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Google Answers Returns, But Only in Russia. After closing Google Answers last year, Google launched a new version of the service, this time only in Russian (here's the English translation, powered by Google Translate).

Google Answers Returns, But Only in Russia

Unlike the original Google Answers, there are no hired experts and people don't have to pay to ask questions. Instead, you use your points to "pay" for a question and you earn points by posting answers or rating other people's answers. If your answer gets bad ratings, you lose points. When you start to type a question, Google shows related questions in a sidebar to prevent the problem of duplication.

You can set the number of points you are willing to offer for the right answer and the number of days the question remains active. To find a question to answer, you can perform a search, browse the most recent questions or subscribe to the labels that match your interests. The service has a pretty smart system for rewarding good answers. If successful, Google Q&A could expand globally. Russian Family Bistro - San Bruno. 1 check-in here Or actually from Tanforan.

Russian Family Bistro - San Bruno

At least that's how Jamie W. and I ended up here for the world's longest dinner on Friday evening-to-night. I actually wanted to go get the Duck Confit at Q, but we had to pick up pants at J.C. Penney. Our geographic dislodgement made us throw caution to the wind and see what the Yelp Ouija board...I mean, the Yelp iPhone app would lead us. The moment you walk into this compact, homey restaurant, you feel like you've intruded on a family dinner since everybody lifts their heads from their bowls of borscht and stares at you uncomfortably (see photo). Six Apart Sells LiveJournal to Russia's SUP.

Google Launches "Question and Answers" In Russia. Googling Google reports Google Russia has launched a Questions & Answers service in Russia.

Google Launches "Question and Answers" In Russia

Although Google closed down Google Answers late last year, this launch of Questions & Answers is a new flavor of such an application. To me, it looks more like a Google Groups approach than anything else. Since everything is in Russian, it is hard to understand what exactly is going on. Google Blogoscoped tries to translate the features: - You can ask questions and get answers from other users. - You can earn points for answering questions and become an “expert” in subjects; better answers gain more points. - You should label questions to make them easier to find. So will we see Question & Answers in America and other countries?

Postscript From Danny: More than expect this to come. To date we rely largely on automation….I actually think the right answer is a blend of both, to get the incredible scale that automation and operate on and have the human intelligence, particularly in Asia. Официальный блог - Google Россия. Anatoly Vorobey's journal. Google Russian Translator. Google Translate added a new language: Russian.

Google Russian Translator

Now you can translate text from English to Russian or from Russian to English. Google uses its statistical machine translation system that won many prizes. Google News Russia has also been launched. The site aggregates 400 news sources. By combining the two services you can get an English version of Google News Russia. In a presentation earlier this year, Google recognized that Russia is fast-growing internet market and it intends to launch more products in Russian.

Related:Colorless green ideas sleep furiously. Gary Colet- The State of Knowledge Ma. My trip was in order to spend a fascinating 2 days in Moscow with fellow speakers Jerry Ash, Chris Collison and Richard Cross at the very first Knowledge Management conference in Russia.

Gary Colet- The State of Knowledge Ma

Attendees were all private sector organizations (now I think about it, where were the public sector?) , about half of whom also presented on their knowledge management activities. The question I know you want answered is “what is happening in knowledge management in Russia?” Valeriy Siutkin - Daleko. Tatu - Not gonna get u. Pachka sigaret. Kino - Viktor Tsoy - Gruppa Krov.

Gruppa Krovi. DDT - Dozhd. DDT - Chto Takoe Osen. The Empire That Was Russia: The Prokudin-G. The photographs of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863–1944) offer a vivid portrait of a lost world—the Russian Empire on the eve of World War I and the coming revolution.

The Empire That Was Russia: The Prokudin-G

His subjects ranged from the medieval churches and monasteries of old Russia, to the railroads and factories of an emerging industrial power, to the daily life and work of Russia's diverse population. In the early 1900s Prokudin-Gorskii formulated an ambitious plan for a photographic survey of the Russian Empire that won the support of Tsar Nicholas II. Between 1909–1912, and again in 1915, he completed surveys of eleven regions, traveling in a specially equipped railroad car provided by the Ministry of Transportation. AMBAR: Main Page.