Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

And the prize for Pointless Use of Video goes to...

Ms. Dewey, which is surely the oddest search site to date. It takes a while to load (I believe it's Flash-based, and large), and it doesn't actually provide any value over and above a normal search engine, but -- well, you kind of have to play with it to believe it. It's rather amusing to use once (and I recommend, after doing a few searches, to pause for a while and watch her get pouty and impatient with you), but I can't imagine bothering with it beyond that. Fun, slick toy, but I really wonder how much effort someone put into it, and why...
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