The Mis-Adventures in Technology of an Old Dog Learning New Tricks…

Google's Wizard Of Oz Search Algorithm And The Threat Of Facebook Search Google search is powered by algorithms. Computers slice and dice data looking for signals that a web page is more or less interesting than other web pages for a given query. PageRank is a big part of this, where Google looks at inbound links to a site as well as the text relevant to that link. But Google also uses lots of other signals to determine the relevance of a web page. They have to, because PageRank on its own is infinitely gameable. If n … Read More

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