Newsweek: The world according to Google

Steven Levy tells how Google has turned all of us into talented supersleuths!

How did I know this?

By performing an act done by tens of millions of people every day: typing a query (my quarry‚s eBay handle, which was the same as his e-mail address) into a blank line on a sparsely decorated Web page. In about the time it takes to sneeze, and for a cost of, oh, zero, his particulars and proclivities were in my hands. And no shoe leather was expended.

Reader, I Googled him.

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