This is an all to common, and unfortunate, occurrence. So long as Excel dominates, this is the reality with which we will have to live. Ultimately, it’s the user needing to do advanced or in depth Analytics that loses.
When I first saw this Infographic, I was struck with how it looks to be a sheet of music. That’s got to be one heck of a smart song!
Visualized for each laureate are prize category, year the prize was awarded, and the age of the recipient at the time. Visualized for each category are grade level, principal academic affiliations, and principal hometown of the laureates.
How to read it
Each dot represents a Nobel laureate, each recipient is positioned according to the year the prize was awarded (x-axis) and age of the person at the time of the award (y-axis).
This is a very well done and very interesting description of semantic searching. It is also a glimpse into the inner workings of the Google search juggernaut.
Google has longed to create a search engine that thinks like a human, with the ability to understand a phrase and better determine the goal of an individual’s search query. Through the use of semantics, Google has been able to accomplish this. To get a better understanding, take a look at how the meaning and relationship of words play a role when searching the web.
- What You Need to Know About Semantic Search (semanticweb.com)
- Old Search is Dead: Enter Semantic Search (semanticweb.com)
- What is Semantic Search and What Is Its Future? (koozai.com)