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Thursday, December 30, 2004

Google Home Appliance

Chris shows off his idea of a Google Home Appliance.

Google Guys People of the Year (Video)

Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have appeared on ABC World News [WMV]. [Via BoingBoing.]

Personalized Gifts

Now Christmas is over, I can reveal a fun approach for choosing a gift – by using the power of search:

  1. Take the first name of the one you want to get a gift, say “Fred.”
  2. Go to the Amazon search page.
  3. Enter “Fred” into the Title-field.
  4. This results in book titles like The Fred Factor, Uncle Fred In The Springtime, The Book of Fred, A Legend of Santa and His Brother Fred, and so on.
  5. Buy around 5-10 of the cheaper books.
  6. Wrap each book you receive with wrapping paper.
  7. Hand over the 5-10 gifts and watch them being unwrapped one by one...


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