Thursday, December 4, 2008

12-4-08: Technology Thursday: Planet Google

I heard an interesting podcast today featuring a guy named Randall Stross, who wrote an interesting book called Planet Google: One Company's Audacious Plan to Organize Everything We Know. It was on NPR's Fresh Air.

The thing I liked most about the interview was how Stross explained how the Google search algorithm worked. He did it in a pretty easy to understand way (at least easier than when most computer scientists try). Give it a listen:

(Fast forward to 29:28)

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