Nest is the Internet of Shit company Google bought and steadily expanded from "smart" thermostats to the current home security product, "Nest Secure," which has an undisclosed microphone — but don't worry, it wasn't intended to be a secret, Google just forgot to mention it, and "the microphone has never been on and is only activated when users specifically enable the option."
In Japan, Google is promoting the Pixel 6 with potato chips. Bags come in five color palates to match the phones, but each shares a "Googley Salty Flavor"— which I'm dying to2ws taste. Unfortunately, all 10,000 bags have already been claimed. Bummer. These Google chips are meant to highlight other Google chips. Google's new Tensor… READ THE REST
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
Every coffee lover knows that nothing beats a freshly brewed pot of joe. It's the drink millions of Americans have settled on as their pick-me-up of choice for their morning, mid-day, and even at night. No matter when you like to enjoy your brew, you should never have to compromise on coffee quality. You won't… READ THE REST
As the summer fades, it's become painfully clear that we spent less time doing the things we love and more time burning the candle at both ends at the office, having severe anxiety over all things COVID, and just generally wasting time. If you missed out on summer, including a few extra rounds of golf,… READ THE REST
Got a stroke of genius and nowhere to make your mark? Sounds like you could use some help in the art department. You could go back to art school and get in-person lessons, but people are full of germs these days, and it's still a safe bet to just stay home. Try the Watercolor Painting… READ THE REST