Why Medium Works.
Sam Mallikarjunan

Medium wants to help users find and read as much relevant content as possible rather than wait for them to search for it.

If this were actually true, Medium’s own news feed and search engine wouldn’t be the inscrutable and broken things they are now… I realise you’re concentrating on Medium for businesses and corporations, where Google and other SEO visibility is what matters, but even still, for the rest of us, it’s broken.

For a less happy point of view on the Medium experience, see e.g. Medium Cruel...