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Ginger/IT to be announced on Good Morning America on Dec. 3

posted by AaronSw at 2001-11-30 19:11 (permalink)

AaronSw: See also this email thread discussing the upcoming book on Ginger.
AaronSw: This is the email thread which leaks lots of fascinating details from the author who has followed around the Ginger team almost since the beginning. Definitely worth a read.
sbp: """Amazon taking Ginger/IT orders? The price information is not available, but Amazon.com says you can still order Ginger from them.""" - http://www.theitquestion.com/

BBC News | EDUCATION | School test results 'useless' say critics

posted by AaronSw at 2001-11-30 18:45 (permalink)

AaronSw: "The results show little more than a teacher's ability to coach children for that one test, and not their all-round achievements, according to Professor Dylan William of King's College, London."

WSJ: Banruptcy May Shutter Excite@Home

posted by AaronSw at 2001-11-30 14:25 (permalink)

AaronSw: "AT&T's broadband unit, which is trying to buy Excite At Home's network assets, said it can shift about 20% of Excite At Home users quickly to its own systems if the service closes this week."
AaronSw: I use AT&T's Excite@Home Service. :-(

Former Beatle George Harrison Dies of Cancer

posted by AaronSw at 2001-11-30 14:21 (permalink)

AaronSw: """``The thing that pleases me the most about it is that young people like it,'' Harrison said in an interview with the AP. ``I think the popular music has gone truly weird. It's either cutesy-wutesy or it's hard, nasty stuff. It's good that this has life again with the youth.''"""
AaronSw: See also George Harrison: Albums, Songs and Lyrics.
AaronSw: The BBC reports: "Fans have been laying floral tributes outside the Abbey Road recording studios in London, where the Beatles recorded almost all their work, at his Friar Park home in Henley-on-Thames and outside the Cavern Club in Liverpool."
AaronSw: "In New York, fans began gathering before dawn at Strawberry Fields"; "mayor of Henley Tony Laine said the town was flying a flag at half mast."

ScrollKeeper: Open Source Document Management

posted by AaronSw at 2001-11-30 05:33 (permalink)

AaronSw: By Kendall Clark
AaronSw: Also includes info on "OMF: Free Software's Dublin Core Lite".

Gess: Go + Chess

posted by AaronSw at 2001-11-30 05:24 (permalink)

AaronSw: via Zooko
AaronSw: Zooko: "It turns out that it is as much fun as Go, plus as much fun as Chess! (That is, the amount of fun you get from playing a game of Gess is equal to the amount of fun you would get if you played a game of Go and then played a game of Chess and then added the respective funnness together.)"

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