Resume on Youtube!

Streaming Video giant, Youtube, recently announced a Resume feature along with other improvements for their groundbreaking service. (Cheers! claps! Bring in the beer! LOL).  Gone will be the days where you had to restart a video just to continue where you left of. Now you dont need to restart a whole video or pause till the video fully loads then skip every so and so, just to pick up where you last watched. Note the feature will only work for resumes past the 3 minute mark – meaning any resumes less than mentioned duration are ignored – so you need …

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Google got reCAPTCHA

Google announced recently in its official blog, that it has acquired reCAPTCHA. CAPTCHA is a web technology made out of necessity. It primarily is used to prevent BOTS (or automated apps designed to do malicious tasks) by adding an extra step to site pages that require human interaction. Yes, they’re the annoying barely readable text images when you register/login for a site. Anyway, this move by Google is more than just for improving it’s CAPTCHA capabilities. As they explain, reCAPTCHA technology will improve Google projects that require reading text in images. The best to benefit from this are Google’s  Books project …

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M I STUPID?

http://mistupid.com/contents.htm Do you know how to send an SOS in morse code? Do you know your birthstone? Or the winners of the Oscars since 1927 ? MIStupid.com has an assortment of trivia and topics not known by the most of us. As a bonus they have categories with games and puzzles you can play with when you catch a bit of an information overload. No matter how trivial or uninteresting the fact is MIStupid.com will surely have it, otherwise go back to Google (hehehe). Well okay it’s not Encarta but its free and GREEN πŸ™‚ Enjoy! potato

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