January 19, 2018
the photo stitch fail majestically places someone behind two photos of snow and trees, creating a surreal but epic masterpiece.
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January 15, 2018
people say that everyone has a twin and at the top of google’s priorities is finding yours (hung in a museum*)
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January 5, 2018
Artificial intelligence, Google, technology
the google sticker tricks computers into thinking everything is a toaster which probes questions over the safety of AI in cars and airport security.
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January 4, 2018
Architecture, architecture in the US, bjarke ingels group / BIG, Google
located in moffett park on caribbean drive, the design comprises two sibling ‘hillsides’ that gently rise from the landscape.
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January 4, 2018
all, Architecture, BIG, California, Google, green roofs, News, Offices, ramps, Silicon Valley, USA
Architecture firm BIG is working on yet another project for Google, this time a pair of offices blocks with ramping roofs in Sunnyvale, California. Read more
December 14, 2017
2017 review, all, apple, design, drones, Elon Musk, Google, Hyperloop, MIT, pollution, robots, technology
For our review of 2017, architecture reporter India Block has selected the top 10 advances in technology that got us excited for the future this year, including a jet-propelled flying suit, revolutionary 3D printing technology and a non-invasive skin-c…
December 12, 2017
Google, star wars, technology, video, virtual and augmented reality
are you bringing the characters into your story, or are the characters bringing you into theirs?
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November 3, 2017
all, augmented reality, design, Google, Graphics, News, Oculus Rift, technology, virtual reality
Google has launched a digital library of user-created 3D objects that can be used to populate virtual- and augmented-reality worlds. Read more
November 3, 2017
Google, technology, virtual and augmented reality
poly wants to be the world’s most accessible library of shareable 3D objects, allowing users to receive, send and download items for virtual reality and increased reality
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October 30, 2017
apple, design, Google
a debate on the placement of cheese in apple and google’s cheeseburger emojis has forced google’s CEO to participate, vowing to resolve the issue today.
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October 23, 2017
all, design, Google, News, Products, technology, USA
Google’s expanded line of tech-focussed products is distinct from its competitors for the way the items integrate with the body and home, according to the company’s head of hardware design Ivy Ross. Read more
October 23, 2017
balloons, Google, technology
following the damage caused by hurricane maria, google’s project loon has teamed up with AT&T to provide an emergency internet network of balloons to puerto rico.
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October 19, 2017
all, Alphabet, Architecture, Canada, Google, Infrastructure, News, Toronto
Google’s parent company Alphabet has revealed plans to build a new district along the eastern waterfront of Toronto, which will use cutting-edge technology to pioneer a model for future urban developments. Read more
June 1, 2017
Architecture, architecture in london, architecture in the UK, bjarke ingels group / BIG, Google, Thomas Heatherwick
topped with an expansive roof garden, the vast 11-storey office complex will also house an indoor basketball court and swimming pool.
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June 1, 2017
all, Architecture, BIG, England, Google, London, News, Offices, Thomas Heatherwick, UK
Two years after inviting Bjarke Ingels and Thomas Heatherwick to design its new London campus, Google has submitted a planning application for a building featuring a huge rooftop garden, a running track and a swimming pool. Read more
May 31, 2017
Architecture, Google, zaha hadid
the illustration features a smiling hadid standing in front of the heydar aliyev center in azerbaijan, one of her final and most celebrated works.
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May 31, 2017
all, Architecture, design, Google, Google Doodles, Graphics, News, Zaha Hadid Architects
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates late architect Zaha Hadid, who became the first woman to be awarded the Pritzker Prize for architecture 13 years ago today. Read more
March 13, 2017
Google, technology, wearable technology
levi X google’s garmet, which uses conductive threads to turn levi’s iconic trucker cycling jacket into a smart wearable, takes centre stage at SXSW 2017.
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March 3, 2017
all, Architecture, BIG, Google, News, Offices, technology companies, Thomas Heatherwick, USA
Google has presented the latest designs for its new Mountain View office campus, designed by BIG and Heatherwick Studio, ahead of a public hearing next week. Read more
March 1, 2017
Architecture, architecture in the US, bjarke ingels group / BIG, Google, Thomas Heatherwick
topped with an undulating tent-like roof, new renders have emerged showing google’s future 316,000 sqm campus in more detail.
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November 27, 2016
Google, robots, technology, video
as part of the google ‘lunar XPRIZE’ competition, AU x HAKUTO are racing to develop a robotic rover capable of exploring and collecting data from the moon.
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November 16, 2016
all, Architecture, BIG, Google, Google HQ, London, Offices, Thomas Heatherwick
Bjarke Ingels Group and Thomas Heatherwick have been confirmed as the designers of Google’s new London headquarters at King’s Cross, following rumours of their involvement. Read more
October 6, 2016
all, design, fonts, Google, Graphics, Monotype, News, technology, typography
International font company Monotype has worked with Google to create one typeface that can be used by everyone in the world, writing in any language (+ movie). (more…)
October 5, 2016
all, design, Google, headgear, Movies, News, technology, virtual reality
Google has upgraded its thrifty cardboard VR headset with a fabric version named Daydream View, which is designed to work with the company’s first own-brand smartphone (+ movie). (more…)
October 5, 2016
all, connected home, design, design movies, Google, internet of things, Movies, News, other movies, speakers, technology
It may look like a minimal speaker, but this new product from Google promises to harness the search giant’s data troves to provide all-knowing assistance in the home (+ movie). (more…)
October 5, 2016
all, design, Google, mobile phones, Products, technology
Google has made a push for Apple’s significant share of the smartphone market with the launch of its self-branded Pixel and Pixel XL. (more…)
October 4, 2016
Google, smartphone design, technology
the device boasts a long-life battery, unlimited storage for photos and videos, and a built-in google assistant.
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September 27, 2016
Architecture, Google, MIT media lab, where people work
MIT + google transformable meeting spaces: once believed to be an ingenious design strategy for reducing costs and fostering a collaborative approach, the past twenty years has seen the open-plan office take a fall from grace. it’s increasingly saw by employees as a noisy and stressful. however with real estate prices soaring, it’s not an […]
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September 2, 2016
all, design, Google, mobile phones, News, Project Ara, technology, USA
US technology giant Google has scrapped one of its most ambitious ventures, Project Ara, according to insider sources. (more…)
July 20, 2016
apps, Google, technology, video
with a virtual reality viewer people can use the app to take a virtual tour of the street art scene in rome, or even travel 2,500 years back in time and look around the ancient greek temple of zeus.
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June 28, 2016
Google, IDEO, technology, toys, video
made of three core components – the ‘brain board’, the ‘base boards’ and ‘pucks’ which together can create a set of instructions which are be sent to connected devices, like toys or tablets, over wifi or bluetooth.
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June 24, 2016
all, apps, design, Google, Graduate shows 2016, Graphics, Royal College of Art, ShowRCA 2016, Software, technology
Graduate shows 2016: Royal College of Art graduate Ted Hunt has designed a search engine that allows users to search the web using principles based on the Socratic method. (more…)
June 10, 2016
Google, immersive multimedia, smartphone design, technology
‘tango’ helps users answer a new set of questions about their world through specialized sensors and apps that map its surroundings to create an augmented reality (AR) experience.
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June 8, 2016
all, design, Google, modular, Products, Seymourpowell, Slideshows, technology
The company behind the world’s first widely available modular smartphone has released a set of concepts imagining completely new gadgets created with Google’s Project Ara (+ slideshow). (more…)
May 26, 2016
all, design, design movies, digital fashion, Fashion, Google, Levi's, Movies, News, other movies, technology
Google has used its Jacquard technology to weave conductive threads into a Levi’s jacket, turning its sleeves into touch-sensitive panels that can be used to control electronic devices (+ movie). (more…)
May 26, 2016
all, design, Google, mobile phones, modular, News, Product Design, Product news, Products, Slideshows, technology
US technology giant Google has demonstrated a current prototype of its modular smartphone Project Ara and announced it will begin shipping developer editions later this year (+ slideshow). (more…)
May 24, 2016
Google, mobile phones, technology
the latest video exhibits an updated frame with durable latches and connectors to keep modules secured.
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May 19, 2016
at it’s annual I/O developer conference in mountain view, california, google has announced ‘home’ hardware, ‘android N’, ‘wear 2.0’, VR, ‘allo’ and ‘duo’ communication apps.
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May 17, 2016
the museum boijmans van beuningen was among the first to use the ‘art camera’ to digitize a series of artworks, including the ‘portrait of armand roulin’ by van gogh and ‘sping in vethuil’ by claude monet.
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May 9, 2016
all, apps, design, Google, Movies, Products, technology, technology movies, virtual reality
Google’s virtual reality painting app, Tilt Brush, could allow architects and designers to walk through their sketches in 3D as they draw them (+ movie). (more…)