Online Reputation Management with Reverse Search Engine Optimization: How did we get here and what are we heading for?

  Herman Tumurcuoglu is a professor at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business and the founder of a meta-search engine called Mamma.com. Last December, Herman kindly shared his experience in the business of information retrieval with Anastasia, his former student. Our conversation about the relationship between business, technology, and people took place in a perfect test-ground for ideas – … Read More

David Weigl: Relevance in Music Search

David Weigl holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Masters by Research in Informatics from the University of Edinburgh. He is a PhD candidate at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies, and a student member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT). In his research, David combines his academic interests in information retrieval, … Read More

Jessamyn West: Web 2.0, Library 2.0, Librarian 2.0

Jessamyn West is currently a community technology instructor at Randolph Technical Career Center, a freelance writer, and a web designer living in Vermont solving technology challenges for schools and libraries. She has been speaking on libraries, technology, and politics since 2003. Her interests lie in how Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 reflect many things libraries are already doing, the digital … Read More