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Brevity matters

Clock from Candie_N at Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/scjn/3729814397/

Tweet [EDIT: I should probably consider this Part 2 in my Brevity series!] I really have tried to like Google+.  And there are things about it that work well – adding people to Circles and having these groups in separate streams … Continue reading

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Real time search

Clock: Source - Wikimedia Commons

Tweet Much has been made of Google’s new Realtime Search facility, and I suspect that it will grow in use as a utility for accessing information on current events.  Until recently, twitter trending terms were used as a zeitgeist of … Continue reading

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Google Wave: a case study in why interaction design matters

Google Home Page c. 1998 From Wikipedia

Tweet When Google launched as a competitor search engine in 1996 there were two stand-out characteristics that separated the engine from its three major competitors, Yahoo, Infoseek/Go.com and AltaVista: 1. Pagerank: a system of ranking search results by inbound links … Continue reading

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Google and Aggregation

Tweet There’s no doubt about it: I ♥ iGoogle. I have a number of tabs on different subject areas and because all the widgets can just be added and dragged around the page I can keep things up to date, … Continue reading

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