is a fairly new entrant to the already confusing field of
internet database indexes, also known as search engines.
uses an interesting combination of clustering, like the
very useful but sort of unknown Vivisimo
search engine and a popularity algorithm, similar to the
Why are companies still working on new ways to search
the net? Well, much of it has to do with how much information
is available and "uploaded" to the Web everyday.
As the quantity of content grows, it gets harder and harder
to present even a portion of the available results in an
organized manner. Hence WiseNut's "WiseGuides".
A simple way to say, "Hey, there is more information
on that topic here".
Another really great features is the "Preferences"
option. WiseNut allows you to tell it how you want the results
displayed. Choose from how many to display, whether
to show just titles or include the whole page summary, and
whether to cluster the results or not. In case you're not
familiar with clustering, it means WiseNut will group the
results by topic instead of just by how many other sites
link to that page or web site. It's very handy for doing
indepth searches on just one topic. There are other options
as well, which can help you find what you seek quicker than
Who says the Search Engine Wars are over? I'm sure
Google didn't when they officially launched in 1998. And
LookSmart buy you soon after your launch says there's
still room in the marketplace for well-constructed search
databases, even in 2002.
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