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See Brighter in the Dark with Pixel at Coachella

April 12th, 2019

This weekend, Coachella festival-goers will wander the desert, heading to and from performances by some of their favorite artists. If you’re one of them, head over to Brighter in the Dark—a tech and music installation we created with Childish Gambino. The installation—a multisensory sight and sound experience that uses a mixture of light and music…

More science in more places with Science Journal and Google Drive

April 12th, 2019

We first launched Science Journal in 2016 so that students, teachers and science enthusiasts could conduct hands-on science experiments using their phones, tablets and Chromebooks. Since then, we’ve heard one request from teachers loud and clear: students need to be able to access their experiments no matter what device they’re using or where they are….

USMCA: A trade framework for the digital age

April 11th, 2019

When the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed in 1992, the global economy and the world looked a lot different than they do today. There was no such thing as a web search engine. Most people didn’t know what email was (let alone use it). And to participate in international trade, a business…

How we search for bow wows and meows

April 11th, 2019

It’s not quite caturday, and we’re a few months away from the dog days of summer, but searches for pets never paws. Around the world, people constantly ask Google questions about their furry friends, so there’s no time like the present for a good old fashioned (OMG-look-at-that-little) face-off. Data visualization designer Nadieh Bremer, lover of…

Exploring new possibilities in cloud-based education technology

April 10th, 2019

Editor’s note: We’re at Google Cloud Next ‘19 this week in San Francisco. If you’re attending Next ’19, visit the Industry Solutions booth and follow along on Twitter and Facebook for more updates. The best educators foster a culture of curiosity. They know that students who ask questions are the ones who grow up to…

The ultimate account security is now in your pocket

April 10th, 2019

Phishing—when an attacker tries to trick you into turning over your online credentials—is the most common cause of security breaches. Preventing phishing attacks can be a major challenge for personal and business users alike. At Google, we automatically block the overwhelming majority of malicious sign-in attempts (even if an attacker has your username or password),…

Taking the initiative with data journalism

April 10th, 2019

Every day, reporters produce insightful stories about how the world is changing, and data journalism is an important tool for telling these stories. But experimenting with data journalism can be time consuming and costly, so the Google News Initiative is releasing more data journalism trainings, online resources and tools—while working with leaders in the field…

With Goodwill, we’re helping more Americans learn digital skills

April 10th, 2019

In October 2017, I returned to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania—the first city I saw when I came to America over 25 years ago—to announce Grow with Google, a new effort to create more opportunity for everyone. At the heart of this goal was our five-year commitment to provide $1 billion in Google.org grants and 1 million Googler…

Finding “A Space for Being” at Salone del Mobile in Milan

April 9th, 2019

Do you have favorite music that helps you unwind after a long day? Is there a particular scent that transports you back to your childhood? Or does a soft blanket on your lap help you feel calmer as you sit down to read? These reactions are our bodies’ responses to our surroundings, whether it’s something…

Grow with Google comes to NYC

April 8th, 2019

I was raised by a single mom who worked multiple jobs, and despite being generally exhausted, she stressed the importance of hard work and perseverance. Following her example, as a kid not only did I work hard in school, I dove into after-school activities. From there, I received a full scholarship to a prestigious secondary…