Dropping Google Apps
I’ve been using a G Suite/Google Apps/Gmail for your Domain address for a decade at least. Generally, this had been fine for me until relatively recently. I can’t do the following with them: Google Fi Google Fiber Family Sharing for Google Music/Apps/Movies All in all, it hasn’t been that much of a pain but with […]
I swapped my old WiFi access points that never really worked that well together for a pair of Google WiFi mesh network APs. No complaints so far. I always anticipate WiFi connection issues will hit at some point, so I named the primary network “xmlrpc”. The guest network is welcometomy.casa, which, you guessed it, is […]
Mueller: Kitty Hawk of Self-Driving Cars
Google announced this week that it spun off their self-driving car division into a new company within the Alphabet umbrella, Waymo. With the announcement, they also announced that they completed the first driverless event on a public roadway—transporting a blind gentleman alone in the car—in 2015 in my neighborhood. I’ve enjoyed our little Google Waymo friends […]
The service isn’t on yet—they still need to lay their fiber to the house—but it is coming. We already have AT&T’s Gigabit service—for three years now—but Fiber is cheaper and I’m ready for a change since having AT&T for eight years as an ISP. It isn’t lost on me that we’ve gone from AT&T for […]
“Okay Google, Drive Me Home”
Would you trust Google to drive your car home for you? Yes. Yes, I would.
Google is surprisingly knowledgeable on what to do when you have egg, dairy, et al allergies, thus a vegan that eats meat.