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Italy: Volunia, a Serendipity-based Search Engine

 wites about”Volunia” [fr], the new search engine in 12 languages ​​invented by Professor Massimo Marchiori of the University of Padua (Italy) : “this is a new concept of navigation of our times I think a test, a laboratory of ideas , also with a prospective vision of the Semantic Web, which relies heavily on “voluntary and spontaneous”  interaction with the user. In a sense, it is a participatory search engine trying to put the future in perspective in order to  adapt the current search process better [fr]. “

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