Advanced Internet Searching

1,821 views

Published on

Updated version of the presentation to November 2009

Published in: Technology, Design
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,821
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
7
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
37
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Advanced Internet Searching

  1. 1. Advanced Internet Searching Phil Bradley http://www.philb.com November 2009
  2. 2. Types of search engine <ul><li>Free text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Directory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo, Open Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multi/Meta search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trovando </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browsys </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Types of search engine <ul><li>Site/Subject specific </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BT directory, site search engines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hidden/Invisible web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete planet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social search engines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collecta, surchur, twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ The others” </li></ul>
  4. 6. Why use Google?
  5. 7. Wonder Wheel
  6. 8. Timeline
  7. 9. Even more...
  8. 10. Advanced search
  9. 11. Other options <ul><li>“ double quotes for a phrase” </li></ul><ul><li>- to exclude + for exact word </li></ul><ul><li>~ synonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Define: </li></ul><ul><li>* wildword (three ** mice) </li></ul><ul><li>Site: </li></ul>
  10. 12. ...and more <ul><li>Link: pages that link to specified page </li></ul><ul><li>Info: information about a site </li></ul><ul><li>Related: pages related to a site </li></ul><ul><li>Cache: Cached version of a page/site </li></ul><ul><li>Allinanchor: words in anchor text </li></ul><ul><li>Allintitle: terms in the title </li></ul><ul><li>Inurl: terms appear in the URL </li></ul>
  11. 13. Google similar images <ul><li>http://similar-images.googlelabs.com/ </li></ul>
  12. 14. Better search refinements
  13. 15. Longer ‘snippets’
  14. 16. Imagesize:
  15. 17. Types of image
  16. 18. Colour of images
  17. 19. Enhanced ‘did you mean?’
  18. 20. Enhanced Maps
  19. 21. Change your own results
  20. 22. Searchwiki
  21. 23. Searchwiki results
  22. 24. In Quotes
  23. 25. In Quotes
  24. 26. Google Fast Flip
  25. 27. One trick ponies <ul><li><location> movies </li></ul>
  26. 32. Google custom search engines
  27. 33. Google Squared
  28. 34. Google Caffeine
  29. 35. Creative commons
  30. 36. Why not use Google?
  31. 38. Alternative search engines <ul><li>Free text </li></ul><ul><li>Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Multi/Meta </li></ul><ul><li>Social media </li></ul><ul><li>Visual results </li></ul><ul><li>Real time </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog </li></ul>
  32. 39. Exalead <ul><li>http://www.exalead.co.uk/search </li></ul>
  33. 41. Yahoo Directory <ul><li>http://dir.yahoo.com/ </li></ul>
  34. 42. Multi/meta search <ul><li>Browsys http://www.browsys.com/search/ </li></ul><ul><li>Trovando http://www.trovando.it/ </li></ul>
  35. 43. Visual search engines <ul><li>Redzee http://redz.com/ </li></ul>
  36. 44. Touchgraph <ul><li>http://www.touchgraph.com/TGGoogleBrowser.html </li></ul>
  37. 45. Category based engines <ul><li>Carrot Clustering http://search.carrot2.org/ </li></ul>
  38. 46. Clusty http://clusty.com/
  39. 47. Comparing results <ul><li>Thumbshots ranking http://www.thumbshots.org/ </li></ul>
  40. 48. TripleMe http://www.tripleme.com/
  41. 49. Similar sites <ul><li>Web Insuggest http://web.insuggest.com/ </li></ul>
  42. 50. Similicious http://www.similicio.us/
  43. 51. News/Date <ul><li>Silobreaker http://www.silobreaker.com/ </li></ul>
  44. 52. By Date <ul><li>Grokker http://live.grokker.com/ </li></ul>
  45. 53. Multimedia engines <ul><li>Audio Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Image </li></ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul>
  46. 54. As well as YouTube... <ul><li>Trooker http://www.trooker.com/ </li></ul>
  47. 55. Sounds <ul><li>Soungle http://soungle.com/ </li></ul>
  48. 56. Images (as well as Flickr) <ul><li>Tag Galaxy http://www.taggalaxy.de/ </li></ul>
  49. 58. People related content <ul><li>Spock http://www.spock.com </li></ul>
  50. 59. Blogs <ul><li>Google blog search http://blogsearch.google.com/ </li></ul>
  51. 60. Social media <ul><li>Social Mention http://www.socialmention.com/ </li></ul>
  52. 61. Collecta
  53. 62. IceRocket
  54. 63. surchur
  55. 64. OneRiot
  56. 65. Scoopler
  57. 66. Addictomatic
  58. 67. Twitter Advanced
  59. 68. And finally... <ul><li>Wayback Machine http://www.archive.org/index.php </li></ul>
  60. 69. BananaSlug http://bananaslug.com/
  61. 70. More resources: <ul><li>Which search engine when? </li></ul><ul><li>My Search weblog </li></ul><ul><li>Web search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative search engines </li></ul>
  62. 71. Thank you! <ul><li>http://www.philb.com/whichengine.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.philbradley.typepad.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/philbradley/ </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

×