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"This is the Memecodes experiment.
Randomly created pages trying to spawn offspring...
by mating search engine users arriving upon them."

Re: Memecodes

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So, eventually you should get pages that evolve to show some of the most
popular queries, and be best optimised for them. I can't decide if it's
inspired, nuts, or just spammy. It may even be useful.

How long does it take pages to expire? If you really wanted to mimic evolution,
the best pages would last longer. Go on, make the code available on open source
so we can all suggest refinements.

In a sense this is similar to those spammy automated search pages you see
"Thank you for searching for widgets. Your widgets search has brought up these
great widget companies". I'd like to know how you plan to make it different,
but you may well be giving birth to the Frankenstein's monster of search engine
spamming methods. Although Memecodes is resticted to a few thousand pages, I
can just see SE's drowning in millions of pages of auto-generated and
self-evolving text, the grey goo of the internet.

Alice Woolley /
Inside the Bubble - autism information

Re: Memecodes

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Neither can I, but the words from Old Google Eyes are unambiguous enough:
'Make pages for users, not for search engines [...]
Another useful test is to ask [...] " Would I do this if search engines
didn't exist?" '

/Martin Hagstrøm

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