7 Almost Unknown Google Search Engines You Should Use | MakeUseO Last week we covered some fun Google Easter Eggs, that you can find while browsing the site. This week, to take a more academic approach, we are going to cover 7 almost unknown specialized Google search engines that can be used for specialized consumer and academic research. Also included in this realm, but not within this post are [NO LONGER WORKS] Google Video, Pictures, News and Blogs which most users will already be familiar with so we have not included them in the list below. Google Patent Search Its amazing that a database like this exists, but most people don’t even know about it. For example, you can see Albert Einstein’s patent application for a blouse or John Logie Baird’s application for the device which would later go on to become the world’s first television set. Google Scholar Google Scholar is an interesting experiment with mixed results as it can bring you information about books and academic articles related to your topic of deep query. Google Books Google Catalogs
Funnyjunk Who Should I Follow - Twitter Friend Recommendations Welcome to VisualWikipedia! Top 5 Twitter Related Trends to Watch Twitter may be a toddler in terms of age, but when it comes to purpose the microblogging site has managed to become the most useful utility for keeping up with news and hot topics as they happen. Twitter is coming of age right before our eyes, and more and more people outside the immediate web/tech bubble are starting to respect the platform as more than just a flash in the pan. As such, we think it's important to zoom out from the actual status updates and start looking at some of the larger trends surfacing around Twitter. In this post we'll examine how Twitter has changed the nature of search and created demand for real-time search engines. 1. By now, many of us have come to appreciate the importance of real-time search. Mashable's own Ben Parr previously explored whether or not real-time is the future of the web. This trend brings up two very important questions. Two companies to keep your eye on in this space are OneRiot and Tweetmeme. 2. So why does this matter? 3. 4. 5.
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