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"human-powered search" - moco librarian

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Here's an article for you introducing some crazy, wild, new search engine.

"Rethinking Google's System: Human-Powered Search" by Ryan Kim, San Francisco Chronicle

And, here's the gimmick, the big idea, the revolutionary design: actual people answering questions for folks who need help finding information online. Hmmmm, sound familiar to anyone??

Let's see, librarians have been doing this since the Web began, when people started looking for information online, and all of a sudden, it's some kind of radical, new Web searching idea?? Some things never cease to amaze me . . .
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