Data Strategy

July 5, 2007

Crowd’s wisdom in South Korean

Filed under: Collective wisdom, Search — chucklam @ 5:21 pm

The International Herald Tribune has an article on Naver called Crowd’s wisdom helps South Korean search engine beat Google and Yahoo. Earlier I already had a post on Culture and language on the Web that had talked about Naver. It’s great to see that local rivals are outwitting and out-innovating against international giants. At least Yahoo is learning its lesson and is taking its loss as inspiration for new products. Google is just failing miserably at 1.7% market share in South Korea.

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  1. Collecting data through games

    There’s a current Wired article on Luis von Ahn’s ESP game and his other projects. Luis von Ahn’s research focuses on using “human computation” to collect and organize data. Of course, grad students and other cheap labor …

    Trackback by Data Strategy — July 13, 2007 @ 5:09 pm


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