I’ll be the first to admit it, I love Google.
How on earth are you supposed to look something up without Google?
I always remember Hank Scorpio asking Homer Simpson if he knew who invented the hammock. And of course he didn’t know who invented the hammock. So Hank Scopio says to Homer, “There’s something for you to do: find that out.”
Find out who invented the hammock without Google? That’s a huge task. Without Google I would have had to walk to the library and open a book instead of immediately finding out that hammocks were invited by Native Americans in the West Indies and brought back to Europe by Spanish colonists (also maybe hammocks were invented by the Ancient Greeks, no one knows for sure. Hammocks been around a long time).
Google has made all of our lives easier and therefore better by providing us with the fastest way to find things on the internet.
So Eden sank to grief, so dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.
What this Robert Frost quote means is that even in all its glory, Google may not last forever simply because nothing gold can stay.
More and more Google seems to be removing internet porn from itself. They’ve made it harder to find porn on Google Images, they banned porn from Google Glass (even though the only purpose anyone can think of for Google Glass is POV porn) and they’ve banned the monetization of porn on Blogger. Though they aren’t officially going porn-free, it sure looks like Google is moving in that direction.
Because I’m such a big fan of Google (did you guys see The Internship?), I decided to run a poll to see how you guys would react to a porn-free Google. Read more…