Posts Tagged ‘google’

Tracking the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill using Google Earth

by Paul Adamson May 10, 2010
We have talked about some of the resources that you can use to track the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Another tracking tool that you can use if Google Earth. Hopefully the new containment dome will work, which will take care of about 85% of the oil that is spewing out. Then they […]

High Speed Video: Google Chrome Rendering Speed Tests

by Randall Handon May 7, 2010
This new Google Chrome ad that showcases the incredible rendering speed has been making the rounds all week, but I just noticed it’s been updated with some detailed technical information on how they made it.  Recorded with the Phantom v640 High Speed Camera at full-HD (capable of 2700fps), they had to get creative with the […]


Graphic: Government requests directed to Google and YouTube

by Randall Handon April 21, 2010
Google has created a new politically-motivated interactive mashup that shows the quantity of takedown notices and user information requests from various world governments.  This includes takedown notices for sites like Youtube, and access information for various websites and users.  While still in development, it’s pretty easy to see that the US is second only to […]


Google Street View in Pseudo-3D

by Randall Handon April 1, 2010
As one of Google’s “April’s Fools Pranks”, they’ve enabled Anaglyphics Red-Cyan stereo on Google Street View.  Simply load up street view as you normally would, and you’ll see a new icon there to enable it. In reality, it looks like they’re just duplicating and shifting the existing image a bit, it doesn’t really add much […]


Google aims for easier 3D Web

by Paul Adamson March 19, 2010
People have been trying for a long time now to bring 3-D to the world wide web. We have had VRML and Web3D, but nothing really seems to have taken off. CNet has posted an article in Google’s attempt to bring 3-D to the web. As always, there are some problems that need to be […]

What do you suggest?

by Paul Adamson March 10, 2010 is a new way of searching for information on the web. The web site takes an input query, and displays the results from Google Suggest in a tree form. For example, if you enter a search item into the entry field, and it gives you options on where you can go from there. For […]


Google facts and figures (massive infographic)

by Paul Adamson February 25, 2010
The folks at Pingdom have put together an infographic on The Internet Google. It is a pretty massive set of facts and numbers that have been acquired, so take a look at it. And let’s face it, Google is a pretty interesting company. In fact, we think it’s so interesting that we put together this […]