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Around midnight I got to thinking. Why couldn’t I use a remote server to get Google search results and strip out all the bullshit. Like the cookies and tracking. And the ads…
My initial though was use cURL and use nokigiri to parse the results. Apparently google doesn’t like this and actively checks for it.
So plan B… Use the google search api. Unfortunately it only returns the top 8 results. Then I thought that I barely ever look further than that without refining my search.
So after about 10 hours of work we have… http://stfudamnit.com/ryan/google/index.php
No cookies and no tracking. Totally rough but I was drunk when I wrote it.
October 13th, 2013
Haha, it’s not a big deal. And yes I agree about your original response. It’s just that when I returned to see my answers I got this huge wall of debate and I was like “Oh God, what——what is this? What happened?”
September 18th, 2013
Regarding your answer:
You win. :)
October 19th, 2012
Thanks for the add. I’ve enjoyed our intellectual exercises!
July 29th, 2012
Here’s a perspective on the universality of racism. There is a great deal of anecdotal information available but honestly, I’ve had trouble finding anything statistical in nature—which would be preferable, of course. Let me know if you come across anything like that.
July 16th, 2012
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