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Tara Calishain is the creator of the site, ResearchBuzz. She is an expert on Internet search engines and how they can be used effectively in business situations.
Rael Dornfest is a Researcher at the O'Reilly & Associates focusing on technologies just beyond the pale. He assesses, experiments, programs, and writes for the O'Reilly network and O'Reilly publications. Dornfest is Program Chair of the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, Chair of the RSS-DEV Working Group, and developer of Meerkat: An Open Wire Service. In his copious free time, he develops bits and bobs of Open Source software and maintains his raelity bytes Weblog.
DJ Adams is an old SAP hacker who still thinks JCL and S/370 assembler are pretty cool. In recent years he's been successfully combining open source software with R/3 to produce hybrid systems that show off the power of free software. He's the author of O'Reilly's Programming Jabber book, contributes articles to O'ReillyNet's P2P site, and has to own up to being responsible for the Jabber::Connection, Jabber::RPC and Jabber::Component::Proxy modules on CPAN.
Google's search functions have changed a bit since this book was published in 2003, but it remains a valuable reference.
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learning how to quote strings, use the minus operator, see which sites link to which, and restrict a search to a specific site are so useful and all covered in this book! Read morePublished on October 22, 2008 by A Customer
Google Pocket Guide, 2003
By Tara Calishain, Rael Dornfest, and D.J. Adams
Published by O'Reilly and Associates, Inc. Read more
Book Review: Google Pocket Guide
By Gregory West
Editor, SCUG Report
Sarnia Computer User's Group - [... Read more
The Google Pocket Guide is a small subset of the main google book.
this is a handy refernce in its own right.
Like all great products, the ability to start using it should be instant, but the possible features up for usage should be very deep. Read morePublished on October 7, 2004 by Jake McKee
You've got to be kidding. I saw this and numerous other volumes at the bookstore about using Google and I laughed out loud. Read morePublished on July 10, 2004 by William A. Daunch