Editor’s note

This URL earlier linked to a post that we’ve unpublished due to its flawed premise. The piece, “Why it matters that Google is helping to build a giant pool in New York City’s East River,” overlooked that Google has no financial or design role with the project. +Pool is owned and designed by Family NY and PlayLab. +Pool is using Google Drive to design a dashboard for the public to be informed on the quality of the water. Google has no further involvement in the project. We regret the error.

Matt McFarland is the editor of Innovations. He's always looking for the next big thing. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook.
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