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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Zeitgeist: How The World Searched 2010 (via Google)

How the hell is it almost 2011?

Google just released a great year in review at Google Zeitgeist 2010. Along with an interactive timeline there’s Top Global Events and Fastest Rising Queries. Enough data to keep you geekin’ through 2012.

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Adv: Toy Story 3 Google Search Story & Groovin’ With Ken

This Toy Story 3 cross-promo is the latest in Google‘s ongoing Search Stories series. Now my favorite of the bunch. [via Mashable]

[via Movie Blog]

Toy Story 3 comes out June 18. Stoked!

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Watch: Google In-Phone Ad Whisperer and a Yahoo! Smartphone


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I can’t tell which is funnier, the 2+ minute Google piece or the 3 second Yahoo! one. Gotta love The Onion.

It may not be Cock Puncher but it’s right up there with the MacBook Wheel.

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Japan: Clawful of Boobs

While doing a post for the Petaluma River Monster I did a quick Google-spellcheck on “Clawful of” (who knows, maybe it could’ve been “claw-full”? Whatev, I’m tired.) Anyway, the second link returned was for this Crane Claw ‘o Boobs on Kotaku. Couldn’t resist sharing. Anyone got a quarter? Or a yen?

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Web Search: Daaaamn!

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Daaaamn.com: A fascinating journey into the phonetic spelling of a classic.

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Search: Yahoo! and Google April Fools

Yahoo! Ideological Search
Yahoo! Ideological Search

Yahoo! brings Truthiness to web search with the Ideological Search Engine. Filter the web through the blinders of either political view.

My take: Funny and surprisingly useful.

Google CADIE 
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Google introduced CADIE, the world’s first Cognitive Autoheuristic Distributed-Intelligence Entity.  

My take: Sorta funny-ish but takes a lot of reading. I’ll give it to ‘em for being thorough—on top of CADIE’s Blog and YouTube channel, there’s GMailGoogle Docs, and Google Code. Talk about geeking out.

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