Soulskill from the guess-we're-back-to-calling-the-ghostbusters dept.
taco8982 writes "After three years of providing free directory assistance in exchange for voice samples, Google has announced plans to shut down the GOOG-411 service, in order to focus on 'speech-enabling the next generation of Google products and services across a multitude of languages.' The service will close on November 12th."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.