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MIL-OSI Economics: A breath of fresh air: Measuring air quality in Copenhagen

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, English, Global Economy, Google, Google in Europe, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: A breath of fresh air: Measuring air quality in Copenhagen

Source: Google Healthy cities are important to everyone. And from a mother of an asthmatic child looking for the best way to get to the playground, to bike commuters and outdoor athletes finding the healthiest route for their trip, to city planners working to reduce unhealthy emissions, air quality information is crucial to making decisions […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Google for Hong Kong: Fostering a smarter digital city

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, English, Global Economy, Google, Google in Asia, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Google for Hong Kong: Fostering a smarter digital city

Source: Google Hong Kong has long been an international hub for finance and business. But now new kinds of entrepreneurs who don’t wear power suits or cut deals in boardrooms have emerged in the city. Thirteen-year-old CEO Hillary Yip struggled with learning Mandarin, so she designed a language learning app for children that’s used in […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Berlin and Babylon meet on an Island of Museums

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Arts and Culture, Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, English, Germany, Global Economy, Google, Google in Europe, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Berlin and Babylon meet on an Island of Museums

Source: Google Nearly 120 years ago, the excavation of Babylon led to the discovery of the 2,600-year-old Ishtar Gate. Today, visitors to Berlin can marvel at a reconstruction of the gate using its original blue bricks, on display in the Pergamon Museum. Google Arts & Culture and the Staatliche Museen Berlin, in collaboration with CyArk […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Ten big ideas to make an impact – vote now for the 2018 Google.org Impact Challenge

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, English, Global Economy, Google, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Ten big ideas to make an impact – vote now for the 2018 Google.org Impact Challenge

Source: Google (2) These projects stood out for their ideas to use technology to make a big impact. Finalists will share in $5.5 million, with grants of up to $1 million available to the winners and runners-up receiving $250,000. And you have the chance to vote for your favourite project – which will take home the $1 […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Project Strobe: Protecting your data, improving our third-party APIs, and sunsetting consumer Google+

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, English, Global Economy, Google, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel, Safety and Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Project Strobe: Protecting your data, improving our third-party APIs, and sunsetting consumer Google+

Source: Google Many third-party apps, services and websites build on top of our various services to improve everyone’s phones, working life, and online experience. We strongly support this active ecosystem. But increasingly, its success depends on users knowing that their data is secure, and on developers having clear rules of the road. Over the years […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Teaching students about geography, one Google Hangout at a time

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, Education, English, Global Economy, Google, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Teaching students about geography, one Google Hangout at a time

Source: Google I’m always looking for creative ways to get my fifth-grade students excited about social studies and geography. Thanks to technology, they’re able to see the lessons come to life and visit every state in the country without ever leaving their classroom. One way I’ve done this with my students is through “Mystery Hangouts,” […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: What’s that you say? Present with captions in Google Slides

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Accessibility, Business, Computer Technologies, Diversity and Inclusion, Economics, English, Global Economy, Google, Googlers, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel, Slides  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: What’s that you say? Present with captions in Google Slides

Source: Google Years ago in a Long Island doctor’s office, four-year-old Laura was fitted with her first pair of hearing aids, customized to compensate for her specific hearing loss. However, they didn’t work very well, particularly in noisy backgrounds, so she eventually stopped wearing them. A few years later on a school bus in Bethesda, […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: The new Google Safety Centre comes to Europe: Helping you stay safe online

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, English, Global Economy, Google, Google in Europe, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel, Safety and Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: The new Google Safety Centre comes to Europe: Helping you stay safe online

Source: Google Starting today, we’re rolling out our newly expanded Safety Centre in six countries across Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the U.K.). You’ll now be able to find even more tools, easy tips, and information about data security, privacy controls and how to use technology in a way that is right […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Meet the world’s only flightless parrot with Street View and Google Earth

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, English, Global Economy, Google, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Meet the world’s only flightless parrot with Street View and Google Earth

Source: Google (3) The kākāpō is the only flightless parrot, and one of the rarest birds in the entire world. Only 148 of them remain, all on tiny islands off the coast of New Zealand. Here on these remote windswept sanctuaries, a dedicated team of rangers and researchers works around the clock to keep the […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Behind the scenes of GHC ‘18: a story of ten rooms

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  Business, Computer Technologies, Economics, English, Global Economy, Google, Googlers, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Behind the scenes of GHC ‘18: a story of ten rooms

Source: Google This past week, 20,000 people gathered at the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing in Houston, Texas for three days of learning, networking and inspiration. While 20,000 is quite a large number, there are many of you who could not join us in person … so we’re taking you on a quick […]

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