The directory now includes 822 URLs, labeled as online_markets/
(on their majority deep links from various blogs referring to
prediction markets that I'm patiently collecting on a daily basis,
using tools like rss feeds on google blog and news search etc, for
I'm eager to contribute content or anything, of course.
PS: I see Bo's 2nd idea as, maybe, the fastest way to wide public
awareness of prediction markets.
On Nov 6, 3:28 am, "Lucy Vega" <vega.l...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Fantastic idea.
> In addition to thinking about stock displays as a reference point, I would
> suggest looking at the various odds-comparison websites. These are closer
> conceptually to what you want to accomplish, and in fact they tend to
> include the likes of Intrade, Betfair, etc.
> http://www.betbrain.com/oddsOverview/Specials/sportId/34/site/0http://int.bestbetting.com/specials/ (does some nice charting)http://www.oddschecker.com/specialshttp://lines.sbrlines.com/(sports only)
> I would think that Google could do a better job than these (and other) sites
> already do, and and also pull in a wider range of markets and claims, while
> leaving aside all the sports (or not). Let me know if you want some feedback
> on these sites from a very frequent user. I can't wait to see what you
> On 11/5/07, Bo Cowgill <b...@stanfordalumni.org> wrote:
> > At some point, I think this would make a great set of Google Subscribed
> > Links <http://www.google.com/coop/subscribedlinks/>. This would allow
> > people to see current PM prices in their Google search results. For example,
> > if you searched for "2008 Election" on Google, you could see something at
> > the top such as as:
> > 2008 US Election: Prediction Market Odds:
> > Democrat: 58%, Republican: 42%
> > ... something like this would show up for people who signed up for the
> > PMIA's subscribed links.
> > Also: Some people at Google wanted to build this functionality into the
> > core search product at one point, so that you could get prediction market
> > odds to show up on in search results for *everyone* (not just people who
> > subscribed to this kind of results)*.* We were thinking that it would show
> > up in a way similar to how stock quotes currently appear on search results
> > when you type a stock ticker into Google (see example<http://www.google.com/search?q=GOOG&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=com.ub...>).
> > So if this became a well designed data feed and useful feature, we could
> > talk about moving it off the subscribed model and onto the general public's
> > search results for certain queries (no promises though).
> > Obviously this would be a good idea for other search engine's results if
> > they have a subscribed links program.
> > Bo
> > On Nov 5, 2007 3:56 PM, Emile Servan-Schreiber < e...@newsfutures.com>
> > wrote:
> > > All,
> > > Offering convenient access to the vast trove of predictions currently
> > > offered by the growing number of prediction markets is something that would
> > > benefit the whole industry, and it's one of the stated goals of the PMIA.
> > > As an experiment, I've been playing with a Google custom search engine for
> > > prediction markets. It does a regular Google search, but restricted to
> > > specific PM sites* rather than the whole Web. You can try out the
> > > Prediction Market Search Engine athttp://www.pmindustry.org/search.html
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On Nov 6, 7:58 am, alex kirtland <akirtl...@rocketmail.com> wrote:
> You can also try the Prediction Markets Swicki, which I'm happy to turn over
> to any new PM industry group for managemet.
> Alex Kirtland | UsableMarkets
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> From: Predictio...@googlegroups.com
> [mailto:Predictio...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of George Tziralis
> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2007 2:25 AM
> To: Prediction Markets
> Subject: Re: Prediction Market Search Engine
> I may also point to a similar attempt of mine, started back in Oct 06:
> The directory now includes 822 URLs, labeled as online_markets/ papers/
> news&blogs (on their majority deep links from various blogs referring to
> prediction markets that I'm patiently collecting on a daily basis, using
> tools like rss feeds on google blog and news search etc, for examplehttp://gtziralis.com/post/14802234)