Google Fight!


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Via Beth’s Blog, Google Fight is a tool to help you decide just how to tag your information. It’s also fun for seeing which term gets more results from Google. Like God or Satan.

There’s also a sweet animation before you get the results. Try it out – another great timewaster brought to you by Google.

I tried one more fight to help with the grad school decision. See how that came out here.

Syncing Firefox with Google

Anyone tried this yet? Google’s come out with a sync for Firefox settings, including bookmarks, history, persistent cookies, and saved passwords. It claims to slow the start time of Firefox – and of course Google gets to know more about me because you have to have a google account to play. (more…)

Calendar Apps

I’m looking for a nice, useful and usable web-based calendar-organizer application for organizing my ever increasing crazy life. I’m already a happy Mozilla user of Firefox and Thuderbird so checked to see what the Mozilla team had for me. It turns out, not much. Lightning and Sunbird, while they have nice names, are still too much in development for me to take my chances. I’m okay with bugs like “data loss” when I’m just playing around but when there are important meetings with important people to keep organized, I need something a little more reliable. (This as of June 2006). (more…)