Google Chrome released for Mac
Cool: Google has released an official developer preview of Google Chrome for the Mac. Rather than digging through nightly development builds, you can download the developer preview of the WebKit-based browser at Google's official webpage.
Agenda – Virtual School Symposium 2009
Going to iNACOL's VSS conference? Or are you an online teacher (or a teacher in TX)? You might consider signing up for the Google Workshop for Online Educators (a face-to-face event) with Wes Freyer and Lisa Thumann.
Official Google Blog: Introducing Google Building Maker
This looks cool – and might make a great real-world project for students: "We like to think of Building Maker as a cross between Google Maps and a gigantic bin of building blocks. Basically, you pick a building and construct a model of it using aerial photos and simple 3D shapes – both of which we provide. When you're done, we take a look at your model. If it looks right, and if a better model doesn't already exist, we add it to the 3D Buildings layer in Google Earth. You can make a whole building in a few minutes."
Google Wave as a Replacement for Email
This site is down as I write this annotation, but it's a compelling article about how Google Wave's best use might be as a replacement for email. I hope the article comes back online.