Google Search Just Got 1,000 Times Smarter – Mashable

Google is rolling out significant new search logic in a big step that shifts the search experience “from strings to things,” also known as “the semantic web” that virtually every search company started chasing years ago. Instead of returning with a list of the most popular webpages that contain a keyword or two, Google’s engine will increasingly understand the meaning behind those words and how they are connected to or affected by our web of language.

If this works well, it really could bring one of the most significant improvements to search since pagerank. If this works.