Posts Tagged ‘search’
Mike Grehan thinks so, in a post from January 2009 (which got re-played on the column this week).
If I go to any community and pose a question about anything, from a life-threatening disease to a new brand of toothpaste, I’ll get an answer. And that, without a shred of a doubt, is search. That is information retrieval in its purest sense.
It seems to be a strong idea, and I can find many examples from my own life. I bought a wireless router last week on a forum, and NOT from e-bay or a search engine. I ask for advice on my e-mail groups. I get phone tips from facebook or twitter.
I’m going to think about this for a while, but till then this seems like a very strong idea to me.