Last night I had dinner with bit.ly’s Hilary Mason, Meta Markets’s Mike Driscoll and Forrester Research’s Vanessa Alvarez. The food was mediocre, the conversation wasn’t. We talked a lot, but one thing that stood out was this comment made by Hilary.
Search is limited by what we can ask it. In the future, the information revolving around your interests finds you.
I wrote something similar a while back, and her comments essentially frame the problem of data deluge so much more smartly.