The Resource Search : how the data explosion makes us smarter, Stefan Weitz, (ebook)

Search : how the data explosion makes us smarter, Stefan Weitz, (ebook)

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Search : how the data explosion makes us smarter
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Search
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how the data explosion makes us smarter
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Stefan Weitz
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eng
Summary
Search is as old as language. There has always been a need for one to find something in the jumble of human creation. The first web was nothing more than passing verbal histories down the generations so others could find and remember how not to get eaten; the first search used the power of written language to build simple indexes in printed books, leading to the Dewey Decimal system and reverse indices in more modern times. Then digital happened. Besides having profound societal impacts, it also made the act of searching almost impossibly complex for both engines and searchers. Information isn't just words; it is pictures, videos, thoughts tagged with geocode data, routes, physical world data, and, increasingly, the machines themselves reporting their condition and listening to others. Search: How the Data Explosion Makes Us Smarter holds up a mirror to our time to see if search can keep up. Author Stefan Weitz, Director of Search for Bing (Microsoft), explores the idea of access to help readers understand how we are inventing new ways to access data through devices in more places and with more capabilities. We are at the cusp of imbuing our generation with superpowers, but only if we fundamentally rethink what search is, how people can use it, and what we should demand of it
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Midwest
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Weitz, Stefan
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025.04
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Search engines
  • Information retrieval
  • Information storage and retrieval systems
  • Information behavior
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Technological forecasting
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adult
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Search : how the data explosion makes us smarter, Stefan Weitz, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781629560359
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11444066
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remote
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11444066
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MWT11444066
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Search : how the data explosion makes us smarter, Stefan Weitz, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629560359
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11444066
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11444066
System control number
MWT11444066
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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