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Wednesday December 10, 2003
03:15 PM

Google Answers

[ #16271 ]
In signing up for my Google Account, I noticed Google Answers.

Anybody else have any experience using this service? I'm curious, as one of the main characters in my novel works as a researcher, doing what I imagine to be roughly the same work, and I didn't know such a thing actually existed.

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  • Accidentaly stumbled upon it from the google calculator [google.com], as I was trying to find out The airspeed of an unladen swallow [google.com] Since then, its dropped down the list some what unfortunately.

    I couldn't help but think that the idea of google answers was ideally suited to a birthday/christmas card enlay - you could give the answer to any question [google.com] the recipient wanted, given a clever enough key generator.

    But unfortunately, I haven't as of yet tested there service, but when I need some research for an essay, given t
  • Yeah, I've used it to find out some things I had no desire to research myself, like where Native Americans fitted into US segregation rules. Was really useful, pleased with the results...
    • Hm.

      I actually have need of a bit of research (windmills, believe it or not) so maybe I'll give it a shot.

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