JANUARY 20, 2012
” I can speak for Hotbot, which is still my first-choice search engine; but by a shrinking margin. I often test search engines by looking for strings of text buried deep in long documents on my own site. But since Lycos bought it, Hotbot has become more of a portal and less of a search tool. And its searches find less. Reality 2.0 was my original blog: a pile of stuff I wrote before there were blogs.