Friday, October 08, 2004

Peter Norvig at Web 2.0

Peter Norvig from Google gave a talk at Web 2.0 on machine translation and clustering. Andy Beal has a summary and Jason Calacanis has a MP3 recording of the talk. I wish the slides were available.

[via Search Engine Watch]

Update: John Battelle, program chair of Web 2.0, posted his view of the Norvig talk and what it means for Google. Battelle says, "It's only a matter of time before Google ... [starts] employing your search history, your personal data, clustering, and other tricks [to] deliver more filtered and intentional results." Battelle also notes that John Doerr, board member of Google, said that Google will become "the Google that knows you."

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