Archive for March, 2004

Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig

Tuesday, March 30th, 2004

Lawrence Lessig on intellectual property and the public domain – a free download available on the Internet.

== Free Culture / Excerpts ==

Google – More Than 6 Billion Items

Monday, March 29th, 2004

Google is big and getting bigger – who knew?

“Google’s collection of 6 billion items comprises 4.28 billion web pages, 880 million images, 845 million Usenet messages, and a growing collection of book-related information pages.”

Google Achieves Search Milestone With Immediate Access To More Than 6 Billion Items

Ogle Google – Papers by Googlers

Monday, March 29th, 2004

Papers written by Google-folk. Read these and prosper.

labs.google.com – Papers by Googlers

Nutch needs numbers

Sunday, March 28th, 2004

A level-headed and perhaps sobering article on Nutch and the prospects for open-source efforts in the marketplace.

Technology News: Networks: An Open-Source Search Engine Takes Shape

Google Connects Searchers With Local Information

Wednesday, March 17th, 2004

Local search gets hotter. Create a search on ‘pizza’ and your local postal code to get results showing pizza places near you. Click to get a map. For now, it’s US only.

Don’t forget to check out Mobile Maps. It’s free and open-source!

Google Connects Searchers With Local Information