Sunday, July 29, 2007

A Crowd-Powered Search Engine

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, has gone and done it—he's launching a wiki search engine, which, according to the story "will combine computer-driven algorithms and human-assisted editing.... Human editors would help untangle terms with multiple meanings, such as palm, which can refer to location like Palm Beach, or generic topics like trees or handheld computers."

You can bet I'll be watching this one closely.

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