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List of People search engines This is a list of articles about search engines, including web search engines, selection-based search engines, metasearch engines, desktop search tools, and web portals and vertical market websites that have a search facility for online databases. By content/topic General P2P search engines Geographically limited scope Semantic Accountancy IFACnet Business Computers Enterprise Funnelback: Funnelback SearchJumper 2.0: Universal search powered by Enterprise bookmarkingOracle Corporation: Secure Enterprise Search 10gQ-Sensei: Q-Sensei EnterpriseTeraText: TeraText Suite Fashion Fashion Net Food/Recipes Genealogy Mocavo.com: family history search engine Mobile/Handheld Job Legal Medical News People Real estate / property Television TV Genius Video Games Wazap (Japan) By information type Search engines dedicated to a specific kind of information Forum Omgili Blog Multimedia Source code BitTorrent Cloud Search engines listed below find various types of files that have been stored in the cloud and made publicly available. Email

Is Google Making Us Stupid? "Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave?” I can feel it, too. I think I know what’s going on. For me, as for others, the Net is becoming a universal medium, the conduit for most of the information that flows through my eyes and ears and into my mind. I’m not the only one. Bruce Friedman, who blogs regularly about the use of computers in medicine, also has described how the Internet has altered his mental habits. Anecdotes alone don’t prove much. It is clear that users are not reading online in the traditional sense; indeed there are signs that new forms of “reading” are emerging as users “power browse” horizontally through titles, contents pages and abstracts going for quick wins. Thanks to the ubiquity of text on the Internet, not to mention the popularity of text-messaging on cell phones, we may well be reading more today than we did in the 1970s or 1980s, when television was our medium of choice. But the machine had a subtler effect on his work.

Whozat? skipease World's Virtual Library (80,000+ FREE eBooks, eTexts, On-Line Books, eDocuments) n Welcome! Over the last decade, a quiet revolution has been going on in the development of a large library of "digital" or "electronic" books. While there are still large gaps, a very substantial body of "Western" thought is available in the form of downloadable or on-line books. Most major writers, from Plato to Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Proust, or John Le Carre, are accessible on the Internet. Subjects range from the highly scholarly to the contemporary and popular -- especially as more commercial publishers discover the virtues of "on-line" distribution. This index is intended as a "Meta-index" for most major eBook sites, along with thousands of smaller specialized sites. Here's some of what you will find:

The Web Library Building a World Class Personal Library with Free Web Resources The Web Library: Building a World Class Personal Library with Free Web Resources Online companion to the book. Frequently updated: last update 8-24-2009copyright Nick Tomaiuolo 2009 Indicates a site that is not discussed in the book. News! Featured: Google Books Magazine Search. Listen to Nick's podcast on searching Google Scholar These web pages are companions to the book The Web Library.

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