7.0 The Google Guys Search for Tomorrow

Project Glass

The brave new world of augmented reality may be closer than you think. If it becomes a popular product, Google’s Project Glass may make touch-screen smart phones seem positively old-fashioned. This Huffington Post article describes this intriguing wearable technology, and the video gives you a sense of what it might feel like to spend time behind the lenses of smart glasses.

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Google has been getting plenty of of publicity lately because of major changes in its privacy policy. These two articles, one from Huffington Post and one from Consumer Reports, explain how these changes affect you and what you can do about them.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/29/google-privacy-policy-changes_n_1310506.html
http://news.consumerreports.org/electronics/2012/03/google-launches-its-new-privacy-policy-today.html

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The Battle of the Digital Giants

Faces of the coming tech war November 18, 2011

Our digital planet is being transformed every day by new ideas and inventions. In this fascinating Fast Company article, Farhad Manjoo describes how Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon are battling for the future of the innovation economy. If you want to better understand how the “Fab Four” will change your life over the next few […]

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Google Wallet: A Wireless Credit Card in Your Phone?

June 3, 2011

This summer some consumers will be able to pay for some of their purchases by waving their phones instead of swiping their cards. Google Wallet is an Android App that uses near-field communication technology to send transaction information from phone to merchant terminal. This kind of technology could eventually change the way we do most […]

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Google’s Driverless Car—A TED Presentation by Sebastian Thrun

May 18, 2011

Robotic cars aren’t just science fiction fantasies anymore. This short presentation takes you on a road trip in Google’s amazing driverless car as it navigates through crowded city streets and curvy mountain roads. Sebastian Thrun suggests that our roads will be much safer when we let machines do the driving. What do you think?

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