design::writings
emDesign designwritings photolog portfolio resume genealogy team in training dr leslie project
thoughts and observations about design, information architecture and design history
« How to Waste a Friday | Main | Moveable Type »

Friday 10| 5|01
Google Analyzed

Really interesting article at First Monday by Richard Wiggins about the role Google played on September 11 for disseminating information. Interesting analysis and comparison of Google to the other major search engines, as well as charts showing info about the types of queries and commentary about their behavior recommending users go to traditional types of media for up to date info. There follows an analysis about the evolution over the last few weeks that Google has made as the nature of the info and desires of it's users has changed. The last part of the article comments on the new tab system Google released this last week.

I find it very interesting to watch the commentary and analysis of Google within the industry, since I used to work at AltaVista. People are watching every move they make and offering criticism and analysis for every little change. I recall some of that at AV, but not to that level - if there was, we didn't pay attention. I wonder how it much Google pays attention to this, how much it affects or doesn't affect what they do and release onto the site? AltaVista could have done better to listen to some of the critics more often over the years as they evolved and devolved.

Posted by erin at 11:53 AM | in Sites of Note

Comments

- John

Posted by John S. Rhodes at October 6, 2001 04:55 PM
...................................................

...................................................
EM Design is home to the resume and portfolio of Erin Malone.
site updated every now and then :: copyright 1995-2007 Erin K. Malone
view by category
AIGA
Amazon
AOL
Books
Community
Conference Review
Conferences
Criticism
El Lissitzky
Event
Graphic Design
Herbert Bayer
History
Information Architecture
Information Design
Interaction Design
Magazines
Patterns
People
Sites of Note
Techniques
Theory
Timelines
Typography
User Centered Design
William Golden
Yahoo!

view by month
February 2008
August 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
December 2003
October 2003
September 2003
August 2003
July 2003
June 2003
May 2003
April 2003
March 2003
February 2003
January 2003
December 2002
November 2002
October 2002
September 2002
August 2002
July 2002
June 2002
May 2002
April 2002
March 2002
February 2002
January 2002
December 2001
November 2001
October 2001
September 2001
August 2001
July 2001
June 2001
May 2001
April 2001
March 2001
February 2001

articles
DUX—Five Lessons Learned

Coloring Outside the Lines

Modeling the Creative Organization

Coming of Age

Talking With Jesse James Garrett

The Tool Makes the (Wo)man

AIGA Experience Design Summit #5 - Recap

AIGA Experience Design - past, present and future: An interview with Terry Swack and Clement Mok

Summit Beginnings: Saturday

Chicken Run: Summit Closing: Sunday

design history articles
Foreseeing the future: The legacy of Vannevar Bush

Learning from the Powers of Ten


daily reads
XML
Powered by
Movable Type