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What is content discovery, and how can you make it easier for your users to find what they want?

What images — literal or symbolic — does the concept of discovery bring to mind? Maybe someone kneeling in a shallow river ...

Catherine Dee

Search and Discovery writer

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Choosing the right enterprise search platform: what’s important?

Website search engines are no longer simply a tool for pulling up search results and presenting requested information from wherever ...

Catherine Dee

Search and Discovery writer

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How does a music recommendations algorithm work to boost user engagement?

Do you use an online music-streaming service? Probably a silly question given the popularity of these apps, but how ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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How movie and video recommendations work, and why streaming services must get it right

How do you watch movies and videos online? On YouTube on your PC? Netflix in the mobile app? Or maybe ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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What does ecommerce personalization actually mean?

What ecommerce personalization is assumed to mean vs. what it actually means can be pretty different. Personalization? Oh yeah, it ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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What is knowledge-centered service?

Did you know that your IT service desk is quite likely under increasing pressure? An influx of demand due to ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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What is intelligent search and how does it work?

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. —Emo Philips Ever ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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NLP & NLU as part of semantic search

NLP and NLU—two (often confused) technologies that make search more intelligent and ensure that people can search and find ...

Dustin Coates

Product and GTM Manager

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Introducing user data profiles for personalized and privacy-aware experiences

Data is one of the most critical assets thriving companies of all sizes possess. Unfortunately, that doesn't always translate ...

Ciprian Borodescu

Head of Algolia R&D Romania | AI Evangelist

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What is an intelligent workplace and how does it improve productivity and the employee experience?

How would you describe an intelligent workplace? A company run by chatbots glued to their smartphones? One in which all ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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Autocomplete (predictive search): A key to online conversion

Have you ever had a friend who would finish your sentences? It’s amazing when someone knows you that well ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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7 Tips for building exceptional Media industry site search and discovery

Search is a topic media companies often overlook. Most of us associate the word search with search engines like Google ...

Pauline Lafontaine

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

The right AI tools to build great search experiences

Algolia AI optimizes your entire Search and Discovery experience growing your business with far less manual tuning.Algolia AI is tightly integrated into a comprehensive Search and Discovery management platform so you can always make the final decision.

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Mobile Search and Discovery: How to create ultra-user-friendly UX

Where’s a local retailer that stocks the cool item you just found on your Apple iPhone? Where’s a ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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Introducing our new navigation

We’re excited to share a behind the scenes look at our newly redesigned navigation. The redesign is the result ...

Craig Williams

Director of Product Design & Research

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Search personalization 101: how to capitalize on personalized search and discovery

When you need to find or buy something online, do you want to feel like the company “knows” you? Perhaps ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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Improve enterprise workplace search efficiency

Imagine you work for a company and you’re asked to put together a proposal. You need to find details ...

Catherine Dee

Search & Discovery Writer

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Creating an omnibar with Autocomplete

When is a search bar not a search bar? When it's an "omnibar" built with Autocomplete! In her episode ...

Bryan Robinson

Senior Developer Relations Specialist

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How to implement autocomplete with JavaScript on your website

You’ve likely seen autocomplete searches before, where users get suggested searches as they type. Not only does it save ...

Adam DuVander

Principal Consultant at EveryDeveloper

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