Archives For February 2012

It’s kind of amusing to see this back and forth about the open web and people suddenly being concerned about whether challenges to Google’s position of dominance are good for the “open web”.  I do think it’s very possible that Google is entering a phase similar to that of Microsoft circa the late 90’s but, if so, we won’t really know for sure for another 10 years, and a lot can change.  However, I do think we’re seeing the decline of the search-driven page-oriented web as it’s existing for the last decade.  The reason is pretty simple and I’ll try to summarize it as best as I can, although I’m a long-winded kind of guy, so bear with me.

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