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Tuesday April 29, 2008 3:02 pm

Mahalo Offers Human-Powered Search

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Videos

If you are tired of Googling and coming up with stuff that is meta word infested or meant only to make a buck, consider Mahalo beta. Originally launched last year, it’s creator, Jason Calacanis, believes that the “curated web” is the answer. The human-powered search engine claims that it creates organized, spam free searches. Sign up with them, enter your searches and get paid for your efforts (according to relevance and difficulty.) And if you are really into the Mahalo phenomenon, check out their new VlogIdol search for Mahalo Daily which began yesterday or join their Mahalo Social Network.

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Umm I am a little confused by the video… but I do like the idea of human based search results!  Humans are going to know what they want better than a one-size-fits-all algorithm.  In the future I bet you will have where all your documents will be scanned for context, and the search engines will learn more about who you are and will take that data into consideration when presenting search results

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