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Novel Destinations: The Googlization of Everything

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Novel Destinations: The Googlization of Everything by Siva Vaidhyanathan

Reviewed by Nancy Svendsen (Waverly Branch staff) -- Posted on August 4, 2011

googlization everythingEveryone should read this book. It provides a healthy dose of skepticism about the way Google organizes the results of searches and applies its marketing agenda. Also, the author suggests (and I agree) that Google, as a very young, evolving, and for-profit company, is not the appropriate agent for digitizing the contents of large numbers of books.

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