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Today's Scuttlebot: Talent Agency for Coders, and Sewer Bots

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include Foursquare's plans to expand its ad sales and search, robots that live in the sewers and one of the first agents for software developers....
Today's Scuttlebot: Talent Agency for Coders, and Sewer Bots

Social Search and the Difficulties of Discovery

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Facebook is the latest technology company to offer a social search engine. In this new era of search, robots take over discovery, threatening to narrow our worlds....
Social Search and the Difficulties of Discovery

Kickstarter Responds To Hidden “Failed Project” Claims

techcrunch.com
Yancey Strickler, co-founder of Kickstarter, dropped us a line about the the systems in place to “hide” failed projects. He told us that Kickstart does indeed hide many projects from search robots, but it’s for a good cause. “The original poster was correct in noting that we don’t have a...
Kickstarter Responds To Hidden “Failed Project” Claims

Google Docs Dumps the Dictionary for the Whole Web

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Google Docs now has improved spell-checking that draws from the whole Web instead of a fixed dictionary. The spell-checking in Docs will now constantly evolve as Google's search robots crawl the Web and receive new queries from users. Just as the Google search box can fix spelling mistakes based on...
Google Docs Dumps the Dictionary for the Whole Web
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?