See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country's Most Visited Website It's a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country's most visited websites. An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires--but we already kind of knew that. The map reveals much more about our global browsing habits (like, apparently, Yahoo is big in Japan). The Reluctant Entrepreneur It’s the beginning of conference season for us public speakers… along with the daffodils appear boarding passes and PowerPoint slides. One of my favorite conferences is Computers in Libraries, and I will be leading the Searcher Academy pre-conference workshop as well as giving a regular presentation on super searcher tips. I have more tips than I could fit into a blog post; here are a few of my favorites that I will be sharing at Computers in Libraries:
The Corporatization of AI is a Major Threat to Humanity By Ben Goertzel This “editorial” article represents the personal views of the author, shaped by his 3 decades in the AI research community and 2 decades as an AI entrepreneur. It absolutely does NOT represent an official position of H+ Magazine or Humanity+. I’ve been working in the AI field since the late 1980s, and hoo boy have things changed! Google Wave - Communicate and collaborate in real time As we announced in August 2010, we are not continuing active development of Google Wave as a stand-alone product. Google Wave will be shut down in April 2012. This page details the implication of the turn down process for Google Wave. Stage 1: Google Wave is read-only -- January 31, 2012
5000+ Resources to Do Just About Anything Online Since May 2007, we've been bringing you resources and tools to be more productive on the web. Due to popular demand, we've brought all these lists together into one gigantic meta-list: 5000+ Resources to Do Just About Anything Online. Enjoy! And don't forget to subscribe to Mashable for the latest web news and resources. Face-Reading AI to Detect Your Politics & IQ Voters have a right to keep their political beliefs private. But according to some researchers, it won’t be long before a computer program can accurately guess whether people are liberal or conservative in an instant. All that will be needed are photos of their faces. Michal Kosinski – the Stanford University professor who went viral last week for research suggesting that artificial intelligence (AI) can detect whether people are gay or straight based on photos – said sexual orientation was just one of many characteristics that algorithms would be able to predict through facial recognition.
Picasa Web Albums: free photo sharing from Google One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Picasa Web Albums Corporate Profile About U. S. Steel United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 27 million net tons. The company manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries. U. 15 Online Tools that You Will Come to Love as a Tech - TheTechMentor.com I have compiled a list of 15 free online tools that will help you greatly as a tech. I’m sure that there are other good ones that I have left out so please feel free to post the ones that you like as well. IPTools offers a wide variety of online networking tools. With this site you can look up IP address information, check spam databases, run pings, run traceroutes, lookup WHOIS information and much more.
My First Ever Drone Flight, With DJI's Beginner Drone Flying is great, but the Spark is also great for taking photos and video. You can take a photo or video manually from the app using the on-board cameras, everything from quick selfies, to telling the drone what you want to film, and sending it off to go shoot all by itself. Specifically, the app's QuickShot feature gives an easy way to set up cinematic video clips with only a few steps. Highlight what you want to film, like a person or an object, and the Spark's software will track it even if it moves. From there, you can choose one of four preset maneuvers for the drone to pull off.
Notebook As of July 2012, Google Notebook has shut down and all Notebook data should now be in Google Docs. As previously announced, in most cases we were able to automatically export the Notebook data, so please visit Google Docs. Also please update any bookmarks or links to Notebook so that they point to Docs instead. Here are answers to some questions about this transition. We may add or update questions over time. Where is my auto-exported notebooks data?