Funky search result on Google Squared

by Volker Weber

Google has started its new service Google Squared, which returns search results in tabular format. Here is what it returns for the search query "american vice presidents":

googlesquaredamericanvicepresidents

Well, there is George Clinton and there is George Clinton. :-)

Comments

That is great! I also like the birth date. Looking a bit further, it becomes clear that they have an issue in particular with images. Try "american presidents" and got to the next group of ten and look at Andrew Jackson and John F. Kennedy. Andrew Jackson's picture is that of his wife, and John F. Kennedy's picture is an "exclusive image of his corpse". A bit of work to go on that concept.

Ben Langhinrichs, 2009-06-04 14:35

I had fun with "Cessna planes".

The price of a Citation X is listed with 29.99 pound sterling. That's quite cheap for the fastest business jet on earth, maybe I buy a dozen ....

Hajo Schmitt, 2009-06-04 18:16

And the columns actually contradict each other. For George Clinton, the Description column actually describes the former vice president (incl. a proper date of birth) while the Date Of Birth column quotes the dob of the other George Clinton...

Hey, and with gasoline prices these days, it's not the CAPEX that make owning a Cessna so expensive, it's the OPEX ;-). (Oder war's die OPEC? ;-))

Ragnar Schierholz, 2009-06-04 22:14

The same happens with Islay. For those who don't know their whisky and/or Islay, the results for Port Charlotte are wrong.

Armin Grewe, 2009-06-05 09:37

Recent comments

Ingo Seifert on Grandmas Smoking Weed for the First Time at 11:28
Oluf Lorenzen on IBM Verse :: It could be worse at 13:37
Andrew Magerman on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 10:48
Harald Gärttner on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 00:22
Ian Bradbury on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 00:00
Ian Bradbury on Brands and social media at 23:46
Frank Mueller on Ausflug nach Köln at 20:27
Hubert Stettner on Nigel Stanford :: CYMATICS :: Science vs. Music Nigel Stanford:: CYMATICS :: Science vs. Music at 13:27
Stephan Perthes on Nigel Stanford :: CYMATICS :: Science vs. Music Nigel Stanford:: CYMATICS :: Science vs. Music at 13:20
Ingo Seifert on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 12:16
Volker Weber on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 10:35
Christian Henseler on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 10:13
Ingo Seifert on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 08:00
Michael Jäckel on Nix klappt. Nur die Tür. at 22:53
Michael Sampson on Use and Adoption of IBM Connections: State of the Market 4Q2014 at 21:13
Christian Henseler on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 19:41
Ingo Seifert on Ausflug nach Köln at 17:09
Ingo Seifert on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 17:04
Alex Heller on Ausflug nach Köln at 13:11
Hubert Stettner on Ausflug nach Köln at 11:04
Markus Heyl on Microsoft did not buy all of Nokia at 10:43
Bernd Vellguth on Verse: Die Neuerfindung der E-Mail, according to IBM at 10:29
Lars Berntrop-Bos on Microsoft did not buy all of Nokia at 09:52
Stephan H. Wissel on Microsoft did not buy all of Nokia at 03:33
Volker Weber on Microsoft did not buy all of Nokia at 23:26

Ceci n'est pas un blog

vowe.net is a personal website published by Volker Weber a.k.a. vowe. I am an author, consultant and systems architect based in Darmstadt, Germany.

rss Click here to subscribe

Hello

About me
Contact
Publications
Certificates
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions
Follow @vowe on Twitter

Local time is 10:06

visitors.gif

Tip jar

Archives

As most of my articles roll off the front page rather quickly, I am making an archive of previous posts available here. You can also use the handy search box at the top of the page if you are looking for something particular.

Last 30 days
More archives

Mobile tag for this page

© 1992-2014 Volker Weber.
All Rights Reserved.

Impressum