“All mushrooms are edible; but some only once.” ~ Croatian proverb Google was granted a patent today that could be used to collect a seed set of data about features associated with different types of mushrooms, to “determine whether a specimen is poisonous based on predetermined features of the specimen.” The patent also describes how … Read more The Google Panda Patent?
As a recent post on Google’s Inside Search blog noted, the Web doesn’t just contain strings of text, but also includes a great amount of information about things. The post was an introduction by Google to search results that would contain a lot more information about things that people might search for, with textual summaries … Read more Should You be Doing Concept Research Instead of Keyword Research?
Google’s Project Glass seems to be moving closer and closer to reality, with the granting of 7 more patents today. Last week, I pointed out 4 patents related to the project in Google Glasses Design Patents and Other Wearables. Of those, 3 were design patents filed to protect the look and feel of the glasses, … Read more More Google Glasses Patents: Beyond the Design
In a Google Inside Search blog post, Introducing the Knowledge Graph: Things, not strings we’re told of a new initiative from Google to show us more information within search results themselves about the things we search for. This is a potential paradigm-shifting view of what a search engine does. The post tells us: The Knowledge … Read more All Your Knowledge Bases Belong to Google
Google was granted three different design patents for augmented reality glasses today, showing slightly different looks from one to the other. The first one includes lenses, while the second and third show variations of the glasses without lenses. A fourth granted patent describes how augmented reality glasses could be used with IR reflective painted markers, … Read more Google Glasses Design Patents and Other Wearables