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Why The Future Of Search May Look More Like Yahoo Than Google

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The crazy thing is how successful Yahoo! was at this. Few, if any, have ever done content or media online at that scale. But then Google came along and exploited the fact that the Internet was growing too fast for Yahoo! to keep up. Suddenly, Yahoo! was struggling to find its way, as Google made […]

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Exo-Digitally Enhanced Humans – Part 1

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Here’s the problem: We are never going to need vast numbers of unskilled laborers again. In fact, we don’t need them now. People who translate the value of their muscles to wealth by repeating minimally complicated algorithmic tasks are being replaced by computer-controlled machines at an alarming rate. This trend will never reverse; these jobs […]

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Wickedpedia: The dark side of Wikipedia

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Do a Web search on any popular product, event, company, person, whatever. What’s the first site that shows up? Chances are it’s Wikipedia. For better or for worse, people assume that anything they find in Wikipedia is Gospel truth. That’s very foolish. It now seems that some of Wikipedia’s writers and editors have sold out […]

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Wikipedia honcho caught in scandal quits, defends paid edits

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This past week, Wikipedia was rocked by revelations that high-level editors and the chair trustee of Wikimedia UK were providing personal clients with special favors and increased exposure on the Internet’s encyclopedia. At the center of the debacle were Wikimedia UK Chair Roger Bamkin and fellow Wikipedian in Residence Maximillion Klein, who had been openly […]