This is kind of neat. From the Official Google Blog: "Starting today, you can travel to the past to see how a place has changed over the years by exploring Street View imagery in Google Maps for desktop. We've gathered historical imagery from past Street View collections dating back to 2007 to create this digital time capsule of the world."
Goomics collects comics strips that went around inside Google. Many concern abstruse industry topics; some offer an insight on the company's politics, inefficiencies and cultural problems. READ THE REST
In 2018, the BBC published an investigation that found it was easy to find deceptive advertising on Google, and Google promised to fix it with "machine learning." Whether this was just bunkum or attempted in good faith, the result two years later is that it's still easy to find deceptive advertising on Google. Travel permit… READ THE REST
The owner of UK tabloid The Daily Mail is suing Google, claiming that it is penalizing the Mail's search engine placement for using non-Google ad tech. Daily Mail editor emeritus Peter Wright told the BBC's Today programme that the search engine's alleged actions were "anti-competitive". He suggested that the Daily Mail's search visibility dropped after… READ THE REST
For those who enjoy the relaxation and health benefits of sweating it out in a sauna, the charges can start adding up. A typical sauna session will usually set you back about $1 per minute. Heck, you can even throw back a Whopper or two while you sweat, although we wouldn't recommend that for detoxing… READ THE REST
What's your stockpile of available light bulbs like these days? We're guessing it's a little thinner than it used to be. Not too long ago, when incandescent bulbs roamed the Earth like dinosaurs, we'd invariably have a 6-pack, 10-pack, or a freakin' kitchen cabinet chock full of light bulbs whenever one needed to be replaced. … READ THE REST
There are rules to the internet. Unfortunately, many people don't really understand those rules until they transgress against them — wherein they pay the price. So if you're putting together a flyer or a blog post, you'll likely need an image to go with it. Assuming you didn't take a photo yourself, that means you… READ THE REST