kottke.org posts about serendipity

Bill Thompson of the BBC weighs inMay 26 2006

Bill Thompson of the BBC weighs in on the serendipity of the web debate.

Nicholas Carr weighs in on the serendipityMay 19 2006

Nicholas Carr weighs in on the serendipity of the web: "Once you create an engine - a machine - to produce serendipity, you destroy the essence of serendipity. It becomes something expected rather than something unexpected. Looking for serendipity? Just follow these easy links!" Previously on serendipity and the web: William McKeen and Steven Johnson.

Update: Steven Johnson responds to Nicholas Carr's post. The circle of feedback continues.

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