August 25th, 2003 1:42 AM

Seth Godin’s What Should Google Do? has some really great ideas.

So, if Google asks me if they can watch what I search for and email me every three weeks if they find something I might like, I’d say yes. So would 50 million other people.

I think they ought to [truly unify the web] by inventing a web currency. And do it quickly and well, before Microsoft screws it up.

Google needs to go offline. What if Google tried a bricks & mortar store, one part Google, one part Starbucks, and one part Sharper Image. … Hire local experts as customer service agents. “Where’s the best place to get Chinese here? Let’s go by Google, check our email, get some coffee, and find out.”