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Wikipedia creator turns to search

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by shabbir, Jan 1, 2007.

  1. shabbir

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    The creator of the Wikipedia encyclopedia is turning his attention to search engines.

    Jimmy Wales, the man behind the collaborative online reference work, is planning to create a "people-powered" search site.

    The Search Wikia project will not rely on computer algorithms to determine how relevant webpages are to keywords.

    Instead the results generated by the search engine will be decided and edited by humans.

    The project will stand apart from the Wikipedia encyclopedia and will be overseen by Wikia Inc.

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