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Yahoo! has equipped its primary search engine with what you might call an automated note taker. Known as Search Pad, this integrated applet is meant to facilitate web research. As you browse the net, it automatically records visited websites and their thumbnail images on a kind of digital notepad built directly into Yahoo!'s …

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This works really well

Certainly something I'd use if Google had one... Until then it's back to the post-its ...

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Delicious.com

Have these people at Google not considered promoting/investing in their own excellent, already existing, property - namely Delicious.com.

I want my search to be a slick and minimal affair, not clogged up with snippets and widgets and clipmarks and soforth that has accumulated along the way. A great many of my searches are one time only and completely irrelevant to any future activites.

I use Delicious for my 'I'll probably want to come back to that sometime' notetaking.

Yahoo: please don't let Delicious wither and die. Alongside Flickr, it's one of your greatest assets.

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Stop

question one

does it use a UID?

of course it does, so then Yahoo is profiling its users....?

so that would position them as a data controller no? it would be interesting to see just how aware they are making all this, it'd be a shame to see Yahoo go the way of the phErtrgurl!

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But...

Does it have a pr0n H^H^H^H^ sensitive viewing mode?

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What!?

Where! have! all! the! exclamation! marks! gone!?

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Badgers

Status: 4a$$Monkey is currently searching for porn

Hmmm I think I won't be signing up

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Cool

This is a nice little feature - really handy, really simple, and less hassle than using third-party plugins and other stuff.

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