Andrew Maxwell

Maxwell Weekly 7: #47

April 29, 2017
  1. Technology (article): Google Cloud Boss Diane Greene Wants To Be Ahead Of Amazon By 2022
    • Google is creating and releasing new cloud technology every couple weeks and I think they have a chance of dethroning Amazon as the king of cloud… like they did with Apple and the mobile OS.
  2. Star Wars (article): The Newest Little Golden Books Give Kids a Crash Course in Everything Star Wars
    • My love for Star Wars should be pretty apparent to everyone and Disney has come out with Golden Books for kids so that my son can enjoy Star Wars from his childhood.
  3. Technology (video): Google Earth’s Incredible 3D Imagery, Explained
    • Web Apps, Web Apps, Web Apps. I whole heartily believe that web apps will be the future of applications and Google completely rebuilt Google Earth into only a web application.
  4. Photography (video): Top 5 Smartphone Cameras: The Blind Test!
    • Whitney and I enjoyed watching this together and we both voted blindly and chose the Google Pixel.
  5. Transportation (article): Google cofounder’s ‘flying car’ makes its debut
    • I’ve never been a big fan of the idea of flying cars as they still seem inadequate and this one doesn’t help my bias.
  6. Travel (article): Google’s Trips app is becoming an even better travel companion
    • Whitney and I have been trying to travel a lot more lately and usually we document our travel items into Evernote or a Google Doc but having a dedicated app to keep it all is great. Maybe we will use it for our next family trip.
  7. Transportation (video): The Boring Company | Tunnels
    • Elon Musk’s tunnel project gets a visual rendering and insight into what he has been working on

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