Daniel M. Russell’s book, The Joy of Search: A Google Insider’s Guide to Going Beyond the Basics, explains how to frame search queries so they will yield information and describes the best ways to use such resources as Google Earth, Google Scholar, Wikipedia, and Wikimedia. It was published by MIT Press in September 2019.

Dan is Google’s Senior Research Scientist for Search Quality and User Happiness in Mountain View, CA. His day job is understanding how people search for information, and the ways they come to learn about the world through Google.

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Amy Tan

Dave Barry

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Niall Ferguson

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Doris Kearns Goodwin

H.R. McMaster

Daniel James Brown

Tom Ikeda

Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee

Wade Davis

Nicole Perlroth

David M. Rubenstein

Walter Isaacson

Dr. Euan Ashley

Bari Weiss

Steven E. Koonin

Tom Rinaldi

Alison R. Crowther

Alex Filippenko

Jeffrey Brown

Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn

James Strock

Julia Flynn Siler

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Luis J. Rodriguez

John Briscoe

Don George

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