NY Times Looks at Stieg Larsson’s Life and Legacy

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Stieg Larsson is nothing short of a phenomenon and the wait for the third volume of his popular Millennium trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, due in US stores this month the most widely anticipated book since  Harry Potter, and “the early 1840s, when [Americans] thronged the docks in New York, hailing incoming ships for …

Could Google (Eventually) Put Translators Out of Business?

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka The New York Times covers Google’s translation technology, which now can translate into 52 different languages. Taking advantage of its immense computing power, the company fed its computers a few hundred billion English words — as compared with an average of one billion words for others — and has far surpassed most other attempts at automated translation. …

Hate Valentine’s Day and Want to Commiserate?

In What's the Buzz by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox This Sunday is Valentine’s Day, a day marked, at least in the US, by flowers, chocolate, cards, and romantic evenings…but what happens if you don’t have a love to share the day with?  Below are some publications that take an interesting twist on the day of love: The New Yorker is requesting Dear John letters from their …