Blogs as infectious diseases: how much faith do you give to search engine patents?

Christine Churchill has an article at Search Engine Watch on Understanding Search Engine Patents that’s worth a look. In it she describes some of the potential pitfalls of placing too much credibility in a patent application released by one of the search engines. It’s a warning worth heeding. In addition, she describes four presentations on … Read more Blogs as infectious diseases: how much faith do you give to search engine patents?

The Mundane Realities of Running a Search Engine on a Budget

There have been a few stories in the news this month about the costs behind running a search engine like Google. Thought it would be interesting to take a quick look at them, and see where some of the money goes. The high cost of jetting around the globe, by the founders of Google, was … Read more The Mundane Realities of Running a Search Engine on a Budget