You may well have been having conflicted feelings over the last couple of years.
On the one hand, you know that Google is, at its core, an engineering company whose aim is to get your hands off the steering wheel and implant its search engine into your brain.
On the other, you're finding yourself feeling rather warm about Google, as if whatever the company says ultimately sounds mellifluous -- even if, at heart, it's menacing to your very being.
There's a reason for this. A company that once derided advertising as something beneath dwarf-tossing has embraced various … Read more