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John Holland, Emergence. The Bactra Review: Occasional and eclectic book reviews by Cosma Shalizi 46 From Chaos to Order by John Holland Addison-Wesley, 1997.

John Holland, Emergence

John Holland, Emergence. The Bactra Review: Occasional and eclectic book reviews by Cosma Shalizi 46 From Chaos to Order by John Holland Addison-Wesley, 1997. Almost Perfect by W. E. Peterson The Rise and Fall of WordPerfec. History of Social Network Sites. Yasns - Please help me document the history o... Cultivating Society's Civic Intelligence. The original proposal of the WWW, HTMLized. A hand conversion to HTML of the original MacWord (or Word for Mac?)

The original proposal of the WWW, HTMLized

Document written in March 1989 and later redistributed unchanged apart from the date added in May 1990. Provided for historical interest only. The diagrams are a bit dotty, but available in versioins linked below. The text has not been changed, even to correct errors such as misnumbered figures or unfinished references. Ward Cunningham, Wiki Creator, Eclipse Dir. of Committer Communi. Though the term is relatively new to many mainstream IT users, wiki has been around for nearly 12 years.

Ward Cunningham, Wiki Creator, Eclipse Dir. of Committer Communi

Ward Cunningham is credited with inventing the first wiki, called WikiWikiWeb, which he installed on his own Web site in 1995. Today, wiki usage and adoption within the enterprise are accelerating at a rapid clip. Cunningham himself is still active within the wiki community, though his day job is at the Eclipse Foundation, which he joined in October 2005 after a brief stint working for Microsoft. recently caught up with Cunningham to talk about his role at Eclipse and about wiki past present and future. Coincidences that made Google successful. If you do things right, people won’t be sure you’ve done anything at all. – Futurama If I hadn’t gotten in the car accident that year, I wouldn’t have quit school and I might never have started Apple.

It’s weird how things happen. – Steve Wozniak- I, Woz Over 25 years ago, IBM’s *accidental* visit to Microsoft ultimately ended up making Bill Gates the richest person in the world [1]. Wallflower at the Web Party. My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla. Resources Menu | Coffee | Library | Gallery | Lucidcafé Home | Revised: April 4, 2014 My Inventions The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla Introduction Nikola Tesla was born in Croatia (then part of Austria-Hungary) on July 9, 1856, and died January 7, 1943.

My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla

He was the electrical engineer who invented the AC (alternating current) induction motor, which made the universal transmission and distribution of electricity possible. Tesla began his studies in physics and mathematics at Graz Polytechnic, and then took philosophy at the University of Prague. Tesla moved to the United States in 1884, where he worked for Thomas Edison who quickly became a rival Edison being an advocate of the inferior DC power transmission system. Nikola Tesla is the true unsung prophet of the electronic age; without whom our radio, auto ignition, telephone, alternating current power generation and transmission, radio and television would all have been impossible. US History Topics. The History Place. John Gurche. Google Search Engine. G. History.


Vannevar Bush. Vannevar Bush was never directly involved with the creation or development of the Internet.

Vannevar Bush

He died before the creation of the World Wide Web. The ternary calculating machine of Thomas. Linux 15 years later... マネックス証券は、パソコン・携帯電話ともに105円~の手数料で取引できるお得なネット証券です。

Linux 15 years later...

ネット証券業界でも最安値基準の手数料体系を採用しているので、オンライン取引で効率良く利益をあげやすいのがマネックス証券の特徴。 1注文の約定金額が10万円以下であれば、わずか105円の取引手数料でトレードすることが可能で、主要なネット証券会社の中でもトップレベルのローコストを実現しています。 注文や操作がわかりやすいことも人気のひとつで、シンプルな注文画面や多機能ながら高性能なツールは、投資初心者でもスムーズに取引することができます。 Content/files/44218-linuxdis... Pics/stuff/alphabet.gif. Tokyo Rose. Rotten > Library > Biographies > Entertainers > Radio > Tokyo Rose Much to the eventual disappointment of American GIs masturbating all over the Pacific theater, Tokyo Rose never existed.

Tokyo Rose

There was nobody named Tokyo Rose, nor was it anybody's nickname. There was never even a fictional character named Tokyo Rose. The name was just a placeholder used by Allied troops to refer to any of the two dozen female voices they heard regularly on Radio Tokyo. Nevertheless, after World War II an American citizen was accused of having been that nonexistent fictional character, and she wound up in a federal penitentiary serving a ten-year sentence for treason. That woman was named Iva Ikuko Toguri. Internet Archive. Totally Useless Knowledge! Alexander Palace Russian History Websites. Amp; Blog Archive & The 25 Most. 6.

amp; Blog Archive & The 25 Most

How Does a Word Become a Curse Word? Dijkstra Archive: Home page. The Manuscripts Like most of us, Dijkstra always believed it a scientist’s duty to maintain a lively correspondence with his scientific colleagues.

Dijkstra Archive: Home page

History of data storage. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to our feed, or like us on Facebook for updates. Thanks for visiting! Ancient Human Footprint. About 20,000 years ago, humans trekked along the margins of a shallow lake in Australia, leaving behind records of their passage in the soft, wet sand. Declaration of Independence. When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.

That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. The University of Oklahoma College of Law: Browse [Ad*Access] Cabinet Magazine Online - A Timeline of Timelines. Front Page. Scripting News. (Meme)X Marks the Spot: Theorizing Metablogging. Dennis G. Jerz Table of Contents 1. The New Yorker : critics : books. Wiki History. This began on March 25, 1995. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine.