Articles tagged: Google
Searching is an art of sorts. I’ll share two common mistakes searchers make, and my two-step approach to better search results.
It’s surprisingly difficult to tell with certainty when a web page was written. There are some clues we can gather that might help – a little.
It seems like every online service provider is now including some kind of online cloud storage as a perk. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. I’ll look at my personal cloud storage landscape.
That’s a composite of several questions that I’ve received relating to a recent theft of something like two million user accounts and passwords. I’ll address this specific incident, but I also want to discuss some things to consider with any large scale account theft.
Once you delete your account, your information will be gone… but there may be backups. Ultimately, anything online or shared is completely out of your hands.
These days, most online service providers offer linked services. Getting an account with one automatically opens accounts for you with the others.
Google’s search tools can help you find websites that have been tagged with particular dates. But be cautious; dates may not mean what you think.
Google can find your location through multiple datapoints that you probably don’t even realize you’re sharing. There’s a lively and important debate about how much data entities can and should collect and correlate.
Deleting Google history takes a few steps, depending on what Google history you mean. Here are step-by-step instructions for deleting Google history.