Marissa Mayer on the Value of Speed

The first O’Reilly Velocity conference was in 2008. Key takeaways are Mayer’s four key elements in a search experience:

  • Comprehensiveness
  • Relevancy
  • User Experience
  • Speed

This reminded me how we used to see the search speed easily visible on a google search

… and that’s still the case even now, but a little less prominent.

Lastly, this is my favorite slide that reads, “Compression is your friend.”