Google Labs has released another fascinating tool for researchers. Readers may already be familiar with Google Trends which can chart and reveal trends in search patterns for the last decade. The new tool allows similar analysis of Google's impressive library of digitized books spanning centuries.
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Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?
Sep 29, 2010 TheCityFix
San Jose hosts the 4th Podcar Conference, Oct 27-29, part of San Jose's Green Vision.
Sep 21, 2010 New York Times
Planning nerd bloggers like David Alpert of Greater Greater Washington are finding that they can have significant influence in the world of D.C. planning and development.
Sep 2, 2010 Washington City Paper
Google has invested $86 million in a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit fund to create 480 affordable rental housing units for low income families.
Aug 31, 2010 TechCrunch
Search giant Google has mapped the location of every WiFi network in Britain. Some say the collection of this information is a violation of privacy.
Jun 4, 2010 Telegraph
A pedestrian in Park City, UT followed her downloaded Google map onto a four-lane road sans sidewalks. She was hit by a motorist before reaching the median. Lauren Rosenberg is seeking $100,000 in a federal lawsuit.
Jun 2, 2010 The Guardian
A handful of American cities are hoping to become testing grounds for a new fiber optic Internet connection being offered by Google. To catch the company's eye, many of these cities are making concerted -- and sometimes audacious -- efforts.
Mar 23, 2010 NPR
Google has launched a new experimental effort to visualize much of the public data it now searches and displays.
Mar 15, 2010 Los Angeles Times
Google and the city of Mountain View, California have a unique relationship. The city is home to the search giant's headquarters, but the company is much more than a quiet tenant, according to this article.
Feb 21, 2010 The New York Times