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Daydream Labs: Teaching Skills in VR

July 20th, 2017

You can read every recipe, but to really learn how to cook, you need time in the kitchen. Wouldn’t it be great if you could slip on a VR headset and have a famous chef walk you through the basics step by step? In the future, you might be able to learn how to cook…

Applications now open for the Google Policy Fellowship in Europe and Africa

July 20th, 2017

Are you an undergraduate, graduate or law student interested in internet and technology policy? Do you want to get involved in the public dialogue on these issues? If so, the new Google Policy Fellowship pilot programs in Italy, Belgium (Brussels), and three African countries may be for you.   Successful applicants to the program will…

Welcome to Outer Space View

July 20th, 2017

Editor’s note:  Starting today, you can now explore the International Space Station in Street View in Google Maps. Thomas Pesquet, Astronaut at the European Space Agency (ESA), spent six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as a flight engineer. He returned to Earth in June 2017, and in this post he tells us about what…

Shapes Constraint Language (SHACL) is now a W3C Recommendation

July 20th, 2017

The RDF Data Shapes Working Group has published Shapes Constraint Language (SHACL) as a W3C Recommendation. This document defines the SHACL Shapes Constraint Language, a language for validating RDF graphs against a set of conditions. These conditions are provided as shapes and other constructs expressed in the form of an RDF graph. RDF graphs that…

Find great apps and games on Google Play with the Editors’ Choice update

July 19th, 2017

Summer road trips are always a great way to unplug and enjoy time with friends and family. But how do you go about choosing the best app to navigate unfamiliar roads, edit your vacation photos and videos to post online, or find a fun game to pass time during the long drive? The Editors’ Choice…

Adventures abound: Explore Google Expeditions on your own

July 19th, 2017

Google Expeditions makes it possible for teachers to take their classrooms on virtual reality field trips to amazing places like the Taj Mahal or Machu Picchu. Today, we’re starting to roll out a new solo mode of Expeditions for Android, so that anybody can explore more than 600 different tours on their own. Just download…

Feed your need to know

July 19th, 2017

As the late, great Dr Seuss once said, “there is no one alive who is you-er than you.” At Google, we know this statement is truer than true. Sure, we all have many things in common, but none of us has quite the same mix of passions, interests and goals as the next person. And,…

Empowering Indonesian entrepreneurs to take action

July 19th, 2017

Editor’s note: This post comes from Yansen Kamto, Chief Executive and Founder of KIBAR, which mentors and nurtures startups through tech incubator programs, and by building innovation hubs. Today, they’re officially joining the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network. Indonesia is home to 17,504 islands, 1,128 ethnic groups and 746 local languages. Half of our country…

Moving the Angular Blog

July 18th, 2017

The Angular Blog is moving to a new URL: https://blog.angular.io  (#itsjustangular !) Please follow us there for the latest news, updates, and tips, and stories from the field.

Tilt Brush Artist in Residence: Meet Estella Tse

July 18th, 2017

Editor’s note: Tilt Brush lets you paint in 3D space with virtual reality. Earlier this year, we launched the Artist in Residence (AiR) program to showcase what’s possible when creative artists experiment with this new medium. The resulting works of art have been amazing, and you can check some of them out on our website,…