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Mathematical PageRanks for a simple network, expressed as percentages. (Google uses a logarithmic scale.) Page C has a higher PageRank than Page E, even though there are fewer links to C; the one link to C comes from an important page and hence is of high value. If web surfers who start on a random page have an 85% likelihood of choosing a random link from the page they are currently visiting, and a 15% likelihood of jumping to a page chosen at random from the entire web, they will reach Page E 8.1% of the time. (The 15% likelihood of jumping to an arbitrary page corresponds to a damping factor of 85%.) Without damping, all web surfers would eventually end up on Pages A, B, or C, and all other pages would have PageRank zero. PageRank is an algorithm used by Google Search to rank websites in their search engine results. PageRank works by counting the number and quality of links to a page to determine a rough estimate of how important the website is. Description[edit] History[edit] where At

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Google Watch - A Blog on Search Engines News and Opinions focused on Google Chrome Remote Desktop App Now Available for Mobile Devices By Todd R. Weiss | Posted: 2014-04-17 Exclusive: How Google's Algorithm Rules the Web Want to know how Google is about to change your life? Stop by the Ouagadougou conference room on a Thursday morning. It is here, at the Mountain View, California, headquarters of the world’s most powerful Internet company, that a room filled with three dozen engineers, product managers, and executives figure out how to make their search engine even smarter. This year, Google will introduce 550 or so improvements to its fabled algorithm, and each will be determined at a gathering just like this one.

Superintelligence A superintelligence, hyperintelligence, or superhuman intelligence is a hypothetical agent that possesses intelligence far surpassing that of the brightest and most gifted human minds. ‘’Superintelligence’’ may also refer to the form or degree of intelligence possessed by such an agent. Technological forecasters and researchers disagree about when human intelligence is likely to be surpassed. Some argue that advances in artificial intelligence (AI) will probably result in general reasoning systems that lack human cognitive limitations. Others believe that humans will evolve or directly modify their biology so as to achieve radically greater intelligence. A number of futures studies scenarios combine elements from both of these possibilities, suggesting that humans are likely to interface with computers, or upload their minds to computers, in a way that enables substantial intelligence amplification. Definition[edit]

Google PageRank Checker - Check Google page rank instantly Check PAGE RANK of Web site pages Instantly In order to check pagerank of a single web site, web page or domain name, please submit the URL of that web site, web page or domain name to the form below and click "Check PR" button. the free PR checker tool enables you to check the current pagerank of your web site instantly via the form above, however, you might consider to be quite boring to visit online page rank checking tool every time you'd like to check Google pagerank of your web pages.. so, it might be a good idea to put a small page rank icon to your site to check and display your Google rankings right on your web site pages.

Google is way bigger than you realize Gizmodo has posted a visual representation from Intac showing the approximate number of dedicated servers that major tech companies own. When you speak in terms of numbers, it becomes hard to comprehend just how large these server farms have become. Intel, for example, is estimated to have around 100,000 servers in its arsenal, while Facebook, AT&T, and Time Warner Cable, all fall between 20,000 and 30,000. The Small-World Phenomenon: An Algorithmic Perspective 1 Jon Kleinberg 2 Abstract: Long a matter of folklore, the ``small-world phenomenon'' -- the principle that we are all linked by short chains of acquaintances -- was inaugurated as an area of experimental study in the social sciences through the pioneering work of Stanley Milgram in the 1960's. This work was among the first to make the phenomenon quantitative, allowing people to speak of the ``six degrees of separation'' between any two people in the United States. Since then, a number of network models have been proposed as frameworks in which to study the problem analytically.

Google bomb A Google bomb on March 31st, 2013. Despite Google's intervention, some of the first search results still refer to Bush. The terms Google bomb and Googlewashing refer to the practice of causing a web page to rank highly in search engine results for unrelated or off-topic search terms by linking heavily. In contrast, search engine optimization (SEO) is the practice of improving the search engine listings of web pages for relevant search terms. It is done for either business, political, or comedic purposes (or some combination thereof).[1] Google's search-rank algorithm ranks pages higher for a particular search phrase if enough other pages linked to it use similar anchor text (linking text such as "miserable failure"). By January 2007, however, Google tweaked its search algorithm to counter popular Google bombs such as "miserable failure" leading to George W.

Nash equilibrium In game theory, the Nash equilibrium is a solution concept of a non-cooperative game involving two or more players, in which each player is assumed to know the equilibrium strategies of the other players, and no player has anything to gain by changing only their own strategy.[1] If each player has chosen a strategy and no player can benefit by changing strategies while the other players keep theirs unchanged, then the current set of strategy choices and the corresponding payoffs constitutes a Nash equilibrium. The reality of the Nash equilibrium of a game can be tested using experimental economics method. Stated simply, Amy and Will are in Nash equilibrium if Amy is making the best decision she can, taking into account Will's decision while Will's decision remains unchanged, and Will is making the best decision he can, taking into account Amy's decision while Amy's decision remains unchanged.

Scenius, or Communal Genius [Translations: Italian] Scenius is like genius, only embedded in a scene rather than in genes. Brian Eno suggested the word to convey the extreme creativity that groups, places or “scenes” can occasionally generate. His actual definition is: “Scenius stands for the intelligence and the intuition of a whole cultural scene. It is the communal form of the concept of the genius.” Individuals immersed in a productive scenius will blossom and produce their best work.

Howard Rheingold's insight: Every time you Google, you are using an augmented collective intelligence engine. PageRank is the algorithm that weights the inbound links to web pages as "votes" for that page's significance. Certainly no blogger thinks "I'm making Google more intelligent and contributing to its value" when adding a link to a website. More likely, they think "this is a valuable link for the attention of my public." By figuring out how to measure the informational value of websites through a mathematical manipulation of its inbound links, Google created a collective intelligence engine (and, to the benefit of Google's stockholders, created an attention magnet for displaying advertising messages -- a case of a public good that is also a concentrator of private wealth. by noosquest Mar 30

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