Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Oct 2013 16:02 UTC, submitted by bowkota
Google

Google back in 2005:

There will be no banner ads on the Google homepage or web search results pages.

Google today:

The company confirmed to the Guardian that it is testing a system with about 30 advertisers in the US in which it shows banner ads for companies including SouthWest Airlines on pages which include them in web search results.

And people wonder why I have zero trust in companies.

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RE[6]: Comment by Tractor
by Lennie on Fri 25th Oct 2013 10:20 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by Tractor"
Lennie
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2007-09-22

It might go slower than people expect or faster, we don't really know.

But don't dismiss the power of exponentially improving technologies like Moore's law.

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