Obligatory "ignore this space" : https://sacoronavirus.co.za

The sharing of urls is how we first came to search the internet when the web was a new toy. I, for one, had a list of links that I intended to return to, or to share with others, or to go to later. This was in a time before I came to regretting everything I said just as I said it. Perhaps there are those who know how it can happen that a person who has been accustomed to talk of everything under the sun at the drop of a hat, goes on to call himself taciturn. But the game of the day was the game of moaning, the bleeding edge is fucking sore, my cliche database is broken by design because I use it as a cache instead of things not to say, and I don't want to live forever but that's how we must think when we have ongoing projects; so part of me thinks that I should the rather take my time with my projects, because we're suspicious and cautious, and if I have anything to leave behind me, I have been a witness to bloodthirstiness on the part of anonymous users.

My limbs are as many bricks to a user.

A url is one of those formats for which we only need to see an example and the rest is obvious. Riding to work one day it dawned on me that I really need to put more effort into what I call things I work on. We can see the structure in our head, and the url is a good example. What we call the five parts doesn't really matter. The fifth part was named by programmers who introduced a scripting language which was a flash in the pan in terms of our enthusiasm for it. The advent of web based applications, such as an email programme, is not something that can be called a flash: they work around code distribution problems, which is something that we might have to work out in theory alone. But the Theory of Code Distribution is at the back of my list of projects, and I'd have to make use of tools that no-one but the author thereof understands (even though they have been detailed within a doctorate).

It might be unfair on others to say they don't have a fucking clue what is under their fingers; the world wide web might be seen as something that could just as easily have been part of a doctorate.

"But please note that this is a digraph," he concluded.

"In a flash we were being told that things are like links when the things being thus described were actually edges in a digraph," is part of the thoughts that muted me, not something I ever said. Having a digraph in front of us, it is precious difficult to tell anyone what a digraph is; but some people can't see the relationships for the trees.

The fifth component of a url is called the search.

Making a database of urls is quite a natural project. For a good many years we each had our favourite search engine, but I shut up completely when a friend set up a cackling roar at the sight of 'I'm feeling lucky.' In recent times people have tried to describe how search engine dominance was achieved. Besides piquing the humour of girls with questionable morals (sorry), looking backwards it's clear that their marketing campaign involved the giving of peanuts to web-page developers.

The word google seems to be of a kind with things invented by people given a life of ease by the government, and being the sound a baby makes, perfectly suited to the attitude of those who see it as the government's job to see to the stomachs of the citizens. Just how many people can one country fit?

But 'googler' now has two meanings, and the second one, which came first, relates to an activity I only have second hand experience of.

The important thing about a url when it is not being used as part of a web based application, is the host and the path, but to show respect for the electronic freedom front, we try to type https every time. The tracking of what children are doing has at last been noticed by the public, and it makes use of the same technology that facilitated the dominance of search.

Search engines obviously track what children are doing: they track what everyone is doing. It's called, making sure your app is still working properly. When datasets become large enough, it is actually impossible not to have the capability of isolating individuals. A marketing machine that's out of control, is more heartless than an anonymous netizen. But before I go on to explain domains in order to complete the picture, if you do use a search engine, I recommend you go to the search engine's url and not use the location as a search.

And, of course, if you are looking for something which you know will be found in a free encyclopaedia, do the like. Some projects do work hand-in-glove. And then people might start saying that that's unfair.

And where does nice behaviour fit into this?

https://google.com - my search engine of choice.

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