Was just reading the charmingly titled blog post Google Scribe, You Autocomplete Me (via the even more charming Trevor Dawes). Scribe is a new Labs features that does exactly what you would guess — provides autocomplete suggestions for sentences. The Chronicle blogger does not like this. Predictably Scribe, when given sample text which must have [...]
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August 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Uncategorized
Jerry Remy, beloved New England sportscaster and former Red Sox player, in his book Understanding Baseball, wrote something that has stuck with me hard: if your team never gets called out at home, your third base coach isn’t doing his job. That is, if he’s being so conservative about sending runners that he never sends [...]
August 12th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized
Spent the weekend visiting the in-laws in Princeton, hence visiting my librarian crew down there; Monday lunch with Janie Hermann followed by Deep Thoughts with Peter Bromberg. Lovely! (As always: how lucky am I to have found this profession where people are so generous with their time, thoughts, and expertise?) And at one point Peter [...]