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Managing the Firehose of Real-Time Information

RSS feeds, search alerts and other information monitoring technologies are great, but often end up providing too much of a good thing. PubSub is a 'matching engine' that offers a promising new way to keep up to date while alleviating information overload. RSS feeds, search alerts and other information monitoring technologies are great, but often end up providing too much of a good thing. PubSub is a 'matching engine' that offers a promising new way to keep up to date while alleviating information overload. 0 Comments

An Extreme Searcher's Guide to the Best of the Web

One of the world's foremost super searchers has distilled his extensive and wide-ranging knowledge into an essential guide to the web's highest quality resources. One of the world's foremost super searchers has distilled his extensive and wide-ranging knowledge into an essential guide to the web's highest quality resources. 0 Comments

Seven Stupid Searching Mistakes, Part 1

In the lighthearted spirit of the popular books for 'idiots' and 'dummies,' here's a look at seven common blunders that are virtually guaranteed to deliver useless, nonsensical, or completely worthless search results. In the lighthearted spirit of the popular books for 'idiots' and 'dummies,' here's a look at seven common blunders that are virtually guaranteed to deliver useless, nonsensical, or completely worthless search results. 0 Comments

In Praise of Fuzzy Searching

Fuzzy means blurred or indistinct, and the last thing we searchers want are blurred or indistinct results. Paradoxically, a liberal dose of fuzzy logic can actually improve the precision of search engine results. Fuzzy means blurred or indistinct, and the last thing we searchers want are blurred or indistinct results. Paradoxically, a liberal dose of fuzzy logic can actually improve the precision of search engine results. 0 Comments