The AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship: “The AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship program will provide $20,000 scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year to six promising undergraduate or graduate students pursuing or planning to pursue degrees at the intersection of journalism, computer science and new media.”
What Are The 20 Most Expensive Keyword Categories In Google AdWords?: I feel like this list and its evolution over time provides us with a really depressing mirror directed at our commercial society. “11. Conference Call”
Google Prediction API: Seems like a useful resource for building inexpensive personalization tools for news, depending on how structured your metadata is at the start. Warning: This is a Google Labs project, which makes it seem like it could vanish at any time these days.
Really. I’m more surprised than you are, I promise. Also, I promise this will not be a blog post about “What news organizations can do with Google+” or anything of the sort. Promise. Will. Not. So the thing that consistently confuses me about social products from Google is that as a user, I have truly […]
How to make a heatmap in Google Fusion Tables: Seems useful!
A proposed new standard for semantic metadata in, say, online news stories. Michael Donohoe’s bucket list of things the New York Times could do, delivered shortly after he moved on to a new gig. If you’re not following Richard Koci Hernandez on Instagram, you’re missing out on a hypercreative stream of possibilities. A short instruction […]
This is why we use Twitter and Facebook and even Hunch and Quora to ask questions, search for products, and figure out how to replace dimmer switches. Searching Google is now like asking a question in a crowded flea market of hungry, desperate, sleazy salesmen who all claim to have the answer to every question […]
Excellent way to grab the attention of the people you want to work for: Buy AdWords search spots for their own names. They Google themselves and then… VIDEO: The Google Job Experiment
Back in the early days of grad school, when questions about the future of online advertising came up, I was bullish about the future of location-based mobile advertising that would by contextually relevant to the content you were viewing and the place you were sitting. I was wrong about a big piece of how this […]
QR codes + Google business listings = Yelp killer? Maybe. But aren’t QR codes so 2007? I thought Augmented Reality was the 2009 solution to this problem. Explore a whole new way to window shop, with Google and your mobile phone