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A Search Engine Designed To Surprise You

“Marginalia” up-ranks sites that are text-heavy — with truly offbeat results. Call it “serendipity engineering”


Hey nerds: I recently stumbled across “Marginalia Search”. It’s a search engine with a fascinating design — rather than give you exactly what you’re looking for, it tries to surprise you.




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Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson

I write three times a week about tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer for NYT mag/Wired; author of “Coders” and “Smarter Than You Think”

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