I really do not like this trend of animated GIFs (again!). The animations are overly intrusive and on pages like Google+ it has become a nightmare!
But there is a magic option in Firefox, and it is all detailed here: Configuring Firefox animated images option (animated_images)
I have set mine to “none“, no animations/annoying-distractions at all! Free again!
I was just playing around with Google Trends and I thought of showing the result of one of my search.
You can see on the figure (or directly at Google Trends) the evolution of search request perform by users of the Google web search engine in 2005 and 2006.
At the beginning of 2005, Ubuntu was rather new, hence the growing number of request over 2005 and 2006. I have no explanation about the sudden rise of Vista in the beginning of the second 2005 semester.
So was Ubuntu more popular than Vista in 2006? Well if by just using Google Trends we would have such an answer that would be easy, but this is only one factor amongst many. So you can think of your own good idea.
To conclude, you could check this other trend comparison between various version of Ubuntu, interesting…
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