Category Archives: Search

Searching for Lost Knowledge in the Age of Intelligent Machines

As search engines are radically reinvented, computers and people are becoming partners in exploration. “I’m absolutely convinced that knowledge is a big chain starting from … the neolithic times, even earlier, and reaching our times.” Scholars have long wrestled with … Continue reading

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Search Engines for Academic Research

Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved … Continue reading

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Characterizing Interdisciplinarity of Researchers and Research Topics Using Web Search Engines

Researchers’ networks have been subject to active modeling and analysis. Earlier literature mostly focused on citation or co-authorship networks reconstructed from annotated scientific publication databases, which have several limitations. Recently, general-purpose web search engines have also been utilized to collect … Continue reading

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Improving your use of Google Scholar

Google Scholar is among the best scholarly search engines online, yet only a few educators know its secrets. As a rule of thumb that applies to all Google products, the effective use of any service from Google’s can only be … Continue reading

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instaGrok – A new way to learn

instaGrok basically lets you punch in any search term and get a neatly formatted and interactive experience as search results. We believe that learning should be fun! So we are dedicated to building innovative technology to enable engaging, safe and … Continue reading

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Quora

Quora is a continually improving collection of questions and answers created, edited, and organized by everyone who uses it. The most important thing is to have each question page become the best possible resource for someone who wants to know … Continue reading

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Giving you fresher, more recent search results

Search results, like warm cookies right out of the oven or cool refreshing fruit on a hot summer’s day, are best when they’re fresh. Even if you don’t specify it in your search, you probably want search results that are … Continue reading

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The impact of Internet technologies: Search

Read Searching the Internet has become an almost reflexive act. Each day, tens of millions of global citizens fire up their personal computers and handheld devices to troll for information on products or to glean insights that will help guide … Continue reading

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Google Web Search Education

Read Why teach search? Google understands the importance of finding the right information at the right time. We create tools to let you find the information you need, of the kind you need, when you need it. In most cases, … Continue reading

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CloudMagic Searches Gmail & Google Docs at Lightning Speed

Read Search for something in Gmail and the query will take anywhere from a few seconds to a full minute depending on the product’s temperament. The wait can be agonizing. The far speedier version of Gmail search engineered by CloudMagic … Continue reading

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