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OK, Google, Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap?
Feb. 6, 2016
It can be too easy for students to Google an assignment before they stop to think about it. Some researchers say we're losing our critical thinking and memory skills by relying on the search bar.
What Google Can Tell Us About People's Secret Thoughts
Jan. 4, 2016
An economist says a Google search is like "a confessional box" to gauge public sentiment. He's found a relationship between anti-Muslim searches and anti-Muslim attacks.
What Google Fiber Could Mean For Chicago
Dec. 8, 2015
Google announced Tuesday its looking to bring the company's super-fast fiber internet service to Chicago. A leader of the startup community in Kansas City, the first city to get Google Fiber, explains what to expect.
The ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars
Nov. 11, 2015
The concept of self-driving cars is beyond the idea stage...they’re already being tested on the streets near Google’s campus in California and elsewhere.
Google will not be out-droned
Nov. 2, 2015
Project Wing would become another rival in the business of delivering consumer packages by drone, already eyed by Amazon and Wal-Mart. Lots of questions remain about how it all will work.
Emanuel backed by tech’s most powerful players
Apr. 2, 2015
The heads of some of America’s biggest technology companies — including Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk — give money to Rahm Emanuel’s campaigns.
'Uber-gentrification' comes to the West Loop
Dec. 18, 2014
First it was Oprah, now Google. Randolph/Fulton Market continues to explode with tech companies and high-end retail, what researchers call gentrification on steroids.
Taking care of your digital afterlife
Oct. 31, 2014
What happens to your Facebook when you die? Today our music, pictures, books, movies, financial information and medical records are digital, and managing property has become exceedingly complex.
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