SEW Experts: Must We Unlock the Deep Web?

Search Engine Watch Expert - Kevin RyanSearch engines are good at what they do, but they aren’t especially great at it. Local information, research documents, mountains of medical data, and other information lies buried beyond the reach of GoogleBot and other crawlers. In today’s Searching for Meaning column, “Must We Unlock the Deep Web?,” Kevin Ryan asks if any of that information is really useful.

» Full story

Related reading

Robot sitting on a bunch of books. Contains clipping path
A picture of the 'Springfield Shopper' newspaper from The Simpsons, bearing the headline "LOCAL MAN LOSES PANTS, LIFE"
A screenshot of visual search on Pinterest. On the left is a picture of a copper angle-poise lamp, with the words 'Visually similar results' above it. Down the right-hand side are a number of pins showing similar lamps.
Simple Share Buttons