It is sad, but only if you let it overwhelm you. Electronic gimmicks and outlets are like forbidden, fat-laden food. You have to learn to discipline yourself and consume just enough to satisfy your craving, without causing damage to your physical or mental health.
The vibe in search is kinetic. We're digging, stretching, pushing and growing. Every day, our search engines conduct more searches and cover more data. Every day, we teach ourselves how to answer your questions better and help you get things done in the real world.
Longtime Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan's new book Search Inside Yourself, with the subtitle, "The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (And World Peace)," is based on a program of the same name the author helped implement at Google.