Google has been famously protective of its super-secret search algorithm — that is, the computer code that translates our searches into relevant results we expect. But technology journalist Steven Levy has gotten unprecedented access to the process Google employs to improve search. In Wired magazine he reports Google is set to make more than 500 changes to its search algorithm this year alone.
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