Curated, Specialized Web Experience Replaces Google Search Model

Cisco estimates how the Internet is used back then and now.FutureTracker| If you’ve read headlines in the last month saying “The Web is Dead”, you’re learning a reality beyond the clever search for a traffic-delivering headline. Wired’s Chris Anderson aren’t rejecting the web per se.No one is suggesting that the Internet will buried in some technoland cemetery.

Over the past few years, one of the most important shifts in the digital world has been the move from the wide-open Web to semiclosed platforms that use the Internet for transport but not the browser for display. It’s driven primarily by the rise of the iPhone model of mobile computing, and it’s a world Google can’t crawl, one where HTML doesn’t rule. via Wired

Understanding the evolution of this technology is critical for young web media companies like Anne of Carversville, and for those of us starting new businesses in the future. Read on at Wired.

More reading: Pew Research released a report Sept. 13, 2010 showing that Americans are reading more news than ever. (Great!) Reading online has achieved new levels of participation, but the most interesting trend is folks mixing up the mediums of delivery of news information.