RE: Pleasurable typo (and the horror of Google)

Subject: RE: Pleasurable typo (and the horror of Google)
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>, <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 11:45:30 -0700

Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com wrote:

> Just out of curiosity, I googled "configurine" and the result is a bit
> disturbing (to me, anyway).
> Firstly, Google didn't ask me if I really meant "configure"...which
> seems a bit odd. But then, the first four hits are FOR "configure",
> "configurine" doesn't make an appearance until number five! This is
> the way I expect a search engine to work. I expect it to FIRST give
> I asked for (right or wrong). THEN, if it feels the need to think for
> it can do so AFTER.
> Google's self-admonishment to do no evil is clearly a crock!

In keeping with the times, the folks at Google have adopted the
bureaucrat/politician belief that they know what's best for you and are
going to give it to you good and hard. :-)

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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