Why isn’t the so-smart-we-don’t-need-human-editors Google News creating a "War in Irak" top category on the fly?
David Galbraith: "Google have the expertise to develop a concept based approach, possibly using intellectual property gained through their acquisition of Outride, but they certainly need to get their act… Read more »
Sterling Hughes: "Google is a company, and an excellent company from what I can see. Sometimes they have clairvoyant ideas, such as using large clusters based on commodity hardware (which,… Read more »
They now provide "FAST Facts" about the sites in their index. Today they also announced: "Distracting banner ads have been removed."
Lately, I get lots of 404 traffic to SciFan from AOL Search. Seems they mess with the "?" and "=" in links to my dynamic pages. I’m tuning my custom… Read more »
David Galbraith: "Overture could become the Inktomi of paid search, beholden to those who own the destination sites, the majority of its revenues come from two partners, one of them… Read more »
Why this modest blog (not updated in several days, I was enjoying a snowboarding extended weekend) would suddenly deserve a PageRank of 8, I have no idea. Other web sites… Read more »
The ResourceShelf: "Running a link search (finding out who’s linking to a specific page) is a useful service many web engines provide. It’s a great way to find relationships between… Read more »
New Architect: "The old search engine ways are just not working. There are obvious flaws with ranking pages by relevance – keyword spamming being the most prominent. And listing pages… Read more »
There’s speculation in a few places that Google might want to allow web sites to ping it when they’re updated. Yes, that would make sense. What would be even more… Read more »