I think a lot of what maybe doesn’t make me the best student or most motivated, or competitive or any of the things that are supposed to make someone successful or respected is that I’ve never really wanted or needed to be the best or on top. I’ve only ever wanted what satisfied me, and made me happy and content. I’m just not competitive. So what if someone can do it better? Who are you to tell me that I should want to do better? Furthermore, being best or knowing the most isn’t going to make me feel better about myself. I’m not stupid, and I’m not rebellious, I just do what I think is best for me. I think my philosophy is pretty solid.
While Google keeps cramming its search results pages full of tools and social content, today Bing confirmed with me the full roll out a redesigned search results page that completely clears the left sidebar, and replaces the tabbed header with a cleaner set of links. Bing Facebook integration is also more subtle now, instead of plastering names and faces beneath Liked results.
This more relaxing, dare I say zen, design gives Google a more claustrophobic and exhausting feel by comparison.