Wie Google funktioniert

Ein faszinierender Artikel über die Algorithmen, die hinter der Suche stecken.

This is the hard-won realization from inside the Google search engine, culled from the data generated by billions of searches: a rock is a rock. It’s also a stone, and it could be a boulder. Spell it „rokc“ and it’s still a rock. But put „little“ in front of it and it’s the capital of Arkansas. Which is not an ark. Unless Noah is around. „The holy grail of search is to understand what the user wants,“ Singhal says. „Then you are not matching words; you are actually trying to match meaning.“