[LINK] unsuggestions for the bibliophiles of link

Jan Whitaker jwhit at janwhitaker.com
Sun Dec 31 09:57:39 AEDT 2006

bibliophile: someone who like books. I know there are a few of us on here!

>>  http://www.librarything.com/unsuggester
>>  Unsuggester takes "people who like this also like that" and turns it on
>>  its head.

Based on Library Thing. You type in a title and the database of 8 
million books that people have listed as their books spits out titles 
that are the least likely to be part of that personal library. Beware 
though, it only works for best sellers. I tried Lord of the Rings and 
although a lot of people own it, they each own different editions, so 
it didn't work on that title. The program needs a little work, but 
may be worth keeping an eye on.

Happy New Year, Linkers!!


Jan Whitaker
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