Open-source search engine launches

Wikia search launches in alpha to a rapturous lack of applause. Only time will tell if the human edited search results will help improve the quality of the search results, but Google can rest easy for the immediate future.

Google uses human power for its search results

Google reveals a little more about how it uses human review panels to assess the quality of its search results. Not new news as such but some interest comments from Google’s Director of Research, Peter Norvig