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NewsSeer: All the News that Fits You Personally

NewsSeer is both a straightforward news search engine and an adaptive tool that's constantly learning your interests to deliver personalized news tailored to your own needs. NewsSeer is both a straightforward news search engine and an adaptive tool that's constantly learning your interests to deliver personalized news tailored to your own needs. 0 Comments

To Or is Human

Perhaps no other 'advanced' search technique causes more trouble than the incorrect use of the Boolean OR operator. Here's why this simple little world can wreak havoc on your search results. Perhaps no other 'advanced' search technique causes more trouble than the incorrect use of the Boolean OR operator. Here's why this simple little world can wreak havoc on your search results. 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

Scirus - A New Science Search Engine

Scirus combines a targeted crawler from FAST that focuses only on web sites with scientific content, with Elsevier's massive scientific information resources drawn from thousands of journals and books. Scirus combines a targeted crawler from FAST that focuses only on web sites with scientific content, with Elsevier's massive scientific information resources drawn from thousands of journals and books. 0 Comments

Google Restores Usenet Archive

Heads-up all you Usenet fans: Google has introduced an advanced search capability that allows you to search more than six years of Usenet postings. Heads-up all you Usenet fans: Google has introduced an advanced search capability that allows you to search more than six years of Usenet postings. 0 Comments

The Hidden Power of AND

The deceptively simple Boolean AND operator is actually a remarkable power tool for searchers, especially when you're mining for information located on the Invisible web. The deceptively simple Boolean AND operator is actually a remarkable power tool for searchers, especially when you're mining for information located on the Invisible web. 0 Comments

AltaVista Unveils New Search Centers

AltaVista has added three new "Search Centers" that cater to those seeking multimedia files and a fourth "Advanced Search" center with content designed to help searchers and webmasters alike. New country specific versions of AltaVista have also been added. AltaVista has added three new "Search Centers" that cater to those seeking multimedia files and a fourth "Advanced Search" center with content designed to help searchers and webmasters alike. New country specific versions of AltaVista have also been added. 0 Comments