Archive for January, 2010

The Totally Reckless Guide to Getting Things Done

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Productivity is probably one of the more popular topics for bloggers of every flavor. It’s a good thing. After all, the internet has a way of taking over your life.

I’ve assembled this guide for those of you who love living dangerously. In fact, I don’t actually or officially recommend you do anything on this list. If you lose your job after implementing it, I will personally tell your boss that you were a moron for listening to me.

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Custom Website Design – The Search Engine for Facts

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Sometimes, you actually want to use the internet to find out actual facts. Perhaps your website offers actual facts. If you have an angle that brings true facts to light instead of advertising your website’s sales items, then you have to know about the search engine that is built entirely for facts.

Facts such as the history of boat building, or what the cloud cover was on the day that I was born, as well as a host of other actual facts are available at WolframAlpha.com. This is the search engine that is devoid of the basic advertising factors because it isn’t there to promote any websites that are consumer based. It searches through web based and catalogued information that leads to education.

You can enter dates, locations, math problems, scientific equations, or any other type of informational finding input to gather the info that you’re looking for. While it can be used for fun and exploration for curious minds, it is much more useful for research project, high school and college students, and post graduate work. Fact finding search engines eliminate the need to filter through all of the advertising, consumer based search engine results in order to find some information. This is information that is available through sources like the Library of Congress, rather than any other potentially skeptical source.

What makes this search engine even more unique is that it specifies whether it truly understands what you’re looking for. If there is something that the search engine doesn’t understand, it actually tells you. It doesn’t bother to guess for you or offer you information that doesn’t relate to your search. WolframAlpha.com is quite possibly what the search engine of the future might look like. Of course, we will always need consumer based search engines to help us shop. Having the addition of a factual search engine is a real time saver when you need nothing but the facts.