Google http://wvxu.org en Google takes a closer look http://wvxu.org/post/google-takes-closer-look <p>Peering down to earth from one satellite now and eventually 24, Google is expanding its view, and some say its influence in the universe.</p><p>In June Google bought Skybox Satellite for $500 million. Images from the high resolution satellite are updated daily and users with special software can zoom in on things like crops and construction or see how full oil containers are at a Saudi oil field.</p><p>Take a look at one such example where the Burj Khalifa skyscraper casts a shadow over Dubai.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW1-ZWencvA</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 29258 at http://wvxu.org Google takes a closer look Google Glass is a hit at the hospital http://wvxu.org/post/google-glass-hit-hospital <p>Outside patient rooms at <a href="http://www.bidmc.org/" target="_blank">Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center</a><a href="http://www.bidmc.org/"> </a>there's a Quick Response (QR) code on the wall. It is key to a new way doctors are doing things there.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:05:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 24673 at http://wvxu.org Google Glass is a hit at the hospital How to improve your online reputation http://wvxu.org/post/how-improve-your-online-reputation <p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">Pete Kistler, a former Syracuse University student, had trouble figuring out why he couldn’t land even an internship. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 21521 at http://wvxu.org How to improve your online reputation Balloon-powered Internet http://wvxu.org/post/balloon-powered-internet <p></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 15562 at http://wvxu.org Balloon-powered Internet North Korea: On the Other Side of the Firewall http://wvxu.org/post/north-korea-other-side-firewall <p>North Koreans continue to face restrictions over cell phone and computer usage. As <strong>Google</strong>’s chairman visits the country, Ann Thompson reports in <strong>Focus on Technology</strong>, what <strong>Eric Schmidt</strong> may want and what the future may hold for those who live there. East-West Center Associate&nbsp;Scott Thomas Bruce weighs in and so does Suk-Ho Shin, a reporter for South Korea's leading newspaper DONG-A-ILBO.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 05:31:15 +0000 Ann Thompson 7875 at http://wvxu.org North Korea: On the Other Side of the Firewall