Indexing & Search Engine: You Are Google's Guinea Pig, So Get Used to It, Stupid

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-11-17 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Follow Dan Russell, a member of the Search Quality team doing user experience research for Google, as he explains how the search engine giant conducts field studies to improve the user experience. In tests that recall your Psychology 101 lab days, humans are the rats searching for the various kinds of informational cheese. Russell says Google determined the old advanced search engine was a turn-off, so Google refreshed it. The experiment also revives the argument about whether Google is making us stupid or not. Check out these slides. What do you think?
 
 
 

You Are Google's Guinea Pig, So Get Used to It, Stupid

 
You Are Google's Guinea Pig, So Get Used to It, Stupid
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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