Entries Tagged as 'Tutorials'

Reaching the World with AMO Localizations

July 30th, 2010 · No Comments

As anyone who’s developed an add-on for Firefox is probably aware, Mozilla’s AMO pages offer a multitude of localization options for your add-on’s webpage: 33 different languages, including English, to be exact. This is an unparalleled opportunity to reach and communicate with users virtually everywhere around the world. However, actually translating your AMO page, quickly […]

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Tags: Collaboration · Tutorials

Excellent Demonstration Video

March 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Len Charnoff, video blogger and one of four Internet entrepreneurs selected by Microsoft to be featured in the television series “America At Work- Road Map To The Internet,” put together an excellent video demonstrating the functionality of Surf Canyon’s browser extension, which we have chosen to share with you. For best viewing, watch directly on […]

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Tags: Presentations · Testimonials · Tutorials

Panel Participation at Add-on-Con

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Once again, Mike Wertheim, our Chief Architect, participated in a panel discussion at the 2009 Add-on-Con on December 11th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Like last year’s topic, this one was related to cross-browser development. For everyone who missed it, you can watch the video either below or on the Add-on-Con blog. […]

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Tags: Code · Media · Presentations · Tutorials

Know Thy Add-on User

January 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Mark Cramer, CEO of Surf Canyon, offers some thoughts on the Mozilla blog regarding gathering and responding to user feedback. We have done our best to collect as much as information as possible from our users, as well as anyone else who wishes to offer feedback, and will continue to strive to respond, to the […]

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Tags: Tutorials

Evaluating Surf Canyon’s Technology (Part 2)

December 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

In a Part I, we began discussing some quantitative evaluations of the technology reported in our research paper.  The goal in these studies is to see if search engine users get any value out of real-time implicit personalization and, if so, to find metrics that we can use to quantify this value. One of the […]

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Tags: - Top Posts - · Discovery · Personalization · Research · Tutorials

Evaluating Surf Canyon’s Technology (Part 1)

October 14th, 2008 · No Comments

For the past 2½ years, Surf Canyon has been working to improve the web search experience. In particular, we feel that search results individualized to each user and their current context will prove superior to search results that are not personalized to real-time intent. Our hypothesis is that real-time personalization works and the  challenge for […]

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Tags: Discovery · Personalization · Research · Tutorials

John McCain has an SEO Problem

June 27th, 2008 · No Comments

In our continuing entirely unscientific look at the search result pages for the presidential candidates, we now turn our attention to the presumptive nominee for the Republican party. John McCain has joked that he uses Google during his search for a running mate, so let’s take a look at what we find when we search […]

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Tags: Tutorials

“Email This” to Your Friends

June 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This handy feature has been around for a few weeks, but it’s worth pointing out now. Ever wish there was an easy way to email results you find directly off search results page? Wish no more! Next to every search result Surf Canyon has added an “Email This” link (indicated by the red circles below) […]

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Tags: Announcements · Tutorials

What is Hillary Clinton Hiding?

May 29th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Or, more precisely, what’s hiding in the search results for “Hillary Clinton”? How to Find the Needles in Your Search Results Haystack Enter a search for “Hillary Clinton” on your favorite search engine and the top results will often be bland, official stuff. So where’s the beef? Few people will bother to venture past the […]

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Tags: Tutorials

Discovering Discovery

October 11th, 2007 · 24 Comments

Here’s a quick 1, 2, 3 to help you get the most out of Surf Canyon’s Discovery Engine for Search™. Step 1: Enter you query at search.SurfCanyon.com or, if you like, download our add-on and then go to your favorite search engine (Google, Yahoo! or Bing), just like you always do, and enter your keywords. […]

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Tags: Discovery · Recommendations · Tutorials