Want to know what people are talking about? Check out Omigli

Thanks again to the Poynter Organization for sharing the info about a new search tool.

ā€œOmgili, a relatively new site that searches online discussions very effectively ā€¦ scans millions of online discussions on more than 100,000 message boards and forums.ā€

What I like about this as opposed to a Google Alert, which returns results on the recently posted, is that Omgili scans — or crawls — forums and discussion groups.

Perhaps Iā€™d get the same results from the Google groups scan, but my recent check for engineers and geeks seemed to turn up none of the same info in the top page or two of results.