Causes Of Color

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Why are things colored? There are three causes. Repeated over and over, in innumerable variety, they create our colorful world. Light is made in the yellow glow of a candle light. Light is lost when sunlight filters through stained glass. Light is moved when the sky turns crimson during sunset. Read more …

Dr. Dobb’s AI Newsletter

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DDJ’s AI Expert Newsletter edited by Dennis Merritt AI Expert Newsletter is all about artificial intelligence in practice. Features include case studies, technology tutorials, product reviews and AI news—plus classic articles from the original AI Expert magazine! Keep up with the latest in logic programming, expert systems, neural networks, genetic algorithms, and fuzzy logic. Subscribe […]

MIT OpenCourseWare

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Mission statement: Welcome to MIT’s OpenCourseWare: A free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners around the world. OCW supports MIT’s mission to advance knowledge and education, and serve the world in the 21st century. It is true to MIT’s values of excellence, innovation, and leadership. MIT OCW: Is a publication of MIT […]

From Nat Geo archives

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What’s Scarier? (A) Climbing Denali (B) Blasting Into Space David Roberts talks to the one man who knows for certain: John Grunsfeld. K2 at 50: The Bitter Legacy This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of K2, arguably the deadliest mountain on Earth. In Italy, the half-century-old triumph of the countrymen who […]

The Honeypot Project

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Mission statement: The Honeynet Project is a non-profit (501c3) research organization of security professionals dedicated to information security. We have no products, services or employees, our research is done on a volunteer basis. It is our goal to learn the tools, tactics, and motives of the blackhat community and share these lessons learned. It is […]

Cut and Soiled notes mela

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Vijaya Bank in association with the Reserve Bank of India will conduct a ‘cut and soiled note mela’ at their Trinity Circle Branch on MG Road from March 07. The public are requested to avail of the opportunity to get their cut and soiled currency notes exchanged between 10:30 and 16:00. Source: City Express, 09 […]

The India vs China debate

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Hardly a day goes by without one coming across an article (be it online or print) on the India vs China growth phenomenon. The Western media seems to take great delight in comparing the two nations, with the Indian media reproducing the facts and figures blindly and with equal delight. A few observations: China always […]

911: Opera…

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It’s true. Today, the Opera 7.54 web browser did something that MS IE 6.0 and Mozilla FireFox 1.0 could not. Since yesterday, I have been trying to access the services on, a secure trading site that runs on ASP. IE and FF literally had me balding in frustration. For some honestly obscure reason, the […]

MBA Newsletter

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BusinessWeek Online has a good selection of newsletters. I have been a subscriber to their MBA Express newsletter for quite some time and I must say the content is pretty decent. The caveat: You need to enter your e-mail address, then click a button labeled “Click Here for Newsletter Choices” and ultimately make your choice(s). […]