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Make Dad a Superhero on Father’s Day

Celebrate dad and make the most of Father’s Day with a little help from your Google Assistant. Dads are awesome. They teach you how to ride your first bike, sneak you the last cookie when no one’s looking, they make sure there are no monsters under your bed, helping us reel in the ‘huge’ fish, catching us when we stumbled, reading the same book 325 times, and being there for us no matter what. Dads are pretty awesome. Often the unsung heroes of couch-fort building, light bulb replacing, family movie nights, impromptu dance parties and fixing broken things, Dad doesn’t even get to wear a cape.

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. Isn’t it time we celebrate dads? What can I say? Dads make the world go round. This Sunday is Father’s Day — a day to surprise and spoil our favorite dads. With a little help from your Google Assistant, you can plan the perfect day, share s…
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Google Assistant: There is no better search engine of answering

Google has brought a powerful set of data tools to the home assistant category that it’s going to be hard for Amazon Echo to match.

Unlike today’s search box, the Google Assistant learns about you from your behavior. It will know you’re a vegetarian, so won’t recommend steakhouses for dinner. It will understand context: If you’ve just bought Golden State Warriors tickets, the next time you mention Curry, it will know you’re talking about Steph and not Thai curry.

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A World full of VR and AR

How your futuristic life could be in a world full of VR and AR.

The overnight success of Pokémon Go has left many wondering whether the smash-hit mobile game is merely another passing fad or the harbinger of something much more momentous – a widespread integration of augmented and virtual reality technologies into our daily lives.

If you wonder about the ways in which these technologies are shaping the world to come, ‘Hyper-Reality’ is about to blow your mind.

It’s a futuristic concept video that envisions a world where AR and VR technologies have been fully incorporated into our surroundings and daily routines.

Our physical and virtual realities are becoming increasingly intertwined. Technologies such as Virtual Reality(VR), Augmented Reality(AR), wearables, and the internet of things(IOT) are pointing to a world where technology will envelop every aspect of our lives. It will be the glue between every interaction and experience, offering amazing possibilities, while also controlling…

The questions we ask reveal who we are

The biggest moments of 2015 inspired trillions of questions. See what the world wanted to know.

From the Paris attacks and the Syrian refugee crisis, to the biggest blockbuster science fiction movie we can think of, we all turned to Google at some point this year to find what we were looking for.

For the people out there wondering what this is all about. Whether it is about courage or controversy. Well, I'll tell you what it's all about. It's about what happens from here. It's not just about one person. It's about thousands of people, It's about all of us accepting one another. We're all different, that's not a bad thing, that's a good thing. And, while it may not be easy to get past the things you don't always understand, it is absolutely possible, if we only do it together.


Take a look back to what mattered to us this year through full Year in Search: http://google.com/2015

In case you missed the previous Google Zeitgeists:
› 2014: https://you…

Meet The New Google+: Simpler, Faster, Better

After using it for last week, I find, It's the same but not the same. The New +Google+ is fast, super light and highly responsive and yes as always is all about the stuff you're into and the people who get you.


The focus is on the redesign, the bold colors, and the improved access to Collections and Communities(these are the places on Google+ where people around the world are spending their time discovering and sharing things they love), but there's a better story hiding there for everyone. As much as I've loved Google+, it was stupid slow to load, it used to leave Chrome often in a laggy state. The last thing minimalism lovers like me want is bloat, and I knew Google could change this. So, they did, and it is freaking awesome to see, how much they've done in the background to get to this speed. So, this change is welcome. Developers have even published a case study on the work that went behind this redesign.

Why are they changing so much?

Reach. Facebook locked up t…

A Phone That Can Adapt

Deconstructing the complexity of a smartphone and refashioning it as a bunch of swappable components which can be slotted together in various custom combinations by the user is clearly not going to be a cakewalk.

Will be interesting to see, how will current companies think and react to potentially large platform shifts as opportunities or threats like these and the disruptive effects of this new platform?

We are living in a time when technology is riding high and showing little signs of stopping, and underneath this swell of activity are newer, emergent platforms, which could dramatically alter industries and the profits of corporations who dismiss them.

For a moment in time, resisting new platforms can fit into a corporate strategy. However, over time, companies must constantly ask hard questions and reassess the growth of emergent platforms and not make small moves too late. Often, these platforms can get so big, they turn into unstoppable(ala +Android) movements. Mobile, as a platf…

Aspire and Inspire

Never give up on your hopes and do give back to society.

The TVC is an emotional journey of a girl who rose against circumstances to become the MC Mary Kom that she is, bringing glory to the nation and then starting a new journey to give back to the country, becoming a true example to others.


In the ad, Mary Kom recalls the journey from her childhood to that of a successful, professional boxer. As she narrates the story, the film shows her punching a gunny sack as a child even before she got into boxing. From playing football with boys to running while carrying a child, the young Kom reveals that she had to work harder, being a girl. Encouraged by a coach who invites her to train, she dons the boxing gloves. Winning at the State-level, she wins the support of family, but society still does not approve. Unmindful, she carries on with training, to emerge victorious on the international stage. She had to win, she says, for those who stood by her, and for the country. She explains that her…