For example, who's to say that 59 minutes/day looking up knowledge isn't the cutting edge of what's possible, for the type and size of organization they consider? Probably far better than cabinets of paper archives.
And actively avoid those which don't. Yes, your platform's / site's lack of search is actively hurting substantive contributions to it.
o hai redded....
(Now if I could figure out how to steal all of HN's procrastination-inducing thunder....)
This is a constant worry for me. I upload and share things into places and I usually assume I will never be able to get back to it. So I bookmark the link just in case