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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 [...]

Why a Blacksmith can never be an Algorithm

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

An associate asked what I thought about Mahalo. In addition to pointing him to our previous post, Mahalo is a Ho’opa’ani, I gave him the following response which I’ve decided to share with you all.
In the real world the human touch is coveted; held in the highest regards for quality craftsmanship and skill. In the [...]

Mahalo is a Ho’opa’ani

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Earlier this week The New York Times reported on several “man-made” search engines that are seeking to outwit the algorithms of Yahoo, and Google with manually edited results. One search engine in particular the article focused on is venture capitol backed Mahalo. Since the article spoke highly of their recently launched service I thought I [...]