Google is advertising scams near the top of the page I’ve been looking at portable battery/generators… Jackery, Bluetti, Ecoflow, Anker Solix, etc… (those are legit Amazon links if you want to actually price them out on a non-scam site), and ads for portable battery “solar generators” have been appearing in my Gmail website interface: Visiting…
How long until a randomly chosen string of letters with no results shows up in Google if I include it in a post?
Inquiring minds want to know. So, I’m including a string of letters that looks Slavic – yznvenskya – in the first couple of lines of a post. Update: Looks like it took less than 16 minutes to show up.
I found this script to calculate distances between two zip codes from PHP (requires MySQL). According to this Idealog post, the calculation relies on a text file of Zip code lon/lats from CFDynamics, available on the downloads page. I have yet to try it; however, I have a specific implementation that I was needing it…