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Listening to the Web on the Radio

posted by sbp at 2002-02-05 22:52 (permalink)

sbp: Well, we have IP-by-carrier-pigeon, so why not by letter and radio?
sbp: Seriously though, this is a good scheme to bring selected bits of news from the Web to remote parts of Sri Lanka, where most people have no way of accessing the Internet, and often don't speak English

Google Programming Contest

posted by AaronSw at 2002-02-05 21:25 (permalink)

AaronSw: $10,000 if you write a program that does something interesting with lots of web pages hey give you.
AaronSw: What would you run on Google's multi-billion document repository?

Electron Band Structure In Germanium, My Ass

posted by rillian at 2002-02-05 20:22 (permalink)

rillian: A truly excellent undergraduate research paper

Mozilla Spell-checker FAQ

posted by wmf at 2002-02-05 05:32 (permalink)

wmf: "Is a spell-checker a requirement for Mozilla 1.0?"
wmf: "No."
wmf: "But..."
wmf: "No."
AaronSw: "I can't code. Can I test it out?"
AaronSw: "Yes, if you sign the Non-Disclosure Agreement giving us the ability to enter your house, raid your fridge and assault your cat." They better watch out -- I think Microsoft has a copyright on that NDA.

Eastgate Tinderbox: the tool for notes

posted by AaronSw at 2002-02-05 00:34 (permalink)

AaronSw: "We're just days away!"
Morbus: $95 bucks? sheesh.
sbp: """Tinderbox files use XML, """ Yes? And?
AaronSw: Well, their other product is $295...
AaronSw: This is what I'd like to use for my weblog... not sure that it's OS X compatible though.

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