Posts Tagged ‘ Google ’

Scribd arrives, Amazon & Google shudder?

May 19th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Scribd turns page from document sharing to selling Scribd’s biggest advantage is a system that will allow any document bought from its store to be read on different gadgets – a personal computer, an electronic book reader like Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle or a sophisticated mobile phone.
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Think, don’t Google

May 17th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Has Google killed the riddle? (by Abraham Veghese) Which is why when I offered a new riddle to my students last week while we were rounding, I emphatically added, “Don’t Google!” Nothing at all against Google–we’re proud of Google at Stanford, and indeed my kid brother works there. But
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Hunch has (?) the answers, Google beats Microsoft, Twitter rises, John Cleese joins The Spectator, chef Nobu rememmbers

Apr 1st, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Does Hunch Have All The Answers? Flickr Founder’s New Startup The site revolves around helping users make decisions spanning a wide array of topics. To help users make their decisions, Hunch presents them with a brief series of questions that have been submitted by other members,
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