Semester 3 Week 9: Google Story and Medical Search Engines

First slideshow: The Google phenomenon

  • The first Google search engine in 1998
  • The founders, the basic concept, the workplace
  • Presenting the best Google applications: News, Groups, Docs, GMail, Images, Google Ads, Scholar, Talk, Youtube, Google Earth, Maps, Calendar, Trends (Flu Trends), Reader, Alerts, Translate, Google Fight
  • Also some of the dead ones: Google Lively and Knol
  • Talking about 23andme and how our genomic profiles will affect the future of healthcare

Take-home message: Google can make our lives easier. The question is how close we should let it come to us.

Second slideshow: Medical Search Engines

Take-home message: Search properly yourself and help your patients search properly online.

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