Understanding Bias in Peer Review

Posted by Andrew Tomkins, Director of Engineering and William D. Heavlin, Statistician, Google Research In the 1600’s, a series of practices came into being known collectively as the “scientific method.” These practices encoded verifiable experimentation as a path to establishing scientific fact. Scientific literature arose as a mechanism to validate and disseminate findings, and standards […]

Machine learning gives environmentalists something to tweet about

Editor’s note: TensorFlow, our open source machine learning library, is just that—open to anyone. Companies, nonprofits, researchers and developers have used TensorFlow in some pretty cool ways, and we’re sharing those stories here on Keyword. Here’s one of them. Victor Anton captured tens of thousands of birdsong recordings, collected over a three-year period. But he […]

Preventing unauthorized inventory

Advertising should be free of invalid activity – including unauthorized, misrepresented, and fake ad inventory – which diverts revenue from legitimate publishers and tricks marketers into wasting their money. Earlier this year we worked with the IAB Tech Lab to create the ads.txt standard, a simple solution to help stop bad actors from selling unauthorized […]

Get the most out of Data Studio Community Connectors

Data Studio Community Connectors enable direct connections from Data Studio to any internet accessible data source. Anyone can build their own Community Connector or use any available ones. Try out the new Community Connectors in the gallery We have recently added additional Community Connectors to the Data Studio Community Connector gallery from developers including: DataWorx, […]

Please Welcome Diane Bryant to Google Cloud

I am happy and excited to announce that Diane Bryant, former Group President at Intel, will be joining Google Cloud as our Chief Operating Officer. I can’t think of a person with more relevant experience and talents. She is an engineer with tremendous business focus and an outstanding thirty-year career in technology. Most recently, Diane […]

Google Summer of Code 2017 Mentor Summit

This year Google brought over 320 mentors from all over the world (33 countries!) to Google’s offices in Sunnyvale, California for the 2017 Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit. This year 149 organizations were represented, which provided the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded open source enthusiasts and discuss ways to make open source better and […]

Host Hangouts Meet meetings with up to 50 participants

We recently announced a few exciting additions to the Hangouts Meet suite of products and features, including support of up to 50 participants in a meeting. This feature is now available for all meetings organized by a G Suite Enterprise edition user. The 50-participant limit supports people joining from any mixture of video and dial-in […]

Control who can move your domain’s content out of Team Drives

Team Drives allow you to share files with people inside and outside of your domain. While you may want people outside of your domain, such as clients and partners, to add and contribute to your domain’s Team Drives, it’s important that you have control over who can move files out as well. Today, we are […]

Get local help with your Google Assistant

No matter what questions you’re asking—whether about local traffic or a local business—your Google Assistant should be able to help. And starting today, it’s getting better at helping you, if you’re looking for nearby services like an electrician, plumber, house cleaner and more. To get started, say “Ok Google, find me a plumber” to your […]