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add on to apps and websites (that support it) for searching and acting on your app or open browser tab from google
Only you get to see the results, only your open apps
permitted pages and apps can be accessed.
You want to change the language settings on your
Don't just get instructions, and read through tons of
material. Ask the browser to "do it for you". A short
series of iterations with
a discussion between this
"service" and the user will bring the app you want
modified up to focus. Recognized as Foo the app,
SearchAnDo will know how to configure it as a series
of actions, stopping securely to ask you for
If your looking at a PDF image doc and searching for
text inside it gives nothing, the SearchAnDo knows
to open an OCR program to scan the image, to check
the snopes website and search the web, checking if
this is legit, or has any issues, and finally marks the
location of the searched text within the image.
The next step of course is to attach this to actual
robots in the house. And for security reasons it
also with SearchUnDo.
||ok, nobody likes this idea. why?
||I have no idea what you're trying to describe. It sounds
like "AI internet assistant" which would be m-f-d magic
or a collection of several ideas that are well baked.
||I don't think its magic. I think the easiest way to
implement would be for the program to follow
instructions that it could identify when written in
standard way. Why can't the computer identify
>settings->languages->Hebrew when you search
"how do i change language to hebrew?".
||SearchAnDo. Makes simple sense.
||But to answer the question why nobody likes, or
has clicked likes, is probably because it's not
halfbaked in any other sense than its an idea
you haven't worked on.
||I tend to like ideas that are more halfbaked
meaning crazy, rather than halfbaked meaning not
||I *like* the name of the idea. Sounds like ScoobyDo.
||You can't undo a virus. Security will be an issue.
How can you trust that it will do what you want it
to? What if the button says: Change my wallpaper,
but instead it infects your computer? "Do" is
another word for "executable application" which is
widely baked and not used due to security issues.