Archive for February, 2005

Seeking Better Web Searches

Tuesday, February 15th, 2005

An article in the current Scientific American discusses the near future of search:

Science & Technology at Scientific American.com: Seeking Better Web Searches

“Now that “Googling” has become synonymous with doing research, online search engines are poised for a series of upgrades that promise to further enhance how we find what we need.”

Spidering Hacks

Monday, February 14th, 2005

If you are interested in learning how to make your own spiders, robots and scrapers – and not just for populating search engines – then be sure to check out Spidering Hacks (2003) by Kevin Hemenway and Tara Calishain.

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/spiderhks/