AZ Central has a great article on the growing popularity of “social search” engines that are created and edited by human users instead of computer algorithms and spiders. Many people believe that these social search engines return more relevant search results because they are edited by human users instead of ranking algorithms. From the article […]
Web billionaire Mark Cuban is advising parents on how to better research what their children do with their MySpace accounts and other online activities. From a recent Forbes article — Entrepreneur Mark Cuban has something to say about everything. So as the parent of a young’un, it stands to reason he’s got some opinions on […]
Some politically-motivated users of the publicly-edited online encyclopedia WikiPedia are rewriting political biographies of politicians to make friends look good and foes look bad. According to a recent AP article — Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that can be altered by anyone with a computer, has proved remarkably useful for pulling political dirty tricks. Political operatives […]
Qwika is a search engine that indexes wikis and makes their articles searchable for internet users. Qwika’s goal is to eventually index every wiki that is available online. At the time of this posting, the Qwika search engine has indexed 1,158 wikis containing 21,964,380 searchable articles. This is a great search engine for journalists and […]
The PodZinger search allows users to search the entire content of audio and video podcasts just like regular search engines, using key words and phrases. You can use the PodZinger search engine @ PodZinger.