Image Search Considered Hard

These were my results searching for a default avatar for a Tumblr blog. Clearly ‘metadata’ isn’t being used here, just low-level image features… Vermont, OK. But, Minnesota? Come on! 😀 It’s even more apparent that NO ‘metadata’ is being used when Google Maps map tiles make it in the results… It’s REALLY hard to deliver […]

The Input Box That Isn’t

Just an Android rant. I really don’t like the Google Search widget on my Android desktop. Looks like a button, but isn’t. Why?? Also, apps that show multiple — sometimes 3 at a time — progress spinners. Ugh…

Free Donuts!

Spotted some amazing local deals after using the Google search hack mentioned in Tech Crunch’s post on Google Offers. Here the link that gets you to the deals: DEALS. You might have to click-through the cached version to get anything though…