Everything you ask Google sounds a lot stupider when you actually ask Google.
Imagine how many people's Google search history is littered with typos, questionable queries, embarrassing visits to malware-infected websites, porn, Facebook, porn, Facebook, basic math questions a 6-year-old would know, juvenile jokes and so forth.
Now imagine if, in order to do those searches on Google, you had to talk to a real life person?
College Humor has posted a series of videos showing what it would be like if Google was just some guy in an office answering all of your life's questions?
It may be frustrating to be Google ... but it is so much more embarrassing to be ourselves.
The best part came at the nine-minute mark, when he told the crowd:
"We're going to be hardcore. HARD-core. HARDCORE! We're going to get better everyday. We're going to be tenacious. Something knocks us down and we're going to get back and keep coming and coming and coming and coming. Did you watch these guys? That was hardcore! Hardcore baby! Nothing gets in our way, BOOM! Keep coming. HARD-core. The HARDCORE Clippers, that's us."
Speaking of hardcore ... For the record, Ballmer bought the Clippers for a $2 billion (four times the record sale for an NBA team, according to the LA Times).