SOURCE: NY Times
Labor Historian Staughton Lynd's Book Is Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers
A book based on ideas associated with a labor group from the early 20th century has provided a blueprint for organizing without a formal union.
Google Builds a Digital Reproduction of the National Museum of Brazil After its Tragic Destruction
The digital recreation is presented by Museum View (which uses the same functionality as Google Street View), and allows visitors to explore the institution’s key artifacts as they were displayed before this year’s tragic destruction.
SOURCE: Time Magazine
20 Years Of Google Has Changed the Way We Think, Says Historian
The historian? James W. Cortada, author of "All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870."
SOURCE: CBS New York
Google Announces $1 Million Grant To Preserve Stories Of Stonewall Uprising
The grant will ensure that the story of the people who were at the Stonewall uprising 48 years ago is told.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Google Search Still Helps Deniers
by Dan Friedman
Google shapes the worldview of billions so if we can’t trust Google, the bullies have won.
Google Demotes Holocaust Denial and Hate Sites in Update to Algorithm
“We recently made improvements to our algorithm that will help surface more high quality, credible content on the web."
SOURCE: The Guardian
Columnist discovers that Holocaust deniers have tricked Google algorithm
by Carole Cadwalladr
When you search for whether the Holocaust happened Google answers: no.
SOURCE: The Authors Guild
Authors Guild Petitions Supreme Court to Rule on Google Copying Millions of Books Without Permission
At stake, the Guild claims, is the right of authors to determine what becomes of their works in the digital age.
SOURCE: Russia Today
‘Google must not be left to censor history’ – Wikipedia founder
The power to “censor history” should not be left in Google’s hands.
Google Boo Boo
41 or 43?
SOURCE: The Scotsman
Burrell tapestry: ‘Looted Nazi art’ found on Google
The tapestry is located in a major Scottish collection.
San Francisco™, Brought to You By Google
by Rebecca Solnit
Credit: Wiki Commons/HNN staff.Originally posted on TomDispatch.com Finally, journalists have started criticizing in earnest the leviathans of Silicon Valley, notably Google, now the world’s third-largest company in market value. The new round of discussion began even before the revelations that the tech giants were routinely sharing our data with the National Security Agency, or maybe merging with it. Simultaneously another set of journalists, apparently unaware that the weather has changed, is still sneering at San Francisco, my hometown, for not lying down and loving Silicon Valley’s looming presence.
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