Chapter 8: Research: Going Deep and Getting Closer

“But, dare we say it, Google does have its limits—even as it attempts to scan every book that’s ever been published, its Praying Mantis–looking cars prowl our local streets, and its glasses change how and what we see. These limits will become more obvious in this chapter, but it’s enough for now to simply state that Google hasn’t colonized the entire information world—not yet anyway. But as we noted in an earlier chapter, it’s a perfectly smart thing to do a bit of ‘Googling’ in finding a speech topic or in researching one. We just don’t want you to end there.”