Learning from Auto-complete in Google SearchPosted: December 15, 2013
Despite all the various scary and crazy things people find in Google Search’s auto-complete, more often than not I get one overwhelming message.
So last night, when I started a search with “[w s v] = svd(…”
I’d not gotten very far when autocomplete said:
[w s v] = svd((repmat(sum(x.*x 1) size(x 1) 1).*x)*x’)
interestingly, one of the first hits was on StackOverflow (meaning programmers were talking about this) at
So while others may be creeped out, my reaction remains: “you are not alone” 🙂