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‪‪L'année en recherches Google‬‬ - Google Trends. How Google Search Really Works. Last week, I talked to Google Search lead designer Jon Wiley about the process of designing Google’s iconic interface.

How Google Search Really Works

What goes on behind that white box? Advanced Power Searching. AustralianAnimalCaseStudy. Training Center: Certified Educator Level 1. How Search Works. Inside Search. Advanced Power Searching. Robert Darnton closes the book. Early this summer, Robert Choate Darnton, Harvard’s Carl H.

Robert Darnton closes the book

Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, will pack up his book-lined office on the second floor of Wadsworth House. As of June 30, the celebrated historian, digital library pioneer, and champion of books will leave the University he first saw as an undergraduate in 1957. A scholar of Enlightenment France and of the history of the book, he returned to Harvard in 1965 to join the Society of Fellows, decamped to Princeton University in 1968 for 39 years, and came back to Harvard in 2007.

A May 13 sendoff will celebrate Darnton ― a former Rhodes Scholar and MacArthur Fellow — as a champion of free, open-source access in a universe of stored knowledge threatened by commercial exploitation. 10 big changes with search engines over my 20 years of covering them. Google & Books: An Exchange by Edward Mendelson, Paul N. Courant, and Ann Kjellberg. In response to: Google & the Future of Books from the February 12, 2009 issue To the Editors: My colleague and friend Robert Darnton is a marvelous historian and an elegant writer.

Google & Books: An Exchange by Edward Mendelson, Paul N. Courant, and Ann Kjellberg

His utopian vision of a digital infrastructure for a new Republic of Letters [NYR, February 12] makes the spirit soar. After 10 Years, Google Books Is Legal. On Friday, a federal circuit court made clear that Google Books is legal.

After 10 Years, Google Books Is Legal

A three-judge panel on the Second Circuit ruled decisively for the software giant against the Authors Guild, a professional group of published writers which had alleged Google’s scanning of library books and displaying of free “snippets” online violated its members’s copyright. To some digital-rights followers, the Google Books case had seemed to drag on forever: The Authors Guild first filed suit 10 years ago. Chrome is getting more unwanted software warnings. Screencap from Google One of the hard things about browsing the Internet safely is that everything looks fine.

Chrome is getting more unwanted software warnings.

If a website has glaring inconsistencies or is oddly clunky, you'll quickly navigate away, but for the most part it seems like smooth sailing. And that's exactly how cybercrooks want it. Google isn't satisfied with this situation, though, and you shouldn't be either, so the company is building tools into Chrome to flag suspicious software and let you know. Lily Hay Newman is a staff writer and the lead blogger for Future Tense. Chrome's Safe Browsing features attempt to detect shady websites as you're browsing and call your attention to them. Web History Timeline. Since its founding in 1989, the World Wide Web has touched the lives of billions of people around the world and fundamentally changed how we connect with others, the nature of our work, how we discover and share news and new ideas, how we entertain ourselves and how communities form and function.

Web History Timeline

The timeline below is the beginning of an effort to capture both the major milestones and small moments that have shaped the Web since 1989. It is a living document that we will update with your contributions. To suggest an item to add to the timeline, please message us. 42% of American adults have used a computer.World’s first website and server go live at CERN, running on Tim Berners-Lee’s NeXT computer, which bears the message “This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER DOWN!” Researchers rig up a live shot of a coffee pot so they could tell from their computer screens when a fresh pot had been brewed. How does the Internet work? - Naked Science Scrapbook. 10 research tips for finding online answers. Before Danielle Thomson was our TED Prize researcher, she wrote trivia for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

10 research tips for finding online answers

And spent years finding difficult-to-source info for The Late Show with David Letterman. What is the Deep Web? (Invisible Web), Information is Not Free. How to Automate Your Ego Searches for Ninja-Like Online Awareness. How to see everything you’ve ever Googled (if you’re so brave) (Reuters/Dado Ruvic) You probably don’t remember what you Googled 10 minutes ago, let alone the myriad inane and fleeting things you’ve searched since the engine’s beginnings.

How to see everything you’ve ever Googled (if you’re so brave)

But unless you’re browsing in incognito mode or have tweaked your account settings, Google remembers those things. [Infographic] Google's 200 Ranking Factors. There’s no doubt that Google’s algorithm is more complex — and volatile — than ever.

[Infographic] Google's 200 Ranking Factors

The days where SEO was all about meta tags and backlinks is long gone. Google now uses at least 200 ranking factors in their algorithm, including social signals, user-interaction signals, and trust. Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic] Don’t limit yourself to just plugging in simple search terms to Google; check out this infographic and learn a search string search or two.

Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic]

You don’t need to limit yourself to searching just for simple strings; Google supports all manner of handy search tricks. Tim Berners-Lee: World Wide Web - HowStuffWorks. Tim Berners-Lee: A Magna Carta for the web. Google Guide Quick Reference: Google Advanced Operators (Cheat Sheet) The following table lists the search operators that work with each Google search service. Click on an operator to jump to its description — or, to read about all of the operators, simply scroll down and read all of this page.

The following is an alphabetical list of the search operators. This list includes operators that are not officially supported by Google and not listed in Google’s online help. Each entry typically includes the syntax, the capabilities, and an example. Some of the search operators won’t work as intended if you put a space between the colon (:) and the subsequent query word. Allinanchor: If you start your query with allinanchor:, Google restricts results to pages containing all query terms you specify in the anchor text on links to the page. Anchor text is the text on a page that is linked to another web page or a different place on the current page. What is the World Wide Web? - Twila Camp. Some Skepticism About Search Neutrality. James Grimmelmann In the last few years, some search-engine critics have suggested that dominant search engines (i.e.