Content summary: Shel’s in Manchester, England; wrap-up of the past week including the FIR Geek Dinner in Windsor; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; how reCAPTCHA fights spam and helps preserve old books and manuscripts; British Library books go digital; Facebook applications are not the quick way to good communication; Lee Hopkins on a strange journey; listeners’ comments discussion; Heather Gorringe’s Web 2.0 quest; Shel’s off to the Ragan conference in Dallas; and more.
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Show notes for October 8, 2007
Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 63-minute podcast recorded live from Manchester and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Thursday October 11…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)