aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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Google Local
Posted by dav at 2004 September 14 09:32 AM
File under: Geek

<sigh> /me stares dreamily. "Google, is there -anything- you can't do?".

Google Local Upgrade (Google Weblog)

* Enhanced user interface - a new, cleaner design that now includes maps on results pages displaying the location of businesses in the search results
* New mapping capabilities - users can now zoom and pan different directions on the maps without reloading the page
* Improved comprehensiveness - search results provide links to even more web pages like business homepages and related ratings and reviews
* More relevant results - improved relevance technology returns even more precise results

Demo: take me to geek heaven.


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