JZ comes back, asks what did I miss?. A good round-up is provided in the comments. (Nice to be an A-lister.)
Dude. You missed the teeth gnashing on TheUnofficialGoogleWeblog:
It is difficult to type this, but increasingly I find myself pushed away by Google’s intrusive attempts at personlization [sic]. At the same time, I am actively courted by Yahoo!’s lightning-quick embrace of current trends and technologies.