You can’t Google taste, scent, or touch; sound searches are janky. Google engages barely two of the five human senses!

Wired magazine’s history of the verb “google.”

I like the full quote:

What a racket. How did we ever start believing that a highly limited set of visual and symbolic data—words, numbers, and images without depth—make up the entirety of the “world’s information”? You can’t Google taste, scent, or touch; sound searches are janky. Google engages barely two of the five human senses and tells us that’s the whole world.

Read more: https://www.wired.com/story/just-google-it-a-short-history-of-a-newfound-verb/

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