Toggle Google’s Personal Search Plus Your World

Researchers should be concerned that their prior research is filtering out relevant information from their future research.  Google’s recent announcement about Search plus Your World is the next step in their personalized search. You can tweak your search – using the pws=0& text inserted in the search results URL – to turn off personalization. If you …

Under Chrome’s Hood: Grouping Your Chrome Extensions

Modern Web browsers are powerful tools but they all can be improved and enhanced with add-ons or extensions.  These small software applications live inside the Web browser to provide extra features that the browser itself may be missing.  One issue with adding many extensions to your browser is that it can slow down your browser’s …