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#teampixel colored outside the lines with interesting shapes this week

April 13th, 2018

This is shaping up to be a colorful week for #teampixel. We love shapes that grab your attention and guide your eyes when you look at a photograph—and the shapes in this week’s photos are sometimes obvious, like in staircases or sidewalk tiles. Other times they surprise you, like in a spiky Joshua tree or…

The High Five: prom gets cheesy, pollen makes you sneezy

April 13th, 2018

Whether you’re on the hunt for a flower crown or a corsage, here’s what that ol’ internet has been up to this week … People are searching for Coachella—specifically, “what is Coachella”? It’s a music festival in the middle of the desert in California where bandanas are worn, parasols are twirled and selfies are taken…

The Robinsons are “Lost in Space” and Google Home can help

April 13th, 2018

Hello, this is Will Robinson of the 24th Colonist Group. My family and I were headed to Alpha Centauri when we accidentally crash-landed on an unfamiliar planet. Mom, Dad, Penny, Judy and I trained for this mission and had all of the provisions for a long trip but … it hasn’t quite turned out as…

GDPR Compliance Tools in WordPress

April 12th, 2018

GDPR compliance is an important consideration for all WordPress websites. The GDPR Compliance team is looking for help to test the privacy tools that are currently being developed in the core. What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and is intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the…

Imperial War Museums

April 12th, 2018

Completed Drupal site or project URL: https://www.iwm.org.uk/ Deeson designed and built a powerful digital platform to harness Imperial War Museums’ collection and drive deeper engagement with their events. The brief. Deeson was asked to support Imperial War Museums (IWM) in evaluating the effectiveness of their existing digital presence in helping them meet their strategic goals….

First Public Working Draft: CSS Layout API Level 1

April 12th, 2018

The CSS Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of CSS Layout API Level 1. This specification describes an API which allows developers to layout a box in response to computed style and box tree changes.

Puparazzi alert: five tips for your pet photos

April 11th, 2018

If you’re a pet owner, you probably live every day like it’s National Pet Day. But to honor the holiday today, we’ve put together a few pet-tential ways you can celebrate them with Google Photos: 1. A photo book of your pet, created just for you Starting this week, if you take a lot of photos…

Think macro: record actions in Google Sheets to skip repetitive work

April 11th, 2018

Since their debut nearly 40 years ago, spreadsheets have remained core to how businesses get work done. From analyzing quarterly revenue to updating product inventory, spreadsheets are critical to helping companies gather and share data to inform quicker decisions—but what else can you do if they’re in the cloud? We’ve been focused on making Google…

Working with the European Journalism Centre

April 11th, 2018

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) and the Google News Initiative are announcing three large-scale events and fivedesign sprints that will train newsrooms on new technology, tools and methodologies. This is the fifth consecutive year we’ve partnered with the EJC, and the next News Impact Summit in France will be our 24th major event together. Paris,…

A new public energy tool to reduce emissions

April 11th, 2018

Renewable energy, and the transition to a low-carbon future, has long been a priority for Google. However, there is still a long way to go toward the low-carbon future we envision. Electricity generation from fossil fuels accounts for about 45 percent of global carbon emissions yet useful and accessible information to guide the transition to…