Category Archives: Web

Next for the Web

Tim Berners-Lee Talks About What’s Next for The Web Related articles by Zemanta Semantic Web on Video (scienceroll.com) Long Live the Web (Tim Berners-Lee/Scientific American) (techmeme.com)

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Search Less Understand More

Image via CrunchBase “Search less, understand more” is the slogan of Evri, a semantic web company dedicated to replacing the old way of searching the web.  Evri’s CEO Neil Roseman calls it a “data graph of the web” and not … Continue reading

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Surfwax

Search the deep web with search engine, Surfwax.  Sort your results by relevance, alphabet, or source.  Use the “focus” feature to find the best words for your search or to find alternate topics, phrases, or concepts to consider for your … Continue reading

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Organizing your Web research

You may have already heard that Google’s Notebook is going by the wayside.  Yahoo! has introduced Search Pad as a tool for organizing your Web research.  It allows the user to save clips from the Web, take notes, and email … Continue reading

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Searching specific domains

When using a search engine, you can search within a specific domain by either entering it in the “site” or “domain” field in the advanced search options or you can try simply typing it in the search box with your … Continue reading

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Digital universe

According to the International Data Cooperation, by 2011 the digital universe (text, pictures, music, etc.) will be 10 times larger than it was in 2006.

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Kosmix

The folks at Kosmix describe it as a guide to the Web.  It is designed to provide an organized way of exploring a topic.  Basically, Kosmix is a metasearch engine that sends search request to a number of other search … Continue reading

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Ask

The new Ask.com was launched on October 6th with three new technologies that enable Ask to take your query and deliver specific answers instead of just the titles and descriptions of the document.  Here’s an example from the Ask.com blog. … Continue reading

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Deep Web pt. 4

According to various experts (Bergman, 2000) (Zillman, 2003) the deep Web has: •    Tremendously higher quality of content •    84%-95% publicly accessible content •    A plethora of topic specific databases—more than 50% of the deep web consists of these When … Continue reading

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Deep Web pt. 3

The content of the deep Web is generally considered to be of higher quality than that of the surface web (Bergman, 2000) because the information tends to come from large databases that are more likely to be created and maintained … Continue reading

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