All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Zeitgeist’

Craig Venter Talked About Reprogramming DNA At Google’s Zeitgeist Conference

Scientist Craig Venter, known for being one of the first to sequence the human genome, spoke at Google’s Zeitgeist conference in Arizona this week. The topic: reprogamming DNA to create “a more information-driven species”. Yeah, it’s some pretty mind-bending stuff. We had the opportunity to listen to him speak in person at SXSW a few years ago, earlier in his …

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Google Trends Gets A Few Updates

Google announced that it has made some updates to Google Trends, including a new homepage, more countries for top charts and hot searches, and a faster mobile experience. The changes come as Google has released its year-end Zeitgeist looking at the top trending searches in numerous categories and countries from the past year. Here’s what the new homepage looks like: …

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Google Zeitgeist 2013 Is Out, Mandela Tops Search Trends

It’s that time of year. Google has released the 2013 Zeitgeist. Google says it’s the “most global Zeitgeist to date,” as it features over 1,000 top 10 lists and top trending searches from 72 countries. “It’s perhaps unsurprising that the #1 trending search of 2013 was an international symbol of strength and peace: Nelson Mandela,” says Google’s Amit Singhal. “Global …

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Google Zeitgeist: Here Are The Top Searches Of 2012

It’s that time of year again. Google has updated its Zeitgeist site for 2012, looking at the most popular search trends of the year. The company has been doing this for 12 years. Google has added some bells and whistles to the site that weren’t available in previous years. There is an interactive map showing search spike locations and times, …

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Eric Schmidt Will Soon Send Robots To Parties To Represent Him

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke at the company’s Zeitgeist Americas 2012 conference this week. If you have sixteen minutes to spare, check it out below. He speaks about how technology will shape the next five to ten years, and what this might mean for your children. He notes that people will still be using voice to text rather than …

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Larry Page Talks Social Signals In Search

Google CEO Larry Page spoke this week at Zeitgeist Americas 2012. You can watch the whole video here. Towards the end of the nearly 40-minute talk, an audience member from the Google Science Fair asked him about social signals in search. “I was wondering how you thought the role of emerging social media would impact the future search algorithms,” she …

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Watch Google CEO Larry Page Speak At Zeitgeist Americas 2012 [Video]

Google CEO Larry Page made his first public speaking appearance since dealing with some vocal cord issues that kept him from some company events this year. He spoke at Zeitgeist Americas on Tuesday, and talked about a number of things including potentially forthcoming antitrust regulation, Google’s privacy policy, which has come under fire in Europe, and Google Maps on iOS. …

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