Now You Know

No, by the grace of God, you will NOT plead ignorance. You will NOT testify that you never knew any better because no one ever taught you anything better. You will not plead that you were never told.

Friday, November 26, 2004

Two Early Christmas Gifts from Google

A good friend e-mailed me an article from the NY Times about 2 new and exciting services being offered by Google:

As I was explaining to another friend who does not use computers, not a day goes by that I do not use Google for something.

The 2 new services are free and they are:


Check out the NY times article and the two web addresses provided above (just click on the links) for all the details. promises to be a veritable gold mine for researchers. If you think that you'll never have any use for it, think again. You don't have to be a university student or professor to find it of use. "How so?" you may ask. Use your head! There are plenty of bloggers who write about current events, politics, economics, etc. and there is a wealth of information to be found. For example, I did a search on for "Charles Krauthammer" and 187 citations were returned! is every bit as intriguing and promises much for the future. As more and more books are scanned by Google and added to their database, readers everywhere will be able to utilize this to their advantage. As the details indicate, one will not be able to read a scanned book cover to cover, but it does give the page from the book on which the information for which one searched appears, as well as the page which immediately precedes it and the page which immediately follows it.

Get the word out about these 2 new features and start using them. If you don't, it's your loss and a pathetic one at that.

You've been told and NOW YOU KNOW.