Guest Judge for BNN Stars and Dogs: Google
I’m going to be phoning in to BNN to be a guest judge:
I’m working on a new show, effective today. One of the segments I’m putting together for today is called Stars and Dogs. It’s a battle of wits, pitting our hosts Kim Parlee and Andrew Bell, against each other. They debate a publicly-traded stock (today it’s Google) and each present their most compelling argument. We need a guest judge to take part.
For you, this involves watching the show starting at around 4:40 pm Eastern or so. Kim and Andy will duke it out on-air and we’ll come to you by phone. You will give us your declaration as to who is the winner, and a short summary of why you chose them. This will all be done by phone, so there’s no need for you to go to a studio. The total time commitment is about 20 minutes, maximum. And it’s a lot of fun!
My take? Well, Google is taking steps to help innovate more directly. They aren’t waiting for Mozilla to succeed or not. They’re throwing their weight behind WebKit, also used in Apple’s Safari, Nokia’s mobile browser, and their own Android mobile platform.
Updates as I listen to the debate and keep reading my way around the web. I’m heading over to the NowPublic offices to borrow their TV.
- Todd Sieling things Chrome is the Google OS
- Ostatic analyzes potential winners and losers from the Chrome launch — the only surprise is their “Microsoft, neutral, potential winner” stance
- Fred Wilson is “long on Google” as he talks about Chrome, Android, and the Cloud – “It is on this three legged stool (browser, mobile, cloud) that Google’s future will be built. And sitting here today, it seems like they are well organized and have a great strategy for doing just that.”