March 16th, 2005

Illuminati

Oooh, pretty

New Google Interface at http://labs.google.com/googlex/ - which riffs on the Mac OS X Dock.

It actually works _better_ than the existing Google front page too - typing your search term then clicking on the 'groups' picture takes you to a search of Google Groups for your search term, whereas in the current main page it takes you to the main search page for Google Groups.

Anyway - I prefer the current 'text' interface, but that's because I can remember the word 'groups' perfectly well, whereas which icon means what takes thinking about.  Not that I tend to use the Google main page anyway - I have Firefox's search box sitting a Ctrl-K away.