If there was an Olympic event for searching the world’s information, Google would more than likely take the gold medal. But there isn’t, so instead, here’s a neat trick to keep up on the Olympic medal counts in real-time.
In case you didn’t know, you can simply Google “medal count” and you’ll be shown a lovely little grid with a leaderboard and medal breakdown:
If you’re on your desktop or laptop computer, Google Knowledge Graph comes into play and gives you interesting information about the London Olympics, as well as a schedule of upcoming events:
This is how I’ve been keeping up on how the United States is doing, since I have to work and can’t watch every single feed on the TV and Nexus 7. Much.