The Search Setting & Symbolism

John Battelle
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The Internet

The Internet is a collection of networked nodes that contain vast amounts of information. It starts out very small and begins mushrooming around 1993 with the introduction of the World Wide Web.

The World Wide Web

The World Wide Web consists of networked nodes that are named with URLs such as www.something.com, www.something.org, www.something.net, www.something.edu and so on. One can think of the World Wide Web as a graphical interface layered on top of the Internet. The World Wide Web brings the idea of clicking navigation to the Internet.

Search is an application that helps users to find what they are looking for on the World Wide Web. The first search application is Archie, an Internet search. Google, Yahoo, MSN and Amazon are major search competitors today.

Wall Street

Wall Street is the New York financial district that...

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