Google Knows How Smart You Are

whatsupwithGoogle Suggest is that curiously useless feature you see guessing what you want to search for. It lists the most popular queries starting with the word(s) you’ve entered. Slate’s found a way to have fun with it, for people that enjoy not being dumb.

The short, misnamed “Awkward Suggestions“  is worth a read. Slate will mess with headlines throughout the popular run of a story — can anyone tell me why they do that? — but they’ve settled on a weak one here; what an opportunity for something smug!

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