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"The President of the United States is on the phone. Would you like to Hangout on Google+?"

By Alex Howard
January 24, 2012

President Obama will join the first presidential Hangout on Google+ on January 30, 2012, as part of the White House's commitment "to creating a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration."

Four short links: 20 January 2012

By Nat Torkington
January 20, 2012

On the Problem of Money, Politics, and SOPA (John Battelle) -- My first step will be to read this new book from Larry Lessig, an intellectual warrior who many (including myself) lament as bailing on our core issue of IP law to tilt at the supposed windmill of political corruption. But I think, upon deeper reflection, that Larry is...

Radar is now on Google+ (officially this time)

Radar is now on Google+ (officially this time)
By Mac Slocum
November 8, 2011

We've got big ideas for Radar's new Google+ page. For starters, we see it as a two-way channel, an experimentation hub, and a place to surface intriguing content.

Radar is now on Google+ (officially this time)

By Mac Slocum
November 8, 2011

We've got big ideas for Radar's new Google+ page. For starters, we see it as a two-way channel, an experimentation hub, and a place to surface intriguing content.

Radar is now on Google+ (officially this time)

Radar is now on Google+ (officially this time)
By Mac Slocum
November 8, 2011

We've got big ideas for Radar's new Google+ page. For starters, we see it as a two-way channel, an experimentation hub, and a place to surface intriguing content.

Top Stories: August 22-26, 2011

Top Stories: August 22-26, 2011
By Mac Slocum
August 26, 2011

This week on O'Reilly: Mark Sigal examined the legacy of Steve Jobs, we talked with New York Times data artist Jer Thorp about the commingling of data, art and science, and Tim O'Reilly and Google VP of Product Bradley Horowitz discussed Google+, data portability and more.

Inside Google+: The virtuous circle of data and doing right by users

By Mac Slocum
August 24, 2011

Data liberation and user experience emerged as core themes during a recent discussion between Tim O'Reilly and Google+ VP of Product Bradley Horowitz.

Inside Google+: The virtuous circle of data and doing right by users

Inside Google+: The virtuous circle of data and doing right by users
By Mac Slocum
August 24, 2011

Data liberation and user experience emerged as core themes during a recent discussion between Tim O'Reilly and Google+ VP of Product Bradley Horowitz.

What's Wrong With the Most Important Android App?

What's Wrong With the Most Important Android App?
By Zigurd Mednieks
August 22, 2011

YouTube, GMail and Maps have brilliant tablet-specific implementations that are building the foundation of a similar success for Android tablets. But there is a key application that has fallen short of adding to application-based success for Android: Google+.

Go inside Google+ with Tim O'Reilly and Bradley Horowitz

Go inside Google+ with Tim O'Reilly and Bradley Horowitz
By Mac Slocum
August 19, 2011

Join Tim O'Reilly and Google VP of Product Management Bradley Horowitz on August 23 for a free webcast that will go behind Google+ and Google's embrace of social data.

Go inside Google+ with Tim O'Reilly and Bradley Horowitz

By Mac Slocum
August 19, 2011

Join Tim O'Reilly and Google VP of Product Management Bradley Horowitz on August 23 for a free webcast that will go behind Google+ and Google's embrace of social data.

Top Stories: August 1-5, 2011

By Mac Slocum
August 5, 2011

This week on O'Reilly: The fragility of our modern systems was made clear to Tim O'Reilly during a recent trip, Jonathan Reichental defined the G+ Effect, and we learned what can happen when the barriers to scientific exploration come down.

Scaling Google+

Scaling Google+
By Alex Howard
August 2, 2011

In a recent interview, Google's Joseph Smarr discussed what he's learned from Google+ thus far. Specifically: how quickly the social network has scaled, the importance of the user interface, and future plans for a Google+ API.

Google Plus defines an era of disruption at a moment's notice

Google Plus defines an era of disruption at a moment's notice
By Jonathan Reichental, Ph.D.
August 1, 2011

When an entrant quickly yields considerable power in an existing market, and elicits potential for rapid innovation, this is what Jonathan Reichental calls the "G+ effect."

Top stories: July 18-22, 2011

Top stories: July 18-22, 2011
By Mac Slocum
July 22, 2011

This week on O'Reilly: We examined the deeper and broader implications of Google+, four solutions to the patent quagmire were offered up, and we learned about the "art of mass organizational manipulation."

Google+ is the social backbone

By Edd Dumbill
July 19, 2011

Google+ is the rapidly growing seed of a web-wide social backbone, and the catalyst for the ultimate uniting of the social graph.

Google+ is the social backbone

Google+ is the social backbone
By Edd Dumbill
July 19, 2011

Google+ is the rapidly growing seed of a web-wide social backbone, and the catalyst for the ultimate uniting of the social graph.

Strata Week: There's money in data sifting

By Audrey Watters
July 14, 2011

In the latest Strata Week: DataSift's access to the Twitter firehose proves compelling for investors, the inner workings of Google Plus are revealed, and contestants crank out apps for education.

Strata Week: There's money in data sifting

Strata Week: There's money in data sifting
By Audrey Watters
July 14, 2011

In the latest Strata Week: DataSift's access to the Twitter firehose proves compelling for investors, the inner workings of Google Plus are revealed, and contestants crank out apps for education.

Four short links: 12 July 2011

By Nat Torkington
July 12, 2011

Slopegraphs -- a nifty Tufte visualization which conveys rank, value, and delta over time. Includes pointers to how to make them, and guidelines for when and how they work. (via Avi Bryant) Ask Me Anything: A Technical Lead on the Google+ Team -- lots of juicy details about technology and dev process. A couple nifty tricks we do: we...

Search Notes: Why Google's Social Analytics tools matter

Search Notes: Why Google's Social Analytics tools matter
By Vanessa Fox
July 5, 2011

In the latest Search Notes: Google Plus got all the publicity, but Google's Social Analytics tools and new interface elements are also notable.

Search Notes: Why Google's Social Analytics tools matter

By Vanessa Fox
July 5, 2011

In the latest Search Notes: Google Plus got all the publicity, but Google's Social Analytics tools and new interface elements are also notable.

Brief thoughts on Google Plus

Brief thoughts on Google Plus
By Mike Loukides
July 2, 2011

Within hours, early Plus invitees were actually using Google Plus for conversations. Not just nattering back and forth, not just comments on the service itself, but real conversations. That's fundamentally different from Google Wave.

Strata Week: Google Plus focuses on data control

By Audrey Watters
June 30, 2011

Google launches Google+, saying "It's your data" and giving users better control over sharing. Yahoo spins out its Hadoop division into a separate company. And a self-published author creates a book out of his iPhone tracking maps.

Strata Week: Google Plus focuses on data control

Strata Week: Google Plus focuses on data control
By Audrey Watters
June 30, 2011

Google launches Google+, saying "It's your data" and giving users better control over sharing. Yahoo spins out its Hadoop division into a separate company. And a self-published author creates a book out of his iPhone tracking maps.

O'Reilly Speaking Schedule at PhotoPlus Expo

By Derrick Story
October 16, 2008

O'Reilly Media has big plans for PhotoPlus Expo, October 23-25 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. If you plan on attending the event, please note these terrific talks we have scheduled in the O'Reilly booth, #448, located in the Expo Hall.

Yahoo BrowserPlus

By Rich Tretola
June 3, 2008

If you haven't yet heard of or installed the demo of Yahoo! BrowserPlus sneak peek, prepared to be both amazed and a little scared at the same time.


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