R.I.P. Google. Next PLEASE

Gregory Alan Bolcer gbolcer at endeavors.com
Fri Oct 24 08:02:01 PDT 2003

It's growing pains.  Everybody has them. 
I remember the RIP alarm bells ringing
when the top 100 results off of any
search on Altavista returned pornography. 
They fixed it and moved on to their 
glory moment. 


sateesh narahari wrote:
> Have started noticing that google has been returning
> mostly useless results lately. Unknowingly using
> google less and less.
> Now I don't search much, just guess a source to go to.
> For example, for CS related articles, I go to
> researchindex.org. For most science related topics,
> Wikipedia does a good job. For news, yahoo does good
> job.
> I am relying less and less on a search engine.
> Perhaps, world doesn't need a search engine. I
> certainly can live without google.
> Sateesh

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