Ambient Findability

Errata for Ambient Findability

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 23
Line 3

...when englishman Alexander Neckham writes... should be: ...when Englishman Alexander Neckham writes...

Anonymous    Oct 15, 2008
Printed
Page 42
Footnote

* The Selfish Meme... should be: * The Selfish Gene...

Anonymous    Oct 15, 2008
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Page 48
Last paragraph, first two sentences

When Calvin Mooers coined the term "information retrieval" in 1948, Hollerith (IBM) punch cards were the state of the art. First invented in 1896 by Henry P. Stamford, these edge-notched punch cards enabled people to search insurance records and library collections by metadata. should be: When Calvin Mooers coined the term "information retrieval" in 1948, edge-notched punch cards were the state of the art. First invented in 1896 by Henry P. Stamford, these cards enabled people to search insurance records and library collections by metadata.

Anonymous    Oct 15, 2008
Printed
Page 51
5 lines from the bottom

... since been applied to a wide variety of phenomenon including wealth disparity ... should be: ... since been applied to a wide variety of phenomena including wealth disparity ...

Anonymous    Oct 15, 2008
Printed
Page 54
3rd line

"...information retrieval will be remain a messy, imperfect business." should be: "...information retrieval will remain a messy, imperfect business."

Anonymous    Oct 15, 2008
Printed
Page 126
Figure 6-3, caption

"(Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wein oder KHM, WLEN)" should be: "(Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna)"

Anonymous    Oct 15, 2008
Printed
Page 151
Figure 6-24

Please cite source of this image. http://www.marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/

Anonymous    Oct 15, 2008
Printed
Page 155
quote

Jorges Luis Borges should be Jorge. The same typo appears on page 179, and Jorges should again be Jorge.

Simon St. Laurent
Simon St. Laurent
O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger 
Jan 08, 2009  Nov 11, 2011