Caterina Fake's enthusiasm for her latest project is contagious. Hunch is now open to the public, but it's still three days pre-launch when we talk and, at this point, about the only uncertainty is how best to describe it in all the media interviews she's doing. Phrases like "Q&A community" and "knowledge tool" are mentioned, but "decision engine" is what the Hunch team settled on some time ago.
And, for a couple reasons, the timing appears to be perfect: First, Microsoft is throwing around $80 million to promote Bing.com as its new decision engine. "We owe them one," Fake says. "Bing [...]
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