Tag Archive: Google

Google’s branding clinic: 3 reasons why its new Chrome spot works

The web is … well, that’s obvious, isn’t it? The web is what you make of it. It’s amazingly informative and blazingly deceptive. And increasingly, it’s video. Which is the point of Google’s new spot. Why does Google hope to build its brand — and its YouTube viewership, Chrome browser usage, and search engine business…

Not binging on Bing

I’m a search engine agnostic. No expertise whatever, and no real preference. I don’t even remember when I started using Google… probably when I discovered Opera the first time. Since then, my favorite browsers default to Google. (Opera, Firefox, the new Safari). So when Bing came out, I tried a couple of searches. I did…

We have two lifelines

I’ve been thinking about what the recent events with Twitter (Iran, Michael Jackson) tell us about the Internet and how we can or should relate to it. The human nervous system seems to me like the ideal metaphor. Our nerves are tied together in multiple ways, but every sensory input can have two dimensions of…

Twitter soon obsolete? Tell me something I didn't know… :-)

Jason Clark writes a great article in the iMedia Connection blog on the topic, “Why Twitter will soon become obsolete”. Key takeaway from his perspective: Google Wave is the Next Big Thing. His article is well-researched and tracks other milestones in the social networking world: MySpace, Facebook, all the way back to the email and…