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Geek Measurements

O’ Google how hard do you rock? Very hard indeed.

Maybe this is common knowledge but I just stumbled across this on Google Maps today. I knew about Google Maps of course, but I didn’t know about the measuring tool. Continue reading

Why do people…

I was skimming the reddit front page as usual this morning and came across a funny (or racist depending on your point view) post: Why do black. Someone followed this up later on with Why do white…. Both posts illustrate suggested search queries that you see when you begin entering a search into Google. Google looks at what you’ve typed so far and based on the popularity of queries it has seen in the past, presents you with what it thinks you’re searching for. The results are an unvarnished look at what people are really thinking about.
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Proxi can do that too!

I ran across a post on Daring Fireball today which described using a perl script along with ThisService to search Google for selected text and replace that text with a link to first result returned by Google. Very handy, but I wanted to achieve the same functionality using Proxi.

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Searching for Jesus

Remember when John Lennon said The Beatles were more popular than Jesus? Neither do I. I wasn’t alive then, but I know of this imfamous quote. Well now we have a tool from Google that will allow use to answer this question.
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Stupid Google Tricks

This post from the Red Shed aka Jonathan Rentzsch aka Wolf proved an inescapable 15 minute diversion.
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