Google’s Gmail has surpassed a billion users. The search company’s Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai announced the milestone during the Google/Alphabet earnings call this afternoon. This marks the seventh Google property to reach the milestone. Gmail follows in the footsteps of Android, Chrome, Maps, Search, Youtube and the Google Play Store in reaching over one billion people.
Voiced by esteemed actor Geoffrey Rush and showcasing director Adam Elliot’s distinct ‘Clayography’ style, Harvie Krumpet is the Oscar-winning tale of a World War Two refugee who relocates to Australia. A story of immigration and identity, this award-winning short (along with an Oscar, Harvie Krumpet also picked up awards at Anima Mundi, Annecy & Sundance) set director Elliot on the path to creating his festival-favourite feature Mary and Max.
This wipeout is totally crazy and not unlike jumping out of the 4th floor of a building. The waves were that high (thank you El Nino) and the sea monster that is the ocean looked like it was blowing itself up and whipping surfer Tom Dosland around as he barreled around. The drop must have been so beautiful, like a brief moment of peace before the chaos that is wiping out.
Like a chapter straight out of the popular book “The Da Vinci Code,” art historians have found microscopic codes hidden within the eye of the charmingly mystifying painting.
William Wordsworth was on to something. As the poet claimed, a newborn never enters the world in utter nakedness but instead comes trailing clouds of glory—if by clouds of glory you mean a coating of mostly helpful microbes picked up from the fluids inside mom’s birth canal.
What did Google pay to get back its .com domain name? Millions or billions of bucks?
Not even close.