JacobGrier.com: The Search by Spock
This week I was invited to join a cool new people search engine called Spock. Tim O’Reilly sums it up better than I can:
You can search for a specific person — but you can do that on Google. More importantly, you can search for a class of person, say politicians, or people associated with a topic — say Ruby on Rails. The spock robot automatically creates tags for any person it finds (and it gathers information on people from Wikipedia, social networking sites like LinkedIn…) but it also lets users add tags of their own, and vote existing tags up or down to strengthen the associations between people and topics.