Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Microsoft Bing reminds me of beggars in Tehran




    Microsoft Bing reminds me of my undergraduate years in Tehran.  I remember whenever my car was stuck behind a red light in heavy traffic of Tehran, multiple beggars would run to my window and try all new tricks to make me give them some money.  They were actually very smart.  They were not pretending to be poor and asking for money, they were creative in getting your attention...so you had to learn their tricks to not fall into their traps.

    Nowadays Microsoft’s Bing tries to sneak into my computer.  Anytime I install anything I have to make sure Bing has not changed my browser's default search engine, or by sneaked into my router DNS, or attached itself as a free tool with other applications such as facebook!

   Dear Microsoft...I noticed that you have worked hard to make your search engine better, but I just don't wanna switch from Google!  If I want to use Bing, I will let you know, please leave me alone!
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