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WATCH: Google’s Self Driving Car Takes A Blind Man To Taco Bell

“We announced our self-driving car project in 2010 to make driving safer, more enjoyable, and more efficient. Having safely completed over 200,000 miles of computer-led driving, we wanted to share one of our favorite moments. Here’s Steve, who joined us for a special drive on a carefully programmed route to experience being behind the wheel […]

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Google Includes Same-sex Couple In Valentine’s Day Doodle (Video)

If you let this morning’s Google Doodle play all the way through  – after the jumping rope part, which is adorable –  you will see several images of happy couples celebrating Valentine’s Day.  One of those couples happens to be two men, in what appear to be tuxes, holding hands on what looks like their wedding day. And […]

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Sunday Fluff: Anderson Cooper Visits Google, Grizzly Attack, Double-Amputee Sprinter, Hudson Taylor…

Anderson Cooper visits Google’s NYC office to discuss his new daytime talk show and answer questions from YouTube fans around the world moderated by Steve Grove. This event took place on August 24, 2011, as part of the @Google Talks series. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdmkBxguucA&w=400&h=225] Hudson Taylor Wants To Make It Better Straight ally Hudson Taylor, an […]

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Farm Fresh News: SF Blogger Plans Target Boycott, Two Armed Robberies Near SF Castro, Computer Chips Mimic Human Brain…

SF blogger plans Target boycott One Target store is already under construction in San Francisco and another is on its way, but gay activists and marriage equality supporters like Roy Steele will not be part of the welcoming committee. Steele, a gay Christian man who lives in the Lower Haight, has initiated a nationwide boycott of […]

Art

Cornucopia of New Bay Area Artworks: SF CA

Bay Area Now 6, the triennial exhibition at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts devoted to regional artists who work across disciplines from performance to visual art, to film and video, brought Out There toYBCA last Friday night for the show’s opening event. The 18 Bay Area-based artists or artist collectives included were chosen by YBCA curators […]

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Handpicked News 7/13: Google+ Goes Gender Neutral, Bus Ride Bigotry, Bear Chokes to death on sex toy…

Google+ Goes Gender Neutral As early adapters to Google+ are figuring out the best ways to utilize the social networking platform in addition to others like Facebook and LinkedIn, some users may find that Google+ will be helpful in keeping things gender-neutral. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wzsHdwmuxE&w=376&h=200] Bus Ride Bigotry: What Really Happened to Ari Gold? When musician Sir Ari […]