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Inside Google Book Search

Google has launched a new blog for it’s Google Book Search product.

Google Book Search Blog

Google has started a blog for Google Book Search, called “Inside Google Book Search“.

Thou Shalt Hang out at Wells

I’ve been at the Buzz Conference the last two days – an event hosted by National Community Church (NCC).

Barnett Embedded C Book Arrives In June

Professor & Associate Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology department head Richard Barnett’s “Embedded C Programming And The Atmel AVR” should be available at the beginning of June.

Much Ado About Blogging…

(Scoble, you didn’t answer the question)

Sell Your Book Via Google

Danny has details of a new initiative from Google that will allow publishers (and authors) to sell online versions of their books through Google Book Search.

Google Selling Book Access Online

Publishers who are members of Google’s Partner Program in the US and the UK can sign on to sell online-only access to material available through Google Book Search.

A New Book On C

The C programming language has been around for quite a while now. A new book by Peter Prinz and Tony Crawford called “C in a Nutshell” makes some interesting assertions and provide some useful information for the programming language first used in Unix.

Searching For Anonymity: Now, Its Personal

Until the four major US search engines were subpoenaed by the government, searcher anonymity and privacy was a yawn of concern for most, even if there were a few Paul Reveres out there. After complying with the order, though MSN and others promised no personally identifiable information was given, the slippery slope got a whole lot slicker.

Will Writing a Business Book Generate Sales Leads?

If you have more than a passing interest in writing a business book, this is worth checking out.

Microsofts Apple-style Word of Mouth

If you pay attention to what’s going on in the broad tech world (Tech Memeorandum is a great way to get the hum of some opinion), you can’t help but notice things like the growing buzz about Microsoft’s Origami during the past few days.

Buying Domain Names

Over at the SEM 2.0 discussion group run by Andrew Goodman, there’s a thread about buying domain names that has been offering some excellent suggestions.

Book Search Praised From Lions Den

Google’s Book Search project got major kudos from University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman speaking from within “the lion’s den” also known as the Association of American Publishers (AAP). The AAP launched a lawsuit against Google in October 2005 alleging copyright infringement as a result of the search company’s massive book digitization project.

Yellow Book Buys Click Forward

The publisher of numerous print and online yellow page directories takes a step into the digital world with its acquisition of the Florida-based SEM company, Click Forward

BS Book Spikes Smoking Gun Traffic

Want to drive more traffic to your site? Figure out a way to bust a lying snake of a famous best-selling author right in front of Oprah Winfrey. Okay, I know that’s probably harder than it sounds, but it worked for TheSmokingGun.com, whose traffic has been heavier than James Frey’s fat head on Jupiter.

Blogging for Business Book

Ted Demopoulos and Shel Holtz have a new blog called Blogging for Business that accompanies a forthcoming book with the same name.

DOJ May One Day Try to Break Up Google

In chapter eight John Battelle’s incredible book, The Search, he astutely predicted that Google would increasingly fall under the watchful eye of the US government.

Applied Software Project Management Book Review

It’s not often that a software project management book comes along that is practical, easy to read and stacked full of ready to use process scripts.

Book, Blook and Podcasts

Here’s a neat idea – post the chapters of your book to your blog (sound familiar?) and record each chapter as a podcast.

#2160 on Amazon

Ahh, is this like egosearching for book authors?

Lots of surprises at MacWorld

It’s been a day of surprises at MacWorld.