Google cache lookup.

Jonathan Rentzsch wrote a little JavaScript utility to help recover from 404:Page Not Found errors. It takes the current URL in your browser, and uses it to retrieve the archived version of that page from Google’s cache. Here’s Rentzsch’s discussion on Google cache hacking. Another blogger, Fuse, developed an improved version. Just drag the preceding […]

Google cache lookup.

Linux is Theft?

A press release by Unix publisher SCO Group claims that “Linux is an unauthorized derivative of UNIX and that legal liability for the use of Linux may extend to commercial users. SCO issued this alert based on its findings of illegal inclusions of SCO UNIX intellectual property in Linux.” Apparently, SCO hasn’t initiated legal proceedings […]

Linux is Theft?

How students Google.

A survey by Microdoc News shows that the most successful (and prolific) users of Google take an “experimental” approach to searching, first trying simple one-word or multi-word queries, then trying other, more complicated queries until they find what they’re looking for.

How students Google.