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

On Aug 19, 2013, at 10:42 , Blake Dunlap <ikiris at> 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 "" into the Google search box[*] so they can find the web page.


[*] I've actually see someone type "" 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> wrote:
>> 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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