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Re: Yahoo Brings Questioners Together With Answers
Posted by: Susan B. Shor 2005-12-11 11:28:20
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Yahoo has launched a service that attempts to connect those with questions to a community that might have the answers. Yahoo Answers offers 23 categories in which to ask a question not easily answered by a Web search. "When it comes to locating facts, such as the capital of India, Web search rocks. But there are many times that keywords just don't cut it -- times when you need to ask a question to a group of humans.


Re: Yahoo Brings Questioners Together With Answers
Posted by: brettz9 2005-12-11 11:36:38 In reply to: Susan B. Shor
See the nicely categorizable http://answers.wikicities.com , part of the for-profit Wikipedia off-shoot, Wikicities, for an alternative.
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How urgent is the need to provide broadband services for rural U.S. communities?
It's critical to the entire economy, and everyone should share the cost.
If rural residents really want high-speed Internet, they should foot the bill.
Internet providers will benefit -- they should build out their own networks.
The government should ensure that everyone is connected, but broadband isn't necessary.
People who choose to live off the grid do so for a reason -- leave them alone.
Providers should improve broadband services in heavily populated areas first.