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Google lies, the lying bastards

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No, no it doesn’t.

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That’s the level up from what my page is showing, that’s the site, not the subset I’m interested in.

Lying bastards, eh?

6 thoughts on “Google lies, the lying bastards”

  1. Being a Google interface there is probably some obscure icon with a meanness graphic that you have to click on to make it select the current view. Obvious if you designed it and were trying to be very clever, or you agreed the design and were also pretending to be very clever. Just guessing based on he way Google interfaces normally seem to work ……..

  2. I bash my head against the wall interminabaly due to so much software where the instructions outright LIE. And the frustrating thing with all of them is there is no actual human that you can get hold of and punch in the face. The absense of actual PHYSICAL pain as a result of their coding means they don’t change their behaviour.

  3. Why on earth must tech companies almost always invariably produce documentation that is almost, but not quite totally different to the current versions of their software? (Apologies to Douglas Adams).

  4. Pils…. Because!!

    Besides… The documentation is perfectly fine.. It’s the damn users who insist on actually trying to use [software] that’s the real problem.. 😛

    I do like the snark in the first snapshot though.. 😉

  5. It is the unfortunate movement of move fast and break things. Documentation is written with the best of intents but the world moves faster than admin and the docs are out of date.

    The obscure icon for everything winds me up making software almost unusable.

  6. It is the unfortunate movement of move fast and break things.

    It doesn’t help that it seems that all the competent or better software engineers at google have quit over the past 5 years or so. The quality of their software has nose-dived so badly, it looks like the replacement engineers were all headhunted from microsoft. So unfortunately, we’re more likely to see more of the “break things” than movement of any speed.

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