Google is NOT your friend

Note: This is off-topic, so I’ll make it brief.

I see far too many posts on this and other lists that suggest “Google is your friend” or “use Google” to lookup references.

If you’d prefer to search without being tracked, I’d recommend a fairly new site called It’s open source, tracking free, and the search engine rocks.

Some details here:

I’ve been using it as my default search engine for 6 months and I won’t be going back to Google. I’ve got no axe to grind, other than to recommend a great tool to fellow Ruby devs who appreciate open source and internet privacy issues.


– Capt. Downer