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I’m worried about Google

According to this award-winning documentary about “Big brother” and involuntary monitoring of people, Google stores all searches ever conducted over its networks – unlike most of its competitors. What’s more disturbing, however, concerns their Gmail service (which I use). Since they offer practically unlimited space, most people keep all their e-mail messages. That means Google [...]

3/04/09 / Habius

11:30 AM I’ve discovered a great site for watching free documentary films. 10:41 AM Immigrants are returning to China and India! (and other places too). From article: Because immigrants are critical to the country’s long-term economic health. Despite the fact that they constitute only 12% of the U.S. population, immigrants have started 52% of Silicon [...]

1/12/08 / Secra

10:24 AM Interesting article on the environmental impact of a Google search. Interesting facts I didn’t know before, quoted verbatim from article: a typical search generates about 7g of CO2 Boiling a kettle generates about 15g A recent report by Gartner, the industry analysts, said the global IT industry generated as much greenhouse gas as [...]

9/09/08 / Echo

11:09 PM Biked 24 miles today, according to my cyclocomputer!  Here’s a map: Speaking of maps, how is it that Google's are so much easier to use than both Yahoo!'s and Microsoft Live's?  I tried mapping this route first with Yahoo! and then with Live, and in both the format “Broadway and Arapahoe, Boulder, CO” [...]

8/30/08 / Dell

9:57 PM Pixelpost or WordPress? I’m playing around with two photoblogs right now, trying to decide which one to keep and actually start posting photos to (instead of spending time figuring out how to do it – incidentally, that reminds me of how my earlier years using a computer were spent more in fixing the [...]

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