CatchThis Blog / Google naming

Alex Kelley

April 24, 2019

Although the name is welcoming and friendly, it also has an epic-ness to it as you can’t ignore the size and scale of Stadia’s literal meaning.

Mark Skoultchi

March 1, 2013

Love it or hate it, the premise of Google Glass (scheduled for release this year) is a real eye-opener. The wearable computer, which looks like a pair of futuristic eyeglasses, lets you do everything from texting and web-surfing to recording POV video: all via simple voice command or head movement (and the occasional tap of […]

Mark Skoultchi

June 30, 2010

This item was originally published on June 24th, 2010 at Fast Company. I don’t have an iPad yet, but I really really want one. Well, I don’t know if I want an iPad per se, since I have an iPhone already (and really, isn’t the iPad a giant iPhone that doesn’t make calls? But that’s […]

Mark Skoultchi

April 11, 2008

Saw this fun little piece on naming today. It mostly talks about “Googlegängers” (folks who share the same name finding out about each other through Google). But the reference to people subliminally liking names that are similar to their own is fascinating. I’ve experienced a slightly different, but likely related tendency in my years as […]