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OCR API on Google Docs(not yet)

September 30, 2009

Google API blog announced today, new features for their Documents List – Data APIs (DLDA) – one of which is Optical Character Recognition(OCR). To put it simpy, sending an image(with readable text) to a DLDA application, when OCR is enabled into the request, will equip the API to read the image and generate a properly editable document.

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Updated list of Verified Relief Centers

September 28, 2009

Here’s another repost.A list of verified in-kind drop off points for Ondoy victims relief operations. Includes what they need and who to contact.

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Google Ondoy Help Page

September 28, 2009

Updates: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/10/helping-victims-of-tropical-storm.html

Google joins the Filipino nation in helping those affected by Typhoon Ondoy!

I am reposting the info here if you have time please check the actual google page.

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Updates on Ondoy: Places to donate – Efforts by bloggers

September 28, 2009

A call for help. If you are able, please donate whatever you can spare to the victims of Ondoy(Ketsana).

I collected some details of donation centers and numbers but it pales in comparison to what other bloggers were able to post.

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Project 10^100: The Voting Begins

September 25, 2009

Project 10^100 is a Google Project that transcends the information superhighway. It’s aim, simply, is to help – to help people so they can help others. How ? They promised to give 10 million dollars to fund any project that can improve peoples lives. But as funding is finite, they need to find the best ideas.

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