Pooya Karimian

November 2005

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Slashdot | Canada Moves to Keep Skilled Workers
[Link] http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/26/2123235&tid=9...
"The Canadian government is announcing a C$700 million initiative to help skilled workers stay in Canada and become citizens". Although it seems like these are just some pre-election promises from a falling government.


Posted to Life by pooya at 04:50 PM | Comments (0)


Firefox RC3 Community Testing Day
[Link] http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/qa/archives/2005/11/firefox_r...
Mozilla Quality Blog. Firefox 1.5 is getting ready for a worldwide release this week.


Posted to Computer»Web»Browsers by pooya at 10:45 PM | Comments (0)


A Swarm of Chatterboxes
[Link] http://fas.sfu.ca/news/vaughan-chatterbox
SFU Faculty of Applied Science News on Autonomy Lab: "The critters are 12cm cubes with the brainpower of a Pentium 3 computer. They can see with infra-red “eyes” and they communicate with flashing lights and sound—hence the name Chatterbox."


Posted to Research»Robotic by pooya at 05:20 PM | Comments (0)


Wired News: History's Worst Software Bugs
[Link] http://wired.com/news/technology/bugs/0,2924,69355,00.html?t...
'Coding errors have sparked explosions, crippled interplanetary probes -- even killed people. Here's our pick for the 10 worst bugs ever, but the judging wasn't easy.'


Posted to Computer by pooya at 01:05 PM | Comments (0)


Amazon Mechanical Turk: Artificial Artifical Intelligence
[Link] http://battellemedia.com/archives/002007.php
As mentioned in John Battelle's Searchblog it totally looks like hoax, but seems like it is not! It is something like RPC with human as server.


Posted to Computer»Web by pooya at 02:14 PM | Comments (0)


extendfirefox.com: Extend Firefox Contest
[Link] http://www.extendfirefox.com
Firefox best extensions contest. prizes include: Alienware Aurora 7500 Firefox Edition PC, Apple iPod Nano, O'Reilly books, Firefox laptop bag, etc.


Posted to Computer»Web»Browsers by pooya at 08:38 PM | Comments (0)


South Leicester Aeronutz: miniature scale aircrafts
[Link] http://www.aeronutz.flyer.co.uk/
South Leicester Aeronutz has lots of useful information to help you design and build your own miniature scale aircraft for indoor flying. They used brushless motors, small Li Poly battery cells, etc. Unbeliveably cool.


Posted to Science»Aviation by pooya at 10:29 PM | Comments (0)

Microsoft’s Live: Monopoly 4.0
[Link] http://www.russellbeattie.com/notebook/1008671.html
as Russell Beattie said.


Posted to Computer»Web by pooya at 05:34 AM | Comments (0)
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