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Call for Review: WebDriver is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

April 26th, 2018

The Browser Testing and Tools Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of WebDriver. WebDriver is a remote control interface that enables introspection and control of user agents. It provides a platform- and language-neutral wire protocol as a way for out-of-process programs to remotely instruct the behavior of web browsers. Provided is a set of…

Test your knowledge of natural wonders in Google Earth

April 26th, 2018

In Google Earth’s Voyager, we’ve climbed aboard the ISS, simulated eclipses, and gone deep into the Amazon. Now, with the help of our friends at Atlas Obscura, we’re adding something new to the mix. In a multiple choice quiz, Atlas Obscura takes you to some of the most beautiful—and intriguing—places on the planet. Know where…

Stay composed: here’s a quick rundown of the new Gmail

April 25th, 2018

Email is a necessity for most of us. We use it to stay in touch with colleagues and friends, keep up with the latest news, manage to-dos at home or at work—we just can’t live without it. Today we announced major improvements to Gmail on the web to help people be more productive at work….

With new security and intelligent features, the new Gmail means business

April 25th, 2018

Since the beginning, our aim with G Suite has been to help companies transform the way they work with our suite of cloud-based collaboration and productivity apps. Today we’re announcing major updates to help the more than 4 million paying businesses that use G Suite work safer, smarter and more efficiently. This includes an all-new…

Help fight the opioid epidemic this National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 25th, 2018

We’re deeply concerned about the opioid crisis that has impacted families in every corner of the United States. We started by thinking about how to bring Google’s technical expertise to help families combat the epidemic. Research by the federal government has shown that prescription drug abuse is a large driver of opioid addiction and that…

Learning “what architecture really means” with help from Pixelbook

April 24th, 2018

Editor’s Note:This post comes from Cynthia Fernandes, Principal at Hall School in Bridgeport, Connecticut. For the past three years, sixth graders at my school have learned about architecture and design through an extracurricular program started by Thom Mayne, founder of the architecture firm Morphosis and winner of the Pritzker Prize. It’s been amazing to see…

Two higher ed collaborations expand access to Google Cloud Platform

April 24th, 2018

From Northeastern University’s work to map the spread of the Zika virus, to MIT’s massive computing for theoretical mathematics, higher education institutions are applying cloud technologies to help solve the global challenges we face. Northeastern and MIT’s work are just two examples of higher education institutions using Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to uncover important insights…

State of Drupal presentation (April 2018)

April 24th, 2018

© Yes Moon Last week, I shared my State of Drupal presentation at Drupalcon Nashville. In addition to sharing my slides, I wanted to provide more information on how you can participate in the various initiatives presented in my keynote, such as growing Drupal adoption or evolving our community values and principles. Drupal 8 update…

Kevin Thull, from behind the camera

April 24th, 2018

Chances are if you’ve attended any of the Drupal camps in North America you’ve run into Kevin Thull. He’s the fellow that is dashing from room to room before the first session begins to set up the AV equipment and checking in with presenters making sure they all “push the red button”. Because of him,…

Making it work: Google and Walmart fund innovators in workforce development

April 24th, 2018

The student with big dreams, some education, and no experience. The accomplished service professional looking to break into a new field. The 30-year career veteran who wants to work for another 20 years. Research has shown that up to one-third of Americans may need to develop new skills to work in different types of jobs…