Tag Archives: Google

How Apple is acting more like Google

– So we’re here in San Jose, California, just after the end of Apple’s WWDC 2018 developers’ Keynote, and you know what? This was the most Google keynote that Apple has ever presented. What do I mean by that? Apple announced a ton of stuff that is almost exactly like what Google announced at Google… Read More »

The Fake Neighborhoods on Google Maps

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Start learning with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at brilliant.org/HAI. If you’re from San Francisco there’s a few things you’ve probably never heard of: toast without avocados, three figure rent, republicans, and the East Cut neighborhood. If you go… Read More »

Where can I learn more about the science of search engines?

Today’s question comes from Cardiff, UK. Tristan Perry asks, “Hi Matt. What resources– textbooks, online PDFs, et cetera– would you recommend to people interested in learning more about LSI, semantic indexing, search engine algorithms, et cetera?” That’s a really fun question. I think one of the things I would do is I would hunt down… Read More »

How Algorithms Increase Website Effectiveness – Slava Rubin

What’s New in Android Accessibility (Google I/O ’17)

Why might a page with bad backlinks links be ranking highly?

Today’s question comes from Idaho. The question is, “I’ve seen multiple websites that appear in the number one spot for various keywords, whose backlink profiles are pretty low quality, like lower quality blog pages. Why wouldn’t Penguin have moved these sites further down in rankings?” Good question. So there’s a lot of possible reasons. One… Read More »