Brent Logan

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Tag: Google

  • Google Swine Flu Map

    View H1N1 Swine Flu in a larger map The map above shows H1N1 Swine Flu cases reported in 2009. Key: Pink markers are suspect Purple markers are confirmed Deaths lack a dot in marker Yellow markers are negative Update: Here are some more useful swine flu links. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention World Health […]

  • Would You Wear a Wire for Google?

    Google’s devious engineers brainstorm yet another way to penetrate our lives: One far-fetched idea: how about a wearable device that does searches in the background based on the words it picks up from conversations, and then flashes relevant facts? (Source, “The future of search” on Official Google Blog.) ZOMG! Would you wear a wire for […]

  • Google-O-Meter Chart

    Google-O-Meter Chart

    Google Chart API introduced yet another chart type: the Google-O-Meter.

  • Google Debit or Credit Card

    Why doesn’t Google have a credit or debit card? With one, Google could serve ads to me based on my actual purchases rather than the web sites I visit. And, unlike Facebook’s recent privacy stumble, Google wouldn’t be publishing my purchase information to anyone but me. Of course, I would expect a low interest rate […]

  • The Dominican Republic on Google Maps, Not!

    I keep waiting for the Dominican Republic to show up on Google Maps’ list of supported countries. Hat tip: Google Maps Mania.

  • Update Your Blogroll Automatically

    I used to use WordPress’ built-in blogroll capabilities. No more — it was too much work. My blogroll now updates automatically to always show the feeds I’m reading. Here’s how you can do it, too: Set up Google Reader as your RSS reader. I suspect other online readers would also work, but I know Google’s […]

  • Links for May 10, 2007

    Google LatLong Blog — Google’s new blog for Google Earth and Maps. Its second post shows Greensburg, Kansas, Tornado Imagery.

  • Links for May 9, 2007

    One link for today. Are You Statisfied? — Show you latest visitor on a Google map in real time. Here’s the blogan map. I imagine this would be even more exciting for those who get more hits. ;-)

  • Google patents

    Google now has patents online with page images. I think the USPTO still has better searching.