03 July 2006

Google Sets

I happened to stumble upon yet another experimental product of Google Labs: Google Sets. You enter names of a few items from a set of things that you have in mind, and Google Sets then tries to predict the other elements that would belong in the same set.

So I tried it out by starting with these three elements of a set of characters from The Three Stooges: {Moe, Larry, Curly}. The results I got back puzzled me: among many items that Google Sets predicted were Darth Vader, Monica Lewinsky, Mussolini, and... Tinky Winky? I'm struggling to understand the usefulness of this....

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