Topic Specific Search Engines

The search engine has been around for more than 20 years. Since then many have come, gone or lost popularity. Today the king of all engines is the big G or Google. It has become so popular that we no longer say "search it" but instead opt for "Google it". There are many people that are no longer entering URLs directly in their browser's address bar, but rather searching for it and hitting the first result!…

Duck Duck Go a Google Contender?

On my quest to find a good Linux OS I decided to give Linux Mint one more try. One thing I noticed when I fired up Firefox was that the default engine was not Google (the usual with FF) but one I haven't heard called Duck Duck Go. I ended up ignoring it since I use Google Chrome as my web browser.

As I was going through the Mint blog, I came across this post.…