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Monthly Archive July, 2002

isn’t that why they call it a web?

July 31, 2002

Economist.com | Weblogging For all the costly and failed efforts by media companies to create and charge for online material, blogging suggests that the web works best as a link to other people—and a way of finding and raiding their content.

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two-wheeled fun

July 30, 2002

Now that I have some idea how far and fast I am going on my bone shaker, I took a quick spin today: 13.6 miles. I used the speed information to gauge what cadences and gear combinations felt comfortable. I found 14/15 mph to be pretty easy to ride along at, but I couldn’t push […]

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quiz time

July 29, 2002

Quiz: Does Your Weblog Own You? 12.5 % My weblog owns 12.5 % of me.Does your weblog own you?

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the march of progress

A Computer’s Eye View (from 1972) How far has computer technology advanced since this was written in 1972? In the proceeding chapter, Kemeny describes the then-new GE 635 machine that ran the Dartmouth Time Sharing System: the “dual processor system is capable of some 10 million multiplications per minute.” That works out to be 166,166 […]

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