• Dr. Anna

The Results of Dating

In the earlier days of the internet, sparse content meant that when you embarked on a search for information, you were happy to receive results that closely matched your original question. With the amount of content increasing, one must be careful to notice the date of any result as information is becoming obsolete at an increasingly rapid pace.

Digital product reviews are particularly date sensitive due to the revisions leading to new versions, and emergence of new replacement products on a daily basis. This observation is especially pertinent to e-commerce software as competitors can rapidly catchup and overtake existing apps given the common platforms and open sourcing. The openness of the Internet and ability to easily access commercial tools makes any product fair game. What is the meaning of proprietary anymore, anyway?