Right, I didn’t take it as a criticism, no worries there.
Google being so good at search has kinda spoiled people, who expect search to be that good… everywhere. I wish! Consider all the apps and sites that don’t do automatic misspelling correction in search – that is “simple” as a concept, yes, but think of all the websites and apps which don’t do this!
I guess what I’m digging around for is specific suggestions of little things we could do to improve it, such as
hey, are we factoring in the existing category / tag (if available) when doing a topic similarity search?