In reality, the internet is one giant research center. People flock to the world wide web in search of information and simply entering a search term into a search engine can be considered a form of research. However, research can often be more involved than just entering a term and finding just what you’re looking for. Indeed, there are plenty of internet searches that require you to dig deep in a page to find exactly what you are looking for. Yahoo and Microsoft have thrown their hats in the ring in order to provide you with efficient research services. Here are what the internet giants have to offer.
1.) Yahoo Research! Yahoo has long been one of the highest rated websites in terms of sheer traffic on the internet for quite some time. Yahoo employs a team of scientists who mine the large data sets available to Yahoo! for useful data analysis. These scientists employed by yahoo! publish high level scientific work available in publication and technical reports available right on the yahoo! research website.
2.) Microsoft Research- Microsoft employs about 800 researchers in a variety of fields including sociologists and physicists. They are located around the world and their specialty areas come through in research pertaining to software engineering and computer science. Like Yahoo! Research, a majority of the findings from their research team are available right on the website.
The fact that these internet giants are so serious about their research centers is impressive. They host large teams of high level researchers in order to stay on the cutting edge of developments in our society. Check these sites out for some impressive research documents.