Posts Tagged ‘google’

Google’s Long History of Social Media Attempts

by Randall Handon July 10, 2010
Google’s Long History of Social Media Attempts [INFOGRAPHIC].


Modern History of Human Communication, via Google

by Randall Handon June 24, 2010
Google Voice for everyone – Official Google Mobile Blog.

Creating Easy Google Heatmaps

by Randall Handon June 16, 2010
Next time you want to quickly and easily throw a heatmap over a Google Map, you might want to check out “heatMAP” from Differential Enterprises.  A simple tool that can pull lat/long and value data from any HTTP Post request (and many other sources), it makes the entire process trivial. The user (or web developer) […]


Is Google’s WebM as free as they claim?

by Randall Handon May 25, 2010
Barely a day after Google announced they would be opening VP8 to the world via their WebM initiative, lawyers for all the major codec agencies got together to start talking about how it’s not as free as Google would like it to be.  The MPEG LA group is already talking about creation of a ‘patent […]

H.264 and VP8 Compared

by Paul Adamson May 24, 2010
VP8 is an open source video codec owned by Google, which they received when they acquired On2 Technologies. There is a major push behind VP8 to be used as the codec for HTML5, especially on YouTube. However, there are several questions about the quality of VP8, especially in high motion scenes. Author Jan Ozer takes […]

NVIDIA Tegra 2 Prototype Tablet Running Backbreaker at Google I/O 2010

by Paul Adamson May 20, 2010
Wow! This looks interesting! An Nvidia Tegra 2 tablet is being shown at Google I/O 2010. Pleasant surprise at Google I/O to come across a brand new prototype from NVIDIA a Tegra 2 tablet. I tried to get do a device walk through on camera, but that was a no no, so you’ll have to […]

Google Announces The WebM Project

by Randall Handon May 19, 2010
It’s been a while since Google bought On2, and today at the I/O event they’ve finally announced what they plan to do with it: Release it back into the wild as Open-Source video codec WebM. WebM is an open, royalty-free, media file format designed for the web. WebM defines the file container structure, video and […]


Top 35 Flickr Groups for Infographics and Data Visualization

by Randall Handon May 11, 2010
The Inspired Mag has compiled a great list of Flickr and Google Groups that showcase a wide variety of information graphics and visualization all ready for your perusal. Today, we bring you a major round-up of the best 35 Flickr Groups to find all kinds of designs, either from major newspapers and magazine, personal portfolios […]