Thoughts on my Nexus One

A number of people have asked about my Nexus One – did I like it, should they get one, any tips… figured it was a good time to jot down some thoughts. Big, honkin’ disclosure: I received this phone for free, and I work for Google. Bit...

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Matt Stafford wired

If you’ve got 6 minutes, watch this video. NFL films routinely wires up players for audio – typically to include snippets of hits or sideline banter in end-of-season highlight reels. But what happened during the Lions/Browns game two weekends ago was remarkable – and listening to the...

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Defending bloggers’ free speech

Yesterday, CNN.com published an opinion piece I wrote. It’s a topic that’s not new to my readers – I’ve been writing about the striking similarities between pamphlets and social media for years (2003, 2009) and more recently read up on George Orwell’s focus on pamphlets as a...

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U.S. Caselaw in Google Scholar

Last night, an important new feature launched on Google Scholar: more than 80 years of US federal caselaw (including tax and bankruptcy courts) and over 50 years of state caselaw is now fully searchable online, for free at Google Scholar. This project is the culmination of much...

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