The threat of to search says more about search than it does about AI.
Bots are ≈ 80% noise. It’s funny that in general analytics are not needed anymore. 80% noise and 20% signal. 80:20. It’s safe to turn off the computer and head outside — you’re not missing much when not on the Internet (it’s smaller than you’d think signal–wise).
Here’s a final muse for current year. This probably counts as
The Internet/Blockchain/whatever is not a truth machine and could never be a truth machine. Inside events/stories/happenings everyone’s just as clueless as in past eras and technological differences become “functionally equivalent” — meaning you either waste time separating signal from noise in “fast” and “fake” information infinitum or waiting for “slow” and “official” carrier pigeons to arrive.
The blog linked in a previous post is a gem. Too bad the current site doesn’t appear to have all the archived posts, you need strong search–fu to find them on archive.org.