Friday, October 8, 2021

The magic word that CRIPPLES Google

Before deployment of magic word:

And after:

Sorry, sir, we're fresh out of stock -- but perhaps I could interest you in this nice Wikipedia article on Tim Burton? Did you know that he directed Walken in both Batman Returns and Sleepy Hollow?

Since Google offered the weird tip that "cake recipes" might help me find what I was looking for, I thought I might as well try that. Obviously, anyone who Googles "cake recipes" is likely to be a novice in search of a very basic recipe, and so Google serves up this:

Note that this magic word only seems to work on Google. Duckduckgo, Bing, and Yandex all yield a Christopher Walken article as the first hit -- the same one, in fact, on some site called Info-something-or-other.


Bruce Charlton said...

It is completely inexplicable - because we know that such bias cannot be due to policy, choice or any human agency, because there is No Such Thing as a conspiracy, and never has been.

It's just that the brilliant impartial algorithm invented by a couple of drop-out genius kids in a garage (and, just like Facebook and Amazon, totally nothing to do with massive covert funding by The Establishment) Knows that when you search for infogalactic, you don't *really* want infogalactic, but instead (number one) you actually want to read a Rational (LOL) Wiki sophomoric-smear-rant *about* infogalactic.

Who wouldn't? It's for our own good.

Wm Jas Tychonievich said...

The question is why this particular site? There are many cases of Google manipulating the rankings in a way that is obviously driven by political bias, but so far Infogalactic is the only (non-dark web) site I have found that they simply will not link to, ever. They'd rather give you nothing at all than let you see an Infogalactic article, even a completely innocuous one like "Christopher Walken" or "Cake."

Bruce Charlton said...

@Wm. Good point. I suppose it is revealing of the dominant demonic strategy, and that the Wikipedia monopoly on 'information' is more central to Their plans than,say, Facebook or Twitter - rivals of which are not so crudely excluded.

They also seem to regard Rational Wiki as important enough to give it first rank on queries about 'bad' people who oppose the Agenda; despite that it reads like a semi-psychotic gamma troll rant. It looks like They may be running low on skilled manpower if RW is the best They can do!

Ben Pratt said...

Vox Day has said that he has personally been targeted by elements within Google, including being personally barred from ever entering their campus (in the hilariously unlikely event he tried to, or was even in the US again), and InfoGalactic is one of his projects. My guess is that someone at Google added various Vox-related terms to some high-priority blacklist.

Wm Jas Tychonievich said...

Other Vox Day projects — Castalia, Arkhaven, Vox Popoli — are easily googled. It’s Infogalactic in particular.

Ben Pratt said...

How wonderfully bizarre.

Wm Jas Tychonievich said...

The weirdest part is that when you search for X infogalactic, they don't only exclude results from Infogalactic, they also exclude results about X! I mean, by what bizarre algorithm does the Wikipedia article on Tim Burton end up being the first hit when I search for Christopher Walken?


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