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Finding more accessible ways to connect

In 2020, global searches for "how to say i love you in sign language" reached an all-time high. While social distancing has been difficult for everyone, it’s disproportionately affected people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Wearing face masks and connecting over video calls has helped to keep us safe, but it’s made it harder to follow conversation...

Embedding Web Stories across your site

Web Stories are a great way for content creators to bring enhanced experiences to their users  and thousands of creators and publishers are using them. Tools for creating stories are available to a global audience, and Google products such as Search and Discover are incorporating Web Stories as a first-class content format. And if you are using WordPress...

Mountaineering to Maps: Rebecca Moore’s fight for the planet

Rebecca Moore lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains, a series of peaks in Northern California where the ocean and redwoods collide. Living there, amongst the trees, she turned to mapping as a way to protect the planet.When a logging project was proposed in her community, she used Google Earth to show everyone how the plans would affect their daily lives...

A whale of a tale about responsibility and AI

A couple of years ago, Google AI for Social Good’s Bioacoustics team created a ML model that helps the scientific community detect the presence of humpback whale sounds using acoustic recordings. This tool, developed in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, helps biologists study whale behaviors, patterns, population and...

Bonita Stewart's new research for the next era of leaders

“I took a zigzag approach to life and my career, climbing corporate ladders, swerving through the obstacle course of entrepreneurship and landing in Silicon Valley,” Bonita Stewart says of the path her work took her in. Along the way, she was often the only or the first woman or woman of color, or both. Bonita was also the first Black woman to be a...

How we’re minimizing AI’s carbon footprint

The book that led to my visit to Google.When I first visited Google back in 2002, I was a computer science professor at UC Berkeley. My colleague John Hennessey and I were updating our textbook on computer architecture, and Larry Page — who rode a hot-rodded electric scooter at the time — agreed to show me how his then three-year-old company designed...

An update on our support for Asia’s news industry

For the news industry, COVID-19 has intensified the existing challenges that have come with evolving news consumption patterns and changing technology. In the Asia-Pacific region, publishers are reassessing their business models while remaining committed to quality journalism — at a time when more people around the region are seeking out trustworthy...

Your Chromebook gets a little more helpful

Chromebooks are designed to be powerful and easy-to-use devices. In our latest release, your Chromebook is getting new helpful features that make it easier to get answers, troubleshoot, scan files and more.The answers you need, one tap awayYou might already use your Launcher to search your Drive, your apps, local files, Google and more – all from one...

New ways we're making Meet calls easier (and more fun)

Almost exactly one year ago, in an effort to help everyone stay connected safely as the pandemic was taking hold, we announced that we were making Google Meet free for everyone. Since then, Meet has helped millions of people connect around the world. While it’s been hard for all of us to remain apart this past year, I’ve been proud to work on a product...

TAG Bulletin: Q1 2021

This bulletin includes coordinated influence operation campaigns terminated on our platforms in Q1 2021. It was last updated on April 20, 2021.JanuaryWe terminated 4 YouTube channels and 1 advertising account as part of our ongoing investigation into coordinated influence operations linked to Ukraine. This campaign uploaded content in Russian pertaining...

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