So I stumbled across a new, handy, location-aware flight planning tool on Google. And so continues my love-hate relationship with Big G. Click this — you should get prices for flights to General Assembly https://www.google.com/flights/#search;t=PVD;d=2014-06-25;r=2014-06-29;ti=t0000-1100,t1700-2400;mc=m I would appreciate you telling me what you actually get.
I hurt my wrist a few weeks ago, making typing difficult. It also makes blogging difficult. So I have started using a tool called Voice Note, available for the Chrome browser as a plugin. It transcribes what I read into a microphone and all it takes a little light editing for me to compose what… Continue reading Tool for blogging with a hurt hand
On March 1, Google will change its privacy settings to unify its currently distinct systems. The Electronic Frontier Foundation offers a how-to, to give you some very imperfect protection. That’s what I’ll be doing tonight.
If you use Gmail for your church or nonprofit business, just go ahead and review these tips from Google. There’s even a ready-to-print version. (Thanks L. N. for the head’s up)
I now have several weeks’ experience with Google Apps — the suite of Google mail, documents and other tools using your own domain — in a nonprofit organization setting. Put mildly, I’m sold on it. (Though as a nonprofit, with an “educational” account, it is free of charge.) Email admin is easier and sharing documents… Continue reading Google Apps for nonprofits
Google today made another step towards having your (church) office online. Let me back up. It’s pretty clear the fine folk at Google have their sights on Microsoft, or really any operating system. Why have anything as pedestrian as software on your own computer if you can have access to software on a Google server?… Continue reading Google Docs support templates: handy for admin
I caught a rumor that there was a Google Maps Street View camera vehicle in D.C. If anyone knows if that’s true, please leave a comment. It’s about time. I’m a little miffed that some very out of the way places have been filmed but not Washington, D.C. Case in point? I found New Harmony… Continue reading New Harmony (Windsor) Universalist Church on Google Street View
I was looking up a BBC story about Google’s outreach to its US and UK Gmail users to test new features; that’s new. Lots of us love Google because they’re fresh, innovative and productive. The Gmail story points out one of their cultural norms: As well as being shown the new service ahead of release,… Continue reading Google’s double tithe
You get these first three entries in this order. Interesting. And what does that say about branding? Unitarianism – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For the liberal religious movement with the same name, see Unitarian Universalism for the … This is because over time, some Unitarians and many Unitarian … en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unitarianism – 79k – Cached –… Continue reading When you Google “unitarian”
Thanks to J.W. for pointing out a Google Docs new tool that allows forms to be embedded in sites. Comments at the official Google Docs blog suggest not all is well, but it should be useful for adding — at the very least — a straw poll capacity to blogs or an initial level of… Continue reading Embed a Google document as form in site or blog