Kevin says it best over on his Personal Search: My Yahoo! Search Beta post:
The shift from analog to digital technology is reshaping much of the world around us, perhaps most noticeably in the realm of media. It seems like some of the most profound and transformative product introductions over the last few years are technologies that empower users to consume media how and when they want to, e.g., Tivo (tv), Netflix (home video), ipod (music) and of course blogs (news and information).
If I didn't know any better, I'd think Marc Canter was behind this, wouldn't you?
Kevin continues with:
In the world of search, this means that you should be able to define your own search experience. Today, the Web is a read-only source of information for most users; our vision is of a very individual Web...
So there you have it. Ask Jeeves A9 recently started on similar paths, so now our horse in the race. As John Battelle says, watch this space.
Posted by jzawodn at October 04, 2004 10:34 PM