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A Discovery article reports on the building of a database designed to store and give access to all human knowledge. The fully automated database is called Knowledge Vault and uses algorithms to turn raw dated gathered online into bite-sized chunks of data. The information will be readable to both machines and humans, or you might […]

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Yes, I’m a Barnes & Noble affiliate, but I decided right from the start that I wouldn’t recommend anything unless I thought it was a good product. If you’ve visited SpittalStreet.com before you’ve probably seen my page Books and Nooks where I have a few books and products that I believe are worth recommending. Not […]

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The publishing world is in serious crisis and the brick and mortar bookstores are in trouble. Many publishing companies have either closed their doors or have changed their business strategy. For example, Dorchester Publishing dropped its traditional print publishing business in favor of an e-book/print-on-demand model. With advent of the eBook reader and the astronomical […]

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