Saturday, August 13, 2011

INFORMAVORE's SUNDAY No 468


SEARCH

INTERNET

Search and Email still the most popular online activities: http://web.resourceshelf.com/go/resourceblog/64830

World of Ends  What the Internet Is and How to Stop Mistaking It
for Something Else.:
http://www.worldofends.com/


Bob Rankin –are you drowning in your inbox?:

SEARCH & FIND: What, where, how.  

Wendy Boswell – how to search for people on Tumblr

How to Use the Inurl Syntax to Search Within a URL:

 

101 Free Online Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software:

 

The Top Thirty Sites for Free Videos Online

Where to find movie clips, music videos, funny videos, and much more!:  http://websearch.about.com/od/imagesearch/tp/thirty-ways-to-find-videos.htm?nl=1

 

Free TV Shows on the Web

Nine Sites Where You Can Watch Free TV Shows:

http://websearch.about.com/od/freetvonline/ig/Free-TV-Shows/?nl=1

 

Yahoo gives image search a new look:

http://searchengineland.com/yahoo-image-search-new-look-89064

 

 7 Best Websites To Convert Your Text to Speech Free of Cost:

 

Bing Beats Google On Search Effectiveness

Microsoft's "decision engine" more likely to lead users to a Web page than searches through rival Google, study finds:
http://www.informationweek.com/news/windows/microsoft_news/231400134                                   


BLOGS and SOCIAL SITES

 

Infographic- social network wars- how the five major platforms stack-up:

http://infodocket.com/2011/08/11/infographic-social-network-wars-how-the-five-major-platforms-stack-up/

 

Social Networking's Good and Bad Impacts On Kids:

 

Status Update: What's Facebook's Effect on Kids?

http://www.technologyreview.com/web/38258/?nlid=nldly&nld=2011-08-09

 

When Knowledge Isn’t Written, Does It Still Count? (it is about changes at Wikipedia): http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/08/business/media/a-push-to-redefine-knowledge-at-wikipedia.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha26

 

What Do Facebook and Rembrandt Have in Common? Everything:

 

Twitter Vs Facebook: Which Is More Valuable For Brands? [Infographic]:

http://socialtimes.com/twitter-vs-facebook-infographic_b73972


What the heck are we  (the Company)  doing on Twittter?

10 handy iPhone apps for better blogging:

 

When Social Media Mining Gets It Wrong

Big problems could be ahead if we rely on conclusions drawn from individuals' social-networking data:.   http://www.technologyreview.com/web/38256/?nlid=nlweb&nld=2011-08-10


GOOGLE

 

Google+ Poised To Become Number Two Network In 12 Months According To Survey:

http://searchengineland.com/google-poised-to-become-number-two-network-in-12-monthscording-to-survey-88761

 

The Growing Portrait Of Google As A Big, Scary, Expanding Everywhere Copy Monster:                http://searchengineland.com/portrait-of-google-as-a-big-scary-expanding-everywhere-copy-monster-88652

 

Google+: The New Kid on the Block, but is it Too Little, Too Late?:

 

Top 10 Desktop Apps Which Can Make You a Gmail Pro: http://savedelete.com/top-10-desktop-apps-which-can-make-you-a-gmail-pro.html

 


WORDS, BOOKS, LIBRARIES


 

The Top 24 Sites for Free Books on the Web:


E-books cause publishing industry growth:

Amazon Launches Social Networking Site for Kindle

Amazon Sees a Good Read in the Cloud

Users can now access all of their Amazon Kindle content on anything with a browser. http://www.technologyreview.com/web/38298/?nlid=nldly&nld=2011-08-12

SCIENCE

 

Neuroscientists Identify How the Brain Remembers What Happens and When:

 

Think Fast: The Neural Circuitry of Reaction Time:

 

Research Reveals Genetic Link to Human Intelligence:


What can science tell us about morality:

 

Researchers Uncover New Catalysis Site:

 

Drive to Impress Females Pushes Males Toward Early Graves:

 

Rewriting E. coli’s Genetic Code

Researchers use directed evolution to create a bacterial strain that substitutes a synthetic base for thymine:

TECHNOLOGY

 

An excellent source for engineering:

Solar Energy: Smart Energy Management Systems Help Store Power for Later Use: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110802085823.htm

 

Venture Capitalists Back Away from Clean Energy

Their shift toward low-risk projects could strand innovative renewable-energy technology in the lab.: http://www.technologyreview.com/energy/38295/?nlid=nldly&nld=2011-08-11

 

Making biofuels 10 times faster:

http://www.kurzweilai.net/making-biofuels-10-times-faster

 

Nanoscale Pillars Could Have a Big Role in Future Batteries

A new fabrication technique lets batteries use tin electrodes, and store more energy: http://www.technologyreview.com/energy/38205/?nlid=nlenrg&nld=2011-08-08

 

Nanoscale Secret to Stronger Alloys: Scientists Find Nanoparticle Size Is Readily Controlled to Make Stronger Aluminum Alloys

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110807143841.htm

 

New microscope reveals nanoscale details:

http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-microscope-reveals-nanoscale-details

 

Human Influence On the 21st Century Climate: One Possible Future for the Atmosphere:

 

IPad one of the most successful products ever:

iPad: One of the Most Successful Products Ever

iPad: One of the Most Successful Products Ever

iPad: One of the Most Successful Products Ever


Police use facial recognition technology to nab rioters:


EDUCATION, CULTURE, ART

Denial of complexity:

The History and Geography of Inventions: http://www.krysstal.com/inventions.html#search

 

10 award winning scientific simulation videos:

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/08/science-simulation-videos/

 

World Survey Links Religion and Happiness -- For Some:


The psychology of Creativity

 

The top 10 Psychology Studies from 2010:

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1A7Ojq/www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-science-success/201012/the-top-10-psychology-studies-2010

 


The Science of the London Riots:

Education Affects Americans' Religiosity -- But Not How You Might Think:

 

False confessions Silence is golden

People have a strange and worrying tendency to admit to things they have not, in fact, done:

 

Toward a Post-Growth Society

It’s business as usual that’s the utopian fantasy, while creating something very new and different is the pragmatic way forward:


The Backfire Effect (again)

Venn diagram for authors:

In communication, substance comes first:

Migrants in the world: http://peoplemov.in/#!

 

"Sea Monster" Fetus Found—Proof Plesiosaurs Had Live Young?:


BUSINESS

 

The Link between Peak Oil and Peak Debt:

Sure Cure for the Debt Problem: Economic Growth:


Why Isn't America Innovating Like It Used To?

It's easy to imagine that our whiz-bang gadgets have made us more productive than ever. But what if that's simply not the case?: http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/mimssbits/27063/?nlid=nldly&nld=2011-08-08

Getting others ro embrace risks:

How to make a High Stakes Decision?

How to be Truly Global Company?:

A valuable leadership blog: http://jasonseiden.com/

 

Narcissists Look Like Good Leaders, but They Aren't


We’re all marketers now:

CEOs say innovation is the most important factor of growth:


HEALTH & MEDICINE

 

Connecting the Dots: Dental Medicine Team Describes How Enamel Forms: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110808152223.htm


To live longer, have a beer!

 

Can Blaming Others Make People Sick?:


FOOD & COOKING

 

Nina Fedoroff on science for global agricultural challenges:

http://earthsky.org/food/nina-fedoroff-on-science-for-global-agricultural-challenges

 

Genetically Engineered Crops—What, How and Why:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2011/08/11/genetically-engineered-crops/


The permaculture movement grows from the underground:

Mindless Eating: Losing Weight Without Thinking”



Who’s to blame for anorexic children:


10 easy and Delicious Zucchini recipes:




MISCELLANEA

Ten horrible reasons to get rich:

Years of liberal dogma have spawned a generation of amoral, uneducated, welfare dependent, brutalised youngsters
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2024284/UK-riots-2011-Liberal-dogma-spawned-generation-brutalised-youths.html#ixzz1UihLleV8 Tragic situation!

A list of funny questions:

SELECTED NEWS

SPAM & SPYWARE   

How to avoid the SPAM label:

Bob Rankin – Gmail Spam Filter Settings:

VIRUSES & e-CROOKS

 

Worldwide Cyber Espionage Revealed

The attacks are evidence of a growing political motivation among hackers.:


Bob Rankin- which browser is the most secure?:

WiFi

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