Great post in Blog Alive about GlobeAlive, a conversational search engine that returns people instead of web pages. Allen makes a big passionate argument for the need for a service that can bring people together, that can help people find find a person who has the information they are looking for. Allen says it best:
What I'm talking about is using the web to find actual people in the world at large that you can talk to right now, about whatever you’re specifically searching for. There's nothing like that yet. Nothing. People aren't searchable. They’re the most important resource in the world, and they’re not searchable...
I couldn't agree more. I am an active participant in GlobeAlive. It's hard to describe the feeling of actually being able to answer someone's question directly. People say "wow, thanks!". As Allen says, there are answers that just can't be found on web pages. But GlobeAlive is about more than search, its about global conversations. It's the World Live Web.
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