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Google jockey

Google jockey
 n.— «A Google jockey is someone who takes part in a presentation or class and surfs the Internet for web sites or resources mentioned by the presenter or terms and ideas related to the topic. These searches are displayed along with the presentation and are meant clarify the topic and provide further learning opportunities.…The practice of Google Jockeying appears to have been started at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California (USC).» —“Google jockeying—search engines in the classroom” Pandia Search Engine News July 3, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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