For more than 20 years, researchers have worked to conceptualize methods for making web searching more comprehensive—going beyond the surface sites that are easily accessed by today’s search engines to truly create a system of universal access to the world’s knowledge. The task is proving to b...
Search engines are an intrinsic part of the array of commonly used “open source” research tools. Together with social media, domain name look-ups, and more traditional solutions such as newspapers and telephone directories, effective web searching will help you find vital information to support ...
1- Use Quotes If you're looking for an exact phrase, put it in quotes. "the ides of march" You can also combine this with many other search tricks, such as: "a wrinkle in time" OR "a wind in the door" Using the OR command is also known as a Boolean search. More » 2- Find Quick Website Info use th...
Do you want it? A steady stream of customers and sales from Google? A never-ending supply of leads, customers and sales for your local business? Who wouldn’t want that? It’s yours for the taking, if – you choose the right strategy. Make the wrong decision and you can do a significant amoun...
Dan Russell, über tech lead, Google Search Quality and User Experience Research, shares advanced Google search techniques for research, newsgathering and verification Digital tools and platforms are now an integral part of the role for most journalists in modern newsrooms.However, many still do not...
You often know when you’ve just made a big mistake in your job application. You forget to attach your resume. You send the wrong version. You address your cover letter to Mr. Chris Allen—then realize there’s a strong chance Chris is a woman. But other times, you have no idea—you may even thi...
INJECT is a digital toolkit designed to enhance journalistic creativity and improve workflows in busy newsrooms INJECT was made for busy journalists who are increasingly under pressure to deliver more content with less resources. Using powerful algorithms to unveil relevant and useful information h...
Procrastination, overworking, and burnout seem like constant fixtures in the modern work world. As a result, you lose motivation for activities you know are good for you, like exercise. By the end of a busy workday, all you want to do is lie down. Yet, distractions keep you from truly relaxing. Inst...
Ever tried to do reverse email lookup? There may be many reasons for reverse email address search. With the tremendous growth in the number of internet users, curses like email abusing, spamming, stalking, etc. are also increasing simultaneously. And, it becomes quite important to find the person b...
1-Usernames: How to Use Them To Find Someone on the Web A username search - online handles on various sites that designate your profile information - can yield a surprising amount of information when used creatively. If you're trying to get more information about someone, and you know what their us...
Search is an everyday part of our lives. From searching for the ingredients to make breakfast, looking for travel routes, and even to things as obscure as finding a dog-sitter - we are used to searching for things every day, so much so that over the past ten years the number of hours spent on the In...
I think everyone should have decent online stalking skills. Not because I condone stalking, but because knowledge is power -- if you don't know how to find people online, how do you know what people can find about you online? Googling yourself is like checking your credit report for inaccuracies: it...
As mobile devices and internet of things devices become more prominent in our everyday lives, more people will start interacting with their devices through voice commands, rather than the more traditional input channels. While on the go, if we want to figure out what we need for our dinner recipe fo...
Short Bytes: The fastest search engine on the planet has many special features hidden inside which can enhance your experience. Use these simple tips and tricks to make your Google search more efficient and save your time. Google Search has the biggest consumer base in the world. In fact, many peop...
Most people don’t know these advanced search techniques Google gets a lot of flack from users who complain that their queries return useless information. Upon close examination, Alphabet, Inc., the company that owns Google, appears to be more interested in making money than helping you find websi...
It's getting harder every year to get a decent cheap airfare. The prices go up, inflation increases and the EGP-to-USD rate is getting worse. So knowing how to fly for cheap is no longer a luxury, but very important basic knowledge. Luckily there are many tricks that will help keep the prices down. ...
Semantic search is one of the term that are often heard in the search engine sphere nowadays. As the name suggests, semantic search is the way search engines improve the accuracy of a search by means of using not one but multiple resources to interpret the true intent of the searcher’s query. Thes...
The kindest thing you can do for a person after they die—or even just sell you their used computer—is to delete their browser history so no one knows the secrets it holds. From our politics to our health to our porn, where we go online says a whole lot about who we are and what we do when w...
Do you skim the surface of what Google can do for you, or are you an advanced Google searcher that dives in deep to everything Google has to offer? Learn how to master Google with advanced Google search techniques and make your searches super efficient. The following search tips offer a wide rang...
When it comes to searching information on the web, the first thing we will think of is definitely Google. Without a doubt, Google is the best search engine giving Internet users, from students to professional researcher the most relevant results for every query. In most cases you’re happy wit...
Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they have to say about space. One of those researchers, senior research scientist Greg Corrado, spoke at RE: WORK’s Deep Learning Summit on Thursda...
When a journalist gets their first job, or switches role to a new area or specialism, they need to quickly work out where to find useful leads. This often involves the use of feeds, email alerts, and social networks. In this post I’m going to explain a range of search techniques for finding useful...
Remember when campus police officers pepper-sprayed student protesters at the University of California, Davis, in 2011? Of course you do: A viral image of the incident spread like wildfire online, and a quick Google search turns up plenty of articles criticizing the police and administrative respons...
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TRUNCATION AND WILD CARD SYMBOLS Use to: widen your search and ensure that you don't miss relevant records Most databases are not intelligent - they just search for exactly what you type in. Truncation and wild card symbols enable you to overcome this limitation. These symbols can be substituted for...
Search engines do a lot more than immediately meets the eye. If you’re getting results that aren’t relevant, if you're getting too many results, if you want to find something on a particular web site, or if you just want to do a quick calculation or measurement conversion, there are some pretty ...
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