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Indo-Canadian Teenager Designs a search engine 47% More Accurate than Google.

Anmol Tukrel, a 16 year old Indian-origin Canadian Citizen, has a personalised search engine which claims is 47 percentage more accurate than Google.
According to the Economic Times report, Tukrel took a couple of months to design it, and about 60 hours to code the engine, as part of his submission into Google Science
Fair, a global online competition that is open to students aged 13 to 18 years. His tinkering kit included a computer with at least 1 gigabyte of free storage space, a python-language development environment, a spreadsheet program and access to Google and New York Times.
Anmol Tukrel in order to test the accuracy of the search engines, he compared the results after feeding both Google and his customized search engine with the information, which were obtained strictly limiting his search query to news articles from The New York Times of 2015. Tukrel had created several fictitious users with different interests and corresponding web histories to build the pile of information.
Anmol Tukrel said that the idea of personalised search engine struck his mind when he was in India for a two-week internship programme at a Bengaluru based firm IceCream Labs. “I thought I would do something in the personalized search space. It was the most genius thing ever. But when I realised Google already does it, I tried taking it to the next level”, he said in a conversation with The Newyork Times.
There is something more, with the consent of his parents, Anmol runs a company called Tacocat Computers and wants to study science at Stanford University.
If Turkel’s search engine works over large chunks of data, it might be quite a game-changer.

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