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These sixth graders built a dispenser to make drinking water accessible. #innovarparami

These sixth graders built a dispenser to make drinking water accessible. #innovarparami


In Mexico, we wanted to explore how teachers and students are using technology to empower a rising generation of innovative changemakers. In Puebla, Teacher Enrique Cordero is inspiring his students to solve problems like lack of access to potable water.

Tune into the hashtag #innovarparami to see how students and teachers in Latin America are thinking about innovation.

Las escuelas alrededor del mundo están imaginando maneras distintas para que los estudiantes tengan impacto fuera del salón de clases. En México, quisimos explorar cómo alumnos y maestros están usando la tecnología para empoderar a una nueva generación de personas innovadoras que representan reales agentes de cambio. En Puebla, el profesor Enrique Cordero está inspirando a sus estudiantes a resolver problemas como la falta de agua potable en zonas rurales.

Visita el hashtag #innovarparami para ver cómo alumnos y profesores en América Latina piensan la innovación.

Designing a Google Doodle game

Designing a Google Doodle game


How do you make a game for a billion users? Take a quick look into the Google Doodle’s unique set of game design constraints.

SMS Verification Codes made Easy on Android!

SMS Verification Codes made Easy on Android!


In this video, Laurence Moroney (@lmoroney) takes you through the process of using the SMS Retriever API on Android. This API lets your app automatically receive verification codes without requesting full SMS reading permissions, and providing a great user experience where the codes are automatically handled without user intervention.

Check out the SMS Retriever Documentation: https://goo.gl/VFJdHL

Subscribe to the Google Developers Channel: http://goo.gl/mQyv5L

Climate and Technology: An Interview with Al Gore

Climate and Technology: An Interview with Al Gore


For the release of his new documentary “Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”, we asked Al Gore about the role technology, present and future, plays in advancing climate science and enabling a more sustainable future.

#ShowUp Stories: Helen | San Francisco, CA

#ShowUp Stories: Helen | San Francisco, CA


Meet Helen, co-founder of a lesbian-owned coffee shop in the bay that prides itself on being a deliciously diverse and inclusive small business.

Everyone has a reason to #ShowUp – in spirit and in person, at parades and marches, in cities big and small. This year we traveled to Prides all across America to talk to members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies about why they show up.

For more stories, visit pride.google.com

#ShowUp Stories: Kristi | Wichita, KS

#ShowUp Stories: Kristi | Wichita, KS


Meet Kristi. The creator of the only and longest-running gay and lesbian newspaper in Kansas reflects on how the 27-year-old publication has become a force bigger than her.

Everyone has a reason to #ShowUp – in spirit and in person, at parades and marches, in cities big and small. This year we traveled to Prides all across America to talk to members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies about why they show up.

For more stories, visit pride.google.com

#ShowUp Stories: Alexei | Los Angeles, CA

#ShowUp Stories: Alexei | Los Angeles, CA


Meet Alexei, LA’s Grand Marshal and long-time activist tells the story of how he helped organize the city’s first-ever LGBTQ+ demonstration in 1966 at The Black Cat.

Everyone has a reason to #ShowUp – in spirit and in person, at parades and marches, in cities big and small. This year we traveled to Prides all across America to talk to members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies about why they show up.

For more stories, visit pride.google.com

#ShowUp Stories: Subhi | San Francisco, CA

#ShowUp Stories: Subhi | San Francisco, CA


Meet Subhi, the man who fled Syria and made history by starting an LGBTQ+ foundation for refugees.

Everyone has a reason to #ShowUp – in spirit and in person, at parades and marches, in cities big and small. This year we traveled to Prides all across America to talk to members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies about why they show up.

For more stories, visit pride.google.com

#ShowUp Stories: Lily | Birmingham, AL

#ShowUp Stories: Lily | Birmingham, AL


Meet Lily and her colorful community of teens who #ShowUp to Queer Prom in true family style.

Everyone has a reason to #ShowUp – in spirit and in person, at parades and marches, in cities big and small. This year we traveled to Prides all across America to talk to members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies about why they show up.

For more stories, visit pride.google.com

#ShowUp Stories: Laura | Hilo, HI

#ShowUp Stories: Laura | Hilo, HI


Meet Laura, a mental health counselor specializing in LGBTQ+ issues whose personal experience informs her compassionate practice.

Everyone has a reason to #ShowUp – in spirit and in person, at parades and marches, in cities big and small. This year we traveled to Prides all across America to talk to members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies about why they show up.

For more stories, visit pride.google.com