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Google adds Search by Image

June 18, 2011

3-754-26  stock photo of England, Chelsea Flower Show, Yorkshire Forward Garden, Woman viewing garden

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How to post comments in another language with Google Translate

March 14, 2011

If you are following a multilingual conversation or want to comment in a thread where people don’t speak English, it can be helpful to translate your comment into another language. Google Translate provides easy to use sentence translation, but often gives really odd results. Here’s how to get acceptable results: 1. Open two Google Translate […]

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Google Goggles Recognizes Photo Subjects

November 11, 2010


Recognizing the subject of a photograph is a skill we humans take for granted. Whether it is the Golden Gate Bridge, the Eiffel Tower, or a photo of Uncle Harry, we “know it when we see it.” For computers, however, the task is exceedingly difficult….

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New Sources of Travel Photography

August 31, 2009

1-62-78  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge roadway

In 2008 over 16 million people visited San Francisco and most of them had cameras. Many of them also saw the Golden Gate Bridge and posted their tourist photos online…

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