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31st Jan 2002

Thought about Resource Discovery In P 2 P Networks.

30th Jan 2002

Zoom in and out of the universe. Each click takes you 10 times closer or father away. Zoom out from a proton through a leaf cell, to the solar system, to 10 million light years away -

25th Jan 2002

Looking at upgading my computer (a Dell Dimension XPS T450) - probably by adding a Power Leap PL-iP3/T with a 1.2GHz Celeron.

In the meantime, I'm looking at Speeding Up Windows 98.

Saw Operation Kid Brother at a Klub Catusi / Cinephilia film night at the Midlands Arts Centre.

15th Jan 2002

Ever get the urge to phone random strangers? The Payphone project lets you do just that! -

Very good article detailing overheard conversations on the payphones at the entrance to Ballston Metro station, Washington DC. -

Strange, but nice I think - annotated Dvorak -

12th Jan 2002

Bought a Psion 5mx yesterday - I'm editing this page using it! That's pretty cool!

5th Jan 2002

Listened to Orson Wells 1938 version of War Of The Worlds - tried to imagine what it would have been like to have tuned into it live, not knowing that it was a Mercury Theatre production. The impact must have been electric.

3rd Jan 2002

What is Film Noir anyway? -

Read about and listened to Massive Attack - particularly Protection and Better Things - Tracey Thorn has a wonderful voice.

Mrs Miller is now recognised as one of the most underated musical geniuses of the 1960's. The whistling on Downtown is heart rendering -

2nd Jan 2002

Just how much information is there in the world? According to there is roughly 1.5 billion gigabytes of intentionally recorded infomation, which is about 250 megabytes per person.

According to you'd need about 5 Exabytes (5 000 000 000 000 000 000 bytes) to record all words ever spoken by human beings. You'd also need a time machine and a lot of patience.

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