__/ [ wd ] on Tuesday 23 May 2006 23:45 \__
> On Tue, 23 May 2006 22:35:12 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [ wd ] on Tuesday 23 May 2006 22:17 \__
>>> On Tue, 23 May 2006 05:45:35 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Google users promised artificial intelligence
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>> | A search engine that knows exactly what you are looking for, that can
>>>> | understand the question you are asking even better than you do, and
>>>> | find exactly the right information for you, instantly - that was the
>>>> | future predicted by Google yesterday.
>>> With the amount of personal data they collect, I wouldn't doubt they
>>> will soon be able to guess what button you are going to push next.
>> Check it out!
>> Cool, eh?
>> I believe that Microsoft patented something similar which they called the
>> super-cookie, or something to that effect.
> Yeah, I've seen that. The noscript Firefox extension is very useful in
> Another reason why MS wants you to use IE.
I have been using NoScript for about 3 months. It is good stuff if you
remember to permit JS around sites that otherwise seem incompatible and
drive you up the wall. The 'smarter' sites explicitly state that you need to
allow scripting. Initially, that extention cost me a lot of time.
Thereafter, it's a joy.
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