Read Seth on Media Futures….

It's worth a looksee. Lots of good stuff. I particularly like this part: Now transpose people for web pages, and you see how the race for the next great search algorithm has less to do with organizing static HTML content than with coordinating the constantly changing expressions of millions…

It’s worth a looksee. Lots of good stuff. I particularly like this part:

Now transpose people for web pages, and you see how the race for the next great search algorithm has less to do with organizing static HTML content than with coordinating the constantly changing expressions of millions of distributed people.

And this, which relates to FM:



The question is, then, whether a PeopleRank algorithm that uses community driven tags as its input, could do to About.com, Gawker Media, and Weblogs what Google did to Alta Vista, namely deliver a superior end-user experience that requires only incremental server bandwidth to scale.





Thanks, Fred.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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