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SMX West 2008 Day 3 Keynote

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Continuing the series of keynotes about the future of search, today we’ll be hearing “Generating Next: Search in the Coming Decade”. Unlike the previous panels, this is a panel moderated by Chris Sherman and Gord Hotchkiss. Panel members are Brad Goldberg (Microsoft), Larry Heck (Yahoo), and Peter Norvig (Google).
Question: Will search as we know it [...]

SMX West 2008: Just Behave, A Look At Searcher Behavior

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Just Behave, A Look At Searcher Behavior
Wednesday, February 27, 4:45pm-6:00pm
Moderator: Gord Hotchkiss, President and CEO, Enquiro
Q&A Moderator: Gillian Muessig, President, SEOmoz
Speakers:
Michael Furgeson, Senior User Experience Analyst, Ask.com
Laura Granka, User Experience Research, Google
Ben Hanna, Vice President, Marketing, Business.com
It’s late on Day Two, and live blogging is a young person’s sport, so I don’t expect the amount [...]

SMX West 2008 Day 2 Keynote

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Another day; another keynote. Yes, that’s a lame opening line, but I have not had enough coffee yet to write a good one.
This morning’s keynote is titled “Past, Present & Future of Search” and is being given by Louis Monier, VP of Products at Cuill (pronounced “cool”). Monier was at AltaVista in the early days.
Monier [...]

SMX West 2008 Opening Keynote

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Another SMX conference has come, and I sit waiting for Danny Sullivan’s open keynote. The lights go down and AC/DC’s “Hells Bells” comes over the speakers. And, then Danny is introduced. Danny opens by telling the story of SMX.
The keynote is titled “Search 3.0, 4.0 & Beyond”.
In Danny’s nomenclature, Search 1.0 was the original content [...]