The development of a semantic understanding for the interpretation of search queries and documents is closely connected to the ability to identify entities and the relationships between them, and the ability to place them in a context or ontology. This is possible with the help of verified data sources like Wikipedia. However, the huge volume of search queries and documents that are created every day makes this process somewhat unsuitable. This is one of the reasons why Google has, for several years now, been driving the development of self-learning algorithms and machine learning. … [Read more...] about How Does Google’s Knowledge Graph Work?
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Let’s say you want to spam the search engines. You could set up a Blogger blog or something on OverBlog. Those are both legit sites. In fact, Google still loves Blogger – you could set up your “legit” site there that redirects to your spam site. Don’t even try to rank the spam site, but worry about the legit site. If the spam site gets roasted by Google, it’s no big deal. Just use 301 redirects to a new site and you’re back in business. … [Read more...] about Does Google Discriminate Against Some Businesses?
My business is a two-man shop. I had to learn long ago that we can't be everything to everybody. By sticking with what we are really good at, we are reasonably sure of delivering a very high-quality end product for our clientele. I get the sense that Google is feeling unnecessary internal or external pressure to be all things to all people. They need to be search, advertising, local, cartographer, social, library of books, news, image directory, personal shopper and video warehouse. The list goes on and it strikes me as an awful lot to shoot for. … [Read more...] about Local And Social Require Heart – Does Google Qualify?
If you go to Google and search for [google usa] the first result that comes up has a title of "szkoła tańca dla dzieci Warszawa - Google." That translates to "Warsaw Children's Dance School - Google." The URL does go to Google.com but a variation of it, https://www.google.com/?gl=us&hl=en&pws=0&gws_rd=cr … [Read more...] about Why Does Google USA Returns Snippet For Warsaw Children’s Dance School?
I don't have insider information but I got a feeling that search and AI didn't go too well together or maybe the core team around search and John Giannandrea didn't. But that is just my gut feeling. It is probably more that John Giannandrea wanted to stick with AI research and not lead up things around search. … [Read more...] about Ben Gomes To Take Over Search At Google, Giannandrea Steps Down