Monday, December 15, 2003

Big thanks from Suzanne and I to Philip, Julie, Sarah and John (happy 26th birthday) and the 13o+ guests for awesome Harry Potter party set in the library / hall at Girton college on Saturday. Must say that fancy dress parties are great for lowering folks inhibitions havent enjoyed myself so much for ages. (Photos to follow)
Pleasant evening with Andy and Anna at Light in Cambridge, told me about another new budget airline to Poland Airpolani flying from Stansted. Amazingly he didnt know what mp3's are. Jjust how different is he to me!

Thursday, December 04, 2003

And here is a company starting to re-create the old Austro-Hungarian Empire! centropestart

Wednesday, December 03, 2003

A Plan for Spam: "
(This article describes the spam-filtering techniques used in the new spamproof web-based mail reader we're building to exercise Arc. An improved algorithm is described in Better Bayesian Filtering.)

I Particulary liked this comment As a rule of thumb, the more qualifiers there are before the name of a country, the more corrupt the rulers. A country called The Socialist People's Democratic Republic of X is probably the last place in the world you'd want to live
The story of Brent Townshend who is going to collect over $55m for the patent that increased modem speeds from 36K to 56K. One patent that proved very worthwhile. Wonder what is bill for legal costs came to? InfoWorld: Analog Devices settles lawsuit over modem technology: December 02, 2003: By : Telecommunications: "lawsuit over modem technology
Analog Devices to license the patented dial-up modem technology

By Tom Krazit, IDG News ServiceDecember 02, 2003

A California inventor of a standard for dial-up modem technology has settled a patent infringement lawsuit with Analog Devices Inc. over charges that the company was improperly using patented technology"

Tuesday, December 02, 2003

Wow this is just amazing set myself with a photo weblog herePhlog - geofonesit just took a few minutes. I can now post there direct from my treo.
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