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Google is shutting down Google Moderator, a tool it launched for presenters in in 2008, aimed at helping them prioritize questions for Q&A sessions. Since then, it has evolved to become a way to prioritize other ideas as well. For example, Google itself recently used it to ask webmasters what kinds of features they’d like to see added to Webmaster …
The space shuttle Endeavour launched today, beginning a 16-day mission that will see it heading to the International Space Station. In attendance was U.S. Reprsentative Gabrielle Giffords, whose husband Mark Kelly is commanding the mission. For the event, Google partnered with NASA and PBS to set up a YouTube/Google Moderator-based interview with the crew, to be emceed by Miles O’Brien …
Google has added the ability for Google Sites users to use Google Moderator.
"For example, if you have a restaurant site, you can embed Google Moderator on your suggestions page to get input from your restaurant patrons," explains Google Software Engineering Intern Eric Hysen.
Google provides steps for how to implement this here.
Everyone who intends to watch President Obama speak about the Gulf oil spill on TV tonight may also want to be near a computer monitor 15 minutes later. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has said he’ll answer user-submitted questions on YouTube in front of what has the potential to be a more global audience.
The YouTube Partner Program has the potential to be about the best thing in a person’s life, allowing an individual to earn thousands of dollars in return for creating short video clips. Yet lots of folks are still confused about how to become a partner – and why many applications are denied – so YouTube’s giving everyone the chance to get some answers.
A certain search giant might as well get it over with and release some sort of product mashup called Google Election. In the meantime, though, YouTube and Google Moderator have come back into the spotlight as important tools in a series of political interviews.
Google is hosting a three-part series of town hall meetings at the company’s Washington D.C. office, starting with one about economic growth and the technology infrastructure needed to "foster innovation." The meeting is aimed at helping set the technology policy agenda for the incoming Congress and Administration. Google says:
Google has released a tool (in beta of course) called Google Moderator to help you prioritize questions for Q&A sessions. It’s hosted by the Google App Engine and lets users submit questions directed toward certain people. Then others can vote on the question’s worth.
Google Platform Engineer Taliver Heath talks a little bit about how the tool came to fruition: