tristanperry - 6:33 pm on Jan 8, 2011 (gmt 0)
On Hacker News, there were a whole bunch of comments talking about the Coding Horror 'Trouble in the house of Google' blog post.
Two Google employees (Matt Cutts and another, whose name I forget but begins with M) were replying in the thread, and the latter Google employee did mention that Google have been working on something since the Coding Horror post and that it'll be out 'soon'.
So perhaps we are seeing some pre algo change jitters?
(I'll hunt around for the link and comments in an hour)
EDIT: I was wrong, it's at this post:
The comment which implies something is going to change soon is:
64 points by moultano 2 days ago | link
We're working on it (as always.) There is a big improvement inspired by the stackoverflow post on its way shortly.