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The Internet's Number One Human Search Engine

What Started as a Personal Website has now become one of The Greatest Internet Directories of all time.

 
PRLog - Aug. 17, 2010 - In 1999, when search engines were the craze of the internet, a few people started building directories. But directories never became popular and were pretty much off the radar as search engines dominated the internet. This of course never discouraged Howard Polley. Howard's quest to find everything adventurous on the Internet has turned his personal website devoted to Adventure into one of the greatest Internet directories of all time. So what is a Human Search Engine? A Human Search Engine is a actual 'Person' who searches the internet for websites about a particular subject. Unlike other search engines that use a 'Computer Robot Web Crawler' that is controlled by algorithms, or other factors, to find websites on the internet. A Human Search Engine will filter search results to produce a limited number of relevant results as well as related results of higher quality. Unlike traditional search engines that display too many results with too many results being irrelevant.

   "I can't help but laugh when I look back on my website that started with only one page". The idea to start my own website came to me after seeing Google for the first time. I happened to be at work when someone showed me the Google search engine. We started putting in keywords and were amazed at the results. I also noticed that there was too many results and too many things that were not relevant to the keywords. So as I left my colleges office I was walking down the hall, and at that moment, I decided that it would be a great to start my own website and organize the Internet. So I talked to one of my friends and he suggested that I buy a website building software. So while visiting a Computer Fair in Southbury Connecticut I purchased Microsoft's FrontPage Software, which I still use today. Since I loved adventure, loved traveling, loved sports and recreation, I decided to have my website dedicated to adventure. And the rest is history. I had to teach myself everything about website design and I'm still learning because the technology is always changing. And it wasn't just learning about website design, I also had to learn everything about the Internet like website hosting, website search engine submissions, Internet searches, computer software, computer hardware, photography, video, and so on and so on.

   The first couple of years I did all my Internet searches using a dial up modem, which was painfully slow. I could only visit a few websites a day. But when I got a DSL connection my website viewing immediately went into hyper drive. Since then I have visited 10's of thousands of websites and I was continually saying "Wow that's cool, where could I put that?". This is when my website started to grow and grow. I was always creating a new page, creating a new category and discovering things that I never new existed. I have found over 8,000 of the best websites, I have taken and uploaded 1,000's of photos, videos and articles. Looking for Adventure.com is an adventurers paradise and inspiration for the outdoors. Besides adventure I have recommended outdoor gear, travel tips, travel services, vacation ideas, extreme vacations, sports, recreation, adventure jobs, adventure schools, adventure races and so much more.

"As the Internet grew I grew along with it, I see no end.."

   Adventure was only the beginning, a catalyst of something that is much bigger then myself. As I was Looking for Adventure I found much more then I could have ever imagined. The internet is not just a place for websites, it's an extremely important connection. A connection with people, places, ideas, information and knowledge. There is so much to learn in cyberspace that we have only just begun. I have literally learned more from the Internet in the last 11 years then I have in the first 39 years of my life. And all along I thought I was just building a website.


To learn more about this incredible Journey visit www.lookingforadventure.com

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Looking for Adventure.com where the spirit of adventure never dies. Over 8,000 hand picked websites, 100's of great product links, 1,000's of photos, 100's of videos, advertisers, as well as travel tips, photography tips, jobs, schools, racing and so much more. This website has become an incredible resource and a favorite among internet surfers, adventure enthusiasts and information seekers. I just don't travel the world, I also travel the World Wide Web so visitors will always find something new and informative.
I'm like your best friend who's finding all the cool stuff on the internet and then bookmarking them to save, share and enjoy.

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Source:Howard Polley
Phone:2037980308
Zip:06810
City/Town:Danbury - Connecticut - United States
Industry:Internet, Photography, Travel
Tags:human search engine, adventure, Travel, photography, sports, jobs, Education, DIRECTORY
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