3 Reasons Mainstream News is Awful

I think we can generally agree that “Fake News is bad,” what many of us cannot agree on is what is “Fake News,” is it mainstream news, the alt-right, the alt-left? Nor, as a society can agree what to do about “Fake News”, probably because there isn’t a clear definition. From my perspective, “Fake News” […]

The Song I Cannot Remember

The other night, my wife and I were debating whether or not someone who committed a crime decades earlier should be allowed to go free if they’ve been good citizens for the other decades. My wifes position, was no – they should be punished. My argument was that if prison was about rehabilition, then we […]

Is Search Solved?

Search was revolutionized by Google. Before Google, we had Yahoo, AltaVista, AskJeeves / Ask.com, and more (full history here) – most used indexing, clustering etc. to produce search results. Searches were slow, inaccurate, queries weren’t parsed very well, etc. Then Google came along using PageRank, and stole the whole market. PageRank, was then copied industry wide, but […]