Lots of people might know about this, some do not, no matter what, it's still good to see it in print. Human curation works and will play a significant role on the web.
Excerpt: After almost a decade, Google is somewhat sheepishly admitting that humans are, well, useful after all.
What Google is embracing -- finally -- is the emergence of human curation as a central and critical editorial effort in the increasingly noisy web. Curation, it seems, trumps robots when it comes to both interestingness and editorial tone and voice.