IT Manager’s Journal: Why the Future of Search May Be Open Source

“With Google rumored to be on the eve of a $4 billion IPO, Web
search technology is attracting a lot of attention from
technologists and business people alike. Doug Cutting, president of
open source search software project Nutch.org thinks he has the
next big thing in search: open source.

“Search was indeed the topic Thursday evening at PARC, at an
event sponsored by the Software Developer’s Forum and organized by
MIT Technology Review editor Wade Roush. Cutting, Google Director
Peter Norvig, Ask Jeeves VP Jim Lanzone and VC Sharon Weinbar spoke
about the technology and business of search…”

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