Scientist Finds PageRank-Type Algorithm from the 1940s

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Aug 25, 2013
11:54 PM EDT
Totally off topic -- but you might find it interesting anyways:

Aug 26, 2013
12:06 AM EDT
Yes, I found it to be interesting. "Nothing new under the sun" comes to mind. A good read. Thanks.

Aug 26, 2013
3:16 AM EDT
I think Yahoo uses a pagerank algorithm developed in the 1700s.

Aug 26, 2013
9:23 AM EDT
Oooo! Tulips!

Aug 26, 2013
12:11 PM EDT
This is why so many mathematicians speak of "discovering" algorithms, not "inventing" them. Even John McCarthy "discovered" Lisp; he did not invent it.

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