by David Rodnitzky on Dec 2, 9:41 AM
"In general, it could be argued from the consumer point of view that the better the search engine is, the fewer advertisements will be needed for the consumer to find what they want." That seems like a reasonable assertion to me - and I'm an advertising guy. Who said this, you ask? None other than a young duo at Stanford named Larry Page and Sergey Brin, back in the late 1990s!