WASHINGTON, DC — New America today appointed Alan Davidson Vice President for Technology Policy and Strategy, and Director of the Open Technology Institute. OTI Founder Sascha Meinrath will assume leadership of a new venture focused on tech innovation at New America, the X-Lab.
The best meetings are face-to-face—we can brainstorm openly, collaborate closely and make faster decisions. But these days, we often connect with each other from far-flung locations, coordinating time zones and dialing into c...
Cool....I've been kludging this together in my SigEp hangouts for some time using FreeConferenceCall.com. I'm excited to see a Conf Call company become interested and integrate. Thanks for sharing +Jeff Keltner
I remember roads that looked like an ice rink, being an hour late to a meeting, and presenting a roadmap that had graphs in spreadsheets as a "definitely sometime" and presentations was a coming feature of the word processor! Fun times...
In the course of a criminal investigation, sometimes the government requests information on Google users. We’ve put together this video to illustrate how we protect users’ information from excessive requests, while also following the law. We release the number of requests we receive for user data twice a year in our Transparency Report
"This is the angst that fills those in the news business, and society broadly. The reality of the Internet is that there is no more bell curve; power laws dominate, and the challenge of our time is figuring out what to do with a population distribution that is fundamentally misaligned with Internet economics."
This is why great journalists will thrive in the digital era - even if publications struggle.
Some of the disparities in our cultures, however, make transferring that style of classroom to the US an insurmountable goal. And I sure wish we could eliminate helicopter Moms & Dads in this country. Our kids used to do better when they actually had to do the stuff themselves, as it appears the Finnish kids do.
"For the traditional executives running these large companies, of course they want to grow, of course they want to innovate, of course they’d rather have revenue grow faster than slower, but they mostly don’t want to lose what they’ve got. But entrepreneurs are deathly afraid that they won’t be able to change the world, and that somebody else will."
Great insights from Steve Case about the challenges established companies face when trying to innovate.
Love seeing my old +Google Chrome team doing so well! An awesome platform for so many users. If the New Year brings a device with LTE, high res screen, quality trackpad, and 10+ hrs of battery under 4 lbs I'll be switching back!