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I manage this Web site and the following Web sites: Leslie (Blakeley) Adkins - my oldest daughter

Lori Ann Blakeley (June 20, 1985 - May 4, 2005) - my middle daughter

Evan Blakeley- my youngest child

Professor Michael Lesk is a professor at the Library and Information Science Department (http://lesk.com/mlesk/)

School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies (SCILS)

Rutgers University

His personal biography information is summarized by him, as follows:

In the 1960's I worked for the SMART project, wrote much of their retrieval code and did many of the retrieval experiments, as well as obtaining a PhD in Chemical Physics. In the 1970's I worked in the group that built Unix and I wrote Unix tools for word processing (tbl, refer), compiling (lex), and networking (uucp). In the 1980's I worked on specific information systems applications, mostly with geography (a system for driving directions) and dictionaries (a system for disambiguating words in context), as well as running a research group at Bellcore. And in the 1990s I have worked on a large chemical information system, the CORE project, with Cornell, OCLC, ACS and CAS. From 1998-2002 I was head of the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems at the National Science Foundation. Currently I am on the faculty of the Library and Information Science Department, SCILS (School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies),Rutgers University. I received the ``Flame'' award for lifetime achievement from Usenix in 1994, and I am a Fellow of the ACM. You can read my publications list if you wish (http://lesk.com/mlesk/pub.html).

How Much Information Is There In the World? http://www.larryblakeley.com/Articles/how_much_info.htm

How to Pay for Digital Libraries http://lesk.com/mlesk/derek02/derek2.html