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Inside Search – Google : How Search Works

Inside Search – Google : How Search Works | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
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Search - mobile graphic : "Behind your simple page of results is a complex system, carefully crafted and tested, to support more than one-hundred billion searches each month."


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One Second on the Internet

One Second on the Internet | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
A visual display of the data being uploaded every second.
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Internet mega-stats, interactive -


  • 10 years ago Skype, Facebook, YouTube, Reddit, Twitter, Tumblr, Dropbox, and Instagram didn't exist.
  • 20 years ago there were only 130 websites total, Google wasn't even around yet, and you had to pay for an email account through an ISP.
  • 30 years ago there was no internet
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Use these secret NSA Google search tips to become your own spy agency (Wired UK)

Use these secret NSA Google search tips to become your own spy agency (Wired UK) | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
The National Security Agency has produced a book to help its spies uncover intelligence hiding on the web
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refer - Untangling the Web: A guide to Internet research  wired.co.uk  "

Say you're a cyberspy for the NSA and you want sensitive inside information on companies in South Africa. What do you do?

Search for confidential Excel spreadsheets the company inadvertently posted online by typing "filetype:xls site:za confidential" into Google, the book notes."

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‘Open Data for Africa’ platform is now available across the continent, TNW

‘Open Data for Africa’ platform is now available across the continent, TNW | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it has completed the last phase of deploying its Open Data for Africa platform across the continent following deployments in Benin, ...
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AfDB  - AfDB says that the platform will assist in the gathering, access, management and analysis of quality data from African countries. This is because the platform is part of the AfDB’s ‘Africa Information Highway’ initiative which saw the establishment of live data links between the AfDB, National Statistical Offices, Central Banks and line ministries in all 54 countries.

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(some . . .) Mind-Blowing Facts About The Size Of The Internet – Stephen's Lighthouse, Mitch Joel

(some . . .)  Mind-Blowing Facts About The Size Of The Internet – Stephen's Lighthouse, Mitch Joel | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
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POWERFUL INFORMATION -

The Internet is unbelievably big

 

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Twitter / Mediabistro: What Happens Every Minute On ...

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INFOGRAPHIC

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