Posts Tagged ‘Googlization’

Are the N-Geners different after all? Is the swift, social media enabled, coordination of mass protests in the “Arab spring” or the “London Riots” a sign of a rising “culture of cooperation”, inspired by the Internet?  In their book Wikinomics netoptimists Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams claim the Net- Generation, born after the invention of […]


It is now official: Google has declared war on ‘content farms’. Last week, Google changed its algorithm with the explicit goal to filter out the low quality content that content farms produce, changing up to 15% of its search results. I am sure that, because of this measure, the average quality of high-ranking pages has […]


If your Twitter timeline has been flooded with paper.li messages recently, you are not the only one. The service that converts your timeline into a ‘daily newspaper’ is incredibly popular which makes perfect sense from a UX perspective. The service gives the user a preview of the content behind the link. This makes it easier […]


Last week 2 NRC journalist (Ernst-Jan Pfauth and Peter Teffer) tried to live and work without using any Google services for a week and wrote a blog about it. The effort turned out to be quite hard, as Google is ubiquitously present on the web. Not only a number of major services on the web […]