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More Predictions? Sheesh.

By - December 29, 2005

I can’t help myself. I missed a few.

- Yahoo will focus on closing the monetization gap with Google, focusing on new approaches to ad ranking and algorithmic meddling. As much as it might wish to pursue the transparency route so as to differentiate from Google, it will not.

- Enterprise search will show us a few new approaches to consumer search, and vice versa. In fact, we may get to the point where the two are often indistinguishable.

- Hardware (as in the bare metal under the web) will matter again, big time.

OK, back to the Holidays…..

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  • Shakir Razak

    John,

    Pleeease go look up the word “Holiday“, and actually have one.

    I can’t keep up!

    Kind Regards,

    Shakir

    p.s.

    Happy new year;-)

  • Shakir Razak

    John,

    Pleeease go look up the word “Holiday“, and actually have one.

    I can’t keep up!

    Kind Regards,

    Shakir

    p.s.

    Happy new year;-)

  • http://g-whiz.blogspot.com/ Gerald Buckley

    John -

    How do you see bare metal mattering (more than it already does)? Curious minds and all that…

  • Mike

    what is a “bare metal mattering” Gerald?

  • http://www.odp24.de odp

    Hi Mike, with a “bare metal mattering” is tought the system hardware and that hardware matter again

  • http://nohomepage Steven

    - Enterprise search will show us a few new approaches to consumer search, and vice versa. In fact, we may get to the point where the two are often indistinguishable.

    “we may get to the point where the two are often indistinguishable.”

    yes and all to not be able to help it :(