Google stores the past
Interesting article which wasn’t about what I thought it would be. Tracks through the history of Google, from conception to what it is today.. and that is the crux of the matter. Yes it is a search engine, but it is so much more now. When was the last time you googled yourself?

A Nation of Voyeurs: “It’s the collapse of inconvenience,” says Siva Vaidhyanathan, assistant professor of culture and communication at New York University. “It turns out inconvenience was a really important part of our lives, and we didn’t realize it.”