JR tries to remind us of history in light of Google's recent "innovation":

You see, Hotbot was the first to introduce a tool like this. In fact HotBot had released such a tool quite a while ago, and at least they admitted that the bulk of it came from Dave Bau's tool.

It's too bad the press covering this stuff has such a short memory.

Posted by jzawodn at November 08, 2003 06:19 PM

Reader Comments
# jr said:

Wow Monty, I envy you.

Must be nice to be able to give a first hand report to the proctologist.

on November 8, 2003 08:24 PM
# Tim said:

this bloggles my mind

on November 16, 2003 09:10 PM
# Eric said:

it's one thing to make an invention, and it's another to market it properly and sell/advertise to consumers. you might have the best invention in the world, but if you don't market it at all, then no one will know about it. it works the other way around too...you might have invented the most ridiculous item, but if advertised properly to the right audience...people might see it as something useful.

on July 13, 2005 09:21 AM
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