Google Culture

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  1. benlangdon macrumors 65832

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  2. bld44 macrumors 6502

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    No.

    Here's some definitions of culture from some sociologists that I have saved from a course in sociology I took.

    Kluckhohn -- Culture is the total life way of a people, the social legacy the individual acquires from a group

    Becker -- The shared understandings that people use to coordinate their activities

    Another way to think of Culture is to view it as the totality of learned, socially transmitted language, values, norms, sanctions, knowledge, material objects, technology and behavior.

    You may have something with the material part, but I wouldn't define google as being a culture.
     
  3. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    no.

    but as a society we're more and more becoming used to the tools provided by google.
     
  4. clevin macrumors G3

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    yes
     
  5. iTeen macrumors 65816

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  6. karenflower macrumors 6502a

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    It's an important part of internet culture, but not wholly something in itself; I would with agree with iTeen that it's a cultural icon instead.
     
  7. yeroen macrumors 6502a

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    A corporate culture.

    Their professed motto is "don't be evil".
     
  8. LizKat macrumors 68030

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    Right, and then came the acquisition of Doubleclick.
     

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