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More Research: Precision

Now that we’ve seen how little relative recall tells us about the merits of a search engine, let’s move on to something that is an excellent measure of search engine effectiveness: precision. Precision is the number of relevant results retrieved… Read More ›

Bing is Beautiful

My Month with Bing has ended.  Even though it was the shortest month of 2013, I learned a lot about Bing and Google, and search engines in general.  I was surprised and delighted by many of the features I found… Read More ›

Why bother?

Why bother with Bing?  Everyone uses Google, isn’t it good enough?  This President’s Day, I was reflecting on the importance of having a two party (or more) system of government.  Choice is important.  I’m not here to debate the evils of… Read More ›