They suggest that “Search inside the book” results are presented under the “Books” tab on the standard results page, but I tried it and it didn’t work. That’s a pretty tough test so I tried again with a more precise search and it got the book right but not the page that my name appears on.
competition in offline bookstores in Canada, it’s fitting that Amazon is bringing competition online with Amazon.ca. It looks like it’s still in a rollout phase, but it’s one way to give yourself an alternative to Chapters/Indigo that doesn’t break the bank (like paying for books in US$ would do).
: an excerpt from Down And Out In The Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow. Cory and I have never met, but I’ve virtually bumped into him online through at least 3 independent channels, and we have at least one friend in common in the flesh. And of course he blogs at Boing Boing, arguably the ne plus ultra among weblogs.
died yesterday at age 66 following liver surgery to treat his cancer.