· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · February
· · · · 21 (1 entry)

Search Lives! · As of today, Google is the premier player in the world of search. Is the game over? I really doubt it; Google's big innovation - ranking pages by the degree to which they're pointed at - is clever, and it's hard to implement efficiently, but it's not that original; academic citation analysis has used this technique for a long time. So I think we'll see new search players coming along and grabbing market share away from Google based on one innovation or another. Obviously, I'm prejudiced, but I think that the area obviously crying out for innovation is the user interface; I am <em>tired</em> of seeing <code>Results 1-20 of about 2382923452</code> ...
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