Google Searches and Stereotypes

We all have that friend. The friend who in the middle of the conversation will pause to google whatever it is you're discussing or debating.  Occasionally I find it annoying but more often, especially since I don't have a "smart phone" myself, I find it satisfying and convenient. ...more

Is Google Search Destroying Your Memory?

Science Magazine published an article this week titled Google Effects on Memory: Cognitive Consequences of Having Information at Our Fingertips. Translated into nonscientific terms, the consequences seem to be that we are forgetting everything we once remembered. Image: Tangled Mess by mlkeewa ...more

I respectfully beg to differ.

A distinction must be made between two terms.

Information is ...more

Google Adds Security to Search

The Internet can be a dangerous neighborhood, and safety precautions are a necessity. . IBM Internet Security Systems blocked 5,000 SQL injections every day in the first two quarters of 2008. By midyear, the number had grown to 25,000 a day. By late fall, attacks climbed to 450,000 daily. The US government servers and sites are targeted 60 million times a day, or 1.8 billion times per month....more

Changes at Google will Reduce Spammy Search Engine Results

There have been complaints. Loud complaints. I'm talking about complaints about Google's search results being full of spammy links that lead to nothing of value. The complaint department window at Google was open for business, because they were listening and they've made some changes. ...more

I especially like BlogHer's advanced search that lets you search within the BlogHer network for ...more