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Is Online Privacy a Pipe Dream?

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Remember years ago when the first noises were being made about protecting your data online, a lot of naysayers would respond "If you're not doing anything wrong, you have nothing to be afraid of"? Keep tellin' yourself that, pilgrim! Remember years ago when the first noises were being made about protecting your data online, a lot of naysayers would respond "If you're not doing anything wrong, you have nothing to be afraid of"? Keep tellin' yourself that, pilgrim! 0 Comments

Robert Doisneau Photos Featured in Google Doodle

Robert Doisneau 100th Birthday Google Doodle

Four pictures snapped by French photographer Robert Doisneau are highlighted on Google’s home page today. Doisneau, who was born 100 years ago today, essentially did at the time what Google now does on a grander scale with Google Street View. Four pictures snapped by French photographer Robert Doisneau are highlighted on Google’s home page today. Doisneau, who was born 100 years ago today, essentially did at the time what Google now does on a grander scale with Google Street View. 0 Comments

Akira Yoshizawa Google Logo Honors Grandfather of Origami

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A colorful, origami-inspired logo appears on Google’s home page today, in honor of Akira Yoshizawa. Recognized as the “grandfather of modern origami,” Yoshizawa created techniques that would inspire generations of origami artists to come. A colorful, origami-inspired logo appears on Google’s home page today, in honor of Akira Yoshizawa. Recognized as the “grandfather of modern origami,” Yoshizawa created techniques that would inspire generations of origami artists to come. 0 Comments

Google Donates £550,000 to Aid Bletchley Park

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A Google.org donation will help the famous World War II code breaking site kick-start a £15m development project. The funds will move the Bletchley Park Trust a step closer to its goal of unlocking a £4.5m Heritage Lottery Fund grant. A Google.org donation will help the famous World War II code breaking site kick-start a £15m development project. The funds will move the Bletchley Park Trust a step closer to its goal of unlocking a £4.5m Heritage Lottery Fund grant. 0 Comments

Richard Scarry Gets Google Doodle On 92nd Birthday

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Popular children's author Richard Scarry - born June 5, 1919 and died April 30, 1994 - received the cyber equivalent of a star on the walk of fame - a Google Doodle. His Busytown series were his most popular. Google made two different logos. Popular children's author Richard Scarry - born June 5, 1919 and died April 30, 1994 - received the cyber equivalent of a star on the walk of fame - a Google Doodle. His Busytown series were his most popular. Google made two different logos. 0 Comments

Envisioning the Web, 60 Years Ago

Sixty years ago, Vannevar Bush laid out a passionate vision of an 'information appliance' of the future. Looking back, we find a remarkably prescient description of what we today call the world wide web. Sixty years ago, Vannevar Bush laid out a passionate vision of an 'information appliance' of the future. Looking back, we find a remarkably prescient description of what we today call the world wide web. 0 Comments

Memorial Day Search Sites

In tribute to the historical antecedents of this holiday many of us take for granted today, here are some of the best sites on the web to search for information on soldiers who lost their lives while serving with the U.S. armed services. In tribute to the historical antecedents of this holiday many of us take for granted today, here are some of the best sites on the web to search for information on soldiers who lost their lives while serving with the U.S. armed services. 0 Comments