Morlock Elloi on Sun, 14 Dec 2008 12:32:57 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Google cranks up its Engines of Consensus

Page rank has far less significance than it had 6-7 years ago when Google, Inc.
got established - exactly by using page rank.

The problem is the ratio of human-generated links to
machine/corporation/blogger generated links. These days it's far smaller than
it used to be. When was the last time you created a permanent link to an
interesting permanent page on a permanent publicly-accessible page? Even if
Google, Inc. wanted to harvest it it's just not there. 


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