Two From OK/Cancel: Search and the Desktop

Search is Not All There – meta data, meta data, meta data. It’s too much for one person, but for a community? That depends on an altruistic community willing to enter meta data about a file.
What’s Hiding Behind Search-Based Navigation? – searching the web isn’t the same as a desktop search. On your desktop, you expect it to return the right answer first time, every time. On the web, well, read the article. It’s an interesting analysis of both.

By Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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