__/ [Mikkel Moldrup-Lakjer] on Friday 28 October 2005 16:55 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Such as this one:
>> Controlling information directly or indirectly is a burden and Google will
>> have to find a way to serve people's requirement for information without
>> being portrayed as evil. It'll get worse, I promise you...
> Hey, I was just writing about how Google has chosen to defend its
> patented PageRank technology instead of making tweaks but then I saw
> that they /have/ made a modification to the SERP for 'miserable
> failure'. Try it!
I wonder how many SERP's will be modified in this way. I guess Google and
politics don't mix too well.
> On my page Google gives me an option to remove Mr. George Bush from my
> SERP, thus making Michael Moore the no. 1 miserable failure. Now if
> Google could remove Mr. George Bush from my life completely, that would
> be something, but as this is not so, I think will stick with him as my
> no. 1 miserable failure.
It sure makes everyone happy. Who do you reckon will choose to remove Mr.
George Bush from the SERP's? A passionate Republicans? Who will then be the
'miserable failure' winner? Mr. Moore. User satified? Yes.
[fade in Slashdot subculture]
1. Get controversial SERP
2. Give option to invert effect
3. Tailor content to users (i.e. give users what they want)
[fade out Slashdot subculture]
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