Earthquake 6,8 SR in Bali!

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There was an earthquake happening this morning at 10.16pm at GMT +7 (11.16pm at local time, GMT +8), approximately 150km southeast of Denpasar, at 6.8 SR according to BMKG (6,1 SR according to USGS), around Nusa Dua islands.

The earthquake effect is not huge, but the earth was trembling hard enough to make people panic and rushed outside the buildings and hospitals, schools sent students home, building walls was cracked, ceiling was falling, and window glass is shattered. The tremor felt hard at Jimbaran and Kuta. There’s no Tsunami warning from BMKG (an earthquake detection national agent in Indonesia) as they think that would be very unlikely to happen. But they asked peoples to stay alert.

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Berbagai Cara untuk Memfilter Hasil Pencarian Search Engine

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Bagaimana menurut anda bila anda bisa menghilangkan domain xyz.com misalnya, dari hasil pencairan Google anda selamanya, setiap kali anda mengetik di kotak pencarian Google? Dan juga dapat mengatur daftar blacklist tersebut langsung dari akun Google anda?

Seindah apapun kedengarannya, pada saat artikel ini dituliskan, hal tersebut adalah mustahil. Saya jamin.

Permasalahan ini sebenarnya sudah beredar lama sekali, dan solusi-solusi yang ada seperti berserakan di seluruh internet. Hari ini saya ingin menyatukan informasi tersebut untuk anda gali.

Sebelum kita mulai, ijinkan saya merangkum informasi yang ada, bahwa sekalipun dengan permintaan yang luar biasa dari pengguna yang telah diterima oleh Google, tidak ada satupun tanda-tanda bahwa fitur semacam ini akan dibuat. Yah, memang ini sangat ada hubungannya dengan uang, dan para perusahaan yang memasang iklan tentu tidak ingin iklannya tidak keluar di google search oleh karena adanya fitur blacklist semacam ini. Tapi saya paham. Mereka membayar dan mengeluarkan uang. Kita tidak. Jadi bagaimanapun kita harus mengikuti aturan yang diberlakukan google.

Tapi bagaimanapun itu, orang-orang yang tidak puas pasti akan mencari jalan keluar bagaimana agar hasil-hasil pencarian yang tidak mereka harapkan itu tidak akan mereka lihat lagi di hasil pencarian google mereka. Dan inilah metode-metode yang sudah saya temukan dan pelajari sejauh ini. Di sini saya mencantumkan dari metode yang paling mudah (dan tentunya paling cepat untuk digunakan), sampai metode yang cukup “canggih” (walaupun “canggih”, bukan berarti sulit koq). Yang mana yang akan anda pakai, semua bergantung pada kebutuhan anda. Metode yang satu bisa jadi lebih efektif pada keadaan tertentu daripada metode yang lain.


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Many Ways of Excluding Specific Results from Your Search Engine

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How good does it sound to be able to exclude some xyz.com domain from your Google search result ever every time you type on Google search box? And to be able to maintain those blacklisted domain list directly from your Google account?

As good as it is to hear, at the point of this post is written, it is impossible. I assure you.

This topic has quite be floating for a while, and in many places I see scattered information about how to exclude some specific search (or even some specific domains) from your search result. And I would like to stitch them all for you to dig.

Before we begin, I would like to state the fact that, despite of the abundant requests that Google has received, there’s no trace about that feature being developed up until now. I guess there’s much more than just a simple code going around here. With amazing web developers Google had, they should have come to this solution by the time iGoogle appears. From the engineers perception, it’s not that hard to develop such blacklist feature within your profile. But Google employees keep avoiding discussion about this specific idea, and always suggesting another search option, such as adding minus (-) to filter out domains that you want to exclude, or using advanced search. But all in all, users just want some domains to be excluded from their search result, at anytime, automatically, without any hassle. But I understand. They (the advertising companies) pay. We don’t. So, we need to abide by the money rules.

But nevertheless, everybody who’s not satisfied will work around about how to filter out unwanted domain or search result from their searches. And this is what I’ve learnt and discovered so far. I listed anything, from the most primitive ones (thus the easiest and the fastest), to the most “advanced” ones (though doesn’t always mean it’s complicated). Which one you use will be entirely based on your situation and needs. Some methods are better than another at some situations.


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