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Asian American Commercial Watch: A CODA Story

I first saw this commercial during the 2021 Academy Awards, which seems entirely appropriate given the increased visibility of Asian American’s during the year’s awards.  Tony Lee, a lead design at Google Brand Studios, talks about his experiences growing up … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Google’s Android: Monotune

https://youtu.be/xLhJIFC8xkY During this year’s Grammys, Google debuted a new Android commercial called “Monotune”: “A piano has 88 keys. Each one is different. But what if they were all the same? To find out, we took apart a piano and reengineered … Continue reading

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As Tech Transforms San Francisco, Elderly Filipino Man fights Eviction

Much as been written about how the recent tech boom is transforming San Francisco and the resulting backlash.  We hear about protests of Google buses and artists leaving for Oakland (and perhaps pushing out other artists), but this New American … Continue reading

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Google Quits Bending Over For China

I find today’s tech news about about Google’s decision to refuse to censor Chinese results to be rather fascinating. There’s talk about how Google is threatening to pull out of China and open up their searches without the filters after … Continue reading

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