A search engine that surprises me with each query

by: Artur Dziedziczak

I found a great place to search websites with interesting content without the bloat.

The search engine is called Wiby and allows to search websites which are built similarly to those build in the early days of the web.

On about page of Wiby there is quote why it was build and I found it very relatable.

In the early days of the web, pages were made primarily by hobbyists, academics, and computer savvy people about subjects they were personally interested in. Later on, the web became saturated with commercial pages that overcrowded everything else. All the personalized websites are hidden among a pile of commercial pages.

Don’t you feel overwhelmed by shit coming from the Google search engine? I can tell you that I am. Every page I visit has tons of floating content, cookies popups, newsletter subscriptions, and content that is usually not interesting at all. A lot of these websites also have patterns that baits you to click. This is really horrible and I’m getting sick of it. Recently I noticed that I click on things that I really don’t want to but I do since it’s a behavior I developed.

To not end this post sadly I will share one website which was found by Wiby. It’s a website that was made by the person that was gathering old computer mouses.

It might not look modern but the content is true and it looks like someone really took the effort to write about it.