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Exposing Inconsistent Web Search Results with Bobble [chapter]

Xinyu Xing, Wei Meng, Dan Doozan, Nick Feamster, Wenke Lee, Alex C. Snoeren
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In contrast to previously published results, we find that 98% of all Google search results display some inconsistency, with a user's geographic location being the dominant factor influencing the nature  ...  Given their critical role as gateways to Web content, the search results a Web search engine provides to its users have an out-sized impact on the way each user views the Web.  ...  In particular, we seek to quantify the extent to which search personalization algorithms return results that are inconsistent with those that would be returned to other users, and expose any differences  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-04918-2_13 fatcat:kmnh2p3pwnhdnb3oa56ibzkspq

The workshop on active internet measurements (AIMS) report

k. c. claffy, Marina Fomenkov, Ethan Katz-Bassett, Robert Beverly, Beverly A. Cox, Matthew Luckie
2009 Computer communication review  
As with previous AIMS workshops, the goals were to further our understanding of the potential and limitations of active measurement research and infrastructure in the wide-area Internet, and to promote  ...  Nick Feamster (Georgia Tech) spoke on his recent research that exposes inconsistent web search results with browser plug-in Bobble (  ...  Using more than 75K search queries from about 175 users over nine months, they found that 98% of all Google search queries from Bobble users resulted in some inconsistency, and that geography was more  ... 
doi:10.1145/1629607.1629614 fatcat:phe3yyhogfanpcljf5ouccislu

Do you see what I see? Images of the COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of Google

Monica Lestari Paramita, Kalia Orphanou, Evgenia Christoforou, Jahna Otterbacher, Frank Hopfgartner
2021 Zenodo  
First, we crowdsource a search task to users in four regions of Europe, asking them to help us create a photo documentary of Covid-19 by providing image search queries.  ...  When users expressed a given query in different languages, there was no overlap for most of the results.  ...  Exposing inconsistent Web search results with Bobble. In M. Faloutsos, & A. Kuzmanovic (Eds.), Lecture notes in computer science: vol. 8362, Passive and active measurement (pp. 131–140).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5783014 fatcat:34jezrmeejhv7kx7wt52nvxbsu

XRay: Enhancing the Web's Transparency with Differential Correlation [article]

Mathias Lecuyer, Guillaume Ducoffe, Francis Lan, Andrei Papancea, Theofilos Petsios, Riley Spahn, Augustin Chaintreau, Roxana Geambasu
2014 arXiv   pre-print
XRay predicts which data in an arbitrary Web account (such as emails, searches, or viewed products) is being used to target which outputs (such as ads, recommended products, or prices).  ...  To make predictions independent of the audited service, XRay relies on the following insight: by comparing outputs from different accounts with similar, but not identical, subsets of data, one can pinpoint  ...  For example, Bobble [46] reveals search result personalization based on user location (e.g., IP) and search history.  ... 
arXiv:1407.2323v2 fatcat:kshkaewvcfc25gnnamhadz26l4

If Rumors Were Horses

Katina Strauch
2013 Against the Grain  
And she sent me a cool mosaic container with Against the Grain appliqued across it. I am keeping it under lock and key (with my bobble-head doll).  ...  Issue enumeration was similarly inconsistent, with the labels "volume," "number," and "issue" occasionally used interchangeably; for titles with longer press runs, the numbering was subject to starting  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.5222 fatcat:bufh3ta3jzdhfb4xty7jvsi42y

The Self, the Stasi, the NSA: Privacy, Knowledge, and Complicity in the Surveillance State

Robert H. Sloan, Richard Warner
2015 Social Science Research Network  
That is inconsistent with the path of self-realization the source has chosen and wishes to continue.  ...  credit-card transactions, cell-phone call records, e-mails, airplane travel records, and Web search information. 129 Palantir has built a customer list that includes the U.S.  ...  We conclude with Glen Greenwalds 2014 version of Schneiers 2007 question with which we began: [W]e stand at a historic crossroads.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2577308 fatcat:a56szxz42jbxbomu6lz6dqijcm

A revision of the genus Poltys in Australasia (Araneae: Araneidae)

Helen M. Smith
2006 Records of the Australian Museum  
sigillatus Chrysanthus is synonymized with P. frenchi Hogg.  ...  Koch; P. microtuberculatus Rainbow is synonymized with P. stygius Thorell; P. bimaculatus Keyserling, P. mammeatus Keyserling and P. salebrosus Rainbow are synonymized with P. laciniosus Keyserling; P.  ...  An accidental sharp knock against the branch supporting the web has sometimes resulted in the whole web disintegrating as if exploding, leaving nothing but a few frame lines.  ... 
doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.58.2006.1465 fatcat:bdzmixrnxzcmpemufjosb7cpn4

Who Should Read This Book [chapter]

2016 Securing the Outdoor Construction Site  
A web search for "Pyxie" will turn up resources.  ...  (Web searches on either of these names will turn up the relevant standards.)  ...  By contrast, non-object-oriented programming is more casual about exposing the internals of the data structure and code. OS Operating System.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-802383-9.00019-8 fatcat:5cxlhe2k4fbjzfwouwq6qa7iqe

Les songes pleureurs de Poulenc: Lorca, a queer Jondo and le Surr��alisme in the ���Intermezzo��� of Francis Poulenc���s Sonate pour violon et piano

Oliver Charles Edward Smith, Freya Jarman
2016 Cogent Arts & Humanities  
As a consequence, the movement is imbued with a programmatic quality that causes it to sit somewhere inbetween Poulenc's instrumental and vocal works.  ...  Dedicated to the memory of Spanish resistant poet Federico García Lorca, the sonata's slow movement, the "Intermezzo", is prepended with the opening line of Lorca's "Las Seis Cuerdas".  ...  In an exposed passage for violin reminiscent of the solo bassoon opening of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, a work Poulenc knew intimately, 46 the double-octave spacing is followed with a further four  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311983.2016.1187242 fatcat:yviridauhbgjbpnlbvo5bqzsl4

Reviews and syntheses: Physical and biogeochemical processes associated with upwelling in the Indian Ocean

Puthenveettil Narayana Menon Vinayachandran, Yukio Masumoto, Michael J. Roberts, Jenny A. Huggett, Issufo Halo, Abhisek Chatterjee, Prakash Amol, Garuda V. M. Gupta, Arvind Singh, Arnab Mukherjee, Satya Prakash, Lynnath E. Beckley (+2 others)
2021 Biogeosciences  
Additionally, sustained long-term observations with high temporal and spatial resolutions along with high-resolution modelling efforts are recommended for a deeper understanding of upwelling, its variability  ...  Interaction of mesoscale eddies with the western boundary, dipole eddy pair interactions, and passage of cyclonic eddies cause upwelling.  ...  Thanks go to Doraiswamy Shankar for his comments on the manuscript and to Choyyan Poothetta Neema for help with manuscript preparation.  ... 
doi:10.5194/bg-18-5967-2021 fatcat:4yolnjjcorecxc3dz62qvgkt3a


2021 Zenodo  
Effective listening involves observing body language and noticing inconsistencies between verbal and non-verbal messages.  ...  Not waiting to hear the entire questions can result in you providing a response which had nothing to do with the question.  ...  All this results in cordial relations with the customers, which enhances the goodwillof the business.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5515073 fatcat:bmqvhk7xinbffd4xo2hcmmpqwa

Who should Read this Book? [chapter]

Child Protection  
A web search for "Pyxie" will turn up resources.  ...  (Web searches on either of these names will turn up the relevant standards.)  ...  By contrast, non-object-oriented programming is more casual about exposing the internals of the data structure and code. OS Operating System.  ... 
doi:10.4135/9781446212677.n4 fatcat:2fda5et7nfd45ms5nihte4wyea

Sensuous wanderings

Arianna Fognani
Web. 11 May 2014.  ...  These practices will show surprising results when people would actually come in contact with the tactile panels.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3474d07 fatcat:ex3j7r4wcvdmrmvuadxnfq2vwa

From SOSUS to Satellites: Sovereignty, Security and Surveillance in the Canadian Arctic [article]

William Carruthers, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary, Rob Huebert
Further, with the military having control over all aspects of the surveillance infrastructure, this government is positioning the military above other departments with respect to Arctic capabilities.  ...  This thesis will argue that the government of Stephen Harper prefers to answer sovereignty challenges with military security.  ...  the upper ice surface, with the whip antenna exposed.  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/26238 fatcat:32v7hnrot5cbdjzlxcsj6vguty

Representation of Contemporary Society in Arvind Adiga's The White Tiger

Umed Singh
2017 unpublished
He is looking at the "real world" from some angle, with some experience and expectation and the readers are at liberty to endorse or discredit the portrayal of India in the novel.  ...  As Nixon observes, the novel engages with "a local materiality while exposing the web of transnational forces that permeate and shape the local" (Nixon 450).  ...  Saleem's inconsistent memory reveals how the past is reconstructed by the strategies of history-writing.  ... 
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