July 17, 2007
There Are Alexandrias Everywhere
David Weinberger points to Open Library, a new project to collect all the world’s information about all the world’s books. (Rex mentions it too.) Lots of database nerdery involved, and a lovely design.
Related: I used Google’s book search to actually read a book for the first time recently. I started online, then just went ahead and downloaded the PDF. It was fun!