Sunday, July 28, 2002
MapScience.com - Do You Live Near Nuclear Waste Routes At the site, type in any street address and get a customized map that shoes how close that address is to a nuclear waste route within one, three, and five miles.
Hotmail clean-out catches members out - Tech News - CNET.com As part of a series of new storage policies aimed at driving more people toward its paid services, Microsoft has instituted a plan to delete sent Hotmail messages that are more than 30 days old.
The Web didn't kill libraries. It's the new draw. | csmonitor.com Rather than lead to the demise of libraries, the World Wide Web may have turned out to be a their saving grace.
Saturday, July 27, 2002
Thursday, July 25, 2002
Newstream.com - Multimedia News for the 21st Century Newsroom In 1937, the first cans of SPAM® luncheon meat began to appear on the shelves of grocery stores in the United States.
Wednesday, July 24, 2002
Federal bill targets electronic waste - Tech News - CNET.com Hoping to wake the country from its "e-waste nightmare," a U.S. congressman has introduced a bill intended to address the increasing volumes of obsolete computers.
Sunday, July 21, 2002
Saturday, July 20, 2002
The New Yorker: Fact The management of Enron, in other words, did exactly what the consultants at McKinsey said that companies ought to do in order to succeed in the modern economy. It hired and rewarded the very best and the very brightest—and it is now in bankruptcy. The reasons for its collapse are complex, needless to say. But what if Enron failed not in spite of its talent mind-set but because of it? What if smart people are overrated?
NewsForge: The Online Newspaper of Record for Linux and Open Source NewsForge broke the news last month that Microtel was putting together Mandrake-Linux PCs for Walmart.com, the online division of the giant American retailer. If you were beginning to think those PCs were never going to make their way online, you were wrong. As of Sunday evening, they're online in the desktop computer section of Walmart.com.
InvestSafe.com launches informative site explaining new Solo-Owner 401 (k) As a result of a new tax law, small business owners with no employees or only a spouse as an employee can establish a Solo-Owner 401(k) plan. The law also allows them to roll over or transfer their IRAs, 401(k), 403(b), or other qualified retirement funds into their Solo-Owner 401(k) plan.
Guardian Unlimited | Netnews | When size does matter Google's superiority is under threat, writes Chris Sherman
Komando.com, Website for The Kim Komando Radio Show®, Kool sites A great deal of information about individuals is available on the Internet. From marriage records to legal proceedings, you can find just about anything.
The New York Review of Books: The Power of the Super-Rich America is fast becoming a plutocracy, the spirit of democracy is on the wane
Consumer Guide® Automotive: Reviews, Ratings & Prices for Cars, Trucks, SUVs, Minivans Truth about cars
Thursday, July 18, 2002
Connect - Fear - Librarians at the Gate - - Online Features - Darwin Magazine E-books are killing the happy marriage of libraries and publishers. Libraries can now lend the same book to thousands of readers simultaneously. Publishers say it’s not fair. What’s the answer?
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Young Adult Booklists The following are subject lists of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's recommended reading for teens.
Health On the Net (HON): Health On the Net Code of Conduct (HONcode) The Health on the Net Foundation Code of Conduct (HONcode) for medical and health Web sites addresses one of Internet's main healthcare issues: the reliability and credibility of information.
The Wireless Future of Library Computing: Implications of Docomo Cell Phones Libraries, while recognizing the growth of laptop usage and responding to it, have neglected the importance of development of an even more significant tool: the cellular phone.
Wednesday, July 17, 2002
Equifax Credit Reporting: Consumer Services: Credit Ratings and Scores Equifax Credit Watch™ helps you monitor, manage and protect your credit.
PCWorld.com - Privacy Watch: Online Investigators Know All About You Web services promise to dig up all available information--factual and otherwise--about the person of your choice.
Sunday, July 14, 2002
The List: The Definitive Internet Services Buyer's Guide The following is a list of area codes serviced by ISPs for locations within the United States and Canada.
Friday, July 12, 2002
The Chronicle: 7/12/2002: Do Libraries Really Need Books? Controversial projects at some colleges move the printed word out of sight
The Harry Potter Page: If You Like Harry Potter... These are books that have similar themes, plots, characters, situations, humour, and/or writing style to those of the Harry Potter books.
Thursday, July 11, 2002
Wednesday, July 10, 2002
Monday, July 08, 2002
EasyBib.com - Free, Automatic Bibliography Formatting, Alphabetizing, and Printing. Need to create a bibliography really fast?
Sunday, July 07, 2002
Job-Interview.net: Job Interview Guide, Interview Questions and Answers, Interviewing Tips, Mock Interviews Interview preparation tool.
On the Net: Free Full Text: FindArticles and MagPortal Two of the most interesting free, searchable collections of full-text articles are FindArticles [www.findarticles.com] and MagPortal [www.magportal.com].
Guardian Unlimited Observer | International | Earth 'will expire by 2050' A study by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), to be released on Tuesday, warns that the human race is plundering the planet at a pace that outstrips its capacity to support life.
Saturday, July 06, 2002
Friday, July 05, 2002
Thursday, July 04, 2002
Tuesday, July 02, 2002
ISP Planet - Fixed Wireless - The Municipal WISP (Part II) It may one day be as common for small cities and towns across America to offer broadband Internet access services as it is today for municipalities to provide electricity and water. Indeed, a few small towns already are offering Internet services.
Posted by JCK at 2.7.02