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A Google a Day

A Google a Day
Find out what you can do with Google Search. It offers more functions than you may know. Advanced Calculator Information site: search only within a specific site site:www.stanford.edu filetype: find a type of file: PDF, DOC, TXT filetype:PDF define: find definitions for a word define:audactiy intitle: find words in the title of the webpage intitle:inspirational .. get ranges of numbers, dates, or prices presidents 1800..1900 word * word find other combinations of words between words creative * writing - word search for homer, but NOT simpsons homer - simpsons + word find exact words - no synonyms or plurals +peace + freedom "set of words" search for exact set of words, quotes or phrases "I have a dream" +-*/ add, subtract, multiply, divide 12+68 % of percentage of a number 12% of 68 cos() sin() trigonometry: cos, sin, tan, arcsin… cos(68) km to miles convert units: temp (C to F), weight (kg to lbs) 100 km to miles

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Google Ultimate Interface About Google In 1996-1997, Larry Page and Sergey Brin came up with an algorithm to rank web pages, called PageRank. 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.

Teaching Screenagers:Character Education for the Digital Age Our current technological trajectory promises unfathomable, roller-coaster innovation with no braking system. While the ride is exciting, it moves so quickly that we typically don't have time to think about the possible unintended consequences that might accompany it. The result is that we find ourselves unable to effectively respond to hot-button issues like cyberbullying and sexting because they seem to come out of nowhere. Our challenge is to find ways to teach our children how to navigate the rapidly moving digital present, consciously and reflectively. How we meet this challenge depends on how we address the following fundamental question about teaching our digital-age children: Should we teach our children as though they have two lives, or one?

Frequently Overlooked Google Search Tools and Strategies This morning I spent some time reading the first part of the solution to Dr. Daniel Russell's most recent search challenge on Search ReSearch. Dr. Russell is a search anthropologist working at Google. Every week he posts search challenges that are designed to introduce you to new ways of searching for information. How to search the net (see paragraph called "week 3") Joséphine Rémon josephine.remon@univ-lyon2.fr Oral comprehension : Oral and written comprehension : Printable Lesson Plan Book Pages & Homework Assignment Sheets STW Filing Cabinet Logged in members can use the Super Teacher Worksheets filing cabinet to save their favorite worksheets. Quickly access your most commonly used files AND your custom generated worksheets!

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. Critical Search Skills Students Should Know There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not. Helene Blowers has come up with seven ideas about the new digital divide – four of them, the ones I felt related to searching, are listed below. The New Digital Divide In an age of information abundance learning to effectively search is one of the most important skills most teachers are NOT teaching.

Secrets to Get Better Results from Your Google Search When you have a question or query where’s the first place you turn to? Unless you’ve been living on some remote island for the last 15 years, odds are the first place you turn to to satisfy your curiosity is Google. With over 3.3 billion searches a day, Google has quickly become the go-to source for inquisative minds the world over, but have you ever stopped to think about how Google became the information giant it is today? Before you turn to your favorite search engine for the answer, we’ll kill the suspense – Google searches work as well as they do largely because of powerful algorithms that match relevant search queries with the most likely answer matches. This means that you can play a bigger part than you may have thought in coming up with the answer you’re looking for.

Video: Danish TV mistakes video game image for Syria - Telegraph After the opening sequence showing real images of burnt out cars and other debris from the violent conflict that has seen more than 70,000 killed, TV2 News settled upon a cartoon image showing the turrets and spires of the Syrian capital. The picture, taken from the adventure game, is a fictional version of how Damascus might have looked 720 years ago. Jacob Nybroe, the head of news at TV2, apologised after the blunder on February 26 was highlighted on social networking sites. The first series of the popular adventure game Assassin’s Creed is set in the Middle East, including in historic Damascus. In the game the player has to complete side quests, which often involve free running, climbing and stealth, before receiving an “assassin quest” from a “Brotherhood guidemaster” in the area.

Trading Cards ReadWriteThink’s Trading Cards app allows kids and teens a unique way to share their understanding of various topics, to build study aids for school, or to create their own fictional world of characters. Create trading cards for any number of categories, including: Fictional personReal personFictional placeReal placeObjectEventVocabulary word 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. 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.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship "Digital citizenship" is an umbrella term that covers a whole host of important issues. Broadly, it's the guidelines for responsible, appropriate behavior when one is using technology. But specifically, it can cover anything from "netiquette" to cyberbullying; technology access and the digital divide; online safety and privacy; copyright, plagiarism, and digital law, and more. In fact, some programs that teach digital citizenship have outlined no less than nine elements that intersect to inform a well-equipped digital citizen. It's an overwhelming array of skills to be taught and topics to explore. But while there is much talk about the importance of teaching digital citizenship in this information society, not many are sure what that really looks like.

How to use Google for Hacking. Google serves almost 80 percent of all search queries on the Internet, proving itself as the most popular search engine. However Google makes it possible to reach not only the publicly available information resources, but also gives access to some of the most confidential information that should never have been revealed. In this post I will show how to use Google for exploiting security vulnerabilities within websites. The following are some of the hacks that can be accomplished using Google. 1. Hacking Security Cameras Internet searching checklist - Faculté des Langues : search engine directory Google is not the only search engine. Careful of the way software imposes a frame on the way you relate to information, text, data,... Internet searching 20 item checklist :

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