ExtraNewsfeed: After Google Map to the help of Archeology, here is Google Search to the help of History

ExtraNewsfeed: After Google Map to the help of Archeology, here is Google Search to the help of History. “Japan, mutiny, Australian convicts, amateur historian and google power user? The tools at the hand of everybody are so ubiquitous today that we tend to forget how powerful they are. Just as people were getting used to see amateur archeologists using Google Maps to discover Mayan ruins in the jungle (or not), here is an amateur historian using Google Search to discover how the first Australian maritime foray into Japanese waters was by convict pirates on an audacious escape from Tasmania almost two centuries ago.”

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