17.53, Tuesday 18 Feb 2003 Link to this post

And the real reason Google bought Pyra/Blogger? Consider:

  • Google realise that a lot of web-savvy and smart people are webloggers, and started weblogs early.
  • Google want to make more money.

Google have bought Pyra in order to obtain the entire Blogger archive, which they're going to feed into OpenCyc to create a composite artificial intelligence, the best, the ultimate the www has to offer. And then they're going to ask it for business models.