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Five takeaways from our programmatic panel at World Forum Disrupt

March 28th, 2019

At World Forum Disrupt’s 2019 programmatic event, I was invited to lead a conversation on the future of programmatic with three leading publishers. As the majority of digital ad dollars are now flowing through programmatic pipes, we discussed the trends and best practices of today and outlined a roadmap for the future of our dynamic…

Bringing digital and media literacy education to more schools in Korea

March 28th, 2019

Three years ago, the Center for Digital Literacy (CDL) embarked on a pilot program to bring digital and media literacy skills to junior high school students in schools across Seoul and Gyeonggi provinces. Through the Digital & Media Literacy Campus program, kids like Yang Chaemin have learned how to better evaluate online media sources and…

Working with the USO to help veterans find jobs

March 27th, 2019

As a military spouse, I’ve seen the skills military personnel develop during their time in service to our country firsthand.  In my current role as a recruiter, I also see how those same skills can be a major asset to employers. That’s why we’re committed to bringing more veteran talent to Google as we strive…

Four tools to help drive your nonprofit’s mission forward

March 27th, 2019

Google for Nonprofits started as a conversation about a volunteer program in an elevator in our New York office in 2010. Today, Google for Nonprofits has connected more than 200,000 nonprofits around the globe with Google products to help them run their organizations. We believe that technology can do good in the world, which is…

Newsmakers: Reporting in rural India with Kavita Devi

March 27th, 2019

Editor’s note: This year, we’re celebrating innovation in journalism through a series of interviews with changemakers from across the news industry. Through the “Newsmakers” series, you’ll get to know a few of the journalists, newsroom leaders, researchers and technologists who are shaping the future of news. Founded in 2002, Khabar Lahariya is an all women-run…

Tune in to March Madness for free with your Google Assistant

March 27th, 2019

March Madness is in full swing. Did your team advance to the Sweet 16? As the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament goes into its final rounds, you can listen in to all of the action for free with the Google Assistant.    Just ask any smart speaker or Smart Display, like Google Home, “Hey…

How Dutch educators use Chromebooks to transform classrooms

March 27th, 2019

When I first moved to Amsterdam in 2014, there were a small number of passionate educators using Google tools to shape digital teaching and learning. Schools like Corlaer College, a secondary school in Nijkerk, were already working with Chromebooks at the time. Over the next few years, organizations like Corlaer invited others to learn from…

More growth ahead in Taiwan

March 27th, 2019

One year ago, we laid out our roadmap for supporting the growth of an Intelligent Taiwan, with an emphasis on investing in Taiwanese talent. Since then, we’ve reached our goal to train 50,000 businesses and students in digital marketing, and 5,000 students in artificial intelligence (AI) programming. Here are six further commitments announced at our…

An external advisory council to help advance the responsible development of AI

March 26th, 2019

Last June we announced Google’s AI Principles, an ethical charter to guide the responsible development and use of AI in our research and products. To complement the internal governance structure and processes that help us implement the principles, we’ve established an Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC). This group will consider some of Google’s most…

McClatchy and Google partner on an experimental lab for local news

March 26th, 2019

Editor’s note: The Google News Initiative is marking its first anniversary with a look at the collaborations and work that has taken place over the last year, as well as what’s planned for the coming year. One of the key programs we’re launching today is the GNI Local Experiments Project. The goal of the program…