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Jessica Speer
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G+ is where I like to post my Google criticism. This quote (from the linked article) hit the spot today: "...lately when using Google search I've found myself nostalgic for the old days, when Google was true to its own slightly aspy self. Google used to give me a page of the right answers, fast, with no clutter. Now the results seem inspired by the Scientologist principle that what's true is what's true for you. "
March 2012. One of the more surprising things I've noticed while working on Y Combinator is how frightening the most ambitious startup ideas are. In this essay I'm going to demonstrate this ph...
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yesyesyeseek.....my brain is honestly getting too small to map it all....
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haha! Yeti crab!
A recently discovered species of crab grows gardens of bacteria on its claws on which to feed. The bristles that cover the crab's claws and body are coated in gardens of symbiotic bacteria, which derive energy from the inorganic gases of the seeps. The crab eats the bacteria, using comb-like mouthparts to harvest them from its bristles. [...] Thurber thinks that K. puravida waves its claws to actively farm its bacterial gardens: movements stir u...
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Accessibility. Connectivity. Paper.
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This is just a garbage move, Google. I'm specifically posting this on G+ in the hopes that it comes up in someone's search results and they both opt out and consider switching search engines.
I just switched the default search engine in my browser from Google to Bing. And if you care about working efficiently, or getting the right results when you search, then maybe you should too.
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Agreed, but Bing is NOT the answer...this might make a really interesting final project!
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  • DePaul University
    Research Specialist, 2011 - present
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Let's make noise and catalog it all!
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Jessica Speer is a small hermit crab living at the bottom of the sea.
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Brooklyn, NY - Mountain View - Nuevo Mexico
They have an organ, play old movies, and serve cocktails along with the usual concessions. Need I say more?
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