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Problems of Personalization - Google Blogoscoped
Mar 24, 2005 ... Often in discussions on search engines, personalization is hailed as the future to come (see the recent Search is a Platform. Where is it Going?

Google Personalization Workshop: Gadget Maker and More
Apr 30, 2007 ... Today, Google is having a workshop (along with product news) on Google's personalization services. Colin Colehour will be reporting live from ...

Google Maps and Personalization - Google Blogoscoped
Apr 7, 2009 ... An example of personalized search gone unintended: I was visiting Google Maps Germany and searched for “Tokio”, hoping to be taken to the ...

Re: Personalization is hard. So what?
But, regardless, I think your broader point here is that the personalization needs to be based on understandable, observable rules to make ...

Google Launches Gmail | Google Personalization Ten Years From ...
Wednesday, March 31, 2004. Google Launches Gmail. No April's Fool – Google launches Gmail with 1 Gigabyte of storage. Gmail will include a built-in search ...

Re: Google Personalization Ten Years From Now
Apr 15, 2004 ... This was an email in reply to my Google Personalization Ten Years From Now post which James Moriarty granted me to publish here: “What is ...

20-25% of searches are new everyday
... the figure of 20 to 25% doesn't just refer to the text of the search term, but to the totality of the query: search text, country, personalization etc.

Unofficial Google Depersonalizer | Google Maps Higher Resolution ...
Tuesday, June 12, 2007. Unofficial Google Depersonalizer. If you don't want to see personalized search results in Google (and yet maintain logged-in to your ...

Looking Back at Google in 2009  (2009-12-23)
Google is perhaps our decade's Xerox PARC with a commercial edge, and the speed at which they released products in 2009 was quite immense. This shows they do tw ...

Google Tracks & Personalizes Even When You're Signed-Out  (2009-12-07)
Google say they now start to track your search, using a cookie, even when you're signed out. This allows them to deliver personalized results based on your ...

Mozilla vs Google Chrome Frame  (2009-09-30)
Mitchell Baker, chair of the Firefox-making Mozilla foundation, argues against approaches like Google Chrome Frame (Google's plugin for Internet Explorer th ...

The Ideal Amazon Site Would Not Show a Search Box...  (2009-05-28)
Greg Linden writes: Long ago, when I was at Amazon working on personalization, we used to joke that the ideal Amazon site would not show a search box, na ...

Automatic personalization and recommended sections in Google News  (2011-04-22)

How bad is the new Google News for you?  (2010-08-06)
All the current headlines in the local news section for Île-de-France - the name of Paris metropolitan area - are totally irrelevant. There are 2 stories f ...

Should Google Offer Ad Opt-Out Based on Categories or Companies?  (2010-06-24)
You can optout of personalization at

Problems of Personalization

Sep Kamvar on personalization,

Personalized Homepage was

Personalized search lets you

An example of personalized

An example of personalized

Colin Colehour

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