All My Covers Are Google

Newsweek couldn't help themselves. In fact, I think there are more Google covers this past year than Jesus covers. Jesus! Steven Levy (a friend) does a fine job summarizing that which we already know from reading the last dozen or so articles. And Sergey and Larry play along, giving him…

nw_152_magcover_040320Newsweek couldn’t help themselves. In fact, I think there are more Google covers this past year than Jesus covers. Jesus!

Steven Levy (a friend) does a fine job summarizing that which we already know from reading the last dozen or so articles. And Sergey and Larry play along, giving him lots of time at the ‘plex. The angle: Google has competitors now. Google isn’t that worried. Best quote: From Anna Patterson, late of the Internet Archive, new to Google:

“(MSFT search engineers are) a bunch of people at the first grade,” she says. “Eight junior programmers who don’t know anything about search.”

Yow.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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