Saturday, August 22, 2009

Google Books Project

Search Engine Wars - All the OTHERS are uniting to fight Google's new plan to provide books online.

The technology heavyweights have all signed up to the Open Book Alliance, which will oppose Google's crusade to make digital copies of as many printed books as possible.

A wide cross-section of libraries, colleges and authors have endorsed Google's book settlement.

Google argues that the settlement will be a boon for consumers, who will have easier access to potentially valuable information now gathering dust in remote library shelves.

And, Google says, authors and publishers will be able to make more money from out-of-print books.


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Friday, August 14, 2009

My Life According to Barry Manilow

My life according to Barry Manilow

This was so much fun!

It lifted my spirits to read the finished product.

Consider Yourself TAGGED!

INSTRUCTIONS: Using only song names from ONE BAND OR ARTIST, cleverly answer these questions. Pass it on to 12 (or a million) people you like. You can't use the band I used. Do not repeat a song title. It's a lot harder than you think! Re-post as "My Life According to (BAND NAME)."


Are you a male or female?
She's A Star

Describe yourself:
Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again

How do you feel:
Where Do I Go From Here

Describe where you currently live:
Somewhere Down The Road

If you could go anywhere, where would you go:
Copa Cabana

Your favorite form of transportation:
Ships

Your best friend is:
Flashy Lady

Your favorite color:
Blue

What's the weather like:
I Made It Through The Rain

Favorite time of day:
Somewhere In The Night

If your life was a t.v. show, what would it be called:
Friends

What is life to you:
It's A Miracle

Your fear:
Can't Smile Without You

What is the best advice you have to give:
Let's Hang On

If you could change your name, you would change it to:
Mandy

Thought for the Day:
Could It Be Magic

How I would like to die:
Weekend In New England

My soul's present condition:
I Write The Songs

My motto:
Ready To Take A Chance Again

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