Are Bing searchers smarter than Google searchers?

When I have Internet Explorer open, I use their embedded Search box to quickly find what I’m after. Before I even finish typing, it’s often interesting to see what the search engines predict I’m searching for. It’s quite an innovation to provide new web searchers with insights of what previous searchers were looking for. Well, […]

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Settling an argument I forgot, about something with somebody

I can’t recall whom I had the discussion with, but perhaps months after the fact I decided to Google it.  And here’s proof (albeit from a freely editable authority) that Equatorial Guinea is not on the equator like many assume. Despite its name, no part of Equatorial Guinea’s territory lies on the Equator. However, its island of Annobón is […]

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Google suggestions

Prolific Tweeter @Stephen Fry tweeted a link to the Google Blacklist. It’s supposedly a list of words where Google does not suggest the rest of the search in order to avoid offending anybody.  It relates to Google Instant which works by anticipating your search as you type each letter and giving the remainder of potential phrases to you […]

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I thought Irish Village would be, well, a village

I survived my second week in the job, and joined a few Aussies at Irish Village for more than a few pints of Guinness. Until then I have been on a real health kick, and avoiding alcohol. The Irish Village is a nice pub, in a semi-secluded spot. It’s near a couple of our offices, […]

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