Google’s ever-expanding tentacles are now moving into the entertainment world with this week’s launch of Google TV, a platform that purportedly combines “current TV programming and the open web into a single, seamless entertainment experience.” Essentially, it’s a Google-style platform for watching Internet video on the big screen. … [Read more...] about Google Introduces Google TV
It’s not easy to be a socially responsible consumer. Even if you buy mostly local products and diligently keep track of corporate environmental footprints, you may still be leaving a trail of slaves in your wake. After all, who do you think is digging up the minerals in your smartphone or picking the cotton for your T-shirts? Slavery Footprint, a new website and mobile app that launched today (the 149th anniversary of the announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation) can tell you approximately how many slaves have pitched in to make the goods you enjoy on a daily basis. … [Read more...] about How Many Slaves Are Working For You?