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What is the Difference Betweeen a Browser and a Search Engine?

Jason showed this to me today at work and I’m flabbergasted. That’s right. I said flabbergasted.

According to this guy’s informal study less than 8% of people in Time Square know what a browser is. In fact, most of them…

18 Jun 9:57 AM 3 Read More...

I just accidently GregPike.ca is this bad?

Batman: I just accidentally a Coca Cola bottle is this bad?
Joker: Accidentally what?
Batman: A Coca Cola Bottle.
Joker: …
Word on the street is that this stems from a forum post some guy made one time where he was missing an important verb and when someone called him on…

17 Jun 2:00 PM 2 Read More...

GregPike.ca on Facebook

Over the weekend Facebook released an update for their website that allows users to select a vanity URL for their profile. Luckily by the time I managed to get about to choosing my Facebook alias GregPike.ca was still available.

Greg Pike’s Facebook Profile…

14 Jun 8:48 PM 0 Read More...

Facebook to Allow Aliases

Facebook has always been strict to make sure people don’t create profiles with silly names, or even names of businesses or groups, and that will remain the same. But moving forward as of June 13th People will be allowed to use aliases.

Your alias will have to be alpha…

10 Jun 10:45 AM 0 Read More...

WolframAlpha Steps Up Their Game

WolframAlpha, probably the funnest search engine out there bar none, has released some new updates to keep its major audience coming back for more.

Some of the updates include:

More “self-aware” questions answered (e.g. “how old are you”)
Improved linguistic handling for many foods (e.g. “love apple…

10 Jun 9:25 AM 0 Read More...