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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In a meeting at Google in 2004, the discussion turned to an e-mail message the company had received from a fan in South Korea. Sergey Brin, a Google founder, ran the message through an automatic translation service that the company had licensed. The message said Google was a favorite search engine, but the result read: " The sliced… (More)
The effect of exposure time of a visible light source on the depth of polymerization and degree of hardness of a sample of Occlusin posterior composite resin was investigated. The border between cured and non-cured composite resin was identified by a change in colour and by applying pressure with a scalpel. Knoop hardness tests were performed perpendicular… (More)
Three clinical methods for testing marginal fit of complete cast crowns were investigated: the exploration, radiograph, and impression techniques. This work proved that the impression technique is the superior test and should become a standard part of the evaluation routine for complete cast crowns.
The authors discuss the user programming model for the scalable processor architecture (SPARC) and the optimizing compilers for the SPARC-based Sun-4 workstations. They are concerned with two broad areas: how the compilers use the architecture and the design of the compilers themselves. They discuss the registers, synthesized instructions, tagged data… (More)
Julie Matlin was tempted by a pair of shoes on Zappos.com. Then the shoes started showing up in ads on other sites she visited. The shoes that Julie Matlin recently saw on Zappos.com were kind of cute, or so she thought. But Ms. Matlin wasn't ready to buy and left the site. Then the shoes started to follow her everywhere she went online. An ad for those… (More)
Nicole Wong, Google's deputy general counsel, says there'll be a link to an explanation. SAN FRANCISCO — Google will begin showing ads on Wednesday to people based on their previous online activities in a form of advertising known as behavioral targeting, which has been embraced by most of its competitors but has drawn criticism from privacy advocates and… (More)
A progressive shear compressive load was applied at an angle to the lingual surface of acrylic resin teeth bonded to denture base acrylic resin. No statistically significant advantage was derived by preparing retention grooves of different shapes in the ridge lap surface of the denture teeth.
SAN FRANCISCO — When Audrey Spangenberg idly typed " FirePond, " the name of her small software company, into Google this year, she was not happy with what she saw. Her company's site came up as the top search listing. But just above it, Google showed the ads of competitors that had paid Google to display their marketing messages whenever someone searched… (More)