Following a link from Lifehacker, I went ahead and signed up for the Advanced Power Searching course taught by Google. Guess I should go ahead and work my way through the archive of the Power Searching course that's still available online...
The Advanced course begins Jan 23, 2013 and includes the following challenges:
- Challenge 1 - Mimicking presidential voices
- Challenge 2 - Turtle fossils
- Challenge 3 - Festival challenge
- Challenge 4 - Humongous fungus
- Challenge 5 - Salman Khan
- Challenge 6 - Scrapbook enthusiast
- Challenge 7 - Mystery music
- Challenge 8 - Climate graph
- Challenge 9 - Name that notebook
- Challenge 10 - Who done it?
- Challenge 11 - Feather identification
- Challenge 12 - Where in the world?
According to my confirmation email,
Course materials will be released in two batches:
- Challenges 1-6 and Assignment 1: Wednesday, January 23
- Challenges 7-12 and Assignment 2: Wednesday, January 30
In order to pass the course and earn your certificate, you must submit and evaluate two assignments and complete a final search challenge by the deadline of 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, February 8, 2013.