Improved Document Classification from Google for Rankings and Personalized Search

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Better Document Classification Last week, I wrote about a patent granted to Google which described how the search engine may use categories as a search ranking factor to decide whether or not to include some pages in search results for specific queries. The patent was originally filed back in 2004, and focused primarily upon document … Read more

Stop Taking Water for Granted

Stop, close your eyes, and take a moment to think about your home, without water faucets, without showerheads, without garden hoses, and without toilets. We use water to drink, to clean, to cook, to grow things, to cool our cars, to do countless things that we often take for granted because we have easy access … Read more

Does Bing Time Shift Search Results?

The meaning behind search queries can shift over time, with some results being more relevant at different times of the year, and others becoming meaningful seemingly out of nowhere. Search for “Independence Day,” around July 4th and chances are you want to learn about the holiday in the United States. Do the same search around … Read more