Nov. 12, 2009 SDF Deep Web

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On November 12, 2009 in Palo Alto at Cubberley Community Center, the SDForum Search SIG held “Google, Kosmix and the Exploration of the Deep Web” by Kosmix Co-Founder Dr. Anand Rajaraman and Dr. Alon Halevy of Google Labs. The Deep Web is the Internet not found by traditional search engines. This invisible web may be 500 times the size of what you see, made up of social networks, media-sharing sites for photos and videos, library catalogs, airline reservation systems, phone books, and scientific databases invisible to today’s search tools. Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter could provide whole new potentials for search. They think the Deep Web will change the business of search and discussed whether it will ever be fully exposed.

BTW: Mike Coop had a nice little Verizon Mi-Fi box that came in handy. His review can be seen at

Thanks Coop!

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