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12 Ways to Be More Search Savvy

A nice list of Google-centric tips from Daniel Russell, Google’s “search anthropologist”.

12 Ways to Be More Search Savvy

http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/12/12-ways-to-be-more-search-savvy/

Check out the ppost for details:

  1. CONTROL F.
  2. KEEP IT SIMPLE.
  3. DEFINE OPERATOR.
  4. ONE MORE SEARCH.
  5. FIND THE SOURCE.
  6. CONFIRM CONTENT.
  7. LINK OPERATOR.
  8. DON’T USE THE + SIGN.
  9. PAY ATTENTION TO “GOOGLE INSTANT.”
  10. SWITCH ON SAFETY MODE.
  11. FUNCTIONS GALORE.
  12. LEFT-HAND SIDE TOOLS.

To those who wonder if Google is making us stupid, Russell has a pithy response: “Plato said that about books.”

Stephen

 

Posted on: January 16, 2012, 7:17 am Category: Uncategorized

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