Academic's Call For A "New Google" Creates A Clamor

Sunday, January 02, 2011 21:24
Academic's Call For A

Amazing! This post blasting Google for allowing its search results to be dominated by ads and content optimized for search engines is really popular.

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Vivek Wadhwa, a professor at UC-Berkeley, on New year's Day posted a guest entry on TechCrunch entitled, Why We Desperately Need a New (and Better) Google.


The post has gotten a large number of comments and is generating som buzz. Interesting how quickly the digerati turns on their favorites when they become too popular.  


Update: About 30 minites after I originally posted this item, I found coverage of it on Silicon Alley Insider, which wonders: "Maybe Google's Achilles heel isn't some new outlier, but the oldest one in the book: a better mousetrap."



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