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Nicholas Carr weighs in on the serendipity

posted by Jason Kottke   May 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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