Is Game Playing the Future Ranking System for Search Results?

Many tasks are trivial for humans but continue to challenge even the most sophisticated computer programs. Traditional computational approaches to solving such problems focus on improving artificial intelligence algorithms. Here, we advocate a different approach: the constructive channeling of human brainpower through computer games. Toward this goal, we present general design principles for the development … Read more

Google Patent Granted on Web Link Spam

Looking for Web Link Spam When searching engine indexes pages and other documents on the web, hoping to provide meaningful and relevant results to searchers, it doesn’t just rely upon the content found on web pages but also considers the quality and quantity of links pointing to those pages. A search engine like Google might … Read more