Kansas may have lost the NCAA Tournament, but Kansas City, Kansas, won the national competition to be Google’s first site for a high-speed broadband network. Nicknamed “The Dot” after Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Kansas beat out over 1100 cities across the country.
Heather Physioc Whether or not you support the wars, supporting our troops is something I think we can all agree upon. Soldiers are far from home and far from their families for a year at a time. Several team members at PlattForm have friends and family members in the Armed Forces who are deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq. My husband, Luke, deployed to Afghanistan six months ago. This is his fourth overseas deployment.
As everyone knows Google has been used as more of a verb than a noun in user’s day-to-day language. Now-a-days, if someone wants to research something they say they will “Google it” instead of saying “I will use Google to find the answer.” Over the past year, especially with the launch of the movie “The Social Network,” Facebook has thrown its name into the ring of verb usage. If someone wants to find someone they went to school with it’s easy to “Facebook” them.