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Defending the Library of Google

May 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

In the current issue of The New York Review of Books, Robert Darnton, Director of the University Library at Harvard, writes about Google’s efforts to digitise the world’s books and create a new universal library. For the most part, the article is really very well-written and enlightening.
However, when comes around to criticising Google Book Search [...]

Tags: book · future · google · tech · writing

Search by Location

September 22nd, 2003 · No Comments

Search by Location – a new Google Labs demo. Remember, you saw it at mssv first…

Tags: google · tech · web


May 20th, 2002 · Comments Off – various neat alpha-stage applications including Google Glossary (works fairly well for the technical terms I tested it with), voice searching and keyboard searching.

Tags: google · tech · web

Google Answers

April 18th, 2002 · Comments Off

Google Answers – pay to have a question answered. As I commented in Metafilter, “I predict that within but a few months, the vast majority of Google Researchers will be high school students or people from countries where the average level of pay is much lower than the western world’s…” (read more of my comment)

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