I thought this was an interesting question to ask people because I think it’s often misunderstood. Google treats content found at different URLs as if it is different content, even though it might be the same, such as in the following examples: http://www.example.com https://www.example.com http://example.com http://example.com/index.htm http://example.com/Index.htm http://example.com/default.asp One of the most interesting papers I’ve … Read more Twitter Poll – How Does Google Index Content on the Web?
Web Spam Detection in Local Search at Google The ultimate goal of any spam detection system is to penalize “spammy” content. ~ Reverse engineering circumvention of spam detection algorithms (Linked to below) Four years ago, I wrote a post about a Google patent titled, The Google Rank-Modifying Spammers Patent. It told us that Google might … Read more How Google May Respond to Reverse Engineering of Web Spam Detection
As we approach the celebration of the 4th of July, I thought it might be interesting to share a request for information made to the US Federal Register and a post on the Whitehouse blog. The US government is interested in what Artificial Intelligence might mean to the people of the United States, and how … Read more The US is Asking for Help Understanding the Impacts of Artificial Intelligence