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Ignoring Google's seeming endorsement of IM speak, or tweener, invading the English language by titling the company's logo art contest "Doodle 4 Google," the entries present a striking glimpse into the fears of typical American children — from deforestation to global war. Finalist Mariam Hovhannisyan, a high schooler at the International Community School in Kirkland, Washington, laments an irreversible slide into the mechanization of humanity:

What if our reliance on machinery to carry out simple tasks crossed the boundaries of technological advancement and we distorted our flesh to the extent that so little remained of what made us human that we became but a twisted, robotic caricature of our former selves.

Best description of Google's business model I've seen yet, so go vote for it!