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  1. Tom Nocera says:

    In that same category was a recent article in the NYTimes which quoted Hal Varian Google’s chief economist who described his company as not being “recession proof”, but said it was “recession resistant”.

    What I liked best was his concluding comments about the impact of weather on Google’s business. To paraphrase: Bad weather is good for Google as long as it isn’t too bad.” To which I will extrapolate that what is good for GOOG is good for The Whole Damn Net.

    Here is the link to the article:

  2. nmw says:

    I agree, Tom: that article was noteworthy — though not because of weather forecasting, but rather because of Google’s “new & improved” measurement technique — see

    😀 nmw

  3. Konteyner says:

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