Can a search engine also become a platform for creative thought?

With numerous commentators worrying about the Google-ification of the human mind and the sense among typical users that Google’s auto-complete is a wormhole of amusement and distraction, it takes a breath of fresh air sometimes to remember that Google searches needn’t determine our intellectual or creative fate. Seenapse, created by Mexican entrepreneur Rafael Jiménez, is a different type of search engine, aimed squarely at creatives: instead of having to continuously tweak your Google or Bing searches until you find the precise subset of search results that you want, it presents you with a crowdsourced variety of additional search terms related to your first ones, allowing you to not only narrow down your search but also find new and unexpected directions for your curiosity.

BASIC MEMBER CONTENT
This content is available for Basic Members.
Already a member, log in