Gary Goldhammer writes in Social Media Today that, for all the intelligent agents and algorithms pointing us to things we like, nothing beats the journalist.
He writes there are search engines that learn from us, like Google, and search engines that teach us, like journalists. For content to be found, people have to know they want or need it.
"Computers learn, people teach --and this is where journalism and the printed word can still lead," he writes.
Pick up a newspaper, he argues, and see what the intelligent search agents found for you.