Let’s start from the critical part of discovering the highlights. Take advantage of my 5- step- formula below and you will have a guarantee in understanding the processes of transformation when taking decisions at work, school and for your cloud based projects.
Read Google I/O 2021 Keynote in 5 Steps
Time needed: 35 minutes.
Read The Google I/O 2021 Keynote:
- Open the YouTube video
Check the chapters Google timestamped in the video description one by one.
- Focus on Sunar Pichai’s Introduction First
Identify the most important achievement mentioned.
- Recap the Big Announcement
Takeaway details from the new product announced.
- Note “New”mentions in every chapter
Take note of what is mentioned as “New” in the context of each Google Product.
- Summarize the closing chapter
Explain the perspective of the novelty Project and the long term commitments.
Google I/O 2021 Keynote: 7 Highlights
Using the 5-step-formula given above here are 7 highlights I’m outlighning:
The Keynote Introduction has new Google Maps functionalities in center. That’s how Alphebet’s CEO Sundar Pichai best focused the audinece’s attention on Google Technology Scaled Goals. In this instance it’s Reducing Car Emissions and Fuel Consumption. Understanding the correlation between Google products features and scaled results such as Eco-Friendly Routes and Safer Routes , new Google Maps feature (4:45) simultaneously resolving car emissions and fuel consumption big goal is a guiding principle of how Google is keeping up being the leader of innovation in the digital economy.
Smart Canvas New Product
Smart Canvas is the Google Keynote’s big announcement. It’s a new product with Google Workspace innovating the way we work with documents. Documents become literally alive! Smart Canvas makes it possible for teams to remain connected, including video conferencing as part of drafring documents, presentations and sheets. It’s a seamless experience across devices and on the go. The leading speaker (7:18) Javier Soltero, Google Workspace Vice President announced the new product and presented this demo video:
Core Principles in Security and Privacy upgrades are impressive! Did you know that 2/3 of all online users have one and the same password for any login?! Google’s solution to this problem comes with Password Manager automated fix feature (37:37). New technologies like Diferential privacy, Federated learning are opening incredible educational opportunities. Personal Controls new functionality for deleting recent search result has been put in Spotlight. Another spotlight worth shouting out so online users rest assured in their privacy and security is that Google is deleting personal data activity within 18 months.
MUM Model Search
Research results announced MUM (Multitask Unified Model) (47:28). The technologies Lens and AR are solving complex questions in Search such as Credibility feature “About this result”.
“Material You” Design
“Material You” (1:14:46) revolutionazing details and applications
Google Keynote ’21 has Dr Karen DeSalvo speaking. With AR and AI clinical research is advanced towards faster results for patints. A new Health Applications has neen announced, a Dermathology app (Understand your skin conditions) initially available for the USA only.
Novelty Project Starline 3D (1:47:49) video conferencing for communication experience has touched everyone’s feelings because of covid-19 quarantine limitations to meet friends and family.
Google Keynote’s closing message is addressing Google’s sustainability commitments. In this respect thre’s a project at scale one must learn about! It’s the The Carbon Intelligent Computing Platform ( 1:52:35) and geothermal energy.
Beyond Google Keynote ’21 developers and virtual participants have a lot more to learn and experiment under each individual schedule. On My I/O event calendar I can mention a few of the videos on demand I’ve selected: Preparing for Page Experience ranking, Enchancing User Experience with GoogleWorkspace, What’s new in Search, How to Voicify your Android App, Immersive Storytelling on the Web, Accelerate add-on and chat bot development with the Card Builder tool.
My conclusion about the Trend 2022 based on Google I/O 2021 Keynote: 7 Highlights is that we are living in the future and technolgy innovation is our daily vehicle.
For reference watch the replay Google’s recap of the Keynote in less than 9 min
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