The plugin is refered in a book: "Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia". You can find the book here.

The book is an overview for possibilities of Multimedia. It has very little explanation about the best solutions for multimedia.

My plugin is described on page 218 and 219, have a look.

There is a bug in the text:
"To download this extension, visit http://extensions.joomla.org/ and search for "Daylife News"."

This should be:
"To download this extension, visit http://extensions.joomla.org/ and search for "googlemaps plugin"."