Monday, March 12, 2012

Around The Net

  • Google's Easter Egg HuntPC World

    Jeff Bertolucci points us to a trio of the nerdy kind of Easter eggs. Google uses the numeral system from a search query to show matches, he explains. Those interested in taking a look will need to disable the "search plus your world" button. Either click the "hide personal results" button below the search box or sign out. ...Read the whole story

  • Google's Lego Race At SXSWGoogle Developers

    From the Google developers' house at South by Southwest in Austin on Sunday, we get a glimpse of the Google Developers LEGO MINDSTORMS contest and bot competition, where teams spent the day building LEGO race bots controlled by the Android operating system. For those who do not have the time to sit through the more than 1.5-hour video, skip forward to about 51:40 to view a portion of the race.  ...Read the whole story

  • What Age Is Too Young For A Facebook Page?SodaHead.com

    As of March 2011, 20% of those with a Facebook page ranged between the ages of 13 and 17, with 48% saying kids should be older than 13, according to a SodaHead.com poll. Some 29% of voters think ages should range between 14 and 17 before joining Facebook, and 19% said Facebook users should be 18 or older. No surprise here. When it comes to the parents, findings show that one-third think kids should turn 18 before signing up, while only 13% of those without children thought users should have to wait until they become a legal adult. ...Read the whole story

Power Of Innovation On Full Display At SXSW

I was at SXSW in Austin this last week -- and like anyone who's ever attended this festival of tech glitterati, one can't help feel a rejuvenation of hope for a better future. The sheer invention ...More