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March 25, 2009 · No Comments

…according to published reports (now there’s a way to start a blog post) Google has altered it’s basic search.  The LA Times reports Google has incorporated Orion search technology which, PC World explains, means Google is trying to expand into being a semantic search. Semantic search is something of an El Dorado of web searching…given that in theory a semantic search would search for concepts through the constructs of language. It would be, effectively, talking one’s way through a search. One small step, one wonders…

…although PC World also notes that as a company Google is taking a very conservative approach on other things…

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