How I learned to stop worrying and love the panopticon
Sun, 10 Mar 2002 13:14:59 -0800
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And other reasons why google rules.
If anything, you have to love an article that includes this statement
AltaVista tried to get computers to do both the repetitive parts (capturing billions of documents) and the creative parts (figuring out what the documents are about). This yielded the largest collection of randomly organized documents in the world, a Web-accessible version of a library where all the books have been re-shelved by axe-grinding illiterates who wanted to make sure that no matter what you were looking for, you'd find porn.
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