David Stuart

Web Analyst and Consultant

The Future of Search

Following on from the Bing Roundtable back in June, I was invited back yesterday to have a one-to-one chat with Jordi Ribas, the General Manager of Microsoft’s Search Technology Centre Europe. Building from the starting point of Bing’s new features, it was a wide-ranging conversation that covered everything from Yahoo! BOSS to Murdoch’s plans to [...]

If/When Bing turns off Yahoo’s search operators: URL citations

Bing-powered-Yahoo search will give the two organisations more bargaining power with potential advertisers, but it is bad news for innovation in search and the third-party users who build around the companies’ offerings. Yahoo and Microsoft have very different attitudes to sharing their data, whereas Yahoo have provided the great API – Yahoo BOSS – with [...]

Why a Blog?

This blog is for letting people know some of the things I am working on, although it is extremely infrequent. As my writing has expanded from blog posts to professional journal articles, and finally to books, the number of blog posts I write on my various blogs has inevitably tapered off.

Why blog? For me it turned out to be the first step on the road to a book deal!

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