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Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Hon`ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan was felicitated as “Universal Acceptance Thought Leader”
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Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Hon`ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan was felicitated as “Universal Acceptance Thought Leader”

Today Smt. Vasundhara raje, Hon`ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan was felicitated as “Universal Acceptance Thought Leader” by UASG. This award was for Raj Mail project...

Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) by ICANN
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Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) by ICANN

So, what is Universal Acceptance ? It is the state where all valid domain names and email addresses are accepted, validated, stored, processed and displayed correctly...

I recommend the links at the bottom of Peter Norvig’s post: https://norvig.com/spell-correct.html
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I recommend the links at the bottom of Peter Norvig’s post: https://norvig.com/spell-correct.html

I recommend the links at the bottom of Peter Norvig’s post: https://norvig.com/spell-correct.html

NIPS 2018 Post
From My Biased Coin

NIPS 2018 Post

Today was my first day at a NIPS conference.  Advertising note, before my thoughts on the experience:Tomorrow I'll be stationed at a poster 10:45 AM -- 12:45 PM...

Rajasthan State’s New Email Project Brings Millions of Hindi Speakers Online
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Rajasthan State’s New Email Project Brings Millions of Hindi Speakers Online

Internet adoption in India, one of the world's fastest growing economies, reached a key milestone earlier this year with 500 million Internet users – more thanRajasthan...

Mike, I appreciate your detailed response.
From The Noisy Channel

Mike, I appreciate your detailed response.

Mike, I appreciate your detailed response. And I agree that there are worse possible worlds than our present one — specifically, that replacing disclosed advertising...

Are Ads Really That Bad?
From The Noisy Channel

Are Ads Really That Bad?

Long-time readers know that I’m not a fan of ads. Specifically, I’m not a fan of ad-supported business models. But is that just a matter of personal taste? Or does...

Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship Advertising Post
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Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship Advertising Post

Michael O. Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Computer ScienceDeadline for full consideration: December 3, 2018.  Applications can be submitted here:https...

Activate 2018: Search in Practice
From The Noisy Channel

Activate 2018: Search in Practice

I don’t always attend conferences. But when I do, I prefer conferences full of search practitioners focused on solving real-world problems.I just came back from...

Enterprise Benefits of Internationalized Domain Names
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Enterprise Benefits of Internationalized Domain Names

By Dr. Ajay Data, Founder and CEO, XgenPlus Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) enable people around the world to use domain names in local languages and scripts...

Thanks for the kind words.
From The Noisy Channel

Thanks for the kind words.

Thanks for the kind words. As for how to get your team to approach query understanding, it’s hard to give generic advice. But if you can find a way to categorize...

Query Understanding, Divided into Three Parts
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Query Understanding, Divided into Three Parts

Julius Caesar started his famous text on the Gallic wars with the sentence “Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres.”Like Gaul, query understanding is, as a whole...

Thanks for the shout-out!
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Thanks for the shout-out!

Thanks for the shout-out! I also recommend Giovanni Fernandez-Kincade’s posts on the subject, which you can find at https://medium.com/related-works-inc.

Lenore Blum interview
From My Biased Coin

Lenore Blum interview

I've just read this, and do not have any specific comments, but I thought this interview with Lenore Blum on her recently announced resignation from CMU would be...

Progress with Email Address Internationalisation
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Progress with Email Address Internationalisation

By Don Hollander The Universal Acceptance Steering Group is focused on getting all applications to accept all domain names and all email addresses. We’re doingProgress...

Thanks Vibhu.
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Thanks Vibhu.

Thanks Vibhu. There are a lot of published case studies about A/B testing in general, but I’m not sure what’s published specifically about A/B testing for search...

Thoughts about Managing Search Teams
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Thoughts about Managing Search Teams

There are lots of articles out there telling you how to be a good manager. This isn’t one of them. This post is specifically directed at people who manage search...

Real Talk About Synonyms and Search
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Real Talk About Synonyms and Search

When I talk to software engineers and product managers about improving their search engines, the conversation often leads to query expansion, and specifically synonyms...

I can’t share those details, but I can say that geography certainly impact latency when you’re…
From The Noisy Channel

I can’t share those details, but I can say that geography certainly impact latency when you’re…

I can’t share those details, but I can say that geography certainly impact latency when you’re serving from the cloud, especially when you are doing query processing...

Search: Should You Build, Buy, or Borrow?
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Search: Should You Build, Buy, or Borrow?

Search: Should You Build, Buy, Or Borrow?A challenge that many companies face is deciding whether to build, buy, or borrow their core search technology. As with...
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