Whenever Gretchen and I present a workshop on web-based information retrieval, we prepare a set of bookmarks/favorites recording the sites we are using. If you would like to make use of these bookmark files, there a file accessible from the “Downloads” page of the Knowledge Leadership Associates website. The file is an “Introductory” level set: it contains […]
Results of a survey of bias in the search algorithms of Google, Yahoo, Bing, AOL, and Ask.
A review of 2010 from the perspective of search engine design.
The view of the World Wide Web provided by general search engines, such as Google, is very limited. A recent study suggests that the “surface” Web (accessed by general search engines) consists of about 167 terabytes of information, whilst the “Deep” web holds about 91 000 terabytes. Special services have been developed to explore the Deep Web. Find out more . . .
A modified searching algorithm has been introduced for Google Books, that takes account of one hundred predictive indicators of “title” relevance.
Pearltrees (http://www.pearltrees.com) offers an attractive way of mapping sites and creating links between sites that you use and wish to pass on to others.