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while it will be ahile before i consider weaning myself from google , i will say that i learned a great deal from sterling hughes' excellent and balanced post on the golden calf :

"Google is a company, and an excellent company from what I can see. Sometimes they have clairvoyant ideas, such as using large clusters based on commodity hardware (which, btw, FAST has always done as well). I believe, however, the geek community has created Google as a Golden Calf, and no corporation can be good religion."

i had no idea that alltheweb and google have had nearly identical relevancy rankings for search results for quiet some time. [ via webvoice ]

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3/06/2003 07:14:00 PM 0 comments


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