Eric Chiu

Eric Chiu


Eagle County: Prepared for natural disasters

Eagle County used Google Maps Platform and G Suite to redesign its emergency operations center and improve the delivery of vital crisis information to Colorado residents during natural disasters.
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Rave: Keeping the party going for listeners

With Google Cloud Platform, Rave and its RaveDJ service have a versatile environment powerful enough to drive the company’s Artificial Intelligent DJ and Social Watching Apps.
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City of Chattanooga: Innovating government services to support Tennesseans

The City of Chattanooga uses G Suite and Chromebooks to boost productivity, streamline IT administration, and deliver vital local services faster to Tennessee residents.
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BroodMinder: Using IoT to save the bees

BroodMinder uses Google Cloud Platform to manage its beehive tracking sensors and improve how beekeepers manage the health of their bees.
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Google Anti-Diversity Memo: Fired Engineer Wants To Sue, But Faces Hurdles

The controversy surrounding the firing of former Google engineer James Damore over an internal diversity memo took another turn late Tuesday, as Damore officially filed a formal complaint with the National Labor Relations Board due to his dismissal from Google. It’s also the latest legal move for Damore, who publicly said he wants to take the search giant to court.
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5 Reasons Why Nintendo Canceled The NES Classic

When Nintendo last year released the NES Classic — the $60 reissue of its original Nintendo Entertainment System console — the retro reboot immediately became a must-have holiday item. Stores were regularly out of stock, and consoles that got purchased often made it to the third-party seller market at substantial markups.
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Virtual Reality Park The Void Offers Unique Take On VR Experience

As popular as virtual reality headsets are right now, it doesn’t take long to hit the technology’s limits. Features like 360-degree video and games are a decent gateway to VR for most people, but much of the time, they’re often closer to extended tech demos. But what if a VR experience could get expanded into an actual VR world?
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Apple iPad Pro Review

In person, the iPad Pro is big. This tablet computer is much bigger than you'd expect, and it feels even bigger when it's in your hand. On the inside and outside, Apple's latest entry to its tablet lineup is an impressive model that takes advantage of this extra size, though it's not a convenient starter tablet for beginners.
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Alienware Area 51 Review

Dell offers several customizable configurations for the Area 51. Our review unit was built close to our selected configuration but relied on three NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 graphics cards versus a dual GTX 970 setup.
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Amazon Kindle Oasis Review

The Oasis’ display carries over much of what's worked on past Kindles. The reading interface is cleanly laid out, and it is easy to browse through Amazon's menu screens and your eBook library. As with most eBook readers, the Oasis doesn’t have the processing speed and responsiveness of a full tablet, but functions like page scrolling and dictionary searching work reasonably quickly.
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Intern Deluxe: The Rise of New Media Fellowships

My first unpaid media internship was in the summer of 2010. Like most college students, previous semesters spent whiffing on applications made landing one feel like a reward, regardless of pay—I’d move to New York and even have the chance to write (mostly) professionally. The “unpaid” part always loomed, but my friends and I made it work through varying levels of cost-cutting and couch-crashing.
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Les Miles 'will continue to be our football coach,' says LSU AD after hot seat week

LSU will retain head coach Les Miles, athletic director Joe Alleva announced Saturday after a win over Texas A&M, which included Tigers carrying Miles on their shoulders and a standing ovation from fans. "I want to make it very clear and positive that Les Miles is our football coach and will continue to be our football coach," Alleva said.
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Eric Chiu

My reporting and writing have appeared at outlets including Yahoo News, Flint Journal and the International Business Times. They've also been linked at outlets including the New York Times, Romenesko, and the Wall Street Journal. I've also done content writing and consulting for major technology clients like Google.