__/ [ canadafred ] on Friday 24 February 2006 12:27 \__
> "Big Bill" <kruse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 06:34:08 +0000, Roy Schestowitz
>> <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>I thought this was worth quoting:
>>>"...I've been growing increasingly concerned over how Google is starting
>>>do more... and the world is just letting it do more without asking
>>>(because most users trust the brand blindly). Google is everywhere. I want
>>>it to be everywhere, but I also don't want it to be everywhere - because
>>>that's very scary. I trust that they will continue to "do no evil" (as
>>>opposed to "do know evil?") - but perhaps there's such a thing as "too
>>>I have to prepare for the worst..."
>> He'll be joining Googlewatch any minute then.
>> kruse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Gifty! Shiny! BB!
> Chris wrote in his blog entry :
> "I'm going to live without searching for anything on Google (or using
> Google software) for a week... ohmygod. "
> I wonder what that would feel like. Would I be like a junky going through
> my computer looking for remnants of past searches in my cache?
He actually wrote about it last night:
I'm frustrated. Utterly frustrated. I don't think I'll be able to
make the seven days, seriously. I thought that Yahoo! would be a
great substitute, but that's turning out not being the case.
Googlefasting is painful.
I thought it was rather intersting. *smile*
I try Yahoo on occasions (just testing the water), but it's nowhere compared
to Google. Results are not acceptable unless you are willing to browse
through heaps of pages, especially when attempting to find arcane items,
e.g. Linux information. Google actually started as a Linux-inclined search
engine with the somewhat secondary aim of connecting knowledgebases that
serve users like Sergei and Larry.
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