The World Wide Web project The WorldWideWeb (W3) is a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give universal access to a large universe of documents. Everything there is online about W3 is linked directly or indirectly to this document, including an executive summary of the project, Mailing lists , Policy , November's W3 news , Frequently Asked Questions . What's out there? Pointers to the world's online information, subjects , W3 servers, etc. Help
Visual 6502 Links Links No work stands alone, and we have great admiration and gratitude for the many excellent websites dedicated to the 6502, Atari 2600, microprocessors, emulation, and simulation. Here, we list just a few that have been particulary helpful and interesting. 30+ Retro Print Computer Ads from the 90′s – Vintage Geek Design Nostalgia Remember when a an 8 GIG Hard Drive was standard on a $3,000 computer? I do. Those were the days. I was thinking about my first computer the other day – It was a 150 MHZ Intel Pentium with an 8 GB hard drive and 64 MB’s of Ram & a 14.4k dial up modem I believe. Twas a beast. It was 1995 and the internet and computers were new to us all for the most part.
Support Alert Newsletter Issue 159,Free Edition As I described in a Special Announcement on July 9, Support Alert Newsletter is merging with the Windows Secrets Newsletter on July 24. Please see I've received many emails from readers since sending out that announcement wishing me well in this new enterprise.
Commodore 64 computer - Мозилин фајерфокс (Mozilla Firefox) Although it looks like an unimpessive keyboard-like box, the Commodore 64 was incredibly popular. More C64s have been sold than any other single computer system, even to this day. That's about 17 million systems, according to the Commodore 1993 Annual Report. In a 1989 interview, Sam Tramiel, then-president of Commodore, said that "When I was at Commodore we were building 400,000 C64s a month for a couple of years." The C64 looks nearly identical to the Commodore VIC-20, released in 1981. The Disappearance of Ancient Slavery – November 13, 2011Posted in: Articles The Disappearance of Ancient Slavery McKay, Cory McGill University (2003)
Home : Broadband ISP Reviews News Tools and Forums Pinned News News Google recently stated they were considering expanding Google Fiber to a list of 34 cities in nine metro areas. While New York City wasn't on the list, Geek.com has noticed that Google Fiber is advertising for a Google Fiber regional sales manager for the New York City region."As a Google Fiber Regional Sales Manager, you will manage multiple teams that evangelize Google Fiber services to MDU (multi-dwelling apartments and condos) and large SMB owners," notes the listing.
Oric Atmos - Мозилин фајерфокс (Mozilla Firefox) As was becoming the norm, the machine came in both a 16K and 48K version, although the 16k version was not upgradeable, which really was inforgiveable. By 1984 16K was no longer considered enough memory for a home computer, and the fact that you could not expand it virtually made the 16K version of the machine instantly obsolete. It goes without saying that not many of the 16K models were sold. This small amount of memory could not support many computer games by 1984 and by this time your average punter demanded more memory. 16K? Pah!
How Many U.S. Marines Could Bring Down the Roman Empire? It all started as a thought experiment on Reddit.com when a user posed the question: “Could I destroy the entire Roman Empire during the reign of Augustus if I traveled back in time with a modern U.S. Marine infantry battalion or MEU?” Then the Reddit user offered a more precise scenario: Let’s say we go back in time with a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) … could we destroy all 30 of Augustus’ legions?We’d be up against nearly 330,000 men since each legion was comprised of 11,000 men. 64 Things Every Geek Should Know - laptoplogic.com The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject. A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. If you’re that type of person and are looking for a few extra skills to pick up, or if you’re a newbie aiming to get a handhold on the honor that is geekhood, read on to find out what skills you need to know.
Scary Stories of the Ancient Greeks and Romans Centuries before movie and television audiences thrilled to tales of werewolves, vampires and wizards and Halloween became the second biggest celebration of the year, the ancient Greeks and Romans were spinning scary stories about monsters, ghosts and the afterlife, says University of Massachusetts Amherst Classics professor Debbie Felton, who studies the folklore of the supernatural. Felton is the author of Haunted Greece and Rome: Ghost Stories from Classical Antiquity, which relates stories of ghosts and hauntings from ancient times, many of which are similar to modern tales of the supernatural. “I think these Roman stories are great, and most people don’t realize that ghost and werewolf stories like these were being told 2,000 years ago,” says Felton.
Dougal Dixon - Man After Man : An Anthropology of the Future (1990) Flickr set here "The book begins with the impact of genetic engineering. For 200 years modern humans morphed the genetics of other humans to create genetically-altered creatures. The aquamorphs and aquatics are marine humans with gills instead of lungs. One species - the vacuumorph - has been engineered for life in the vacuum of space.
Are add-ons keeping you on Firefox 3.6? Since we implemented Add-ons Default to Compatible, most add-ons that were updated to work on Firefox 4 continue to work on the latest releases. The add-on compatibility problems we’ve had ever since have been minimal. However, there are still a number of popular add-ons that weren’t updated for the switch to Firefox 4. People who still have these add-ons installed may be skipping Firefox updates because their add-ons are not compatible yet, and probably never will be. The Madness of the Emperor Caligula The Madness of the Emperor Caligula By A. T. Sandison Medical History, Vol.2:3 (1958)