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Is Google organising our world of information? (Arthur Weiss at ILI 2012)

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An impressive inventory of the Googleplex by Arthur Weiss, speaker at the next ILI 2012…

Internet searching and Google have become almost synonymous. Google, however, has moved far beyond basic search since its 1998 founding. Google’s mission statement says that it aims to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. In an effort to fulfil this ambition, Google offers a lot more than straightforward search. Google+ is the social media tool of choice for people whose lives circle around Google. Gmail now has over 425 million accounts, Google’s Chrome is one of the top three browsers (alongside Internet Explorer and Firefox) and there are more mobile phones running Android than Apple’s iPhone iOS. ”

Read the full article at:

Weiss, Arthur. The unknown Google. Information Today Europe, 28th of september 2012. Available from:


Written by hbasset

October 2, 2012 at 8:52 pm

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