Catching up .. Google has launched the ability to do businesses searches via voice with just a phone call. You can get a writeup of how it’s done at http://labs.google.com/goog411/ , but […]
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The state of Illinois now has a Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database available at http://www.sos.state.il.us/departments/archives/datcivil.html . The direct link for searching the database is at http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/ . You can search […]
Video search engine Blinkx ( http://www.blinkx.com ) has launched Blinkx Remote, a tool for finding TV programs (and snippets) on the Web. You can try it directly at http://www.blinkx.com/remote . What you’ll […]
I’m still trying to find the ideal Linux distribution to use in Internet access terminals at work. I have tried Ubutunu (too slow), Xubuntu (couldn’t get it to work), and Puppy Linux […]
Thanks to reader KM for pointing me toward VideoLectures.net ( http://videolectures.net/ ), a collection of over two thousand videos related to science. It’s currently in beta and looks like it covers a […]