Tuesday, July 1, 2008


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Google offers the ability to create a personalized iGoogle page that gives you an at-a-glance access to key information from Google and across the web. On this self-designed page, you can choose and organize content such as:

  • Your latest Gmail messages
  • Headlines from Google News and other top news sources
  • Your RSS feeds
  • Weather forecasts, stock quotes, and movie showtimes
  • Bookmarks for quick access to your favorite sites from any computer
  • Your own section with content you find from across the web
  • Google Book Search

Discovery Resources:


  1. Go to iGoogle and create an account
  2. Add the following gadgets (check out the discovery resources to show you how to do this):
    • Google Map Search gadget
    • Google Book Search gadget
    • Facebook gadget

And finally…

Check out the following youtube video about working at Google.

4. Create a post in your blog page about this exercise. Don’t know what to write about? Think about these questions: Do you like iGoogle? What improvements would you suggest to Google? Would you like to work at Google?

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