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Wednesday, June 16, 2004

People Search

Intelius finds a person in the US.
“George W. Bush” returned 83 records, which can then be bought for $8.

Selling Links

Medieval alchemists realized you can’t turn lead into gold. But in the dark ages of Google you might be able to turn links into money. At least if you are willing to sell your high-PageRank space to Textlinkbrokers.

Gmail Drawings


In the spirit of the Gmail joke contest (which has ended by now), two more Gmail invitations are going out for Gmail drawings.

Hard Work

At Google, employees have to spend 20% of their working hours on projects – something, anything – they are really interested in and care about. That’s one day a week. In other IT sectors, people are forced to pretend they are doing something work related five days a week.

Photo Blog Countries

If you are interested in photo blogs in your area, you can browse the Fotolog countries.

Google Santa Monica

“Google has opened a Southern California engineering center in Santa Monica. We’re looking to hire talented software engineers and visionary computer scientists.”
– Google, Google Santa Monica is hiring [Via Zorgloob.]


Today, Bloomsday is honored with a special Google logo. The celebration originates in Ulysses by James Joyce, a novel which recounts the hour-by-hour events of one day in Dublin–June 16, 1904–as an ordinary Dubliner, Leopold Bloom, wends his way through the urban landscape, the odyssey of a modern-day Ulysses.”


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