[FoRK] nice hack to attempt to verify yahoo archive size claim
Mon Aug 15 21:03:54 PDT 2005
Do you think the death of PageRank is due to the growth of the web?
I have a feeling that it's got far more to do with people beginning to
understand how PageRank works and gaming the system as a result.
Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> On Aug 15, 2005, at 4:36 PM, Jeremy Zawodny wrote:
>> Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
>>> On Aug 15, 2005, at 2:39 PM, Luis Villa wrote:
>>> Not really cool. The problem is that as the number of pages
>>> increases, so do issues of relevancy.
>> Shouldn't a good relevancy function scale independent of the # of
>> page is has to consider? (I'm talking about quality, not speed here.)
> No... it becomes harder and harder to distinguish meaningful
> differences. PageRank was used to improve this, but even that is swamped.
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