Simple Image Search

January 18, 2006 at 11:34 am

Airtight Interactive has just published Simple Image Search, an excellent example of using Flash to create a better web application. AI decided to use Yahoo! image search instead of Google because of its easy-to-use API. The only functionality that’s missing from the Flash version is a way to go back to your previous search, but otherwise it’s beautifully executed.

Flash | |

Alexa Goes Public to Programmers

December 14, 2005 at 5:26 pm

Create your own search engine. Access and process huge amounts of web data on someone else’s system, then republish it in your own web service. The implications are limitless. Alexa has opened its Web Search Platform to the public. Wired News has a great article on the event.

Development | |


September 29, 2005 at 11:34 am

Create personal search engines using only the sources you trust. Link courtesy of Seth Godin, who says is a perfect example of Web 2.0, which must combine:

1. large scale audiences with high bandwidth

2. no need to explain what you’re doing

3. lots of tools you can use to build your app so you don’t need a big team

4. user generated content

5. platform orientation

Web2.0 | |

Google Blog Search

September 14, 2005 at 9:20 am

Google has launched its new Blog Search service.

Technology | |

The Search

September 12, 2005 at 10:20 am

John Battelle’s The Search discusses the concept of internet search and how it is a reflection of our culture. Read the Wired review.

Technology | |

Google Search Features

September 8, 2005 at 10:05 am

Did you know that you can search for package tracking information with Google? Or restrict your Google search to a specific site? How about searching for all web pages that point to your site? Google offers a Search Features help page that explains all the different ways to use Google to search for a wide variety of items.

Technology | |