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15 Things The World Of Technology Pioneer

World’s First Digital Camera

In December 1975, the Kodak engineer Steve Sasson create something that will revolutionize photography, World’s First Digital Camera. Toaster-sized, black and white display. Resolution 100 × 100 – or 0.01 megapixels. Continue reading

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How is Google Work

If you aren’t interested in learning how Google creates the index and the database of documents that it accesses when processing a query, skip this description. I adapted the following overview from Chris Sherman and Gary Price’s wonderful description of How Search Engines Work in Chapter 2 of The Invisible Web (CyberAge Books, 2001).

Google runs on a distributed network of thousands of low-cost computers and can therefore carry out fast parallel processing. Parallel processing is a method of computation in which many calculations can be performed simultaneously, significantly speeding up data processing. Google has three distinct parts:

  • Googlebot, a web crawler that finds and fetches web pages.
  • The indexer that sorts every word on every page and stores the resulting index of words in a huge database.
  • The query processor, which compares your search query to the index and recommends the documents that it considers most relevant.

Let’s take a closer look at each part. Continue reading

Google Office versus Facebook Office

Which giant would you prefer to work for: Google or Facebook?

It might be a question of personal preference. You can’t help but love one company’s work more than another, which leads to desire to work for them. Aside from that, you could use some objective measurements in choosing between the two.

This might help you. We give you a chance to have a sneak view at the offices from both Google and Facebook. You’ll find that both are design great, to enhance the productivity of their workers. Absolutely no trace of standard office cubicles. Continue reading