In the last decade, websites have evolved from serving static content to running dynamic software. At the same time, users have transitioned from web browsers on desktop computers to native apps on mobile devices. This talk will explain how Quixey's concept of the Functional Web unifies and predicts these trends, and why the future of search is Quixey's Functional Search.
- Intro about Quixey
- What does "Search" really mean?
- Why Mobile Search is broken
- Introducing the Functional Web: the future of apps and the web
- Introducing Functional Search
- Why Web Search is broken
- Google's transition from Search Engine to Portal
- The future: Search as a Platform
WHEN : Thursday, February 6, 2014, 6:30-9:00pm
WHERE: WilmerHale, 950 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, 94304
6:30pm – 7:00pm - Registration and networking with light food and drinks
7:00pm – 8:30pm – Presentation and Q&A
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Networking
Liron Shapira is co-founder and CTO of Quixey, The Search Engine for Apps. Liron invented Quixey's Functional Search, a new approach for searching apps on all mobile platforms. He is an advisor to the Center for Applied Rationality and the Machine Intelligence Research Institute. He has a BA in Computer Science with high honors from UC Berkeley.
Quixey is The Search Engine for Apps. Quixey's Functional Search allows users to find apps by searching for what they want to do. Quixey partners with major app stores, search engines, manufacturers, carriers and web platforms to power app search globally, while the Quixey mobile app brings the power of Functional Search directly to Android consumers.