I’m editing your google searches

About a year ago, I read an article in Wired magazine about Demand Studios. I was intrigued. Here’s an online company that pays experienced writers terrible prices ($15 for a well-researched article) to write detailed “how-to” articles for eHow and LiveStrong. The writers take titles and keywords from Google searches and…

Searching for a Search Engine

So I’ve gotten fed up with Google recently – not because it isn’t good, but because of all the ads, and their increasing monopoly of all our information. While I’ve also tried Yahoo, MSN search (Bing), Ask.com, Altavista, Lycos, and others, none of them are that great. So recently,…

RATS: a EULA for your new textbook

You agree to the terms of this End User License Agreement (EULA) when you unwrap this Book. If you disagree, immediately return the Book to your campus Bookstore. Yet because your professor requires this book, you must agree. This is an agreement between Resource and Textbook Suppliers (hereafter “RATS”)…