Lately, there has been a lot of discussion about the future of our information consumption. Are we going to be using search in a different way or using niche search engines? Are we going to get recommendations from from our social network? Will the results be personalized based on our behaviors, or even just a… Read More Search, Personalization And Recommendation
Last week, Google had two announcements that are pointing to new directions in ecommerce. First, Google introduced improvements to their product search. Improving product search sounds fairly lame by itself until you look at what “improvements” are included: Local availability on Google Product Search: They have partnered with more than 70 retail brands and software… Read More Google And The Future of Ecommerce
Over the past few days we have seen Twitter get criticized heavily over the #fixreplies fiasco. Much of the complaining was due to the communication of the changes, or the lack of timely communication. However, there was another large group of voices that used the @replies as a way of discovering other interesting users. This… Read More Is Usable Discovery The Holy Grail?