Excerpt from The Google Story by David Vise Google is a Spelling Mistake Google is the only multi-billion-dollar company in the world that is also a spelling mistake. Back in the palaeolithic era (that's the palaeolithic era in the internet sense, i.e. autumn 1997) its co-founders, Larry...

Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg, two research scientists at IBM's Visual Communication Lab, have not only invented a new way for people to think and talk about data but have taken the masses of information stored in the Google Suggest tool to reveal the hidden...

When Jane Smiley, a Pulitzer prize-winning novelist was asked in her recent interview in Wired magazine, why she took on writing her new biography titled: The Man Who Invented the Computer: The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer, she said: "I was asked by an editor...

- Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me--- Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful--- that's what matters to me. Apple co-founder and long-time CEO Steve Jobs died at the age of 56 on October 11, 2011. Known as...

A study, "Quantifying Trading Behavior in Financial Markets Using Google Trends," published in Scientific Reports by a team of UK and US researchers, found Google Trends keywords can predict the rise and fall of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Using historic data from January 2004...

When a theoretical physicist from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics was passing through Imperial College London, a casual coffee in a tiny office at Imperial's Blackett Physics Laboratory led to a monumental scientific breakthrough...

Did Paul Klee knowingly or unknowingly seed the first Twitter meme - a 'mechanical chirping bird' in his painting Twittering Machine? In 1922, a Swiss-German painter Paul Klee painted a watercolor and pen and ink oil transfer on paper which depicted a group of birds...

The use of virtual environments for the treatment of specific phobias like the fear of heights, flying, and public speaking has been around for over a decade. Psychotherapists have used different forms of these virtual spaces to safely expose their patients to their phobias in...

SquareZero, won 1st place at the Musion academy Media awards, in the corporate category for Najma Bhatti's 12min creation which launched Speedo's LZR racer swimsuit. The winning content, chronicled the history of Speedo...

Recently, when Jane Smiley, a Pulitzer prize-winning novelist was asked in her recent interview in Wired magazine, why she took on writing her new biography titled: The Man Who Invented the Computer: The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer, she said: "I was asked by an...

Could there possibly be a natural piezoelectric effect under New York City? Under Manhattan Island is a 542 million-year-old Paleozoic crystalline rock formation. The garnet, silliminate and quartz under New York City are all around a 7 on the Moh’s scale (imagine diamonds are a...