I can recall a Dilbert cartoon in which several people sat around a table while the meeting organizer said, "There is no specific agenda for this meeting. As usual, we'll just make unrelated emotional statements about things which bother us…" That pretty much sums it up. The majority of meetings are unstructured, uninspiring, and unproductive. Why Could Google Die... Apps Status Dashboard.
Quick Search Box. Quick Search Box is an open source search box that allows you to search data on your computer and across the web.
With Quick Search Box you can search for information from just about anywhere. You can then perform actions on the search results, such as launching applications, emailing friends, or playing a song. If you are interested in participating in the Quick Search Box development process, download the app or build it from source. Gog.is simple google slapper. Google Mobile. Description The best of Google in one app.
Say “Ok Google” and find everything from nearby restaurants to the calories in cheesecake. Google also shows you the info you need before you ask, like updates on your favorite teams and traffic alerts. 10 Great Google Slideshows. Yesterday we dug out a cool slideshow which tries to tell us, in a mere 34 slides, everything there is to know about Google.
It's not the only Google-related slideshow out there, though; in fact, we've found dozens of them. Here's a selection of ten we've found to be either very useful or interesting. How to use the new Google web search RSS feeds. Google's been the lone hold out among major search engines on RSS but the company quietly enabled feeds for web search results this week.
The offering is pretty limited and frustrating, you have to go through Google Alerts to get an obscure RSS URL, but we offer a tutorial and some strategic advice in this post. Web search RSS is useful for being alerted whenever search results for your keywords or link have changed; subscribing to at least a few searches will let you know when Google users are seeing something new in the first few pages of search results for your company name, for example. How to recover your Google account. From Wired How-To Wiki Recently some high-profile people have found themselves suddenly locked out of their Google Accounts.
The lockouts have started some rumbling in the blogosphere that maybe, just maybe, we’re all a little too reliant on Gmail and the rest of Google’s very handy, but potentially unreliable, services. It’s about time we started waking up. Take a cue from Free Software advocate Richard Stallman who suggests handing all your data over to the cloud is "worse than stupidity. " The Google Alphabet, 2008 edition. Google has added Google Suggest to their homepage.
When Google suggest first-launched Buster McLeod (AKA Erik Benson) checked the suggested term for each letter to create the Google Alphabet, 2004 edition. When Google News Suggest launched in 2006 I did the same. Now in honor of Google Suggest graduating from labs here is the annotated Google Alphabet, 2008 edition: How to turn google searches into usefull rss feeds. "The Search Party" par Ken Auletta sur The New Yorker. ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS about Google.
In June, 2006, Sergey Brin, one of the co-founders of Google, went to Washington, hoping to create some good will. At the time, even though Google was a multibillion-dollar company, it had no PAC and a tiny Washington office. Trends. Advanced Dork: Google Advanced Operators (Cheat Sheet)
The following table lists the search operators that work with each Google search service.
Every time you open such bookmark it executes its function, usually using information from the currently opened website. Bookmarklets can make daily browsing a lot easier by automating simple tasks. How to get more out of Google Reader. If you’ve already gotten started with Google Reader, you’re probably ready for some advanced tips and tricks to make better use of this rather full-featured RSS client. Here’s what you need to do to become a real Google Reader power user. Get Organized.