Patent for Problematic Phrases
Google announced plans for a patent to protect foot-in-mouth disease. Phrases will be scoured from Google and matched with those potentially pushing beyond the polite button protocols in corporate parlance. Corporations and individuals will be aided from lawsuits thanks to the phrases suggested as alternatives to ‘go @!@%@%^ yourself’. ‘Policy Violation Checker’, will offer ‘less risky’ terms from a database created by user in accordance with the company’s taxonomy and ontologies policy. The new tool will also inform the third party about the breach of policies in the particular document. E-mails, word documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc. and can be customized to be run on any type of processing device like a computer, set-top box, mobile phone or other type of processing device.
Digital Library Starts During National Library Week - http://dp.la
National Digital Public Library is launched on April 18, 2013. Or is it the Digital Public Library of America? In any event the goal is to make available for free resources from holdings of America’s research libraries, archives, and museums available to all. Since content will be accessible, theoretically the world would have access. In respect to the sensitive situation in North Korea, all libraries will remain open 24/7. DPLA plans to be the centralized host for a collection of digital media from libraries, museums, universities, archives, and other local, regional, and national collections. The concept was envisions a few decades ago. Appropriately, the DPLA will launch in Boston a remarkable unintended response to the resiliancy of the American people after facing such tragedy of the Boston Marathon. Initiative sparked by Google for the Google Books project to digitize 3 million titles was snuffed under the weight of copyright law, authors, publishers and lawyers basically in March 23, 2011. Harvard took up the Olympic effort again and with support from Foundations such as the Sloan, Arcadia, Knight, and Soros in addition to the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services—the first three years of theDPLA’s existence is secure. The Library of Congress naturally, will participate as they have been instrumental in several initiatives with the American Memory and other similar projects.