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    "We really need to talk more about monitoring search quality for public interest topics."

    August 31st, 2023
    Dave Guarino (website | Twitter; “the founding engineer (and then Director) of GetCalFresh.org at Code for America”)
    @allafarce via Twitter on Jan 16, 2020

    We really need to talk more about monitoring search quality for public interest topics.


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