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Jim and Steve, Sitting On A Sofa…

By - November 11, 2006

Jim And Steve At Web2

(photo credit) Dan Farber has a good writeup of my interview with Jim Lanzone, CEO of Ask, and his former boss, Steve Berkowitz, who left Ask to run MSN. Best line: “Google is the Model T of search.” Well, Ford didn’t stop innovating, of course, and it dominated the market for a good long time….

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  1. PixLover says:

    I would agree with the comments, Google has done a great job on text search and bringing some relevance to single word entries. It is more tricky if we entre more than 4 – 5 words. Google almost does not find anything. Recently we have seen companies trying to improve on the image side. Pixsta a image search engine company has helped to launch a browsable shoe index or shoe search engine, no words are needed just browse and click on images to find your way around. Quite impressive stuff and it works somehow. People wanting to explore can try or read more how it works on

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