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Jeff Jarvis and Google

Well, here’s some straight thinking. From Jeff Jarvis’ blog, BuzzMachine:
“Specialized search: Like Google, the internet has gotten too big. A one-size-fits-all search is becoming as satisfying as one-size-fits-all media. What the internet needs now is topicality: searches within health, business, sports, my town, video, books, and so on.”
Read the full post here.
Sound like an opportunity for libraries?
Stephen

Posted on: July 31, 2006, 7:53 am Category: Uncategorized

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  1. Google works because it gives people good enough results most of the time. People are not, in my opinion, going to take the time to either discover or remember specialized search engines, unless the results are *dramatically* better than regular Google.