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The History of Search Engines

Search engines have come a long way since their early prototypes, as our Internet Search Engines History infographic illustrates.

From improvements in web crawlers and categorizing and indexing the web, to introducing new protocols such as robots.txt so that webmasters have control what web pages get crawled, to the introduction of voice search, the development of search engines has been the culmination of multiple search technologies that developed from different search engines.

Alta Vista was the first search engine to process natural language queries;

Lycos started strong with a system categorizing relevance signals, matching keywords with prefixes and word proximity; and

Ask Jeeves introduced the use of human editors to match actual user search queries.


A view of the world’s first website

The internet is now more than 25 years old – but it has aged so well that it actually looks better than it did all those years ago.

The British scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee launched the website on his NeXT computer, laying the groundwork for the connected society of the 21st century.

This page was little more than a dossier containing information about the software which powered the web, but it was arranged in a form which may be instantly familiar to many people.

He first conceived the idea in 1989, but put his thoughts into action the following year.

Easy vs Difficult

Easy is to judge the mistakes of others. Difficult is to recognize our own mistakes. Easy is to talk without thinking. Difficult is to refrain the tongue. Easy is to hurt someone who loves us. Difficult is to heal the wound… Easy is to forgive others. Difficult is to ask for forgiveness. Easy is to set rules. Difficult is to… Read more →

Kab Soochenge

Darham barham dono soochen miljul kar hum dono soochen zakham ka marham dono soochen soochen par hum dono soochen ghar jal kar raakh ho jaayega jab sab kuch khaakh ho jaayega tab soochenge soocho! aakhir kab soochenge eent aur patthar raakh hue hein deewaron dar raakh hue hein in ke baare mein kuch soocho jin ke chappar raakh hue hein… Read more →

Hyderabad House

From the Pope to President Vladimir Putin, from Queen Elizabeth II to the President of Rwanda, theres no visiting dignitary who doesnt get treated like royalty at Hyderabad House, the palatial home that the Nizam built in Lutyenss Delhi for his wife, who, in a whimsical moment, decided not to live there because she didnt like the place. Today, theres… Read more →

When I Die

When my coffin is being taken out you must never think I am missing this world don’t shed any tears don’t lament or feel sorry i’m not falling into a monster’s abyss when you see my corpse is being carried don’t cry for my leaving i’m not leaving i’m arriving at eternal love when you leave me in the grave… Read more →

Calculated Quotes

Romance Mathematics Smart man + smart woman = romance Smart man + dumb woman = affair Dumb man + smart woman = marriage Office Arithmetic’s Smart boss + smart employee = profit Smart boss + dumb employee = production Dumb boss + smart employee = promotion Dumb boss + dumb employee = overtime Shopping Maths A man will pay $2… Read more →