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Design Snippets: How Notion onboards users

Design Snippets: How Notion onboards users


Click here submit your Design Snippets Project: https://goo.gl/ZPwhhp

In this first edition of Design Snippets, we explore how an email app called Notion successfully onboards users through user education, casual and friendly language, and sensitivity to user context.

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

Project Fi: Automatic Connection to 1 million WIFI Hotspots

Project Fi: Automatic Connection to 1 million WIFI Hotspots


Meet Project Fi, a phone plan from Google. When available, your phone will automatically shift you over to free pre-selected Wi-Fi hotspots for faster calling, data, and texting. All with our secure encryption to keep your data safe.

Design Snippets: Circuit’s simple and clean visual design

Design Snippets: Circuit’s simple and clean visual design


Click here submit your Design Snippets Project: https://goo.gl/ZPwhhp

In this installment of Design Snippets, we look at visual design elements in a transit-planning app called Circuit, and particularly how contrast, a clear visual language, subtle motion, and use of keylines make the app feel simple and easy to use.

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Datally: A new mobile data-saving app by Google.

Datally: A new mobile data-saving app by Google.


Meet Datally, a mobile app that helps you understand, control, and save data. With Datally, you can save more and do more with your data.

Download now at http://g.co/datally/app.

An Eye Fit for Liberty

An Eye Fit for Liberty


YouTube is a place where you can learn lots of things, like how to tie the perfect bowtie, or retile your kitchen in a weekend, or, in the case of former oil rig worker Dwayne Collins, how to make a superior prosthetic eye for your daughter.

Learn more about Dwayne and his journey at http://g.co/eyes and check out his recently opened practice Ocular Prosthetics at https://www.oculusprosthetics.com/

Nat & Friends: Music Experiments Sneak Peek

Nat & Friends: Music Experiments Sneak Peek


Music is a fun way to explore technologies, like coding, VR and machine learning. In this sneak peek, Nat & Friends show off some music experiments you can play online, including the A.I. experiment Infinite Drum Machine. Full video here → https://goo.gl/sVqFXa

Infinite Drum Machine
by Kyle McDonald, Manny Tan, Yotam Mann, and friends at Google Creative Lab → https://experiments.withgoogle.com/ai/drum-machine/view/

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Actions on Google: Internationalization

Actions on Google: Internationalization


Actions on Google Localization documentation: https://goo.gl/ab5qXp

Wayne Piekarski introduces how to handle different languages and locales with Actions on Google, for the Google Assistant. Developers can support multiple languages in the same Dialogflow projects, and customize apps to support many languages while being available only in specified locations.

Samples:
https://github.com/actions-on-google

Communities:
https://goo.gl/QcnFxN
https://goo.gl/Ubka8W


https://google.com/+WaynePiekarski

Check out the Actions on Google playlist: https://goo.gl/ZhXmtL

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Virtual Story Telling through Virtual World Building

Virtual Story Telling through Virtual World Building


We’ll discuss how we’ve gone from cave paintings on walls to immersive virtual worlds and what technology will serve as the platform to enable continuing these stories. We’ll look under the hook for developing on platforms like Improbable’s SpatialOS which allows you to build scalable and persistent worlds in a Virtual environment.

Made By Women: AR Experiments

Made By Women: AR Experiments


This summer, Google launched AR Experiments. Half were made by women. See more of their work and submit your own at https://g.co/ARExperiments

[November 2017] Hear from the creators of the latest AR Experiments: https://youtu.be/7SwZUNDsWaM

How to take quality photos for your business listing

How to take quality photos for your business listing


Business listings with photos get more visitors online and in person. Review these eight tips to take high-quality photos of your shop or business, using only your smartphone.