Posts filed under: Google

In the technology workshops I conduct, Google’s language translation capability is a topic I enjoy. We all use Google, yet many people have not noticed the little “language tools” link. That link allows us to type text in one language...
I love Google’s ability to convert measurements. I can enter into the search window “32 ounces in quarts” and Google returns “1 US Quart.” I can enter “5 miles in kilometers” and get “8.04672 kilometers.” It doesn’t get any handier...
I need your help with a short survey. I will report the results through this blog later this week and also explain a little about the technique I am using. It’s unbelievably easy and unbelievably powerful. The survey is now...
About 3 weeks ago, I composed this post on Google Instant. I am a huge fan of using keyboard shortcuts instead of the mouse. Google Instant has introduced a couple of news features which make the service easier to use....
Judging from what is rolling off my RSS feed, Google Instant seems to be the news story of the week. This short video compares searching with Google as normal versus Google Instant: Those who go to the classic Google page...
Google’s ad during the Super Bowl illustrates a point that is becoming more important in our society. Finding information is easy provided we know what we want to find....
This two-minute video provides a history of Google and its contributions to the way we wok and play....