October 16, 2014
Google Chrome Blog: Translate web pages more easily with the new Google Translate Chrome Extension

Awesome. Just installed it and can’t wait to use it on daily basis.

October 12, 2014
Seth's Blog: We have Ebola

marketing of an epidemic

October 10, 2014
Quips Adds Spreadsheets to Collaboration Productivity Suite

needs some improvements, but it’s totally usable and great as a start! Thanks

October 10, 2014
Google's new Hangouts Chrome app delivers the chat experience we've been waiting for

it’s gorgeous, I love it

October 5, 2014
Lightweight Twitter client Tweetz Desktop goes open source


October 3, 2014
Windows 10 beta now available to download—time to test the new Start menu | Ars Technica

It’s interesting - a step back to the older versions and at the same time - a huge step forward. I love what I’ve seen so far and I am a believer of the future of the Desktop.

October 2, 2014
Personalized News-Reading App Pipes Now Smartly Summarizes Articles, Without The Help Of Editors | TechCrunch

NLP is always an interesting field to experiment and to watch how things advance. Too bad they’re always so focused on English…

September 28, 2014
How to Use Neuroscience Findings to Improve Conversions?

It all comes down to a few human and social experience concepts:

* Humans hold a representation of status in relation to others. Lesson: Ask for and provide feedback, and use clear text and descriptions.
The brain is a pattern-recognition machine that is constantly trying to predict the future. Lesson: Make instructions and process easy and tell users how they work along the way; divide elements in to steps that users can complete.
* Autonomy is the sensation of having choices. Lesson: Make users feel in control with personalization and customization options.

* People naturally like to form “tribes” where they experience a sense of belonging. Lesson: Communicate in an open and familiar voice.

* Fair exchanges are intrinsically rewarding, independent of other factors. Lesson: Set expectations for how the design will work so users want to interact with it and feel successful.

September 27, 2014
Progress Report: Continued Product Focus


By Jay Rossiter, SVP, Cloud Platform Group

At Yahoo, focus is an important part of accomplishing our mission: to make the world’s daily habits more entertaining and inspiring. To achieve this focus, we have sunset more than 60 products and services over the past two years, and redirected those…

It may sound fun, but this was exactly how I started browsing the web back in 1997. And I loved that structured and organized directory. Never used it again since the 2000s.

September 22, 2014
Well, it is time!

Well, it is time!

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