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normally i am not wild about TED

but still, I gotta post this:

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sharpenin’ stones, walkin’ on coals

The following are excerpts from a recent conversation I had on GTalk with a friend from high school.

jeff:
hey nellis which is more important, as a businessman in the field:
google or digg

nellis:
Google

jeff:
followup: which will be more important in ten years

nellis:
Unless everything goes horribly wrong Google

jeff:
yeah that’s about what i thought

nellis:
Although in all honesty they might both not exist

jeff:
that’s true i suppose too

nellis:
Google probably won’t go anywhere though

jeff:
but which will be more important on the internet, smart searches or community search recommendation whatever

nellis:
Google I imagine

jeff:
yeah
i think this museum blog i’m reading is really overselling social content

nellis:
It is affected by recentism

jeff:
yes
but even in that i feel like they use facebook or whatever far more than i do
i will admit i do not use digg/reddit because they are usually useless and stumbleupon because the interface is terrible but even then i don’t think i feel a need to

nellis:
Yeah I mean honestly
Whenever I am bored enough to want something interesting
I still go to Fark
Fuck all this web 2.0

jeff:
yeah
haha man fark
i have not been there in ages
i mean i basically use a few forums for the same purpose
but none of this drop-down flash applet gradient shaded bullshit

nellis:
Ha
I hear you
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