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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Bill Gates Has a Blog

Bill Gates now has a blog [gatesnotes.com] where he shares what he is learning. As he has the money to fund a great research team, this might be a useful resource, especially if one is interested in ministering to the poor and sick.


-D.D.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Automated Translation

Translation services have been available on the Web through sources like Google translate [ http://translate.google.com ]. Yesterday, Martyn Williams reported that Toshiba is developing a Windows Mobile phone software that can translate conversations in English, Japanese, and Chinese. If this actually works with an academic vocabulary and cross-cultural idioms, it might allow extending reference service to students internationally.

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