Posts Tagged ‘google’

I recently completed the Mastering Growth online course with Harvard. As an avid listener of the Masters of Scale podcast I was aware of the content, but this course really made me take the time to reflect on the themes in the context of my role as CPTO of a startup. The podcast episode that […]

Monday, May 4th, 2020 at 22:01 0 comments

Dear team and friends, When I was about 11, I created a Lego greenhouse that grew a real plant. That’s when I first believed that I could create technology that makes a difference in the real world. I came to Google as a level 3 just over 9 years ago to work with the best […]

Friday, March 29th, 2019 at 11:20 0 comments

I’ve hosted my WordPress blog on Dreamhost for some years now, as part of a broader hosting package. The decreasing costs of the Cloud have meant that many of the services I used to host have now moved off Dreamhost, and in addition the performance of Dreamhost is quite poor from countries like Australia. Google […]

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 20:36 0 comments

Google Plus photos has been split out into a separate product, Google Photos. As part of this move there were some API changes, in particular an newly enforced requirement to use OAuth 2.0. With some help we managed to get the tool updated after a period of 1-2 weeks of downtime in late June 2015. […]

Monday, December 21st, 2015 at 16:58 2 comments

Happy Australia Day 2011 to all the aussies who read my blog! Ernesto, 3DM and I worked hard to deliver the first YouTube custom logo for Australia ever and a custom video mapping gadget! The basic premise is that Australians can upload videos to YouTube and plot them on a map. This map then visually […]

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 11:00 1 comment

Wondering why I have been so quiet lately? I volunteered my time to write a blog post for the Google Grants blog instead! http://googlegrants.blogspot.com/2010/08/get-your-non-profit-started-with.html I really hope that it helps more non-profits get onto YouTube. It really is a great platform that will deliver a level of transparency and engagement with your supporters, and in […]

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 10:25 0 comments

Tomorrow from 1-2pm YouTube Australia will be running their first live streaming event for the 2010 ICT ministers debate on the youtube.com/AustraliaVotes channel. ICT policy is shaping up as one of the big issues of this election, which is great because ICT tends to take a back seat in Australian politics. The main issues are […]

Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 21:55 0 comments

On the 30th of June I became Google Adwords Qualified in the category of Display Advertising. To achieve this I had to complete 2 120 multiple choice question tests with a pass mark of 85% or above. You can check my qualifications here: Google Adwords Qualified – Display Advertising Proves that Google dogfoods its own […]

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 21:34 4 comments

Each year Google runs a GoogleServe week, where we each choose a non-profit project we would like to contribute to. I chose to present to a group of 30+ non-profit organisations here in Sydney on how they can benefit from our recently launched YouTube non-profit program. Despite being only a small contribution it was a […]

Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 22:00 0 comments

Scott at Google MTV HQ Originally uploaded by Scott Savage Maybe someone has noticed that I haven’t blogged much lately? Well since my last post I got married and have travelled around the US, including to the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA. I just had to get a photo in front of the Tyrannosaur […]

Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 07:52 0 comments