Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Google Rocking Sunroofs and WiFi Boats ...

House & Home: super-rich join the Airbnb set 

Google this week announced that it wants to fix your home Wi-Fi, but internally, it has long been working on far more complexnetworking issues. To connect the hundreds of thousands of machines that make up a Google data center, you can’t just use a few basic routers and switches. So to manage all the data flowing between its servers, Google has been building its own hardware and software, and today, it’s pulling back the curtain and giving us a look behind the evolution of its networking infrastructure How Google’s Networking Infrastructure Has Evolved Over The Last 10 Years

The “e” in the company’s name will remain slightly tilted to reflect Google’s sometimes off-kilter thinking. Google Logo Google

my favorite thing about the new google logo is that the tilted 'e' makes me want to call it Googlé
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Google’s Project Sunroof shows your home’s solar potential for free Inhabitat. I don’t trust Google on this. Why should I tell Google that much about my house?

Nefertiti archaeologist invited to Egypt over theory of hidden tomb Guardian 

Kenya circa MMIV: Via Malchkeon Flamingoes at Lake Naivasha

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health. 

The Coddling of the American Mind

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