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Monday, April 10, 2006

Google Earth: Looking for Tibet

This video clip protests that Google Earth can’t find Tibet. “It’s listed as a province of China, but actually it’s just occupied by the Chinese army.”

Doodle for Google 2006

Google has started another Doodle 4 Google competition. This time people are asked to draw a Google logo that represents “what it means to be British today,” and the winning entry will be displayed on the UK homepage for a day (being seen by ~18 million people, Google says). You gotta be up to 18 years old and attending a UK school to participate.

Hmmm... what does it mean to be British today?

[Thanks Google’s World.]

Google Sliding Puzzle

Now you can play the Google homepage as a sliding puzzle (note the “make your own” link to the right). [Slider via Generator Blog.]

Harassment Blog

Kinda cool... Holla Back New York City exposes exhibitionist or sexist men (NY and elsewhere) by publishing phone snapshots of them, blog-style. [Via Boing Boing.]

Google Your Race

This guy assembled some racial prejudices using Google (he might have seen the prejudice map).

Saving Bandwidth with CSS apparently saves 730 terabytes per year. How much could Google save? Even when there’s CSS around on, they’re using some of the most deprecated HTML on their web search. [Via Digg.]

Google Alerts Hebrew

Google Alerts are now available in Hebrew, Hanan Cohen reports.


Orion is a search algorithm that’s apparently hot. So hot in fact that Google grabbed its Australian Israeli inventor Ori Allon, who’s now working at Mountain View. Previous discussion is in the forum. [Thanks Or.]


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