Monthly Archives: October 2006

Terrorists interupt ABC broadcast

I was watching the ABC news last night. And the bulletin reporter crossed to a reporter outside the Lakemba Mosque who starts giving a report about the meeting over Sheik Taj el-Din al Hilaly. Then the camera changes to showing … Continue reading

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A shower rose by any other name

Had the head fall off my shower today. How useful do you think the internet would be for finding the cost of a replacement? Not very. I tried looking up prices on Hardware retailers web sites. No prices, not even … Continue reading

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Why would Hormel Foods name its product after junk email?

Hormel Foods, the producer of the canned pork product Spam is trying to stop the dilution of its product name. It doesn’t mind too much that “spam” has become a colloquial term referring to junk email. What it objects to … Continue reading

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web sites as graphs

Do you ever wonder what a computer thinks of your web site? How does it perceive the relationship between tags? Probably not the sort of thing you do every day. I found a Java Applet online that creates coloured graphs … Continue reading

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