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Daniel M Russell

Research Scientist, Search Quality & User Happiness
Google
Author, The Joy of Search: A Google Insider's Guide to Going Beyond the Basics

Daniel Russell studies how people search and research, making him "an anthropologist of search." He works for Google as a research scientist as the Uber Tech Lead for Search Quality and User Happiness in Mountain View.  He earned his PhD in computer science, specializing in Artificial Intelligence until he realized that magnifying and understanding human intelligence was his real passion.  Twenty years ago he foreswore AI in favor of HI, and enjoys teaching, learning, running and music, preferably all in one day.  He has worked at Xerox PARC before it was PARC.com, was in the Advanced Technology Group at Apple where he wrote the first 100 web pages for www.Apple.com using SimpleText.  He has also worked at IBM and briefly at a startup that developed tablet computers before the iPad.   He blogs about search strategies at SearchResearch.

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