Google Chrome To Chromium

Google Chrome to Chromium, originally posted here on Rickety, has been moved to a new blog called Less Google.

Google News To iCurrent

Google News to iCurrent, originally posted here on Rickety, has been moved to a new blog called Less Google.

Google Reader To Liferea

Google Reader to Liferea, originally posted here on Rickety, has been moved to a new blog called Less Google.

Rick Needs

Rick Needs I last tried this in 2008 and it never fails to amuse me. It seems to work for almost any name. The idea is to search on Google with the words Rick needs, but substituting in your name. Then examine the first ten hits and extract the essence of the results and compile […]

QR Codes

A QR Code is a matrix barcode readable by mobile phones with a camera, and smartphones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. QR is the acronym for Quick Response, as the code allows its contents to be decoded at high speed.

QR Codes can be used to display text to the user, to add a vCard contact to the user’s device, to open a URI or to compose a text message or email.

Google Plots Fertility Rate

Google recently added the World Bank’s World Development Indicators to their existing US unemployment and US population data sets. The World Development Indicators consist of 17 data sets that Google plots as an interactive graph using their public data search.

What Rick Needs

The idea is to search on Google with your name first and then “needs”, for example “Rick needs”.