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Zeitgeist 2012 – Google

Zeitgeist 2012 – Google
2012 was a year of big moments, from global games to historical elections and everything in between. With this site, we've analyzed over one trillion queries to showcase what the world searched for. How We Did This We studied an aggregation of over one trillion searches (or queries) that people typed into Google Search this year. We used data from multiple sources, including Google Trends and internal data tools. We filtered out spam and repeat queries to build lists that best reflect the spirit of 2012. Trending The "trending" queries are the searches that had the highest amount of traffic over a sustained period in 2012 as compared to 2011. Related:  Irony, Postmodernism, and Our Current Age

Assurez une veille professionnelle avec Google Pour rester concurrentiel, il est indispensable d'être la pointe de l'actualité de son secteur professionnel. Pour vous faciliter cette veille professionnelle, Google dispose d'outils spécifiques : Google News, Google Alertes, Google Reader, iGoogle. On vous explique pourquoi et comment les utiliser dans le cadre de votre entreprise. Veille concurrentielle : Google essentiel ? Pour connaître les bases de la veille concurrentielle sur internet, consultez l'article utiliser internet pour sa veille concurrentielle. Les avantages des outils de veille Google sont leur gratuité et leur compatibilité. Leur prise en main ne nécessite pas de connaissance particulière, il suffit généralement d'indiquer votre adresse Gmail et de se laisser guider par les popup explicatives ou les pages d'aide facilement accessibles dans l'interface des outils Google. Google n'est pas le seul à proposer ce type d'outils, si vous n'êtes pas partisan du tout Google, voici leurs équivalents : Comment utiliser iGoogle :

Dark Ecology | Paul Kingsnorth Searching for truth in a post-green world Paul Kingsnorth Take the only tree that’s left, Stuff it up the hole in your culture. —Leonard Cohen Retreat to the desert, and fight. —D. THE HANDLE, which varies in length according to the height of its user, and in some cases is made by that user to his or her specifications, is like most of the other parts of the tool in that it has a name and thus a character of its own. This thin crescent of steel is the fulcrum of the whole tool. None of them, of course, is any use at all unless it is kept sharp, really sharp: sharp enough that if you were to lightly run your finger along the edge, you would lose blood. Etymology can be interesting. I’VE RECENTLY BEEN reading the collected writings of Theodore Kaczynski. It’s not that Kaczynski, who is a fierce, uncompromising critic of the techno-industrial system, is saying anything I haven’t heard before. Here are the four premises with which he begins the book: 1. BACK TO THE SCYTHE. But things change.

Comment effectuer une recherche sur Google comme un pro J'ai compil une liste de trucs et astuces qui pourraient vous aider tre plus efficaces lorsque vous effectuez une recherche sur Google. Ils seront encore plus utiles si vous faites ou voulez faire de la veille stratgique avec un service tel Google Alertes ("Google Alerts" en anglais). tre prcis lorsque l'on tape sa requte de recherche est d'autant plus important depuis que Google nous propose la recherche instantane. Au pralable, il est important de rappeler que lors d'une requte de recherche: Tous les mots sont considrs de faon quivalente;Les requtes sont insensibles l'utilisation de majuscules ou minuscules ("case sensitive");En gnral, les lments de ponctuation sont ignors dans les requtes, par exemple @#$%^&()=+[]\. Voici donc une liste d'astuces et stratgies trs utiles mais trop souvent ngliges. Les guillemets La requte [site:] Terme exclure avec [-] Terme inclure avec [+] Recherche avec caractre de remplacement (Wildcard) [*] L'oprateur [OR] La requte [filetype:] Bonne recherche!

Pinker, Foucault and Progress « Utopia or Dystopia As readers may know, a little while back I wrote a piece on Steven Pinker’s Better Angels of Our Nature a book that tries to make the case that violence has been on a steady decline throughout the modern era. Regardless of tragedies such as the horrendous school shooting at Newtown, Pinker wants to us know that things are not as bad as they might seem, that in the aggregate we live in the least violent society to have ever existed in human history, and that we should be thankful for that.Pinker’s book is copiously researched and argued, but it leaves one with a host of questions. It is not merely that tragic incidents of violence that we see all around us seem to fly in the face of his argument, it is that his viewpoint, at least for me, always seems to be missing something, to have skipped over some important element that would challenge its premise or undermine its argument, a criticism that Pinker has by some sleight of hand skillfully managed to keep hidden from us.

Centre de données (GOOGLE) Back When you're on a Google website (like right now), you're accessing one of the most powerful server networks in the known Universe. But what does that actually look like? Here's your chance to see inside what we're calling the physical Internet. Who's behind the doors of the vast global web we call the Internet? What makes a good hometown for the Web? Google has been working for years to optimize our data center designs in order to minimize our environmental footprint. At our data center in Pryor, Oklahoma, we've built strong ties with the Cherokee community. One of the reasons Google chose the city of Lenoir, North Carolina is its roots as a factory town in the furniture industry. Our data center in Belgium is notable for being the first to operate without water chillers. Here among Oregon’s rolling hills, snow-capped peaks and brisk Columbia River, we make Google products and services available to the entire world.

Public Influence: The Immortalization of an Anonymous Death - - News Cover design by Andrew J. Nilsen. Turn on the computer. Open Twitter. Photos courtesy of Kathie Yount “I believe he wanted somebody to help him,” says Dylan’s mother, KathieYount. Related Stories More About Man on 3rd floor ledge posing in his skivvies A twitpic, date-stamped 3:18 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2010, shows a grainy figure, wearing nothing but blue boxer shorts, standing outside the tall arched window of an off-white brick building. someone's standing on top of the forever 21 building downtown sf. man trying to kill himself in Union Square. Omg there's a guy standing on top of forever 21 bout to commit suicide! wtf?!? I'm watching a guy stand on top of a building down town. Refresh the page. oh shit! Just saw a guy commit suicide off of forever 21 Omg this man just committed suicide and jumped off the building across the street from my job in downtown SF Did I really just walk by someone jumping to his death off the Bank of America building at Powell and Market!? "Damn," one of them responds.

Google If you think we're done with neoliberalism, think again | George Monbiot ‘The demands of the ultra-rich have been dressed up as sophisticated economic theory and applied regardless of the outcome.' Illustration: Daniel Pudles How they must bleed for us. In 2012, the world's 100 richest people became $241 billion richer. They are now worth $1.9 trillion: just a little less than the entire output of the United Kingdom. This is not the result of chance. The policies that made the global monarchs so rich are the policies squeezing everyone else. Before I go on, I should point out that I don't believe perpetual economic growth is either sustainable or desirable. Last year's annual report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development should have been an obituary for the neoliberal model developed by Hayek and Friedman and their disciples. The remarkable growth in the rich nations during the 50s, 60s and 70s was made possible by the destruction of the wealth and power of the elite, as a result of the 1930s depression and the second world war.

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