Search Redux

Redux (literary term), an adjective meaning “brought back, restored” used in literature, film and video game titles. The term has been adopted by filmmakers to denote a new interpretation of an existing work by the restoration of previously removed material.

What has been removed from traditional search? The very essence of individual endeavor. The character of a highly decentralized, vibrant and diverse internet has been replaced by digital ghettos created by  overly ambitious technocrats with dystopian world views.

We’ll be discussing this more as we go along, rebuilding search.

 

Is Google the New Opti-Grab? .. When Things Go Wrong

When useful technology goes bad.

The following clip is a humorous look at how a technology wave can later result in significant damage to your well-being. In the case of our fictional character, his ground breaking invention, the Opti-Grab became widely accepted and used by many. Only after some years of use did the product prove itself to be extraordinarily harmful to its users.

Google tracks everything you do

What could go wrong with that?

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