Ask is APPARENTLY COMPLETELY INCAPABLE OF LETTING GO OF 2006 (just kidding, Ask): http://blog.ask.com/2007/01/best_of_20063.html. Google Maps distance calculator — calculate the difference between two Google Maps points (thanks Philipp). Yahoo opens up […]
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I’ve mentioned earlier that I’ve been using IceRocket a lot lately for blog search. It doesn’t have an unlimited index of blogs, but it’s mostly splog-free and I like the way it […]
One of my favorite things is to find Web sites that I like anyway and find that someone has done something external to improve them. I found a site that’s done that […]
Find anonymous computers by taking their temperatures: Wired. The banished words for 2007: http://www.lssu.edu/banished/current.php . Snark: “SEARCH — Quasi-anachronism. Placed on one-year moratorium.” Translation toolbar for Firefox. Haven’t tried it, just got […]
Occasionally I get interviewed. And when I get interviewed a question I often get is “Do you think anyone will ever be able to displace Google as the #1 search engine?” My […]