William Gibson and Cory Doctorow at The Cadogan Hall

I was lucky to catch William Gibson speak in London in October 2010.

He talked about his new book ‘Zero History’ and about writing science fiction and writing in general. William is my favourite source of quotes when teaching. “The future is here, its just not evenly distributed” being one of my favourites when I teach social media. And of course he invented the term ‘cyberspace‘. Continue reading

Google Instant Search

Google instant search was rolled out to all users of the Google search engine on 9 September 2010.

As soon as you start typing your query, search results are shown to you right away (even before you press the ‘Enter’ or ‘Search’ button). As you type, the search results change based on whatever you have typed so far. Google tries to be smart and presents you search results based on your search string, location, previous searches and many other parameters.

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