Re: cc rider

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Thu Jul 27 2000 - 12:16:56 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> "[ Robert-Coyote ]" wrote:
> > spike are you volentering for that "All that woodpulp" OCR job ?
> Uhhhh, no. But what I have in mind is to mount a wireless digital
> camera on a hat or glasses or something, then have the digital signal
> of each page go to a high powered computer and ASCIIize all the
> text as someone flips thru a book.
> Then we hire prisoners or retirees etc, to go thru libraries, wearing
> the hat, page thru all the books... How about that? spike
> > The one you want, without extensive searching, will not be found,
> > even a single mention, with current technology. All that woodpulp
> > recorded material needs to be digitized somehow into ASCII files,
> > otherwise it is *almost* useless. spike

Sheesh, the Woodpulp and Information Liberation Front...

Here's an idea: a free pair of Nikes for every digitized book... an MP3 playing
walkman for every ten books, etc...

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