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Friday, August 18, 2006

Neven Vision’s Visual Search

What is Neven Vision (the company recently acquired by Google) doing? Dr. Hartmut Neven answers this in a presentation. Note only the first few seconds are in German, Hartmut then switches to English. [Thanks Jack.]

Yahoo Easter Egg

To find a Yahoo Easter Egg, turn on your speakers, go to and click on the exclamation mark “!”...

The discussion started in the forum.

[Thanks Pd.]

Religious Google?

[Thanks Pd.]

Add Calendar to Google Toolbar (IE-only)

Tony Ruscoe noticed that you can now add a Google Calendar button to the Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer. Once installed, you can click it to open a list of upcoming dates/ events.

The discussion started in the forum.

Windows Website

Uhmm... I just saw this Windows startup screen site while approving URLs for Hot or Not Designs. It got me confused for a second...

Colbert on AOL Debacle (Video)

Steven Colbert discusses the recent AOL search logs leak, giving sound advice on protectig your online identity. Like, “For every real search, do a fake search!"
There was actually one piece that got me thinking... “disguise your typewriting by typing with your non-dominant hand.” It’s obviously meant as joke, but I once heard that certain typing speed patterns show individual characteristics... and a little JavaScript could record when each letter of a search query was entered, to finally send along that data with the submit button. [Thanks Mark.]


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