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· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · June
· · · · 15 (2 entries)

On Search: Backgrounder · This is the first of a series on search, by which I mean full-text search. Anyone who uses computers now uses search pretty well every day, so this is an important chunk of our technology spectrum. This piece covers the business and history angles; future instalments will explain how search engines work and the interfaces to them. I plan to conclude with a description of the next search engine, which doesn’t exist yet but someone ought to start building.
(Updated: Microsoft Indexing found.
Slashdot search explained
)
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Poppies! · In the remotest, least-favored spot of our property stands a clump of poppies; Lauren thinks the label on the packet said “California Poppies,” but I’ve grown those before and I don’t recall the out-of-this world colour shadings. Really remarkable, and they’re also highlighting a problem I’m having with the new camera ...
 
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