Search 3.0: Present, Personal, Precise

  • Nova Spivack
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5823)


The next generation of Web search is already beginning to emerge. With it we will see several shifts in the way people search, and the way major search engines provide search functionality to consumers.

To understand movement towards the next generation of Web search, it is helpful to first look at how it has developed to its current state. Beginning with Tim Berners-Lee’s foundational proposal in 1989, the Web’s evolution may be divided into three distinct phases.


Search Engine Social Media Site Social Graph Search Paradigm Query String 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nova Spivack
    • 1
  1. 1.Radar NetworksUSA

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