How Google's AI could accelerate the web's decline

Google's shift toward AI-generated search results, displacing the familiar list of links, is rewiring the internet — and could accelerate the decline of the 30+-year-old World Wide Web.

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How Google's AI could accelerate the web's decline


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    One big thing

    A world where Google answers most questions in a single machine voice makes online life more convenient — and duller.

    AI eats the web

    AI eats the web

    If Google answers most of the world's questions using a single AI voice, there's that much less incentive for anyone to share their expertise and creativity on the web.

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    AI's heaviest hitters are positioning themselves for a looming titanic showdown over who will answer the world's questions.

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