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What The Internet Thinks Of Women! A UN Ad Campaign Reveals

This UN-driven campaign uses the worlds most popular search engine – Google, to show how gender inequality is a worldwide problem. The adverts show the results of genuine searches through Google’s auto-complete search feature depending on the popularity of a search phrases. In this case the most searched phrases are not funny, and sometimes disturbing!

What Google Glass Can Do to Photographers if it Took Over

Google’s latest and most innovative creation, Glass, looks like it’s heading our way as a reality and hitting the shelves very soon. There are already various apps developed for the new smart glasses, including one that can trigger the camera shutter with a wink! If the gadget is embraced by users and managed to build an audience base, what would photographers look like using the smart eye-winking camera?! Grovo, in the clip below, offers a humorous look at what photographers would look like if Google Glass becomes widely used as a camera and camcorder. Grovo describes sarcastically: Here’s someone you’ll… Read more »

A Breathtaking Hyper-lapse Cruise Through Google Street View

The folks over at Teehan+Lax have just released a new tool that lets you scrape public data from Google Street View to create sweeping hyperlapse videos. They describe a hyperlapse as: Hyper-lapse photography—a technique combining time-lapse and sweeping camera movements typically focused on a point-of-interest—has been a growing trend on video sites. It’s not hard to find stunning examples on Vimeo. Creating them requires precision and many hours stitching together photos taken from carefully mapped locations. We aimed at making the process simpler by using Google Street View as an aid, but quickly discovered that it could be used as the source material. It worked… Read more »

Inside Google’s High-Tech Data Centers – Where the Internet Lives

For the first time ever, Google gives us a glimpse of their behemothic storage facilities, where every little piece of data is archived, this is where every article, photo, video, and song sits awaiting to be looked up and generated instantly in search results. The new photos where revealed through a newly launched website, Where the Internet Lives, which features never-before-seen images of eight of Google’s 9 data centers, the places the “physical internet” calls home. According to Google, their facilities, which must process 3 billion search queries a day and 72 hours of YouTube videos every minute, are “among the most… Read more »

What Happens in an Internet Minute [infographic]

In the begining of 2012 Intel released this interesting infographic explaining what happens on the internet per minute of time. The mega scale of information exchange is no surprise to any present day web user, especially with the rise of social networking integration in all types of online activities – yet the numbers shown by the graphic below are tremendous. In just one minute online more than 204 million emails are sent. Amazon collects about $83,000 in sales. Around 20 million photos are viewed and 3,000 uploaded on Flickr. At least 6 million Facebook pages are viewed around the world. More than… Read more »

The Three Funniest Google Glasses Parody Videos

Just a few days ago Google released a teaser video of their nifty concept gadget Project Glass. The video went viral online with plenty of reactions on how undoubtedly exciting and futuristic the glasses are. Of course, speculations also rambled on imagining side effects of such a gadget and how you might hurt yourself wearing them while moving. Hopefully, they won’t be as funny and painful as these Google glasses  parody videos!

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