Tag Archives: Google

Steve Ballmer Defects to Google

In a highly surprising turn of events, Steve Ballmer appears to have returned from his sabbatical and promptly tendered his resignation, effective immediately. Suffice to say, this behavior is quite startling given Ballmer’s long tenure with Microsoft (since 1980), and … Continue reading

Posted in Google, Microsoft, Technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Google Gets Ready to Rumble With Microsoft

The New York Times just posted a good story describing the upcoming fight between Google and Microsoft. I personally find the differences between these two monoliths very fascinating. Times are definitely heating up as Google continually grows its internet presence, … Continue reading

Posted in Google, Microsoft | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Google Charting

Google has released an open web API, which provides drop-dead graphs and charts for web pages. I really find their implementation¬†elegant and powerful. Here are some sample charts and their usage urls. Good stuff! Linear stripes Chart Actual url: http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=lc&chd=s:UVVUVVUUUVVUSSVVVXXYadfhjlllllllmmliigdbbZZXVVUUUTU&chco=0000FF&chls=2.0,1.0,0.0&chxt=x,y&chxl=0:|Jan|Feb|Mar|Jun|Jul|Aug|1:|0|25|50|75|100&chs=200×125&chg=100.0,25.0&chf=c,ls,0,CCCCCC,0.2,ffffff,0.2 … Continue reading

Posted in Google, Technology | Tagged , | Leave a comment