Inside Google

  • After a "close call," a coding champion

    … Eighteen-year-old Cameroon resident Nji Collins had just put the finishing touches on his final submission for the Google Code-In competition when his entire town lost internet access. It stayed dark for two months. “That was a really, really close call,” Nji, who prefers to be called Collins, tells the Keyword, adding that he traveled…

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  • Celebrating 10 years of GoogleServe

    …, and 3,000 Googlers from 45 offices participated in our first GoogleServe. How has GoogleServe changed over the years? Well, for starters, it’s a lot bigger! And it’s inspired Googlers to serve beyond the month of June. Googlers now volunteer a quarter of a million hours each year outside GoogleServe, through Google.org programs. We still provide…

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  • Celebrating 10 years of GoogleServe

    …, and 3,000 Googlers from 45 offices participated in our first GoogleServe. How has GoogleServe changed over the years? Well, for starters, it’s a lot bigger! And it’s inspired Googlers to serve beyond the month of June. Googlers now volunteer a quarter of a million hours each year outside GoogleServe, through Google.org programs. We still…

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  • Google Earth’s incredible 3D imagery, explained

    … Google Earth is an amazing tool that lets ordinary humans—sans wings or jetpack—zoom around the world. And, as you might know if you’ve checked out the new Google Earth, the 3D imagery looks insane. (As in, mind-blowingly realistic insane.) Grand Canyon Hong Kong Rome Tokyo But how does it get that way? I talked with a couple…

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  • Google Earth’s incredible 3D imagery, explained

    … Google Earth is an amazing tool that lets ordinary humans—sans wings or jetpack—zoom around the world. And, as you might know if you’ve checked out the new Google Earth, the 3D imagery looks insane. (As in, mind-blowingly realistic insane.) Grand Canyon Hong Kong Rome Tokyo But how does it get that way? I talked with a couple…

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  • The She Word: Kawana T. King, lawyer and “force for good”

    … In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating the powerful, dynamic and creative women of Google. Like generations before them, these women break down barriers and defy expectations at work and in their communities. Over the course of the month, we’ll help you get to know a few of these Google women, and share a bit about who…

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  • The She Word: Monique Vaz Vieira, keeping the “bad guys” away

    … In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating the powerful, dynamic and creative women of Google. Like generations before them, these women break down barriers and defy expectations at work and in their communities. Over the course of the month, we’ll help you get to know a few of these Google women, and share a bit about who…

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