Paul Ford on Google's "Don't be evil" motto


Of course, you don't arrive at a morally profound motto like "don't be evil" without some serious thought. Here are some of the mottoes that Google tried out and rejected:

  • Google! Dance with the devil, but go home before it gets serious.
  • Google! We won't commit genocide in most circumstances.
  • Google! Don't eat no babies.
  • Google! We could do good, but we're like, whoa.
  • Google! Begone, demon!

The Banality of Google


Google! We could do good, but we're like, whoa. is much cooler.

The biggest copyright heist in the history of the world (perpetrated by Google, obviously):

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