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Learning About Search Engines From Google Engineers

Want to learn how Google works? A new archive of publications by Google employees offers deep insights into many aspects of the search engine's operation. Want to learn how Google works? A new archive of publications by Google employees offers deep insights into many aspects of the search engine's operation. 0 Comments

Search Engines 101

Use these outstanding online resources to get the equivalent of an introductory semester of 'search engines 101' -- without having to go back to school for your education. Use these outstanding online resources to get the equivalent of an introductory semester of 'search engines 101' -- without having to go back to school for your education. 0 Comments

Search Engine Link Popularity: Winners Don't Take All

Though a small number of sites get the majority of inbound links and traffic, a new study reveals a previously unknown pattern of web page connectivity and shows how new, poorly connected sites can compete. Though a small number of sites get the majority of inbound links and traffic, a new study reveals a previously unknown pattern of web page connectivity and shows how new, poorly connected sites can compete. 0 Comments

Information Wants to be Valuable

One the greatest myths of our time is that 'Information wants to be free.' In fact, powerful commercial forces are likely to profoundly change the very nature of how knowledge is produced and shared, in ways that we can now barely imagine. One the greatest myths of our time is that 'Information wants to be free.' In fact, powerful commercial forces are likely to profoundly change the very nature of how knowledge is produced and shared, in ways that we can now barely imagine. 0 Comments

Feb. 2000 Search Engine Briefs

Brief items about new info tool Octopus, Inktomi's web size measurement, Excite enlarging its index and free internet access at AltaVista and Excite. Brief items about new info tool Octopus, Inktomi's web size measurement, Excite enlarging its index and free internet access at AltaVista and Excite. 0 Comments

The Search Engine Update, Jan. 18, 2000, Number 69

THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATEJanuary 18, 2000 - Number 69By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/ ===================About The Update===================The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATEJanuary 18, 2000 - Number 69By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/ ===================About The Update===================The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news 0 Comments

Beyond The Hype: Dissecting AltaVista's Claims

In conjunction with its relaunch, AltaVista made several claimsabout its new search capabilities that don't currently hold up. Here's a look at where the service isn't yet matching promises made in a recent press release. In conjunction with its relaunch, AltaVista made several claimsabout its new search capabilities that don't currently hold up. Here's a look at where the service isn't yet matching promises made in a recent press release. 0 Comments

Search Engine Coverage Study Published

In 1998, a landmark study published in Science magazine found that search engines fell well-short of listing everything on the web. Last month, a repeat to this study was published in Nature magazine. Once again, search engines were found to contain only a small percentage of the web pages available for indexing. In 1998, a landmark study published in Science magazine found that search engines fell well-short of listing everything on the web. Last month, a repeat to this study was published in Nature magazine. Once again, search engines were found to contain only a small percentage of the web pages available for indexing. 0 Comments

Search Engine Coverage Study Published

In 1998, a landmark study published in Science magazine found that searchengines fell well-short of listing everything on the web. Last month, a repeatto this study was published in Nature magazine. Once again, search engines werefound to contain only a small percentage of the web pages available forindexing.Both studies made for great headlines about how search engines seemingly failusers, but the number of pages a search engine has indexed has nothing to dowith whether it is any good. Size alone doesn't matter In 1998, a landmark study published in Science magazine found that searchengines fell well-short of listing everything on the web. Last month, a repeatto this study was published in Nature magazine. Once again, search engines werefound to contain only a small percentage of the web pages available forindexing.Both studies made for great headlines about how search engines seemingly failusers, but the number of pages a search engine has indexed has nothing to dowith whether it is any good. Size alone doesn't matter 0 Comments

Northern Light Claims Largest Index

The search engine size wars may be about to heat up again, with Northern Light now claiming it has the largest index of the web. The search engine size wars may be about to heat up again, with Northern Light now claiming it has the largest index of the web. 0 Comments