Technical


A few posts back, we talked about why search on the desktop works a lot better than it did just a few years ago.  In this post, we’ll talk about how desktop search hasn’t kept up as the way we find and consume content on our computers has changed. As recently as 2000, the deluge of emails, files, podcasts, blog posts and everything else that we have to keep track of was more like a drizzle.  The average hard drive held about...

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Desktop search has come a long way in the past few years.  In this post, we’ll explore how the technology behind all of the major desktop search options has changed based on web search innovations.  In the follow-up posts, we’ll talk a little bit about how desktop search is different from web search and how it has both succeeded and failed at making interacting with our computers better.  We’ll share a few tricks for...

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