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Nice when all the major browser makers get on-board with establishing a new standard!
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Dear Google Calendar Web Client,

I really like that you provide notifications to remind me when I've got a meeting in 10 minutes. I really don't like when you seize control of my browser and switch what tab I'm on to give me this reminder, specially when I'm in the middle of typing something and suddenly I've got a half formed sentence on some other window somewhere and I need to spend the next 5 minutes getting back to it and finishing my thought...

Why can't you offer up a browser notification instead?! Or is there a way to have you do that now that I just don't know about?
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OMG! Yes! Thank you Craig! I remember some time long ago looking for something like that and it must not have existed yet... So I've just sort of lived with it being that way. Glad I decided to rant about this ;-)
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Oh, and if you put together an article with a tip about that, I'd totally endorse it to help you get points ;-)
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If you've ever provided Telephone or Remote support to non technically minded computer folks, I'll bet you've faced the challenge of how to get them not to type a web address you're giving them by phone into Google, Bing, Yahoo (or any other search engine they might favor) rather than enter it into a browsers address bar.

I've been using the following trick for a while and think I've managed to save some of my hair as a result!

  1. Tell them to open their favorite web browser
  2. Press CTRL + L (instruct client not to touch any other keys)
  3. Tell them to type the web address you need them to go to - like support.me

Support.me is just a web alias for the Logmein Rescue app that I subscribe to.  Do you have any favorite tricks you like using when giving telephone support? Please share them in the Comments section below.

Hit the thumbs up button if you hadn't heard of (or forgotten about) this useful shortcut :-)
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by:Kyle Santos
I'm constantly using CTRL+SHIFT+T to recover tabs I've closed recently, and CTRL+T to open new tabs.  I'm on Chrome.
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I watched this yesterday.  Pretty cool stuff.   Alexa and Siri better lookout.
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Great news!
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Ever had a chance to play around with a neural network? The TensorFlow team from Google put together a demo site that lets you mess around and get a feel for them without having to code anything. I like that your able to see what "feature" each group of neurons is learning and then composing together in order to achieve the output.
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One could say this was very "Brave" of them ;)
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@Lucas - Gotta wonder if Google will start to run afoul of some of the anti-trust / monopoly issues that hit Microsoft in the late 90's/early 00's. Definitely seeing some similarities here... They could potentially have a strong enough browser monopoly to stop other ad provider systems. But then again, I don't think Chrome has a strong enough position to really be considered a monopoly the way that Windows was.
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Today I learned: how to save an image that's used in a Google Doc.

I love Google Docs, but I've always been annoyed that there didn't seem to be a way to extract embedded images. But it turns out that downloading the document is a way to get them. Go to File > Download As > Web Page, which then gives you a .zip file with all the assets. Open that, go to the images directory, and voilà!—the document's images are all there for you!

Hope this helps you as much as it helped me :-)
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That question has surely plagued many a G Suite user! Thanks for sharing!
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Just back from the Google Next conference.  Solid show.  Will be sharing next product launches shortly.  Curious if any other folks attended and what they thought?IMG_1695.JPG
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Looking forward to hearing your report about the product launches!
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Here's a pretty fantastic use of machine learning: cancer detection.

"New findings show that this approach — enlisting machine learning, predictive analytics and pattern recognition — has achieved 89 percent accuracy, beyond the 73 percent score of a human pathologist."
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@Michael: Mostly because it's the closest topic I could find and "AI" is currently one of the synonyms for "Robotics". I tend to think similar to you, and would mainly expect Robotics to involve a physical machine; but then again, there are "chatbots", right? Or perhaps "bot" can be the term for a non-physical version of a robot?
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by:Michael Arciniega
Good point about the chatbots. With the rise of machine learning and its subset, artificial neural networks, I think it might be time soon to propose a Machine Learning topic.
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