Search Engine Land: How Google’s Search Generative Experience compares to ChatGPT, Bard, Bing Chat. “I’ve had access to Google’s new Search Generative Experience (SGE) for about a week now. I decided to ‘formally’ put it to the test using the same 30 queries from my March mini-study comparing the top generative AI solutions. Those queries were designed to push the limits of each platform. In this article, I’ll share some qualitative feedback on SGE and quick findings from my 30-query test.”
Scripps Research: Scripps Research develops behind-the-scenes tool for better biomedical data discovery
Scripps Research: Scripps Research develops behind-the-scenes tool for better biomedical data discovery. “This new tool, called the Data Discovery Engine (DDE) Schema Playground, was described in a paper that published in BMC Bioinformatics on April 20, 2023. The DDE Schema Playground is a browser-based resource that empowers scientists to make their data more findable and accessible on the web, which has been a significant barrier in the past.”
Northumbria University: Design meets artificial intelligence to create new visual search engine. “Novel methods of searching the nation’s gallery, library and museum collections could soon be revolutionised by a visual search platform designed in collaboration with Northumbria University. As the sector worldwide moves towards presenting collections online, the Deep Discoveries project was launched to explore ways of creating a computer vision search platform that can identify and match images across digitised collections on a national scale.” A beta version of the search is available.
Ohio State News: Groundbreaking ideas from women scientists get less attention. “Researchers used a novel way of tracing the flow of ideas to find that even some of the most well-known breakthroughs in biomedical research from 1980 to 2008 had a more difficult road to adoption when research teams were dominated by women. Specifically, the five-year adoption rate of new ideas from female-majority teams was 23% lower than that of male-majority teams – even among the top 0.1% of ideas.”
Reuters: Google to lay out new features to keep users clicking after lockdown. “Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday is expected to unveil updates across many services, including search and Android, as the company showcases its role in a world that has become more digitally connected during the pandemic.”
Google Blog: Helping you find useful information fast on Search. “Imagine you’re remodeling your kitchen, and you want information about how quartz compares to granite for your new countertops. Sure, Google can tell you what quartz and granite are, but that’s perhaps not what you had in mind. Chances are you’re hoping to learn more about the differences in cost, benefits, and durability of each, and may be looking for guidance on other subtopics to explore. For these types of queries, we’re introducing a new way to get you to relevant information fast and help you get a glimpse of multiple aspects of a topic with a single search.”
MakeUseOf: 7 Facebook Search Tips to Find What You’re Looking For. “The social network is arguably the biggest repository of personal information in existence. But—in typical Facebook fashion—it’s not always easy to sift through and find the information you need at any given moment. If you’re nodding along, you probably need some help searching Facebook. So, keep reading as we introduce you to the best tips to help you find what you’re looking for.”
Beyond Search: Google and Video Search: Still a Challenge. There’s too much in here to call out a good paragraph, but Stephen Arnold and I seem to share the same opinion of YouTube’s search and suggestion mechanisms: they’re not great.
SEO Roundtable: Google: Hyphens In Search Queries Can Change Results. “If someone searches for a word or term with or without a hyphen, Google can show different search results based on the query having a hyphen in it or not. So for example, [popup-style] vs [popup style] or [s-eo] vs [seo]. The question originally came up in a Moz Community thread, which no one had a solid answer for so John Mueller from Google was asked about it on Twitter.”