bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Wed Aug 14 15:30:56 CDT 2019
On 8/14/2019 12:46 PM, Seth J. Morabito via cctalk wrote:
>> It's not clear that it's the dynamic nature of the content he's
>> unhappy with; it might just be that having stuff scattered across a
>> zillion personal pages (be they blogs, or whatever) is going to make
>> it hard to find the useful one when needed, and that's why he's
>> cranky. (Well, more so than he usually is.... :-)
> I agree, this is a very valid complaint.
> The sheer vastness of content available, combined with a Google
> monoculture, combined with a concerted attempt to GAME the Google
> monoculture, is making search and discovery hard. I honestly don't know
> what to do about it. I don't have a better idea, unless we go back to
> something like a directory-style curated experience, a-la Yahoo! circa
> 1998-ish. Not that that doesn't have it's own horrible problems, of
YOUR DATA IS IN OUR HANDS. JUST LIKE YOUR SOUL!
My real complant is WEB SEARCHS only match SPONSED items and the latest
buzz words. It gets worse on things like EBAY.
XYZ123 SERIAL card for ABC789 computer might have 1 out of 10
hits that is NOT WINDOWS 64 ...
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