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Searching Questions: how good is Google?

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… monopoly good for the internet? In his book The Googalization of Everything, media expert Siva Vaidhyanathan asks if it’s healthy for one largely unregulated corporation to dominate online.

A big friendly giant?

Google is much more than just a search engine. You can do a Google search for a Google Map on a Google browser using a Google phone while being driven by a Google car (spot the odd one out). Prof. Vaidhyanathan’s problem (well, one of his problems: it’s a 300 page …

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