Posts Tagged Google
I’ve been learning Bengali off and on for over ten years now and am, unsurprisingly, always on the look-out for digital tools to help me with the language.
Despite it being the seventh most spoken language in the world, it’s not the easiest task, with on- and offline Bengali resources being few and far between.
So, although it’s probably years away from being available in my chosen language, I was nonetheless taken by the recent expansion of Google Translate’s Word Lens to Japanese. Read the rest of this entry »
Earlier this year Google teamed up with Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) to raise awareness of some of the lesser-known symptoms of dementia, like visual disturbances and disorientation.
To do this the tech giant produced three virtual reality stories – available at A Walk through Dementia – that aim to show the subjective experience of a person with dementia. Read the rest of this entry »
Against this backdrop Google has set up new online course, Making Sense of Data, that it says is “intended for anyone who wants to learn more about how to structure, visualise, and manipulate data”. Read the rest of this entry »
If I had to précis my latest Digital Intelligence column, which this month covered our forthcoming Velocity event, it would probably read something like: come to London, learn a lot from a bunch of digital experts.
The slightly longer version would perhaps mention that sessions at the day-long event in May will include:
• Health and social search by Google
• Customer analytics by Adobe
• User experience (UX) by IBM
• The future of pharma digital by GSK
The March issue also marked a change in my role at PMGroup, with a promotion to editorial director, some 14 months after I joined the company.