Search: Where Does It Go from Here?

If there’s one thing that both Google and Microsoft agree on, it’s that search isn’t solved yet. Google’s vice president of search product...

Bing + Yahoo: What Does It Mean For Users?

The deal is done. Microsoft has swallowed Yahoo search whole and we can all be put out of our long, lingering misery. Yahoo has given up on search...

Search is a Darwinian Game

In my last Just Behave, I talked about how the vast majority of search engine users never go beyond the vanilla functionality of a search engine....

Digital Literacy And Digital Diligence

Do you regularly use Google’s Wonder Wheel? How about SearchWiki, Yahoo Correlator or Search Monkey? I’m guessing about 95% of you said...

The Wiring Of The Digital Native

My daughters are different than I am. And not in just the obvious ways: like age and gender. They’re different in the way they use technology....

Is Google Rewiring Our Brains?

Some time ago, I wrote an article called “Are Our Brains Becoming Googlized?” It became my most read Search Engine Land post ever....

Who Owns The Search Page?

We have a recurring argument with clients. See if this sounds familiar: Us: You have no search visibility for “keyword” Client: We...

Are Our Brains Becoming “Googlized?”

Are our brains being rewired by using the Internet? The evidence tends to be pointing that way. As somebody interested in how the mind works, I read...

Human Hardware: Foraging for Information

When looking to predict how MBA students and analysts would find information in a digital environment, Peter Pirolli found his answer in an unlikely...

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