Posts Tagged "google"


The disinformation agents, propaganda creators, and PR spinners are out. Are you sharing what they created? Here’s one I saw on LinkedIn. This infographic came from an article where journalist Tom Gara dug into everything Google knew about him. Disclaimer: I didn’t read the article. I’m reacting to seeing this isolated infographic going around LinkedIn. […]

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Goodbye, Google Helpouts

17 February 2015

Google Helpouts shuts down on April 20th, 2015. I was in the group of the first instructors they approved for the platform. I predicted the failure of the Helpouts platform early and often, but not here. 🙂 I hoped Google would get it together. First let me say that I appreciated the opportunity to be […]

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There has been a lot of confusion lately over the Facebook Messenger app and what it wants to do once it’s on your phone. There are blog posts and reports saying the sky is falling, the permissions are insane, and everybody should uninstall it or never install it. There are blog posts and reports saying […]

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Google Helpouts goes live today, and I’m very proud to say that I was selected to be one of the first trainers / providers. What’s a Google Helpout? Like their website says, Helpouts are a place to, well, get help! Using the Google Hangout system, trainer and trainee will be in a live video call. […]

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Categories: Mobile

Tags: android, dictation, google, mobile

That’s not a typo. I’m an Android fan girl. I admit it. I love Google’s dictation feature. I can hit a microphone button on my keyboard, and dictate usually about 2 sentences at a time into any app or screen. I can write emails, text messages, Facebook updates, fill out web forms… I love it […]

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