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Internet and liberalism

Today, almost every internet user in the world knows that everything they do on the internet is watched by governmental agencies. It helps in the prevention of crimes, safeguarding democratically elected governments, and in the case of non-democracies helps in maintaining the power of dictatorial authorities, as in George Orwell's dystopian novel, 1984, published in 1945.

3 Jul 2019 7:49 pm
Google marks late Indian actor Amrish Puri's 87th birth anniversary with a sketch doodle

On its homepage in India, internet search engine and technology giant Google marks late Indian actor Amrish Puri's 87th birthday with a sketch doodle. In the doodle, the second 'O' of the logo has been replaced with the head of his sketch in black and white.

23 Jun 2019 3:56 pm
Google celebrates June solstice in Northern Hemisphere with a sketch doodle

Internet search engine giant Google celebrates the end of spring in Northern Hemisphere and the beginning of summer on June 21 with a sketch doodle showing the night sky of the first day of the summer.

21 Jun 2019 9:41 pm
Google marks Father's Day with an animate doodle with father duck and six ducklings

Internet search engine and technology giant Google celebrates Farther's Day with an animated doodle which is celebrated in many countries on the third Sunday of June including India.

16 Jun 2019 10:48 am
Google marks noted female Italian scholar and philosopher Elena Cornaro Piscopia's 373rd birthday with colourful sketch doodle

Internet search engine and technology giant Google Doodle celebrates the distinguished Italian philosopher and theologian Elena Cornaro Piscopia's 373th birthday on June 5 with a sketch doodle. It is reported that Piscopia was born in Venice on this day in 1646 and studied hard to become the first woman to earn a PhD.

5 Jun 2019 6:26 pm
Google marks 50 years of Pride parade with slide show doodle

Internet search engine and technology giant Google has marked fifty years of Pride parade with a slide show doodle depicting the advance made by the global lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) community for its acceptance and rights. The slides can be seen clicking the play button of the doodle on the homepage of Google.

5 Jun 2019 5:00 pm
Google celebrates opening of ICC-2019 World Cup with an animated doodle

The internet search engine and technology giant Google celebrates the International Cricket Council's (ICC) 2019 World Cup, which opens at the Oval in London, with an animated doodle.

31 May 2019 6:49 am
Watch Jupiter shining like a star close to the moon in early hours of the night

On May 21, looking at the moon from rooftop, a bright object close to the moon was witnessed. It appeared like a star. I took a few photographs with mobile camera. Though, photographs were not good enough as would have been with a camera with a telescopic lens. It appeared like a dot close to the moon.

23 May 2019 10:22 pm
Google celebrates Omar Khayyam's 971st birthday with a sketch doodle

Internet search engine giant Google celebrates Omar Khayyam's 971st birthday with a framed sketch doodle. In the doodle, noted Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet Khayyam has been shown sitting under a tree with stretched legs and a notebook. The in background, birds, clouds, sun, earth, etc. have been shown. He is pointing towards the sky and making observations. The logo of Google is depicted on the lower side of the frame.

18 May 2019 5:45 pm
Google marks 131st birthday of pioneering British medical researcher Lucy Wills with sketch doodle

Internet search engine and technology giant Google celebrates the birth anniversary of noted English haematologist Lucy Wills with a sketch doodle. Wills is respected as the pioneering medical researcher whose analysis of prenatal anemia changed the face of preventive prenatal care for women everywhere, states website of Google Doodle.

12 May 2019 6:41 pm
Aeroplane bound sky photography of moon-planet conjunction can be thrilling experience

Many sky-gazers and night sky photography enthusiasts take photographs of conjunctions of two planets or a planet with the Moon. In astronomy, a conjunction is an event in which any two astronomical objects have the same celestial longitude as observed from the Earth.

11 May 2019 11:45 am
Unlimited: Industrial designer Marten Helwig's boundless technical capacity

As we become increasingly reliant on technology, the industrial designer emerges as the ultimate behind-the- scenes owner player. Each innovation, every successive upgrade and improvement spring from the designer's mind and Swiss based paragon Marten Helwig ranks among the very top forces in the industrial design field.

2 May 2019 8:37 pm