jimorandy - 8:15 pm on Sep 26, 2010 (gmt 0)
I think the search engine algo should rely on links for NO more than 30% of "ranking". Most of it should come from user behavior.
I think Google is already at about 50/50 - I mean, 50% of ranking comes from links and 50% from user info (click through rates, pages viewed per visit, length of visit). Intimately, your website is for users. Whatever "metric" to measure your visitors satisfaction is what Google should use to rank your website.