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Thursday, February 20, 2014

"Who needs a Doctor when you have Google..." 'James "kimo" Rosen'

James “Kimo” Rosen is a retired professional photographer living in Kapa'a
 with his best friend Obama Da Dog, Rosen also blogs as a hobby.
A similar  dakinetalk blog ran about two years ago, this has been updated
from 150 words to 500 words.. Hope you like it! 


Who needs a Doctor when you have Google

Twenty years ago if you didn't feel good you went to the doctor. Twenty years ago if your dog was whoozing and  sleeping all day, you would take your buddy to the vet. Twenty years ago if you were writing a thesis for your masters degree you'd go to the library. Twenty years ago if you needed somebody's phone number, you used a phone book or called 411. Twenty years ago if you needed a recipe for meatloaf, you asked a friend or consulted a recipe book.

Fast forward to 2014 where anything you need to know can be looked up instantaneously  via any  web search engine. The internet is available not only on computers but on most cell phones,ipads, ipods, androids and tablets. There are many search engines on which to consult about anything and everything. There is Bing, Ask, Dogpile, Yahoo, Google and many more search engines of which to ask any question the human mind can think, or even dream of.

Search engines are the encyclopedia of this era. Anything you need to know you can type into a search engine. Any person you need information on you can type into a search engine. The most popular search engine is “Google”and the term “Google it” has become synonymous with telling someone to look it up on a search engine. Just like the term ‘Xerox’ became synonymous with the word copy, although there are many copy machine manufacturers ‘Xerox’ became the hype, just as ‘Google’  is now the hype. Nobody ever says I am going to Bing, Dogpile or Yahoo  it.

The name Google is believed to be named after the misspelling of the mathematical term "googol." The term "googol" means the number one which is then followed by one hundred zeros.

The word Google sounds like baby talk, on the contrary it has answers to almost everything. I love to Google names from my past, like old girlfriends or people from elementary school, high school, college and even the names of  those amongst you reading this.  

Google is also  the gateway to information  for business people, stars and politicians, it allows them to check in on their personal persona from the public's point of view.  Many rich people actually have staff that will do Google searches daily checking for slander libel and whatever else may be in cyberspace.

I  tested Google for accuracy and  'Googled,' "Kaua'i's greatest newspaper." The number  one entry was,  'The Garden Island news.' The number  two entry was 'Midweek magazine.' Of course, I was only testing Google on their accuracy--and to my highest expectation it was spot on! Just like the great Oz there is now the great Google.

How many people have ever Googled themselves? Googling yourself sounds like something the priest might discipline you for.  Googling yourself actually feels good. Anyone with a computer who  has not Googled themselves is most likely lying. Googling yourself is something almost  everyone has done,  however most people never admit to it-- plus it just sounds cool to say, "Google it."

I am recommending to everyone, forget what the masses say and go ‘Google’ yourself at least once.  You won’t go blind and you may just learn a thing or two about that person in the mirror, I most certainly did. Go ahead, go Google yourself, try it, you'll like it!

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21 comments:

KimoRosen said...

I just Googled myself, it felt great! Ahhhhh!!!!

KimoRosen said...

I write the blog and I reply to the blog, how fun!

Rick Comstock said...

I wrote…looks like NASCAR…...

KimoRosen said...

Rick, instead of horse power I have Obama Dog power! giddie up!

Bettejo Dux said...

Te answer to that, Kimo. Absolutely never watch an intelligent documentary . Absolutely do not watch Obey Erth2100 Home A River of Waste. Never listen to Chris Hedges. Richard Dawkins.

Rick Comstock said...

Jimbo….first sign of dementia, the short term memory vacates…. do dakine about dakine….. Dog power, maybe we could put my four mini schnauzers following Obama Dog for the holidays….from Kapaa to Lihue and never touch the ground…..

KimoRosen said...

Bettejo , your comment has nothing to do with this blog and have absolutely no idea what your talking about? Remember to stay on the correct article or blog your responding too. I think you might be responding to something in the Garden island news? Hope you find the article your looking for?

Debbie Eayrs said...

.I fed the fish.... they were hungry!

KimoRosen said...

Mahalo Deb, those fish have not been fed in awhile, most people who read the blog do not even notice the poor guys, Thanks again not only for feeding the fish but for some much needed comic relief and fun!

Rick Comstock said...

anyone on Kauai that needs a doctor….I still have that on and off cold and hope the photo above shows what is coming soon to the weather. dangnabit!

KimoRosen said...

Interesting thread, I may as well chime in.does anyone know the price of eggs in China?

Rick Comstock said...

I would like to recommend a you tube video, "easter eggs come from easter bunnies" and which came first in china, the chicken or the egg.

KimoRosen said...

;D)

Rick Comstock said...

Thanks Harry… I thought you would like my input…..

KimoRosen said...

Yes, and everyone needs to watch two and a half men to get a real hold on life. Go Charlie.

Rick Comstock said...

May I recommend Gilligan's Island….Winning!

KimoRosen said...

Loved Gilligan's Island as a kid, and yes I think we are winning...

Rick Comstock said...

Jimbo…define what a "Kosher Dill Pickel" is…..I've been confused over that for years…

KimoRosen said...

Usually means kosher style, since cucumbers are all kosher, it's usually a high quality dill verses sweet...

KimoRosen said...

I learn so much from your blog. Hell with google search….I'll be recommending "DakineTalk" as the next search engine.

KimoRosen said...

Like the header on the blog says, 'a blog about nothing and everything!"