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LXer 07-11-2010 03:30 AM

LXer: DuckDuckGo: A New Search Engine Built from Open Source
 
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DuckDuckGo is a new search engine focused on relevant results and respecting user privacy. Actually a mash-up of several other sites like Wikipedia, About, Bing, and Yahoo, DuckDuckGo also uses it's own web crawler, the DuckDuckBot. DuckDuckGo uses what it calls Zero-click search results to try to guess what you are looking for and give it to you directly in your search results. I've been using DuckDuckGo for a few weeks now, and I'm impressed. What further impresses me is that the entire site is built on open source tools, ranging from FreeBSD for the operating system to good old-fashioned Perl for the logic.

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H_TeXMeX_H 07-11-2010 04:13 AM

Looks good, I will be trying it out.

brianL 07-11-2010 09:13 AM

Silly name, but it looks OK. Added it to my Firefox search engines list.


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