A co-founder of the popular photo site Flickr just announced the official launch of her new search engine “Hunch” today. The team has raised $2 million in funding. The engine asks you a series of questions to narrow down what results to provide.
While it doesn’t “know” a lot right now, the whole engine is built on machine learning that will improve accuracy and breadth with use and time.
I asked it what I should have for lunch and it did manage to figure out I was in the mood for spicey food. I then went to Noodle Box and MAN did lunch hit the spot! Hunch’s hunch was right 😉
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