Search Results for: Gutenberg Project
The Gutenberg Project: Gutenberg has been around since the Internet was very, very young — the Web wasn’t even born yet. It’s an effort to catalog as many free books and texts as possible. Gutenberg has thousands of books from hundreds of authors; all in the public domain, all free. Download, print, and enjoy. I’m […]
5 Years of Distributed Proofreaders: Some good information from Teleread on the fifth anniverysary of Distributed Proofreading over at Gutenberg, Project Gutenberg now hosts more than 16,000 ebooks, but until recently that amount numbered in the hundreds. Part of the enormous growth was caused by a web application written by Charles Franks that gave readers […]
I’ve written before about Project Gutenberg. It’s a massive archive of free books that they simply give away online. They have several thousand books which are in the public domain, and the number is increasing steadily. It’s probably going to increase a little more rapidly due to the new Distributed Proofreaders project. They’ve been building […]
Gadgetopia turned 10-years-old yesterday. My first post was on August 12, 2002 about The Gutenberg Project. In the decade between then and now, I’ve made 7,328 posts and there have been 18,729 non-spam comments. Thanks for hanging out.
As I start year #8 on this blog, here’s a link back to the first post ever (don’t believe me – check the URL!). The Gutenberg Project That was August 12, 2002.
Our first post, about The Gutenberg Project (check out that URL…), was six years ago today.
Gadgetopia is four today. We kicked things off on August 12, 2002 with this post about The Gutenberg Project. (Check out that URL.) Thanks to everyone for hanging around all these years.
Uh, well, here we are, I guess. Five thousand posts. Huh. This has been my goal since that first post 1,291 days ago. I posted about The Gutenberg Project back then, back when the site was deanebarker.net. Since then, we’ve managed to post just under four items a day, every single day. I hope that […]
And here we are folks: in just over a year, we somehow found 1,000 things to talk about. We’ve come a long way from our first post about The Gutenberg Project (way back when the site was called DeaneBarker.net). Nine-hundred ninety-nine entries later, Gadgetopia seems to be a hit (okay, there was this one lawyer […]
The Great Library of Amazonia: Here’s a fantastic article about multiple efforts to catalog all of humankind’s published knowledge, from Amazon’s Search Inside the Book to Project Gutenberg to the Internet Archive. This stuff gives me goosebumps. The more specific the search, the more rewarding the experience. For instance, I’ve recently become interested in Boss […]