Phil BradleyIndependent Internet Consultant
Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "search technology", "google", "blog", "url", "data", "twitter", "database", "video", "microsoft", "bbc". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.
Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 35.
Phil Bradley looks at the concept of real-time search and points to some of the functionality that users can and should expect to find when exploring these engines.
issue61 October 2009
Phil Bradley takes a look at how social media output is being indexed, sorted and made available for searching by looking at some representative samples.
issue57 October 2008
Phil Bradley finds it difficult to ignore some of the latest developments from Google - particularly the ones that are actually quite good.
issue56 July 2008
Phil Bradley reviews a means of enhancing the relevance of search results through the use of custom-built search engines.
issue55 April 2008
Phil Bradley looks at the major contenders and discusses the value of this type of search engine.
issue54 January 2008
Phil Bradley takes a look at different versions of Ask to see how it is developing and looks at how it is emerging from its servant roots.
issue51 April 2007
Phil Bradley takes a look at some of the search engines that he noticed in 2006 and provides quick assessments.
issue50 January 2007
Phil Bradley looks at a work offering programming 'know-how' to create resources that will do things with the search engine that might otherwise prove difficult or impossible.
Phil Bradley takes an in-depth look at Google and its competition and wonders if things are looking slightly worrying for the search giant.
issue49 October 2006
Phil Bradley puts a relative newcomer through its paces and finds some very useful features together with potential for improvement.
issue48 July 2006
Phil Bradley takes a look at the development of search engines over the lifetime of Ariadne and points to what we might anticipate in the years to come.
issue47 April 2006
Phil Bradley casts his eye over image search engines.
issue45 October 2005
Phil Bradley takes a look at some of the new developments at Google.
issue44 July 2005
Phil Bradley takes a look at which search engines to use depending on what you need to find..
issue43 April 2005
Phil Bradley asks 'Is your choice of search engine based on how good it is, or on what else you use?'
issue42 January 2005
Phil Bradley looks at some existing search engines and also some new ones to bring you up to date on what is happening in the world of Internet search engines.
issue41 October 2004
Phil Bradley takes a look at some new search engines to see if they are up to challenging the top dogs.
issue40 July 2004
Phil Bradley reviews and analyses recent criticisms of the giant and takes an objective view from a broader perspective.
issue39 April 2004
Phil Bradley takes us through the major trends and highlights in the world of search engines over the course of the past year.
issue38 January 2004
Phil Bradley gives us an overview of emerging, new and newly discovered search engines that we might want to keep an eye on as they develop.
issue37 October 2003
Phil Bradley looks at the developments occurring with weblogs and how you can go about searching on or for them.
issue36 July 2003
Phil Bradley looks at various developments that have occurred recently in the ever-shifting scene of the search engine.
issue35 April 2003
Search Engines: Phil Bradley The new kids on the block - copying or competing? This article looks at who is providing the competition for Google and Ixquick, and provides some food for thought for those who use these two search engines.
issue32 July 2002
Phil Bradley's regular column on search engine technology.
issue31 April 2002
Phil Bradley's regular column.
issue30 January 2002
Phil Bradley looks at Country and Regional Search Engines.
issue29 October 2001
Phil Bradley looks at Ask Jeeves.
issue28 June 2001
Phil Bradley looks at the effect these have on your site's vital statistics.
issue27 March 2001
Phil Bradley offers his latest look at the search engine marketplace.
issue25 September 2000
Phil Bradley explores search engine ranking techniques.
issue24 June 2000
Phil Bradley describes how Ixquick stacks up against the competition.
issue23 March 2000
Phil Bradley on the Altavista relaunch, and Personalised Search Engines.
issue22 December 1999
Phil Bradley explains how 'FAST' has recently been launched as the most comprehensive of the search engines, and this article compares the FAST results with those of AltaVista and Northern Light.
issue21 September 1999
Phil Bradley looks at the search engines that can be used to trace people.
issue20 June 1999
Phil Bradley reviews recent developments with search engines.
issue19 March 1999
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