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Phil Bradley

Phil Bradley

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  1. Google Book Search Catches Victorian Plagiarists

    We tend to assume that plagiarism is a reasonably modern day phenomena but a fascinating article from Paul Collins "Dead Plagiarists Society" illustrates that is not always the case. In fact it would appear that Victorian authors stole work from...

  2. PCNames Domain Search

    The PCNames domain search engine does exactly what might be expected of it - it searches for domain names and returns results with details on their availability. It does this virtually instantaneously as well - when you being typing the engine...

  3. AskTheLocal UK Shopping Search Engine

    AskTheLocal is a shopping search engine with a subtle difference; rather than find websites that offer particular products it matches the search query with a postcode to enable shoppers to visit a shop in person to buy the product. Another...

  4. Collarity Relevance Engine

    Collarity is a social search engine that combines a variety of different types of functionality to produce results in a new and interesting way. The basic concept is very straightforward, and is something that we've seen before - searchers begin...

  5. See And Find With Quintura

    Quintura is the latest in the line of visual search engines such as Kartoo, Mooter and WebBrain. Quintura basically takes your search term, runs a search and then translates the results into a tag cloud effect on the screen. Users can then simply...

  6. Google Reader Bug Swatting

    Quick post from the Official Google Reader Blog - they've swatted some bugs in the product. On the most part, these are those small, but very irritating bugs that make a utility less enjoyable to use. It's a real miscellany as you'd expect, but...

  7. Googling Google And Searching Yahoo

    There is a strange feeling of deja vue with the Official Google blog entry 'Do you "Google"?' as we're once again looking at the way in which the word can be used. This last arose back in August over the apparent mis-use of the term by the...

  8. WebFetchPro UK Metasearch

    WebFetch Pro is a multi/meta search engine creted by InfoSpace and it promises to give you the 'best search results available on the Web'. It attempts to do this by combining the results of the leading search engines (such as Google, Yahoo, Ask...

  9. ResultR - One Search Many Useful Results

    ResultR is an interesting new search engine for a number of different reasons. However, the basics first - it's a multi/meta search engine which pulls in results from a variety of other search engines which it displays grouped by engine, rather...

  10. Url.com - Results Ranked By Users

    The ability to rank or rate results delivered by search engines is slowly becoming more commonplace, and I'm noticing that one or two multi/meta search engines are either incorporating this functionality into search or indeed making a specific...

  11. Clusty Labs & Clusty Cloud Creator

    Given that Clusty has just had a birthday they're celebrating by introducing the Clusty Labs. If you're familiar with Google Labs you'll know exactly where they're going with this. There's not a great deal there are the moment however; a one stop...

  12. The Accent Is On Search

    An interesting article in Pandia about an overlooked area of search - Searching Google for words with accents. The bottom line is that it's difficult and fiddly to do it, and it depends on a number of different factors that the searcher cannot...

  13. Yotophoto For Finding Free Photos Fast

    Yotophoto is a fast and easy to use image search engine. There are plenty of image search engines available of course, but that's no reason why there shouldn't be one more. The focus of Yotophoto however is on making 'open and copyleft' images...

  14. Your Search, Your Way

    A new generation of search services goes beyond simple personalization, and lets you customize both your search topics and how results are presented.

  15. Shakespeare Searched By Clusty

    If it's September it must be Shakespeare. Clusty has released Shakespeare Searched which is designed to provide quick access to the works of the Bard. It's not designed as a replacement for, or access to the full text of his work, but as a quick...

  16. Flickr #1 Photography Site In UK

    Hitwise is reporting that Flickr is the #1 photography site in the UK. This isn't really a surprise at all - what's more suprising is that it's taken a while to get there, and how it's got there. Flickr's UK market share has increased 39%,...

  17. Over 1.2 Million Flickr Photos Tagged In 24 Hours

    Flickr geotagging has clearly taken off in a big way, with the FlickrBlog reporting that 1,234,384 photographs were geotagged in the first 24 hours of the service launching, with another 400,000 9 hours later. In general the service has been very...