Silicon Valley Watcher - Former FT journalist Tom Foremski reporting from the intersection of technology and media

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Posted by Tom Foremski - August 5, 2013

Fake problems

Cool infographic from the editors at with some interesting factual nuggets: 

I didn't know that each driverless Google car costs a quarter of a million dollars ($225,000) in equipment.

I've always said that Google cars are a red herring to distract the media from its core business. Most journalists cover Google as if it were from Detroit not Silicon Valley, and it's because they don't know their AdWords from their AdSense. They don't know how Google makes money or about its war on small business, or its unravelling of the web.

Google's Red Herring Car And The Obscure Nature Of Its Business -SVW

The Fast Unravelling Web: How Google Is Killing The Hyperlink -SVW

Google's Search For Quality... And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance - SVW

PageRank assassination and other nefarious acts of competitive online warfare | ZDNet

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