How Google is trying to develop a search engine with censorship for China

How Google is trying to develop a search engine with censorship for China  
 
Edition The Intercept managed to get acquainted with confidential documents describing how Google conducted a search query analysis on the Beijing website in order to develop a black list of words for the search engine with censorship that the company plans to launch in China.
 
 
Engineers work with censored search from the site 265.com, a directory of sites in Chinese, directly owned by Google.
 
 
Unlike services such as Google.com or YouTube, 265.com is not blocked in China by the so-called " ...
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"Yandex" again indexed documents Google Docs

"Yandex" again indexed documents Google Docs  

One of the tables that got into the issue. Probably, Yandex indexed the document of some recruiting agency

 
 
The search system "Yandex" again indexed Google Docs user documents that are not password protected. If you have opened the document for everyone who has the link and sent this link to one person, then keep in mind that this link may become known to Yandex, and the latter will make your "private" document searchable.
 
documents with passwords , ...
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Fitness service again "handed over all appearance" of governments, military and security services

Fitness service again "handed over all appearance" of governments, military and security servicesIn the era of unguided ballistic missiles a proverb was born that "in one funnel the bomb does not fall twice". Since then, ammunition has appeared, with an adjustable flight path, and the proverb began to symbolize the hope that people can learn from other people's mistakes, and twice epic fail for the same scenario can not happen. However, as they say, "there never was such a thing, and again"
 
 
We did not have time to properly forget the story from January 201? when the fitness service Strava revealed the locations of secret US facilities, as there was an even more epic failure ...
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Yandex began indexing Google Docs with passwords

It just became known that Yandex began indexing Google Docs, among which there are also documents with passwords, personal data, etc.
 
 
Link to the search query
 
 
It is recommended that everyone check the access settings of their Google DocsIt just became known that Yandex began indexing Google Docs, among which there are also documents with passwords, personal data, etc.   Link to the search query   It is recommended that everyone check the access settings of their Google Docs...
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Audio search, audio SEO and help for podcasts - Google experts are already working on this

According to Podcast Insights, the number of US residents listening to podcasts on a monthly basis is has increased more than twice in the last 5 years. Therefore, Google decided to think about implementing a full-fledged search for such audio recordings. Due to this approach, the IT giant plans to double the number of listeners of podcasts not only in the US, but also all over the world.
 
 
More details about this news and possible plans of the company, we will tell below.
 
 
Audio search, audio SEO and help for podcasts - Google experts are already working on this

 
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How to speed up mobile search twice. Lecture of Yandex

How to speed up mobile search twice. Lecture of YandexOn the phone, web pages often load longer than on a desktop. The developer Ivan Khvatov tells about the reasons for the backlog and how to deal with it. The lecture consists of several parts: the first - about the main stages of loading the page on mobile devices, the second - about the techniques that we use to accelerate the load, the third - about our method of adapting the layout for different speeds.
 
 

 
- Hello everyone, my name is Ivan Khvatov, I work in the search infrastructure. Last time I'm working on speeding up the download of search results. I work with layout, backend ...
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How to develop a system that recognizes a person by the keyboard handwriting

We are engaged in consumer lending online. The issue of preventing fraud for us is one of the main. Often, potential scammers think that the security systems of fi nite companies are lower than in traditional financial organizations. But this is a myth. All exactly the opposite.
 
How to develop a system that recognizes a person by the keyboard handwriting
 
In order to reduce the level of potential fraud to zero, we have developed a system of behavioral biometrics that is able to identify a person by the keyboard handwriting. The pilot version was introduced in Russia in August 2017.
 
How it works
 
The system allows you to authenticate the user according to the behavior ...
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Elastic opens the source code for X-Pack

Note. translator. X-Pack is a proprietary extension for ELK products.
 
From open communications to free software, openness has always been in the spirit of Elastic.
 
Therefore, we open the proprietary code X-Pack. X-Pack includes functionality related to security, alerts, monitoring, as well as reports, analytics and machine learning.
 
Why do we do this?
 
Initially, we created X-Pack as a set of proprietary functionality that extends the Elastic stack - Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash. Some functions, for example, monitoring were free. Some, for example, security and machine training ...
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Search the site with Reindexer - it's easy. Or how to make "instant search" all around Habrahabr-y

Hello everyone,
 
In the previous article I wrote that we made a new in-memory DB - fast and with rich functionality - Reindexer .
 
In this article I want to tell you how to use Reindexer to implement full-text search on the site, writing a minimum of application code.
 
Search the site with Reindexer - it's easy. Or how to make "instant search" all around Habrahabr-y
 
In general, full-text search on the site - this is an important feature, in our time, mandatory, for any Internet site. The quality and speed of the search depends on
 
How quickly users will find the information they are interested in or the goods that they plan to purchase.
http://habr-demo.reindexer.org/
 
If w...
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As in hh.ru they test the search for vacancies

I already shared with the story of about our experience of using artificial intelligence in the search for hh.ru, and today I would like to dwell on the measurement of the quality of this search in more detail.
 
As in hh.ru they test the search for vacancies  
For the normal operation of the search system of metrics - local, A /B-tests, queues on the pass, etc., is extremely important, and this system requires separate attention and resources. It's not right to think that it's enough just to cut a steep ML and screw all these metrics with "scotch tape"; It is also not enough to measure the quality of the work of an already running system - it ...
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