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Stanford Internet Study Details Most Common Online Activities

Posted by geeknews at 12:09 PM on December 31, 2004

A report of Internet-related activities, published by Stanford University in 2000, asked 4,000 respondents to select among a list of 17 online activities. The results were not surprising. An updated report is forthcoming next week.

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Google Becomes a Library. Digitizing the World’s Books?

Posted by geeknews at 9:43 AM on December 14, 2004

Google Becomes a Library. Digitizing the World’s Books?
Google, Inc., flush from a solid IPO, is serving five of the leading libraries by offering to pick up the tab for scanning the hallowed collections and making the resulting texts available online, in many cases, at no charge to the reader. The new project, Google Print, offers an entirely new way of conducting library research.

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