Popularity Is Not Relevancy

Just Because Something Is Popular, Doesn’t Mean Its Relevant

If Google being down for 5 minutes, shuts down 40% of the internet, there is something wrong with this picture.

If I can paraphrase Bruce Sterling’s statement below – not only has the concept of the internet shrunk for most people to those 5 sites (Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft), I’ll venture to say that 80% or more of internet users actually never experience the internet beyond what these sites allow them to see. read more

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