Stephen Colbert's new book "America Again, Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't" was released this winter. Here, he discusses the book, his odd choice of titles and how the US can recover from its current non-problems.
Hosted by Google chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt at the Google New York offices.
The growth in APIs is rapidly expanding. That’s clear. Social has out-paced overall API growth and in the last year settled in as a major trend. Sure, there are big names, like the Facebook API and Twitter API. There are also newcomers like Google Plus and Pinterest. There are now well over 800 social APIs, helping developers capitalize on humans’ natural desire to communicate with each other.
Every day around the world, software developers spend much of their time working with a variety of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Some are integral to the core platform, some provide access to widely distributed frameworks, and some are written in-house for use by a few developers. Nearly all programmers occasionally function as API designers, whether they know it or not. A well-designed API can be a great asset to the organization that wrote it and to all who use it. Good APIs increase the pleasure and productivity of the developers who use them, the quality of the software they produce, and ultimately, the corporate bottom line....
For TVNext 2011, Hill Holiday asked five families to spend a week without their cable TV and instead use one of the new "connected TV" devices - Roku, Boxee Box, Google TV, Apple TV, Xbox360. Read about the experiment and what they learned at the Hill Holiday - TV Next Experiment.
Matt Cutts from the Web Spam team at Google showcases the good and the bad of WordPress as seen through the eyes of Google, including basics on how Google search works and how you can boost your blog's results in Google searches. Video produced by John P and Dave Curlee.
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin offer a peek inside the Google machine, sharing tidbits about international search patterns, the philanthropic Google Foundation, and the company's dedication to innovation and employee happiness.
When Eli Pariser explains the filter bubble concept and then calls out executives from Apple, Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and other IT gatekeepers from the main stage to change how they do business, it wasn’t at all clear how they’d react.
Watch this bold TED Talk to find out (or watch a separate long 1hr version of the talk)
Full 40-minute version of the interview coming up later.
The man behind WikiLeaks says his website's revelations are just the tip of the iceberg. In an exclusive interview with RT, Julian Assange said it is only a matter of time before more damaging information becomes known.
Congressman Ron Paul is the leading advocate for freedom in our nation's capital. As a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Dr. Paul tirelessly works for limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to sound monetary policies. He is known among his congressional colleagues and his constituents for his consistent voting record. Dr. Paul never votes for legislation unless the proposed measure is expressly authorized by the Constitution. In the words of former Treasury Secretary William Simon, Dr. Paul is the "one exception to the Gang of 535" on Capitol Hill. He makes it clear that his principles will never be compromised, and they never are."