A Guide to More Credible Websites

Why More Credible Websites? I have seen buzz around the topic of more credible websites and the Google Search Quality Evaluator Guidelines. Those Guidelines introduce the topic of E-A-T (Expertise, Authority, and Trustworthiness) that site owners should think about for their sites. The Search Quality Raters Guidelines from Google are worth looking over to see … Read more

Answering Queries With A Knowledge Graph

Answering Queries with a Knowledge Graph

How Do Knowledge Graphs And Search Work Together? There are at least a couple of processes that search and knowledge graphs can work together. Rewriting Queries – A search engine understands the data from apps on a mobile device and rewrites queries from that device using that data, which I explored in detail in the … Read more

A User Programmable Automated Assistant from Google

user programmable automated assistant

A History of User Programmable Automated Assistant Patents Google was granted a patent this week specifically about user-programmable automated assistants. It’s one of a number of patents about how Google is building that functionality into devices it is creating. There are a few more that have recently been granted which I haven’t written about yet. … Read more

Unsolicited Content in Human to Computer Dialog

unsolicited content in human to computer dialog

Why Add Unsolicited Content in A Human to Computer Dialog? Humans may engage in human-to-computer dialogs with “automated assistants.” For example, humans may provide commands and requests using spoken natural language input (i.e. utterances) which may in some cases be converted into text and then processed, and by providing textual (e.g., typed) natural language input. … Read more