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La Sagrada Familia Correction

As I read and write about artificial intelligence, perhaps I should think a bit more about real intelligence — like arithmetic. Construction of La Sagrada Familia began in 1882 and is expected to be completed in 2026 or 2028. How

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Ten Days in Europe – Part 2

OCLC, the global library cooperative, helps thousands of the libraries around the world make information more useful and accessible. Libraries and OCLC believe what is known must be shared, and working together, they make breakthroughs possible. The business portion of

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Ten Days in Europe

Graduating from engineering school and joining IBM were just two things of thousands which happened 51 years ago. Another was the beginning of OCLC. Over the decades the name of the organization has changed a number of times. Like IBM,

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Things Change

Graduating from engineering school and joining IBM were just two things of thousands which happened 50 years ago. Another was the beginning of OCLC. Over the decades the name of the organization has changed a number of times. Like IBM,

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WorldCat – The World’s Largest Library Database

This week 45 years ago, Ohio University entered library catalog information about 133 books into an IBM mainframe database. This was the beginning of an online database about books. During the four and a half decades, librarians around the world

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