This fifth grader uses water bottles to brighten communities. #innovarparami

This fifth grader uses water bottles to brighten communities. #innovarparami


In Mexico, we wanted to explore how teachers and students are using technology to empower the rising generation. When twelve-year-old Bryan González saw a need for better lighting, he used technology to solve the problem. His method? Turning water bottles into light bulbs! (Bryan walks us through his full scientific process here: https://youtu.be/HDltCurd_UI)

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 la Ciudad de México, Bryan González, de 12 años de edad, identificó la falta de luz en ciertas viviendas y se propuso solucionar el problema. ¿Su método? ¡Convirtió botellas de agua en focos! (puedes ver su proceso aquí: https://youtu.be/HDltCurd_UI)

Visita el hashtag #innovarparami para ver cómo alumnos y profesores en América Latina piensan la innovación.
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Quick Tip: Localization 101 (Route 85)

Quick Tip: Localization 101 (Route 85)


Translating your product — it’s easier than you think! On this episode of Route 85, Rony Rozen shows you how to set up your iOS Swift app so that it can be easily localized and translated later.

Watch more episodes of Route 85 here: https://goo.gl/FZmFM0

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

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.

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

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#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

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