Google Wave (2009)
The search giant promoted Google Wave, its real-time messaging platform, as a blend of Twitter, email, and instant messaging. However, the ill-fated collaboration tool never really caught on.
Wave was difficult to master, it bored casual users, developers were hesitant to jump aboard its bandwagon, and most of us found that Facebook did the trick in a much easier way. Google shuttered the service in March 2010.
Photographer Steve Winter is used to working in tough terrain. But the urban jungle—Griffith Park, in central Los Angeles—has its own challenges, as he... More Photographer Steve Winter is used to working in tough terrain. But the urban jungle—Griffith Park, in central Los Angeles—has its own challenges, as he learned while trying to photograph an elusive big cat that calls the park home. Read the article, and see more photos, online in National Geographic magazine: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/12/cougars/chadwick-text. National Geographic Photo Engineering and Remote Engineering contributed to the assignment.
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