m-d-r.fr - A french search engine

Ok so I totally forgot to post about this - I have been working with bigger than fiction for Canal + (big french TV channel) on Le Moteur de Recherche with Julien De Luca.

The goal was to create an engine that takes english words/people/objects and converts them in their french equivalent, often with a bit of humor. It was made as a marketing operation for a documentary they were making.

I made the server using node.js and mongodb, including among other things a web scrapper that gets data from websites and wikipedia, and also downloads media for searches, treats them (crop/resize) and uploads them to our amazon S3 cloud.


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