I was talking today to this really smart guy named Jonathan Leblang who works for A9, and he said “You know, Google’s success may conceal a death warrant.” I said “Huh?” He said “Well, the most useful Web pages used to be the ones that aggregated a bunch of useful links, and so people would point to those and Google would find them. Nowadays, why would anyone go to the work to put a page like that together if you can just rely on Google to find stuff?” Hadn’t thought about it that way.

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