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From the Basement : Home

From the Basement : Home
Welcome friends and music lovers. Here lies the website of From the Basement - A sort of music show / labour of love produced by a small group of dedicated individuals. We shoot it all on HD video and the sound is produced by me. The whole emphasis of the show is about being artist friendly and making our bands as comfortable as possible so that they can give great performances without the usual agony of TV promo which everyone has to do but no one seems to enjoy. TV world is a pretty hostile environment for your average musician to have to walk into and bare his soul on cue.. It also doesn't hurt that a lot of the people we've filmed are friends or people we've worked with before so they trust us and know that we understand what recording music is about as well as making good TV.

Di Vasca Best indie rock music, great new songs, hot bands, album releases Robert Metcalfe Robert Melancton "Bob" Metcalfe (born April 7, 1946[2]) is an electrical engineer from the United States who co-invented Ethernet, founded 3Com and formulated Metcalfe's Law. As of January 2006[update], he is a general partner of Polaris Venture Partners. Starting in January 2011, he holds the position of Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin.[3] Early life[edit]

your favorite music you've never heard Email Home I have gathered here some information about my part in the development of one of the most heavily used aspects of the Internet -- email. I sent the first network email in 1971 using a program I wrote called SNDMSG. I have written a brief account of the first email with the intent of forestalling some of the more common questions about that event. If you want to see what the computer used to send the first email looked like, you will find that here too. It is frequently said that I invented the at sign.

Build an Atomic Bomb! Worldwide controversy has been generated recently by several United States government websites removing, or restricting access to, material regarding technical aspects of nuclear weapons; specifically, how to make an atomic bomb. The reason usually given by the Administration is that National Security would be compromised if such information were generally available. But, since it is commonly known that all of the information is publicly available in most major metropolitan libraries, obviously the Administration's officially stated position is covering up a more important factor; namely, that such atomic devices would prove too difficult for the average citizen to construct. The United States government cannot afford to insult the vast majorities by insinuating that they do not have the intelligence of a cabbage, and thus the "official" press releases claim National Security as a blanket restriction.

Lets make a dirty bomb As the government has informed us that a high school dropout street punk can make a dirty bomb, lets do a thought experiment. Lets make one. The government descriptions are of radioactive material being dispersed by an explosion. Dot-com bubble The period was marked by the founding (and, in many cases, spectacular failure) of a group of new Internet-based companies commonly referred to as dot-coms. Companies could cause their stock prices to increase by simply adding an "e-" prefix to their name or a ".com" to the end, which one author called "prefix investing."[3] A combination of rapidly increasing stock prices, market confidence that the companies would turn future profits, individual speculation in stocks, and widely available venture capital created an environment in which many investors were willing to overlook traditional metrics, such as P/E ratio, in favor of basing confidence on technological advancements. The collapse of the bubble took place during 1999–2001. was a British Internet company, founded by Swedes Ernst Malmsten, Kajsa Leander and Patrik Hedelin, which went out of business following the dot-com boom of the late 1990s. After several highly publicized delays, launched in the autumn of 1999 selling branded fashion apparel over the Internet. The company spent $135 million of venture capital in just 18 months,[1] and it was placed into receivership on 18 May 2000 and liquidated.

Buzzblog: Time Flies Dept.: Dot-com craze peaked 10 years ago When the NASDAQ stock index hit its all-time high of 5,133 on March 10, 2000 - having more than doubled in a year -- the now legendary dot-com bubble was already looking like a balloon strapped to the back of a porcupine. A week later the NASDAQ had fallen 9 percent. ... A year later it was under 2,000. And the finger-pointing would last deep into the decade. Since memories fade - especially memories of such an unpleasant nature - I've assembled a few items from various archives that capture the essentials of what transpired - and what was thought about what transpired -- in the aftermath of this week's high-water mark. First the players: A few of the names live on as poster children for failure, of course:,, and, to cite but four from this list of "Top 10 Dot-Com Flops" by CNet.

page The history of 404 Before the beginning of time, when the Internet was still very much under the spell of bare Unix shells and Gopher, before SLIP or PPP became widely used, an ambitious group of young scientists at CERN (Switzerland) started working on what was to become the media revolution of the nineties: the World Wide Web, later to be known as WWW, or simply 'the Web'. Their aim: to create a database infrastructure that offered open access to data in various formats: multi-media. The ultimate goal was clearly to create a protocol that would combine text and pictures and present it as one document, and allow linking to other such documents: hypertext. Because these bright young minds were reluctant to reveal their progress (and setbacks) to the world, they started developing their protocol in a closed environment: CERN's internal network. Many hours were spend on what later became the world-wide standard for multimedia documents.

History of 404 What is 404, anyway? Where did it come from? What do the numbers mean? What are the other status codes? How can I use status codes?

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