There are moments, more often than not, that Google seems to
be smarter than anyone in human history. Its ability to interpret any search query and bring up a vast range of results that offer pinpoint accuracy no matter how nonsensical the query was is the very trait that made it the best the search engine in existence.
But that do not credit to Google. Instead, its credit to
Googles AI named RankBrain.
What is Rankbrain
RankBrain is the artificial intelligence that gathers information, then sifts through your search query, and provides you a search engine results page that is tailored to factors like your country, previous searches, and more. It does this by converting the plethora of written language across the internet into math also known as vectors which allow your device to better
The complexity and efficiency of this allow it to turn up
results even when it encounters words or sentences its never seen before, doing its best to give you a did you mean option to sift through.
All in all, when you type in how to spell [insert word], what the forecast for this week is, or how to tie my shoe, what’s happening in that fraction of a second between the moment you hit search and the results show up is the RankBrain. AI is converting your request into mathematic elements, matching it to all similar features and then giving you a final, accurate result.
The next time you have a question, are looking for a
a recommendation, or are just Feeling Lucky, remember Google, and it’s intelligent Rankbrain.