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Sunday, December 25, 2016


Web monitor

Versionista monitors web sites and alerts you by email of any changes. It also displays the changes visually on the page.
Here's one mention from the news:

Rachel Maddow

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

How Google Works


Here's what's going on behind the scenes.
  • Googlebot, a web crawler that finds and fetches web pages.
  • The indexer that sorts every word on every page and stores the resulting index of words in a huge database.
  • The query processor, which compares your search query to the index and recommends the documents that it considers most relevant.

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Monday, December 05, 2016

Flight Status

Where da plane?

An easy way to find out whether Aunt Mable's plane is on time is to type the airline name and number into Google (or Bing).

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