Tuesday, October 4, 2005

Search for the perfect search

Good article on some of the issues surrounding search. Pretty big connondrum when you think about it.

"So the threat is this. In a world where people believe a perfect search exists, that world may fail to seek out knowledge in other ways. Someone blogs something that’s factually incorrect. Search picks this up. There are no other references out there. Search is perfect, ergo, what’s wrong becomes right. No one bothers to actually follow up on the fact."
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Some people call me a skeptic because my parents taught me to question everything I read, see or hear. Well, I plan on teaching my kids the same thing.

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