Thursday, October 14, 2004

Another important fact about Google Desktop is that it is the first app by a major vendor that runs as a service/daemon and uses a web interface. The first app I saw with such an interface was Radio Userland, and the second was the P2P app called edonkey2000. This is the first time I have seen a big major app that targets the world, and also by a major vendor. There are probably others, but they are meant for specific tasks and not for consumer desktops. I just thought that it was interesting.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...