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autocomplete function. Although I couldn't begin to
the algorithm that Google search uses, I know enough to know that it is based upon user's searches. That is, the things that people search for the most tend to be the most heavily weighted. So when I typed "why does the bibleâ€¦" the autocomplete fills in the most popular searches that begin with the same phrase.
This is an interesting sociological (and theological) exercise,
One of the big things I've noticed recently is a surge of online multimedia that takes advantage of the web's simple tools to explain complicated phenomena.
is a podcast produced by
National Public Radio
that does a fantastic job of looking at the economic crisis in terms that non-economists can understand. All while avoiding over-simplification and dumbing-down, not an easy task. Having scored a C+ in my introductory college economics course, I never thought I'd be faithfully downloading