APCO 1P50 Wednesday September 26,
The days of purchasing are over – content is all licensed.
Bruce Willis & iTunes rumour – that he wanted to sue Apple because they wouldn’t let him give his
music to his kids.
How you combine words when you make your search.
Google and ‘AND’
Used to allow ‘+’ in searches (it functioned like ‘and’), now ignores it completely.
~ Synonyms ~info (find stats too)
- Not Information-literacy
Site: Find a particular website Info site: *wikipedia
Is Google XOR or OR?
Exclusive or (XOR) – can only take one from either category (above: film or theatre)
Believes Google does an “OR” search (above: film and theatre)
The Filter Bubble
Google personalizes your results with increased usage, builds on past searches.
Duck, Duck, Go doesn’t track you.
Google tracking – builds profile of visitor (characteristics, location) leading to 3 party.
Your saved Google searches can legally be obtained.
Easiest way to exclude yourself form the filter bubble is not to login tot Google unless necessary.
This feature called “Search + Your World”
However, you’re usually still identifiable by your IP.
To further complicate things, Google implicitly authorizes you to view certain things based in part on
your IP address.
Google Scholar on campus automatically affiliates us with Brock.