- Pre-check: This ad-blocker, called 'potentially undefeatable' (aren't they all?), looks at content rather than code.
- Smooth landing: Netflix is set to hit 100 million subscribers this weekend.
- Passport: Google Brain's machine translation can now directly translate non-English speech. (Previously, it would take the step of converting spoken words into text first, then translate the text.)
- Now boarding at 5:30: Amazon Echo can now manage your G-Suite Google Calendar.
- Frequent flyer: Amit Agarwal has 3 great tips you can use on the Digital Inspiration blog: Using Google to remember things, how to switch easily between multiple Google accounts, and going beyond messaging to use WhatsApp to store private documents.
- Out on the wing: A good read here on new ways to look at visual search.
- Week in review: On this blog, I asked Should we ditch analogies to explains science--or just use them more sparingly? On the Moderating Panels blog, you also can find Moderators: Don't ask women panelists "as a woman" questions. Both were runaway hits this week.
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