Saturday, August 11, 2018

Alternatives


5 comments:

Eagle said...

Def duckduckgo.com - I abandoned google search a while ago.

Tim said...

For firearms enthusiast try Full30.com instead of YouTube

Richard said...

The tech oligarchs have accumulated too much money and power for individual action to reign them in. They are increasingly using that power to silence conservatives. It will take government action (anti-trust, public accommodation rules etc, prosecution) to stop this. We have got to stop with the libertarian fantasies and deal with the realities of power.

SiGraybeard said...

Looked at from a different angle, what would the mega companies that are causing the issue being doing differently if this wasn't a power play to get so-called net neutrality made into law? Remember, for the big guys, net neutrality is a winner because it will make it much harder for a small startup to compete with them. The small guys can't afford a gaggle of lawyers. The big guys have them on retainer.

If you were Google, would your search results be featuring other companies to searches for "alternatives to Google"? Or would your returns bury them on page 5 because nobody looks that deep?

If/when AI gets the kind of abilities we've been hearing about for 20 years, Google's AI will be able to conclude on it's own that some company is becoming trouble and excise them from search results.

Antibubba said...

Who/what/where is aptoide, and why are they more trustworthy than Google Play (and being Google is not an explanation).