Google on the Bard

As part of summer sponsorship this year
of New York City's Shakespeare in the Park,
Google Book Search has made very clear
a search for works of Bard William Shakespeare.
Forget masses of old jostling the Globe,
Oeuvre accessible online, Google says.
Both searchable or browsable, & glance:
tragedies, comedies, histories, romance.
But if more views you want of the old Round,
remember still that Google Earth doth abound.
As summer's lease hath all too short a date,
too, are snippets of copyright critiques.

Still, a full text search from his complete works,
will tell you what the Bard himself thought of search.

Now to the bottom dost thou search...

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In a software-driven world, it's easy to forget about the nuts and bolts. Whether it's cars, robots, personal gadgetry or industrial machines, Candace Lombardi examines the moving parts that keep our world rotating. A journalist who divides her time between the United States and the United Kingdom, Lombardi has written about technology for the sites of The New York Times, CNET, USA Today, MSN, ZDNet, Silicon.com, and GameSpot. She is a member of the CNET Blog Network and is not a current employee of CNET.

 

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