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Get Your PhD in Googling [Slideshow]

Think you know how to search Google with the best of them? Then put your knowledge to the test with this awesome slideshow where you can verify what you know and perhaps learn something new along the way.

Note: The slideshow contains a total of 22 slides.

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Your PhD in Googling – Blog Post [via Geeks are Sexy]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 06/20/12

Comments (4)

  1. Anonymous

    Thanks. But ever since Google changed their privacy policies (not that they were all that great to begin with) I’ll stick with DuckDuckGo ( for my “googling.”

  2. spike

    Cool. I have seen this type of list before, and use them constantly, but had forgotten about a couple of them. This is one of the reasons that Google is the most used of all the search engines.

  3. dwn

    Also point one isn’t 100% true – search is not always case insensitive. Try 50mm in inches and 50MM IN INCHES and clearly they don’t function the same way, especially in Google.

  4. spike

    @dwn: ??- when I tried that, I got the same thing.. but on the topic of calculator, 50 kb in MB returns different results than 50 KB in MB (correctly, since case is used to determine bits from bytes)
    But- calculator is different than search.

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