Sunday, December 20, 2009

MPOWs webpage stats and a Hunch about Social Search

One of the last things I did on my last day of work before the Winter Break, was present to my peers a set of statistics that I have collected and pondered about my library's website. If you do any web work in a library setting, you might find it interesting:

I'm also starting to collect some stats about my readers (all two of you) through a widget embedded on this blog that's made available through

I've been playing around with Hunch and I get a kick out of its eerie ability to correctly predict answers to personal questions now that it knows something about me.

But I'm beginning to think that maybe services like Hunch are the future of search now that it appears that Google's PankRank magic is starting to wear off.

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