- ... As I was pushing to understand Amazon's long-term interest in A9 ... [Bezos used] the term "discovery" as an umbrella term which incorporates search ... What's discovery? ... It's search plus what happens when the network finds things for *you* - based on what it knows of you, your actions, and your inferred intent. Inferred intent? How might the network be smart enough to do that? Ay, there's the rub.
Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Bezos on A9
John Battelle gives a teaser from an interview he had with Jeff Bezos. The teaser has yet more hints that A9 intends to pursue personalized search:
Posted by Greg Linden at 12:20 PM