Re: Hi-tech babble baffles many

Subject: Re: Hi-tech babble baffles many
From: "Brandon Tuck" <BTUCK -at- pn -dot- usbr -dot- gov>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2003 10:15:49 -0600

Subash wrote:

<The sad fact is that if you search for some information about a
product or technology, you get a lot of technical information written
by/for technical folks and very limited information meant for the

My problem when I search isn't that I am overwhelmed with technical
information about a product, it is that I am overwhelmed with
non-informative advertisements about a product. Just Google "Western
Digital Hard Drive" and see how many are purely advertisements for

If only we could draw a fine line (where is the real problem) between
technical publications and marketing ploys. The digital cable salesman
on my doorstep was trying to mask his marketing as a public service
devoted to my education about the technology of cable and broadband



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