Saturday, December 16, 2006


For my last post, when I remembered about the levelator, I didn't remember the name of the software. I just remembered that Jon Udell had talked about some software that might help with fixing audio levels in a podcast. So I started searching for what it could be.

I refined my search to look something like the following:

"site: Jon Udell audio podcast edit"

It just so happened that I was using IE7 with live search as the default. In this case, the results returned were relevant, but the post I had been looking for wasn't their. However, results on google had the relevant post as the second result. Just for the sake of this post, I thought I'd try out Yahoo, which returned no results. Not too interested in finding out why, but I assume its because Yahoo doesn't understand the "site:" keyword? Perhaps this is why Google is still the preferred search engine rather than the others. Still returns far more relevant search results.

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 ...