War of the Words: Google and Amazon

Lynne Kiesling Couple of interesting developments in digital availability of books. Yesterday Google’s release of the beta of Google Print opened many books, particularly ones that are out of copyright (but also ones on which the publishers provided information to Google), for search and online reading. The content provided is the union of the sets … More War of the Words: Google and AmazonMore War of the Words: Google and Amazon

Hot Lanes Coming to the Nation’s Capital

Lynne Kiesling High-occupancy toll, or HOT lanes, may be constructed both on the Beltway and on I-95 south into Virginia. HOT lanes allow carpools to ride without charge, while single drivers can choose to pay a toll and ride in those lanes. My former colleague Bob Poole is one of the pioneers of the HOT … More Hot Lanes Coming to the Nation’s CapitalMore Hot Lanes Coming to the Nation’s Capital