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Who categorizes books for Google? 
16th-Apr-2011 11:08 am
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Some time ago, I was looking to see what books might interest me on Google Books. I don't know who (or what pattern matcher) categorizes books for them. But, this is certainly not what I was expecting to find in Technology & Engineering.

Wherein books like Charlotte's Web, Moby Dick, Big Red Barn Board Book, and If You Give A Pig A Pancake are Technology and Engineering

Looking today, it appears as though Five Little Monkeys is the top Mathematics book.

Comments 
16th-Apr-2011 04:45 pm (UTC)
Um, I'm guessing since the first one is mostly dedicated to building (webs), and the second because, um, people build ships?
16th-Apr-2011 10:28 pm (UTC)
my favorite is "sheep in a jeep". that's some technology right there.
18th-Apr-2011 03:37 pm (UTC)
Jeeps ARE amazing technology, if you are a sheep.

And Moby Dick does have some great passages on 19th century whaling technology.
18th-Apr-2011 05:28 pm (UTC)
science is everywhere!
17th-Apr-2011 01:59 pm (UTC)
Hey man, spiderwebs are some amazing technology, dammit. LOL
19th-Apr-2011 05:09 pm (UTC)
That's not as surprising as seeing you use IE on Windows.
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