Tag: Google

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Thirteen Months of Working, Eating and Sleeping at the Googleplex

Meet Ben Discoe, a programmer who did it from October 2011 to November 2012.

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The Internet With a Human Face

Privacy, memory, data and advertising—how the modern web has become a Ponzi scheme and how we might be able to fix it.

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The Untold Story of Larry Page's Incredible Comeback

How the Google co-founder, forced out of a leadership role in 2001, came back to run the company 10 years later.

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Glass, Darkly

An ambivalent look at Google Glass, the “Model T of wearable computing.”

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Auto Correct

The long road to Google’s self-driving car.

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Change the World

The emerging political consciousness of Silicon Valley.

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Drugstore Cowboy

The con man who cost Google $500 million.

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What Do You Desire?

The writer, entering her thirties single and adrift, heads to San Francisco to spend time with Kink.com’s Princess Donna Dolore and attend a gangbang “where all the men were dressed as panda bears.”

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Google Invades

Boomtown San Francisco, as seen from the “Google Bus.”

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The Patent, Used as a Sword

For the first time, the giants of the tech industry are spending more on creating, buying, and fighting patents than they are on R&D.

Part of New York Times' ongoing iEconomy series.
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