Search Engines and the Most Popular Search Queries

most popular search queries

When you walk into the lobby of Building 42 at the Googleplex, you can see a display that shows you queries entered into the search engine at any one time. It’s a mesmerizing sight, and I found myself wondering about the people and motivations behind some of the search terms I saw flowing down the … Read more Search Engines and the Most Popular Search Queries

A Search Engine May Add Related Entity Information in Search Results

related entity information

Related Entity Information You’re listening to a song on the radio, and you catch the title “Wonderwall,” but not the artist who performs it. You’d like to find out more about the song, and the performer. You go to Yahoo, and type in the search query “Wonderwall.” Imagine that instead of just receiving a list … Read more A Search Engine May Add Related Entity Information in Search Results

Searching Future Events Using Yahoo News

searching future events

Imagine exploring millions and millions of news pages and other documents to find information about events that are scheduled to happen in the future, to help predict the future. This kind of future search, or future retrieval, might be able to support the making of decisions in many different fields. News information could be used … Read more Searching Future Events Using Yahoo News