Trivium

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Mon Aug 19 15:11:23 UTC 2013


On Aug 19, 2013, at 10:42 , Blake Dunlap <ikiris at gmail.com> wrote:

> Without Google, how do you know where anything even *is*?

Pretending that wasn't a troll, I wonder how much of the traffic these days is things like AppleTV, Roku, OS updates, iThing/Android 'Apps', etc. that do not require a user to type "www.bing.com" into the Google search box[*] so they can find the web page.

-- 
TTFN,
patrick

[*] I've actually see someone type "www.yahoo.com" into the Google search box, then use Yahoo! to search for something. Don't ask....


> On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 2:38 AM, Larry Sheldon <LarrySheldon at cox.net> wrote:
> 
>> http://news.cnet.com/8301-**1023_3-57598978-93/google-**
>> outage-reportedly-caused-big-**drop-in-global-traffic/<http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57598978-93/google-outage-reportedly-caused-big-drop-in-global-traffic/>
>> 
>> 
>> "How big is the Internet"?
>> 
>> Depends in whether Google is up or not?
>> 
>> --
>> Requiescas in pace o email           Two identifying characteristics
>>                                        of System Administrators:
>> Ex turpi causa non oritur actio      Infallibility, and the ability to
>>                                        learn from their mistakes.
>>                                          (Adapted from Stephen Pinker)
>> 
>> 
> 

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