Daily Archives: March 20, 2009

Evolutionary Thinking and IR Design

Just the other day I observed that Google, by thinking only evolutionarily and being unable to make leap-based changes, long ago fell into a local maximum trap.  The following blogpost from a designer who is leaving Google appears to reinforce … Continue reading

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Social ?= Collaborative

There is an an interesting comment thread happening over on the FXPAL blog, about the differences between social search and collaborative search: http://palblog.fxpal.com/?p=350#comments

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