From BackRub to Google.com – the facts

Fact 1 – Google began in January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were both PhD students at Stanford University in California. Fact 2 – While conventional search engines ranked results by counting how many times the search terms appeared on the page, the two theorized about a better system that analyzed the relationships between websites. Fact 3 – They … Continue reading From BackRub to Google.com – the facts

Go TED!

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, and Design. TED believes passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. They are a clearinghouse that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world’s most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious … Continue reading Go TED!

Question-and-answer made easy with – QUORA.com

By Gurinder Khera Quora is the extremely popular new platform that strives to be the definite question-and-answer site for just about any topic on the Web. Like Blekko, it is largely human-driven and invites users to ask questions, provide answers and share their knowledge and comments. Questions are organized into different categories that can also be created by users, leading to a wide range and … Continue reading Question-and-answer made easy with – QUORA.com

Social Networking made easier with Ping.fm

Talking about Ping.fm – it is a free social networking and micro-blogging web service that enables users to post to multiple social networks simultaneously. Ping.fm was created with the intent of making it as easy as possible to post updates to multiple social networking sites simultaneously. The idea came about when creators were updating status messages with micro-blogging sites Twitter and Tumblr. The idea of … Continue reading Social Networking made easier with Ping.fm

Franchise’s success myth

Each year about 26% of young businessmen start their first business as a franchise, but just 66% of them are successful. So what are the main problems that ending up with the wrong choice? First of all it is an initial expense. Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection have a list of nonrefundable franchise fees from tens of thousands to tens hundred thousands of … Continue reading Franchise’s success myth

Canada’s condo boom

Despite the fact that the country has second-largest landmass and unlike most of the countries Canada is one, which population slightly smaller than any other. Worldwide consultants have been a confused by the real estate market. In past 2010, the Toronto’s real estate market was marked “red hot”. But some of the analytics fear that the real estate market is going out of control due … Continue reading Canada’s condo boom