I would like Apple hardware, running Microsoft software, using Google services. How cool would that be?
The Internet Archive has come a long way.
The founder of Youtube wonders why he needs a G+ account to comment on a video…meanwhile, I can’t rate apps in the Android Market because I refuse to have a G+ account.
I don’t have a Facebook account, nor a Twitter account, and I have no use for a Google Plus account. It seems that it is Google’s intent to push me to some other service provider.
Today I deleted my Youtube account. I had posted a video some time back and it was flagged for copyright take down. I appealed the decision and won. Three months go by and it gets flagged again, same reason as before, complaint from the same company. Rather than fight the same fight anew, I simply deleted my Youtube account. F#$k you Google! I am one more service closer to being rid of them.
Here is the video Google removed (now hosted at Vimeo):
As Google more and more often join its competitors in the evil pile, it is good to see that they still retain a few sensible employees.
Google executive OK with spy scandal, passes it off as fact of modern life. These are the same folks allowing–abetting even–NSA access to users personal data.