Future Of Search

  • Could ‘people-powered’ Digle be the future of search?

    … It’s search, Jim, but not as we know it. In a search industry where most of the major players are focused on machine learning, artificial intelligence and developing increasingly sophisticated algorithms, it’s unusual to come across a company which sets out to do the exact opposite. Enter Digle, the ‘people-powered’ search platform. One part…

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  • Rob Kerry on the future of search: 2016 and beyond

    … At the inaugural Ayima Insights digital marketing conference, Ayima co-founder Rob Kerry gave us his insights into how the field of search is currently developing, and what the future may hold in 2016 and beyond. Things were simpler back in the early days of online search. Or so I’m told – I wasn’t actually there, but Rob Kerry painted a vivid…

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  • What Will Search Look Like In Mobile? A Visit With Jack

    … I’ve come across any number of interesting startups in my ongoing grok of the mobile world (related posts: 1, 2, 3). And the pace has quickened as founders have begun to reach out to me to share their work. As you might expect, there’s a large group of folks building ambitious stuff – services that assume the current hegemony in mobile won’t…

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  • Google: The Information-First Conglomerate

    … ruled the web. Everyone went to a chokepoint to “see what was on the Internet.” After Google, consumers took control of their own web surfing. So…what markets have both data liquidity and are currently controlled by centralized chokepoints? Well, let’s look at mobile. Tons of data, terribly organized, controlled by the chokepoints of carriers…

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  • The Web Will Kill Apps

    … Lots of the “apps are killing the web” meme going around these days, with the latest batch of casket sealant come from no greater validator of commonly agreed upon wisdom than the Wall St. Journal. “The Web Is Dying; Apps Are Killing It” argues Christopher Mims, and it’s hard to argue with him given the preponderance of current evidence. I…

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  • “Peak Google”? Maybe, But Is “Native” The Reason?

    From Thompson’s “Peak Google” post. I love Ben Thompson’s Stratechery site, so much in fact that I’m writing a response to his recent “Peak Google” post, even though these days most of us limit our bloggy commentary to the 140-character windows of Twitter. I’m responding to Thompson’s post for a couple of reasons.

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  • The Next Stage of Mobile Quickening: Links Get Intelligent

    … it one step beyond erasing the app store friction, and we can imagine a world where apps work like always on-call services, at the ready to execute their portion of a fluid user experience. Explaining that experience will be the subject of a future post. But for now, amen for folks like Alex and companies like Branch Metrics. Keep up the good work. …

    John Battelle's Search Blogin Mobile Facebook- 8 readers -
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