[LINK] Why are Google services so poor?
Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Thu Sep 22 15:36:20 EST 2011
The addled children who run the Google News search-engine seem to
contrive new cock-ups on a weekly basis.
1. Old searches are returning utter nonsense.
2. Entries prior to the current month have either disappeared into
thin air or are getting a fixed date of 31 Dec 1969 displayed for
3. 2009 continues to be excised from the calendar
What Advanced Search currently generates for 2011
What it used to generate for 2011
Yes, I'm prepared to allow for the possibility that the sentient
being that is Google is applying the accumulated collection of
correspondence about me, that has been gifted to it by other people,
combined with my searches and/or my mostly static IP-address, to
infer that I have a sense of humour and enjoy randomised information.
Roger Clarke http://www.rogerclarke.com/
Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd 78 Sidaway St, Chapman ACT 2611 AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 2 6288 1472, and 6288 6916
mailto:Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au http://www.xamax.com.au/
Visiting Professor in the Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre Uni of NSW
Visiting Professor in Computer Science Australian National University
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