Google’s Fun Facts: Are You Feeling Curious?


Google have answered the prayers of bored office workers across the land with the launch of “fun facts”. Search for “I’m feeling curious” or “fun facts” and an  answer box will appear at the top of your search results with a random question and its answer. Techno’s highlights so far include learning that sharks can’t swim backwards and that it’s not illegal to lie on the curious

If you get bored you can always do a barrel roll

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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