Finding French TV with Flax

We've recently been working with mySkreen, who like Hulu in the U.S. provide a service for finding and viewing television programs via your web browser. mySkreen is the brainchild of Frédéric Sitterlé, previously Head of New Media at the Le Figaro media group. mySkreen works with French-language content, and is currently indexing over 1.6 million programmes (and counting). Using Fla...Continue reading

When real-time search isn't

Avi Rappoport writes about 'real-time' search, a popular subject at the moment. Twitter search is one example of this kind of application, where a stream of new content is arriving very quickly. From a search engine developer's point of view there are various things to consider: how quickly new content must become searchable, how to balance this against performance demands and how to rank ...Continue reading