In the beginning was the word, and the word was with Google, and the word was Google.
An educational experiment has ended in failure. (It’s disappointing, but as expected.) Some students were tasked with finding a specific piece of information about me (something private, though not at all confidential).
They drew a blank; I wanted to know why. ‘We tried looking on your blog, couldn’t find it, and gave up’.
‘Why didn’t you ask me?’ Silence.
Not everything that can be known is known. I’m a huge fan of Google, but remember this: it’s the start point for an enquiry, not its end. And personal relationships still have a place in public relations.