Tag: Google Books

Google’s plan to allow online users to preview 20% of all the world’s books, which Google plans to scan into an enormous multi-terabyte database

Factoids About the Google Books Settlement

For those of you who are confused about what Google actually hopes to accomplish by digitizing more than 12 million books, and what the implications are for copyright holders, the Open Book Alliance has published a very interesting analysis of the proposed Google Books Settlement, which attempts to parse rhetoric from reality. The article can [...]

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Free Books!

If you have ever read any space opera or even been a casual observer of sci-fi on television (e.g., Star Trek), you will be familiar with the idea that one of the advances civilization finally manages to accomplish with the advent of advanced computing capabilities is the information net, where all human knowledge and data [...]

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