Google wants more and more people to scan and digitize books. According to Hack A Day, Google has released plans for a do-it-yourself book scanner. It uses two image sensors taken from a desktop scanner, has a sheet metal body, and uses a vacuum cleaner to automatically turn pages. According to the article, it will cost about $15,00 to construct.
Paul Biba is a retired corporate international lawyer who has worked in 53 countries. Since he is a very fast reader he came to ebooks out of self-defense in order to avoid carrying a suitcase of books on his travels around the world. An early ebook adopter, he has read on Palms, Pocket PCs and practically every device that has been out there. After being a frequent contributor to TeleRead.com, the oldest ebook/epublishing blog on the net, Paul became TeleRead’s Editor-in-Chief, a position he recently resigned. Send Paul an email to email@example.com