skip to content
The search : how Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The search : how Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture

Author: John Battelle
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
[In this book, the author] explores the history of Web search companies and portals, including AltaVista, GoTo, Excite, Lycos, and, to a fuller extent, Yahoo. However, his primary focus is the development of Google and its search technology. An introductory look at basic online search technology segues to an examination of Google's own search algorithms. Interviews with Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Battelle
ISBN: 1591840880 9781591840886
OCLC Number: 65169988
Notes: Originally published: New York : Portfolio, ©2005.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 3/4 in.
Contents: The database of intentions --
Who, what, where, why, when? and how (much)? --
Search before Google --
Google is born --
A billion dollars, one nickel at a time : the Internet gets a new business model --
Google 2000-2004 : zero to $3 billion in five years --
The search economy --
Search, privacy, government, and evil --
Google goes public --
Google today, Google tomorrow --
Perfect search.
Other Titles: How Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture
Responsibility: John Battelle.

Abstract:

[In this book, the author] explores the history of Web search companies and portals, including AltaVista, GoTo, Excite, Lycos, and, to a fuller extent, Yahoo. However, his primary focus is the development of Google and its search technology. An introductory look at basic online search technology segues to an examination of Google's own search algorithms. Interviews with Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page and CEO Eric Schmidt provide insight into the corporate rationale of Google. For the most part, the examination of Google is neutral. However, the author directly challenges the company's acquiescent stance on online censorship in China as well as Google's ambiguous privacy policy, and in so doing, directly challenges the company's motto "Don't be evil." [The author] contrasts Google's initial venture as primarily a search company to its ever-increasing forays into media development and delivery. The implications of the industry's research into smarter searches, through the development and application of personalized, predictive, and semantic technologies, are also discussed. An easy-to-read and well-organized examination of Google's history, this book is for computer science and business collections as well as for general readers.-http://www.booksinprint.com.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/65169988> # The search : how Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture
    a schema:Book, bgn:SoundRecording, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "65169988" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1152058200#Place/princeton_n_j> ; # Princeton, N.J.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1152058200#CreativeWork/google> ; # Google.
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/124291214> ; # Google (Firm)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1398583> ; # Google.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977265> ; # Internet industry
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/338.761025040973/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009127472> ; # Internet industry--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977289> ; # Internet searching
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972767> ; # Information society
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008123679> ; # Information society--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1152058200#Organization/google_firm> ; # Google (Firm)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1173234> ; # Web search engines
   schema:alternateName "How Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture" ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:AudioBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/33133874> ; # John Battelle
   schema:datePublished "2006" ;
   schema:description "The database of intentions -- Who, what, where, why, when? and how (much)? -- Search before Google -- Google is born -- A billion dollars, one nickel at a time : the Internet gets a new business model -- Google 2000-2004 : zero to $3 billion in five years -- The search economy -- Search, privacy, government, and evil -- Google goes public -- Google today, Google tomorrow -- Perfect search."@en ;
   schema:description "[In this book, the author] explores the history of Web search companies and portals, including AltaVista, GoTo, Excite, Lycos, and, to a fuller extent, Yahoo. However, his primary focus is the development of Google and its search technology. An introductory look at basic online search technology segues to an examination of Google's own search algorithms. Interviews with Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page and CEO Eric Schmidt provide insight into the corporate rationale of Google. For the most part, the examination of Google is neutral. However, the author directly challenges the company's acquiescent stance on online censorship in China as well as Google's ambiguous privacy policy, and in so doing, directly challenges the company's motto "Don't be evil." [The author] contrasts Google's initial venture as primarily a search company to its ever-increasing forays into media development and delivery. The implications of the industry's research into smarter searches, through the development and application of personalized, predictive, and semantic technologies, are also discussed. An easy-to-read and well-organized examination of Google's history, this book is for computer science and business collections as well as for general readers.-http://www.booksinprint.com."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1152058200> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The search : how Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture"@en ;
   schema:productID "65169988" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/65169988#PublicationEvent/princeton_n_j_recording_for_the_blind_&_dyslexic_2006> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1152058200#Agent/recording_for_the_blind_&_dyslexic> ; # Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781591840886> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/65169988> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1152058200#Agent/recording_for_the_blind_&_dyslexic> # Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008123679> # Information society--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Information society--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009127472> # Internet industry--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Internet industry--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1173234> # Web search engines
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Web search engines"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1398583> # Google.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:name "Google." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972767> # Information society
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Information society"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977265> # Internet industry
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Internet industry"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977289> # Internet searching
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Internet searching"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/124291214> # Google (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Google (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/33133874> # John Battelle
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1965" ;
   schema:familyName "Battelle" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Battelle" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781591840886>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1591840880" ;
   schema:isbn "9781591840886" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/65169988>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/65169988> ; # The search : how Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture
   schema:dateModified "2017-04-01" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.