Jon Orwant
Engineering Manager, Google


Jon is an Engineering Manager at Google, where he leads the Boston Book Search team in their attempt to make the world’s books searchable and discoverable. He is a co-author of several programming books, including the best-seller Programming Perl (the “Camel book”). He received his PhD from MIT in 1999. Previously, he was Director of Research at France Telecom and CTO of O’Reilly.


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Jon Orwant (Google)
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Google is trying to make every book in the world findable on the web, and so far has digitized seven million of them. In this talk, I'll describe some of the features we provide for publishers, and give a sneak peek at some upcoming developments. Read more.
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