Will.Whim

A weblog by Will Fitzgerald

Monthly Archives: October 2006

A Powerset reveal

An article in Ventureblog about Powerset, the company I work for, has kicked up a minor storm in the blogosphere about Powerset and the very idea of natural language search. I’d just like to point people to a weblog post by Barney Pell, our CEO, on Powerset and Natural Language Search. For those who might wonder why I’m working for Powerset, Barney’s vision explains it well:

Seen in this light, there is enormous room for fundamental innovation in search, as the game has only just begun. I believe we are going to look back 5 to 10 years from now and say: “remember when we used to search using keywords?”. It will take hard work to get there, but that’s what we’re working on at Powerset!

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AARP card arrives…

OK, so we decided to join AARP…it’s cheap, and has some good benefits. Our cards arrived today, and I’m a little worried. It says, “Expiration: Sep 2009.”

Earworm

Earworm comic
(made with commix beta 1.0; commix art by Fay Ryu).