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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #15 on: August 24, 2011, 09:19:33 am »
Jorge Luis Borges - Today's doodle

Huh, never heard of the guy.

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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2011, 01:03:20 pm »
Google is very cool today. A tribute to Freddie Mercury (his birthday today Sept 5th)... and it's rather interactive, well active.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xe0gIFxYhrk
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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2011, 10:00:25 am »
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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2011, 02:24:38 pm »
Who in the world is looking for Zombies

This Google map that displays who in the world is Google searching the term "Zombies". The Oxford Internet Institute created the map to show just what parts of the world reference the term "zombies" by way of their Googling habits. As one can see from the map, most of the world doesn't care about the living dead trend, though as one might have been able to guess, the higher concentration of zombie fascination is located primarily in the Anglophone world, in population areas of higher concentration, such as big cities. Interestingly, Africa barely has any zombie interested, even though that is from where the word originates. - Geekosystem.

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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2011, 03:13:40 pm »
My guess is that 95% of all Zombies searches in the US originates from your PC. Just sayin'.  ;D
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« Reply #20 on: October 12, 2011, 01:54:32 pm »
Google is fun today... Art Clokey and Gumby. The clay inspired search screen is cool.

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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #21 on: October 31, 2011, 09:43:52 am »
The Google Doodle for Halloween today 2011 is kinda cool. 600 lb pumpkins



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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2011, 06:32:23 am »
Google Goggles

A week or so ago I got me self a Apple iPad 2. I've only scratched the surface of what it can do.

Anyway, in the many apps, I ran across the Google app that include Google Goggles. This looks cool. Anyway this video demonstrates better than writing a bunch of stuff.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezc108DTaug
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« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2011, 12:29:52 pm »
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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #24 on: January 18, 2012, 08:30:19 am »
in support of rejecting SOPA Jan 18. 2012

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« Reply #25 on: January 18, 2012, 09:41:26 am »
Hey! I can't see anything there! It's too dark!!!!
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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2012, 11:29:14 am »
Google Maps gets 8-bit NES treatment



Quote
a fantastic April Fools' joke.

Head over to the main page for the Internet giant's maps tool. In the upper right corner, click on Quest and turn Google Maps into an 8-bit, classic video game wonderland.

"Our engineering team in Japan understood the importance of maps on retro game systems," writes Tatsuo Nomura, software engineer with Google Maps, at the application's official blog. "With the power of Google's immense data centers, and support from Nintendo and Square Enix, we were able to overcome the technical and design hurdles of developing 8-bit maps. Today, we're excited to announce the result: a version of Google Maps for NES, with beautiful low-res graphics, simple and intuitive controls, and a timeless soundtrack."

The maps pay homage to the classic NES role-playing game Dragon Warrior, which was known as Dragon Quest in Japan.

Users can even view landmarks in 8-bit form, including The Statue of Liberty, the Washington Monument and Mount Rushmore. Fortunately, no Slimes were encountered during our journey.

Google has also posted a great video walkthrough on YouTube of the spoof application for NES, including troubleshooting tips such as "blowing on the cartridge.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rznYifPHxDg
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« Reply #27 on: April 01, 2012, 01:20:44 pm »
Haha. That was awesome. I'm still grinning from ear to ear.
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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #28 on: April 02, 2012, 12:11:47 pm »
Just found out more awesomeness... little Easter Eggs throughout

Reddit has put together a list. Check out Area 51, Nessie, Alcatraz and the Google complex

Also the Street views are 8-bit
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Re: Fun with Google
« Reply #29 on: April 09, 2012, 11:30:26 am »
Today's Google celebrates Eadweard Muybridge, pioneer of photography and animals. It's pretty cool

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