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The Good God Google

Monty Solomon (
Mon, 2 May 2005 23:12:05 -0400


Special to Globe and Mail Update

Front Lines is a guest viewpoint section offering perspectives on
current issues and events from people working on the front lines of
Canada's technology industry. Mathieu Balez is vice-president and
co-founder of Syllogix Inc., a management science consultancy based in

Google Inc., Silicon Valley's latest garage-to-riches story, is
metamorphosing before our collective eyes into the single most
important company on the planet, if it hasn't claimed that title

And if you haven't been following its (near) weekly parade of new
Web-based software tools, then it's time you took notice: The Internet
... nay, the entire computing experience ... nay, the fundamental way
in which we access and interact with information, is soon to become
radically different.

Whether it be under Google's benevolent technological hegemony or
within its sinister monopolistic grasp, however, remains somewhat

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