Google Image search is awesome and scary

It looks like that Google is not only indexing the pictures they find on the internet, they also apply some OCR on it.

I recently accidentally typed the serial number of one of my NAS drives into google image search, and it found the screenshot of one of my blog posts of it.

Screenshot of a terminal with disk information including the serial number WCC4M1LHZZ14

I still get some mild scary feelings when I see how capable Google is at indexing and making everything searchable that they can get a grasp on. It’s super handy and convenient but sometimes also a little bit scary.

I removed the original blog post during the migration, because I was unhappy about some parts of it.