Boz Handy-Bosma thinks this is interesting: Of course, we need not be satisfied with the status quo. Since complexity of the information retrieval challenge increases exponentially with linear increases in volume, we know the most dramatic way to improve performance is to search less content. From 2. The Anatomy of Search from Search Patterns by Peter Morville, Jeffery Callender Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. Released: January 2010 Note search better by removing the ROT - redundant, outdated, and trivial Share this highlight http://learning.oreilly.com/a/search-patterns/14372219/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Have an account? Sign in.