Google Print

Google announced a new endeavor today – Google Print. The goal is to make all texts searchable, even if they started out on paper.

I’m quite excited by this prospect, but i’m not quite sure how it works. I went through a handful of class papers i’ve written recently and thrown quotes from authors – Geertz, Levi-Strauss, Marx, Adam Smith, Malinowski, Nietzsche – into Google with no reference to a book. [I did find lots of other class papers citing these exact quotes though.]

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3 thoughts on “Google Print

  1. hunter

    They’re still playing with the syntax – “book about Nietzsche” gets Print results while “Nietzsche” doesn’t

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    Google Print

    GoogleWhat is Google Print? Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Since a lot of the world’s information isn’t yet online, we’re helping to get it there. Google Print puts the content…

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