I just logged on to my computer and found that things have been upgraded on my Google homepage – pretty neat – I’ll have to poke at it some more when I have time. For now, at least I’ve reported it to you all
Archive for the ‘Search/Search Engines’ Category
I just learned from Dan at Jenkins (and then from Search Engine Watch) that Google Answers is being discontinued. Google Answers lets you post a question that you want answered by any one of Google’s 500 screened researchers. You specify a price that you are willing to pay for the information, starting at $2.50. Once your question is answered it is added to the database so that others can browse [ Read More ]
Yesterday, while I was working on my final projects, news of LibWorm spread throughout the biblioblogosphere. LibWorm is a “Librarianship RSS and Current Awareness Search” by MedWorm's Frankie Dolan and David Rothman. LibWorm let’s you search for library news across over 1000 RSS feed (including blogs, journal tables of contents and more). I need to poke more before I give my official opinion – but the one thing missing is [ Read More ]
I just played Guess-The-Google. It’s a little game where it shows you a series of pictures and you have to guess what search term got those results. I got a score of 202 – and I couldn’t figure out a few pictures. What’s your score?
Do you remember 5 or 6 years back when tv commercials would tell you the AOL keyword at the end of the ad? Maybe it wasn’t that long ago – I can’t remember. Well I am watching Scrubs (awesome show) and a commercial for Pontiac just came one and at the end they said “Google Pontiac to discover more” – but that’s not all! They actually took their car off [ Read More ]
And guys who love to shop I just read on Techcrunch about the Likeness search – Like.com – from Riya. The reason I say this is for girls – well – look at the example that Techcrunch uses. You no longer have to scour the web to find that accessory you’ve been dying for – you can now search for it. When I was looking for my wedding dress, I [ Read More ]
I’m wondering what everyone searches for and watches in their ego search feed. My search (blended by FeedBlendr) reads: Blogdigger search for nicole engard, Technorati Search for: http://web2learning.net, Yahoo! Search: “nicole engard” or “nicole c. engard” or “nicole c engard”, Technorati Search for: “what i learned today” AND (nicole OR engard), Technorati Search for: nicole engard, BlogPulse Search Results for: nicole engard and Bloglines Search: “Bcite:web2learning.net”. I’m wondering what other [ Read More ]
LISZEN is here – and it lets you search over 500 library blogs – give it a whirl!
This found on the Official Google Blog: A trademark is a word, name, symbol or device that identifies a particular company’s products or services. Google is a trademark identifying Google Inc. and our search technology and services. While we’re pleased that so many people think of us when they think of searching the web, let’s face it, we do have a brand to protect, so we’d like to make clear [ Read More ]
Steven Arnold is a kick He came into the room and was just exuding friendliness. He asked people their names and where they were from. Steve started by offering $1 to each person who asked a question after his talk – much better than the tiny candies I got at IL for asking a question I guess you want to know what I learned from Steve – well here we [ Read More ]