On Wall Street Journal, Jeremy Wagstaff wrote:
Wouldn’t it be great if you could actually find stuff on the Internet? Sure, Google is a wonderful tool for searching for some things — say the home page of a company, or how to make Battenberg cake. But more often than not, you’ll get way too many hits for what you’re looking for, and end up frustrated.
It isn’t surprising, really: Google is now indexing more than 8 billion Web pages, against 2 billion three years ago and 3 billion two years ago. That’s a lot of pages. As David Weinberger of Harvard University’s Berkman Center puts it: “We’ve been struggling for several years with the Internet’s size and complexity.” So is there a better way of finding stuff?