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Google's Hand-fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results. Ask the Google search app “What is the fastest bird on Earth?

Google's Hand-fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

,” and it will tell you. “Peregrine falcon,” the phone says. “According to YouTube, the peregrine falcon has a maximum recorded airspeed of 389 kilometers per hour.” That’s the right answer, but it doesn’t come from some master database inside Google. When you ask the question, Google’s search engine pinpoints a YouTube video describing the five fastest birds on the planet and then extracts just the information you’re looking for. Google answers these questions with the help from deep neural networks, a form of artificial intelligence rapidly remaking not just Google’s search engine but the entire company and, well, the other giants of the internet, from Facebook to Microsoft. These “sentence compression algorithms” just went live on the desktop incarnation of the search engine.

Not to mention a whole lot of people with advanced degrees. Silver and Gold. 6 common misconceptions when doing advanced Google Searching. As librarians we are often called upon to teach not just library databases but also Google and Google Scholar.

6 common misconceptions when doing advanced Google Searching

Unlike teaching other search tools, teaching Google is often tricky because unlike library databases where we can have insider access through our friendly product support representative as librarians we have no more or no less insight into Google which is legendary for being secretive. Still, given that Google has become synonymous with search we should be decently good at teaching it. I've noticed though, often when people teach Google, particularly advanced searching of Google, they fall prey to 2 main types of errors. The first type of error involved not keeping up to date and given the rapid speed that Google changes, we often end up teaching things that no longer work. The second type of error is perhaps more common to us librarians. Musings about librarianship: 6 common misconceptions when doing advanced Google Searching. As librarians we are often called upon to teach not just library databases but also Google and Google Scholar.

Musings about librarianship: 6 common misconceptions when doing advanced Google Searching

Unlike teaching other search tools, teaching Google is often tricky because unlike library databases where we can have insider access through our friendly product support representative as librarians we have no more or no less insight into Google which is legendary for being secretive. Still, given that Google has become synonymous with search we should be decently good at teaching it. I've noticed though, often when people teach Google, particularly advanced searching of Google, they fall prey to 2 main types of errors.

The first type of error involved not keeping up to date and given the rapid speed that Google changes, we often end up teaching things that no longer work. The second type of error is perhaps more common to us librarians. Also the typical Google search brings back estimated count of results. e.g. The 6 are 1. About tilde (~) About plus operator (+) Google Hacking Database, GHDB, Google Dorks. Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks. Search operators - Search Help. You can use symbols or words in your search to make your search results more precise.

Google Search usually ignores punctuation that isn’t part of a search operator. Don’t put spaces between the symbol or word and your search term. A search for site:nytimes.com will work, but site: nytimes.com won’t. A Google a Day. SearchReSearch. Google Ultimate Interface. About Google In 1996-1997, Larry Page and Sergey Brin came up with an algorithm to rank web pages, called PageRank.

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Realizing the potential to improve search engines, they tried and failed to sell the technology to any. So they founded Google, which in an incredibly short period of time has become one of the world’s most powerful companies. While primarily known as a search engine, Google now makes a wide variety of web-based and other software and is known for investing in wide-ranging projects outside their core such as through their philanthropic arm, Google.org. Their products are available in almost every country and in a very large number of languages.

Google’s enourmously successful advertising business accounts for almost all of their revenue and allows Google to subsidize many other ideas. Google is a market and quality leader in web search, online maps, online video (through YouTube), and areas. Unsafe Search. While Google and Yahoo allow you to filter pornography and explicit sexual content from your search results using their "SafeSearch" feature, they do not provide a means to search exclusively for such adult material.

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It's a shame when someone searching for pornographic material related to, say, llamas, is forced to slog though many pages of perfectly innocuous llama sites before finally hitting upon the llama porn he was looking for. And very few people who do a Google search for "nice tits" want to find a site like this one. Use this form to conduct an "unsafe search. " The unsafe search works by performing two queries, a normal query and a query with SafeSearch enabled. The set of "safe" results is then subtracted from the set of normal results to yield only "unsafe" entries. New!

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