Today I needed to look up a text on Project Gutenberg. As I did not remember its address perfectly, I just searched it on Google. Nothing out of the extraordinary here. However, once the result list was in front of me, I saw another search field there just for the Gutenberg web site. That rocked.
Since last Thursday I have picked up snippets of buzz around Google Wave and finished watching the demo video today (had kept it for my workout to have that pass more quickly 😉 ). I am just speechless and can’t wait for it to be publically available. Wave is a new communication tool that is […]
While watching “Google Wave Developer Preview at Google I/O 2009” on YouTube, I saw two new buttons to the top right of the video. They allow you to dim the lights on the page and to open the video in a separate window. The result is that all the noise is either turned off by […]
A Twitter message by Will Richardson alerted me to the new feature on Google‘s result pages on Friday. Since then others, e.g. Philipp Lenssen, have reported about the new feature. On the official Google blog one can read: Today we’re launching SearchWiki, a way for you to customize search by re-ranking, deleting, adding, and commenting […]
It’s high time that I post something on my blog. Interesting and startling things pop up almost every day and it’s difficult to keep abreast with everything. In order not to get behind too much, I better post today. 😉 Today I have read a couple of news items, e.g. via the BBC, on Google’s […]