Google has released its second teaser video for Google Glass, the company's futuristic augmented reality specs that may be slated for release later this year. While the first video tracked a New Yorker's mundane errands through the city, the new clip is a dizzying, high-octane view of Glass's functionality -- as seen by skydivers, equestrians, catwalking fashion-mavens and ballerinas.
The federal government wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so powerful and broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls or surf the Internet without paying a cellphone bill every month.
Google has now invested over $1 billion into about 2 GW — or the capacity of the Hoover Dam — worth of clean power projects. The latest investment, which the search giant announced on Wednesday, is a $200 million equity stake in a large wind farm in Texas.
Though it’s still in the beta stage, Learnist has tens of thousands of boards that have been created in a short period of time, many of them by professional teachers who are movitated by nothing other than a passion for their field. The platform makes it easy for relative novices to create learning boards in mere minutes.
We’ve seen photos of Project Glass, and photos taken with Project Glass. But now Google has posted a video that someone shot with its Project Glass augmented reality headset.
Now all we need is a video of a Project Glass headset shooting a photo of another Project Glass headset shooting video.
Google: We believe technology should work for you — to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don't.
A team within our Google[x] group started Project Glass to build this kind of technology, one that helps you explore and share your world, putting you back in the moment.
This week Google launched a new project called the World Wonders Project. The goal of the project is to let people explore ancient and cultural sites around the world up close. It sounds sort of like Street view for history and archaeology buffs. The World Wonders Project currently has 132 ancient and cultural sites located in 18 different countries for people to view.
Search engines may make it easy to find information, but they don’t necessarily do the same for learning it.
That’s why the founders of social test prep startup Grockit want to re-configure online content such as YouTube videos, Wikipedia entries and ebooks into ordered lesson plans.