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YouTube Topics On Search Beta

November 22, 2010

I thought this was an interesting innovation in YouTube search – YouTube Topics On Search Beta.

YouTube Topics on Search Beta

YouTube Topics on Search Beta

While pointing to other Topics while searching in YouTube will likely result in more searches, I wonder if the same would be true if Google added the same feature to its search results on


Google Experiment: Instant Previews

November 9, 2010

Today Google announced yet another new Experiment – Google Instant Previews.

Google Instant Previews

Google Instant Previews

With Google Instant Previews searchers can see a preview from within any search result without having to leave

Clicking the magnifying glass produces a screen shot of the search results page.

Instant Previews

Instant Previews

To try the latest Google Experiment – Google Instant Previews you will have to start your search from the Google Experiments domain –

Will Google AdWords experiment with Instant Preview “Ads” anytime soon?

I don’t think so..


New Google Place Pages For Mobile

April 27, 2010

Try the new Google Place Pages for mobile.

See the hours, dynamic maps, and what people are saying about local businesses.

Just go to on your iPhone 3.0+ or Android 2.0+ phone, search for a business, and click on the local listing for the business in the search results.

Nexus One YouTube Homepage Display Ad

January 17, 2010

Google had been advertising its Nexus One on their home page until being supplanted recently by the Haitian earthquake relief efforts.

It appears Google has since found another prominent location to advertise and promote their new Nexus One phone – on  the YouTube homepage.

YouTube Nexus One Display Ad

YouTube Nexus One Display Ad

Clicking the See demo button takes YouTube vistors to a page with a “Get your phone” order button.

Get Your Phone

Get Your Phone

I wonder if Google pays full rate to run ads for its own product’s on its own properties? Real Time Q&A Engine

March 30, 2009

Since my primary blog still isn’t getting crawled by Google I have also published this post

I am also getting bored with the perpetual stream of incremental improvements from every imaginable corner of the world of technology.

Innovation by definition isn’t incremental so I am going to stop reporting incremental improvements.

Twitter is an answer engine looking for the right questions.

Google is a question engine that already has the right answers. + will answer your questions before you ask them.