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Google funds computer teaching

Google funds computer teaching | Internet Search | Scoop.it

The search firm's chairman announces funds to place new computer science teachers in English schools. Oh yeah, that's just great. Let our education get sorted by an American corporate. Genius idea. Not.

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Search 40+ free stock photo websites in one place

Search 40+ free stock photo websites in one place | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Librestock is a multisite search engine that scans and indexes the stock photos from 40+ different websites. We provide you with the biggest searchable database of high-quality free stock photos on the internet
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Nice looking multi search engine for images.
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13 Awesome Wolfram Alpha Tricks for the Average Person

13 Awesome Wolfram Alpha Tricks for the Average Person | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Wolfram Alpha is a great search engine for data geeks, but it has plenty of computation tricks up its sleeve that are useful for the rest of us too. Here are some of the most useful.
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This has some really good ideas - shows just how useful Wolfram Alpha can be. 

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Brave New World: The Future of Search | ThoughtWorks

Brave New World: The Future of Search | ThoughtWorks | Internet Search | Scoop.it
(and why your marketing team might not be ready for it)
Information can tell us everything. It has all the answers. But they are answers to questions we have not asked, and which doubtless don’t even arise.
- Jean Baudrillard, Cool Memories, Ch. 5, 1987.
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Interesting and thoughtful look into the future.

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Is Facebook the New Google? - GeeklessTech

Is Facebook the New Google? - GeeklessTech | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Facebook is now the top referral source to news websites – surpassing long-time referral giant Google.
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This all makes perfect sense to me!

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18 Cool Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google

18 Cool Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Who knew you could use Google to play Lego? (H/T this imgur post).
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16 Ways To Use Advanced Search Queries To Rock Social Listening

16 Ways To Use Advanced Search Queries To Rock Social Listening | Internet Search | Scoop.it
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Nice summary of Twitter advanced search commands.

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Nice review of Twitter advanced features 

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Japanese Court Orders Google To Scrub Records On Man’s Arrest

Japanese Court Orders Google To Scrub Records On Man’s Arrest | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Over in Europe, Google has agreed that users had the right to be forgotten, meaning that users could submit requests to Google to have any...
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DuckDuckGo Surpasses 10 Million Daily Queries

DuckDuckGo Surpasses 10 Million Daily Queries | Internet Search | Scoop.it
DuckDuckGo, the privacy focused search engine, hits a major milestone - reaching 10 million daily queries.
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Instagram's Overhauled Search: Real-Time Instead of Real Bad | WIRED

Instagram's Overhauled Search: Real-Time Instead of Real Bad | WIRED | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Instagram is debuting new search and discovery tools to make it easier to see what's happening in real time anywhere.
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Google Mobile Search Overtakes Desktop Search In UK

Google Mobile Search Overtakes Desktop Search In UK | Internet Search | Scoop.it
There was a time when a mobile website, or responsive design, was considered a luxury. Big brands, and tech savvy website owners, were really the only ones that considered it important. The proliferat
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Google introduces location-aware search to answer questions while you’re on the go

Google introduces location-aware search to answer questions while you’re on the go | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google knows where you are -- and now it can answer questions based on that knowledge.
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Is Apple planning its own search engine?

Is Apple planning its own search engine? | Internet Search | Scoop.it
What is Apple Search? That's a question a lot of people will be asking over the coming months, after Cult of Mac spotted a job ad that references the as-
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This makes perfect sense to me. Apple needs to break away from Google and Microsoft and really strike out on its own.

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Bing Adds Last Updated Dates & View Counts to Search Results - The SEM Post

Bing Adds Last Updated Dates & View Counts to Search Results - The SEM Post | Internet Search | Scoop.it
In addition to WikiHow getting tabbed answer boxes in the search results, they are also one of the sites sporting some new annotations in the Bing organic search results.  They are now displaying a “last updated” date, as well as the number of times an article has been viewed. If you view one of the …
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Except that it doesn't. At least, not if you're in the UK using the .com version it doesn't. 

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The CRAAP Test: An Easy & Fun Way to Evaluate Research Sources - RefME | Free Reference Generator – Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago...

The CRAAP Test: An Easy & Fun Way to Evaluate Research Sources - RefME | Free Reference Generator – Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago... | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Kendra Perkins is the Coordinator for the Shanghai Librarian Network, the International Librarian Network Ambassador for China and Head Librarian at YK Pao Secondary School in China. For more inspiration, check out her blog.   What is the CRAAP Test & How can I use it? It’s common knowledge that that the Internet can be …

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Blog on the CRAAP test: evaluating sources through Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose.
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On the growing, intentional uselessness of Google search results

As most people are aware, Google search results are constantly changing and evolving. In the past couple of years, there has been a conscious and very
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Mobile Searches Surpass Desktop Searches At Google For The First Time

Mobile Searches Surpass Desktop Searches At Google For The First Time | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google's search chief Amit Singhal said for the first time this summer, more Google searches were completed on mobile devices than desktop computers...
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16 Searches You Can Run on Wolfram Alpha That Don't Work on Google

16 Searches You Can Run on Wolfram Alpha That Don't Work on Google | Internet Search | Scoop.it
There are all kinds of different ways to use Wolfram Alpha, and it’s often a better idea to load up the computational knowledge engine rather than your search portal of choice. Here are 16 of the most useful queries that Wolfram Alpha can handle but leave Google stumped.
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Really nice collection of examples to show that Google isn't always your best option.

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Google Provides Details on “Right to be Forgotten” Requests

Google Provides Details on “Right to be Forgotten” Requests | Internet Search | Scoop.it
In May last year, Google announced it would grant individuals the right to remove certain information about themselves from Google’s search database. The move was a controversial one, with many people
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Which Search Engine Do You Use? [MakeUseOf Poll]

Which Search Engine Do You Use? [MakeUseOf Poll] | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Most of us use search engines to scour the Web on a regular basis. They're pretty essential when trying to find your way around this huge resource we once naively called the World Wide Web. But which search engine do you, dear reader, personally use most of the time? Welcome to this week's MakeUseOf Poll.…
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Not OK Google: Chrome Allegedly Listening To Your Voice And Recording It Without Your Permission

Not OK Google: Chrome Allegedly Listening To Your Voice And Recording It Without Your Permission | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google is accused of downloading audio listeners into any computer with Chrome on it. Is Google really sending your conversations to the NSA?
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How is 'ok google' going to work if it's not constantly monitoring what you're saying? Which is of course different to doing anything with that information.

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Apple is launching a new search engine aimed at ending Google (and you're already using it) - AGBeat

Apple is launching a new search engine aimed at ending Google (and you're already using it) - AGBeat | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Apple is launching a search engine aimed at destroying Google and chances are, you're already using it. What is it and how will this impact Google?
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Google takes steps to crack down on revenge porn

Google takes steps to crack down on revenge porn | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Victims of revenge porn will be able to put in requests to Google to take down content from search results.
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Google Now has just gotten insanely better, and very freaky

Google Now has just gotten insanely better, and very freaky | Internet Search | Scoop.it
For many people, Google Search is the only way to search the web for relevant information about all sorts of topics, and the company has constantly improved it to offer more accurate and better tai...
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Google adds 'dragon' to list of public transport options in Wales

Google adds 'dragon' to list of public transport options in Wales | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google reveals how much easier travel would be if you could summon a dragon, in the style of Daenerys from Game of Thrones
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As well as Dragon you can have location specific Nessie, or a Royal Carriage

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Self-destructing site shows how long it takes Google to find you

Self-destructing site shows how long it takes Google to find you | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Wondering how long it would take for Google's search engine to find your website if you didn't promote it? About 22 days, according to Matthew Rothenberg
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