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How Doctors Use Google

Google Blogoscoped linked to the Clinical Cases blog: We posted before that patients trust Google almost as much as their physician, now let’s take a look at how doctors themselves use Google. Not surprisingly, they too, find the search giant results very useful. Kevin MD and California Medicine Man have nice summaries on Google use …

A Search Engine for Acronyms

From ResearchBuzz: Esus has announced the release of Acronyma, a search engine with an index of over 450,000 acronyms and abbreviations. It’s available at http://www.acronyma.com/ . You may search in several different languages, and you may search by word or by acronym. I searched for the acronym Yahoo and got one result (Yet Another Hierarchical …

Searching beyond Google and Yahoo: nine online search engines compared

A CNet review of search engines: We took a fresh look at Google, Yahoo, and seven of their closest competitors, focusing on their interfaces, features, and functionality. While Google and Yahoo still trump their rivals in terms of overall search, we found that almost every player in our competition brought something unique to the table. …

The top ten peeves of a support tech

If you’ve spent even a little time in the tech support biz, you’re bound to have a list of special aggravations that drive you crazy on a semi-regular basis. Like users who deny all responsibility for the ‘mysterious’ appearance of unsupported software on their machines. Or the executive who insists on telling you what’s causing …

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