Karen Blakeman on September 30th, 2007

Greg Notess has posted an interesting screencast on his blog that demonstrates the importance of trying search engines other than Google. It also shows that you can miss information if you use long phrases and that you may be better off breaking down your phrase into smaller chunks.

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Karen Blakeman on September 30th, 2007

Those of us with friends and relatives in Australia, New Zealand and in other countries on the Pacific rim are well aware that earthquakes regularly hit the region. Many of them are minor but recently there have been more serious events, most of which are not picked up by the UK or European press. A […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 23rd, 2007

I spoted this piece of news in Information World Review. It seems that the German language version of Wikipedia will restrict instant editing of articles so that trusted editors will have to pass the content before it appears online. The changes will come into effect later this year, and it has been suggested that this […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 21st, 2007

I am having a grand clear-out in the office and at long last have decided that my archive of telecoms software and manuals has to go. Before I sort the paper, binders, books and disks into the relevant piles for recycling I offer them free of charge to anyone who might be interested for historical […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 15th, 2007

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has made over 3000 ITU-T recommendations available free of charge following a trial of the new service. The standards are used by equipment manufacturers, telecommunication network operators and service providers throughout the world. According to the ITU press release: Mr Malcolm Johnson, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB), presented […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 6th, 2007

.. but not here According to the Google Reader Blog the new search box is located directly above the reading panel to the right of the Google Reader logo. A pity I can’t see it here in Firefox. According to the blog it lets you search your subscribed feeds. If you want to do a […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 5th, 2007

… unless you say otherwise. If you have logged on to Facebook today you will have spotted the announcement that people can now search for your profile from Facebook’s Welcome page and that “in a few weeks, it [your profile] may also be found through search engines like Google.” The stuff that I have on […]

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