Happy Tuesday. The world's most generous nation, according to a global index of giving, is the United States. "A higher proportion of Americans helped a stranger than any other country in the world." WaPo front page, above the fold: "Health-care...
With the new iOS 7, you’re able to search your iPhone from any icon-bearing home screen. Simply drag downward on the iPhone screen on any page, and you’ll see the Search field. Type in whatever you’re searching for–Contacts, Apps, Music, … Read more ›
CNet's Stephen Shankland explains: A federal judge has dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit that an author group brought against Google, concluding that books are like Web pages when it comes to indexing them and displaying small...Show More Summary
The About page says:In this third EF EPI report, we have used test data from the 750,000 adults who took our English tests in 2012 to create the global country rankings, while at the same time analyzing the English proficiency trends...Show More Summary
I am about to start Alan Weisman’s latest book, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope For a Future on Earth? But I have to admit, the Index starting at almost the 500th page makes me wonder – Did this book need to be this long? As an editor, here is one of my favorite sayings about book […]
In the latest Webmaster Help video from Matt Cutts, he received a question from Leah in New York, if wanted to know that more indexed pages will automatically equal better ranking on search queries on Google: As Matt goes on to explain,...Show More Summary
Having a large amount of indexed pages doesn't automatically give you a higher ranking, but having more pages provides more potential for someone to link to your site as well as getting overall search traffic on those internal pages...
Facebook search quality and ranking engineer Ashoat Tevosyan shared a look under the Graph Search hood in a post this week on the Facebook Engineering page. The posts index alone houses over 700 TB of data, he said, and includes over 100 ranking factors f
Many e-commerce sites don't publish holiday content until November, which is too late for the early birds and for search engines, which can take weeks to add new pages to their index. The remedy to this problem? Start early and plan smart.
After calling Rep. Price's office to find out how my Congressman is going to vote on the authorization to attack Syria, the staffer directed me to his House page for his official statement: http://price.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3458... Sadly,...Show More Summary
As more and more new, quality websites are indexed by search engines, competition for the top of the results page is increasingly fierce. And, since Google routinely updates its search algorithm, staying updated on the changes is important. Things you were told 2 years ago may not matter at all today. It can be a […]
By James Picerno: The Global Market Index [GMI] that’s frequently cited on these digital pages is a robust benchmark for the simple reason that it holds all the major asset classes in market-value weights and shuns rebalancing. In other...Show More Summary
The Augusut Ipsos-Mori issues index is out Public concern about the economy falls again – lowest in five years http://t.co/gnWVv2CrdI — Ben Page, Ipsos MORI (@benatipsosmori) August 22, 2013 Concern about race/immigration has now increased...Show More Summary
Google+ Local recently hit its one year anniversary, and it’s been a busy year over there, with upgrades and changes. If you’re not aware, Google+ Local pages can help your business connect with customers, are indexed by the search engine, and include user reviews and Zagat ratings, which can help to boost your business’s online... Show More Summary
WaPo doesn't seem to understand that in a world of ebooks and "search inside the book" Amazon pages, you don't need to look names up in an index to see whether and where they appear in a book. I suspect that if there's no index in the...Show More Summary
Private Eye, issue 1343, 25 June 2013, page 29 PredecessorsPlagiarism: what happened nextPredecessors II [Thanks to Jonathan] [Ray Keene index] [Ray Keene plagiarism index]
Few people realize, but most search engines index all kinds of things besides just web pages and services. In fact, search engines can be used to find just about anything – from printers that can be controlled remotely to openly … Continue reading ?
A customer emailed me a weird one. I tend to have a sense for when something is up and when an obscure thing will turn into something interesting. The person says:...mysteriously most of my projects refuse to build. "The build stopped unexpectedly because of an internal failure... Show More Summary