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Nice Document, Einstein

From time to time, I like to feature some interesting scanning projects, and this one certainly qualifies. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has put more than 2,000 of Albert Einstein’s documents online for anyone to view. There are manuscripts (including one of only three manuscripts containing e=mc2), letters from his personal life, his Nobel Prize, […]

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OCR And Orphan Works

As I have written about before, I always find it fascinating to read about different scanning projects, especially when it comes to scanning old stuff. Over at the GalleyCat blog, Jason Boog writes about using Optical Character Recognition software to dig through orphan works. What the heck are “orphan works”? I didn’t know either. According […]

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