripts and now works with the […]

Celebrating six students receiving the AP-Google Journalism & Technology Scholarship

Last summer, we announced a joint scholarship program for aspiring journalists with the Associated Press, administered by the Online News Association. Congratulations to the six students who will each be receiving $ 20,000 to pursue degrees that lie at the intersection of journalism, computer science and new media: Emily Eggleston, 24, graduate student at the […]

How to make money with Blogs | Sales Technology Speaker Frank Furness

www.frankfurness.com | Sales Technology Speaker Frank Furness How to use audio and video in blogs to make big bucks. This is an interview with expert Mike Stewart, the internetvideoguy. Download free Ebooks at http as well as 39 sales closing scripts at www.frankfurness.com

What’s your X? Amplifying technology moonshots

Last week, we ran an experiment. We hosted a gathering, called “Solve for X,” for experienced entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists from around the world. The event focused on proposing and discussing technological solutions to some of the world’s greatest problems. Discussions began last week with this small event, and now we invite others to join […]

Deadline approaching for the AP-Google Journalism & Technology Scholarship

Last August, we announced a joint scholarship program for aspiring journalists with the Associated Press, administered by the Online News Association. A total of six $ 20,000 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate journalism students pursuing or planning to pursue degrees at the intersection of journalism, computer science and new media. Knowing that […]

Time, technology and leaping seconds

Google’s Site Reliability team is responsible for keeping Google’s services and data centers up and running 24/7. In this post, you’ll hear about a project our Site Reliability Engineers took on to make sure that the fluctuations of time don’t adversely affect Google’s products and services. If you like this (detailed) glimpse at the tech […]

Tradition meets technology: top universities using Apps for Education

Pop quiz: What’s significant about the number 61? (a) Number of points required to win a standard game of Cribbage (b) The country code to call Australia (c) Number of Top 100 universities that use Google Apps for Education As all Aussie Cribbage enthusiasts attending college in the U.S. may suspect, this is actually a […]