Technological barrier for search has been lowered

Erik was interviewed by BusinessWeek and quoted in the article Search, the Next Generation.
The number of search sites is also skyrocketing, as the technological barrier for search has been lowered. In December, Manning Publications published Lucene in Action, a guide to creating search engines with open-source software called Lucene, which is already used on singer Bob Dylan's Web site. Armed with this book, the average programmer can create a search engine in less than a day, says co-author Erik Hatcher.

Posted on Tue, 22 Mar 2005 10:02