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Powerset Search Could this change the way we view Optimiation? Propools msg:3454009 4:57 pm on Sep 18, 2007 (gmt 0)
Powerset, an ambitious start-up that aims to let people search the Web using conversational speech instead of just keywords, began opening up its site on Monday for public testing of the technology. - from Reuters [ ] powerset.com
Kind of seems like semantics on steroids. Could this change the way we view Optimiation?
Quadrille msg:3454699 9:42 am on Sep 19, 2007 (gmt 0)
Only if it gets as big as Google.
And their claim is neither new nor unique.
Is it a new search engine, or an email harvester? So far the jury is out. Even wikipedia has a only dead link to show for it!
I tried a semantic search on Google - [why is a beta site using viral marketing already?] - but conversational search just found the same old texts on viral marketing that powerset probably used.
See these threads too:
And there's a few more.
Perhaps they should set up a viral marketing agency ;)