Posts tagged “google”

Google: Building Great Things That Already Exist

John Gruber, discussing Larry Page’s inspiring anti-“us versus some other company” speech, where he implores people to just focus on “building great that don’t exist”: Google fans seem to eat this kumbaya stuff up, to really believe it. But Google is the company that built Android after the iPhone, Google Plus after Facebook, and now […]

Building Humans in the Cloud

Via the Huffington Post: If we understand the brain well enough, [Ray Kurzweil] says, we would be better equipped to fix its problems, like mental and neurological illnesses. He imagines a search engine capable of accessing a database of your thoughts, stored in the Cloud. It would anticipate what people are seeking before they even know. […]

Project Glass: Exactly How Powerful is Eye Contact?

Stephen King, On Writing (2000): Writing is not life, but i think that sometimes it can be a way back to life. That was something I found out in the summer of 1999, when a man driving a blue van almost killed me. King’s prose recounting being hit by a car is one of the […]


Rob Gonda: …after 3 years all [Google Glass has] managed to do is to take pictures and video, a bit disappointing since you can buy a much better Spy camera eyeglasses for $100. This.