At Google Conference, Cameras Even in the Bathroom | NYTimes.com
At the Google I/O developer conference, hundreds of people were wearing Google Glass, the company’s Internet-connected glasses.
‘Blinking or Winking, as They Relieved Themselves’ | Daring Fireball
I/Overload? | TechCrunch
どこもかしこもグーグルグラス・・・ | maclalala2
Every story I read about Google is ‘us versus some other company’ or some stupid thing, and I just don’t find that very interesting. We should be building great things that don’t exist. Being negative isn’t how we make progress. Most important things are not zero sum, there is a lot of opportunity out there.
Google Versus | Daring Fireball
Google fans seem to eat this kumbaya stuff up, to really believe it. But Google is the company that built Android after the iPhone, Google Plus after Facebook, and now a subscription music service after Spotify. They entered the RSS reader market, wiped it out, and are now just walking away from it. Think about even web search: Google search wasn’t something new; it was something better.
Consider maps. Google Maps entered a market where MapQuest and others had been around for years. That wasn’t something great that didn’t already exist. It was a better version of something that already existed. Google is a hyper-competitive company, and they repeatedly enter markets that do exist and crush competitors. Nothing wrong with that. That’s how capitalism is supposed to work, and Google’s successes are admirable. But there’s nothing stupid about seeing Google being pitted “versus” other companies. They want everything; their ambition is boundless.
“Google Versus” | Marco.org
Apple versus (after John Gruber) | Technovia
All the Mashed Potatoes | Daring Fireball
グーグルをほかの他社と比べる | maclalala2
New ways to support great content on YouTube | YouTube Blog
Nobody Really Likes Google Glass | Business Insider
Google Glass Picks Up Early Signal – Keep Out | NYTimes.com
The tidbit was dropped on today’s earnings call, with CEO Larry Page uttering: “Obviously, Glass runs on Android, so [Android] has been pretty transportable across devices, and I think that will continue.”