An intriguing account by Robert Fisk. “How the West armed Saddam, fed him intelligence on his ‘enemies’, equipped him for atrocities – and then made sure he wouldn’t squeal.”
- Caches – a single snapshot in time as last seen – e.g. Google cache for wastedmonkeys
- Mirrors – mirror of live content using free peer-to-peer bandwidth optimization techniques – e.g. CoralCDN for wastedmonkeys
- Archives – collection of random snapshots in time for selected pages – e.g. Wayback Machine for Yahoo’s main page in 1996
An opinion in a Korean newspaper on sexual misconduct by U.N. peacekeepers, with supporting reference info. Caution: distressing.
Analysts at Butler Group give their viewpoint of what lies ahead in 2007 for Enterprise IT. “Will organisations look to Remote Management delivered from offshore locations? Will Radio Frequency ID tags (RFID) start to be used at the product or item level rather than on pallets and containers.”
You decide what you want to watch, when you want to watch, ad-free, free, and lots of content (almost all channels in the world) – hasn’t happened yet, but Venice Project looks like a perfect kick-start. Via ars. Concept: IPTV.
- Search for x on the web – Google (and others)
- What is x summarised and where does it fit in the big picture? – Social collaboration: Wikipedia (and other wikis)
- What are cool things x; in category y and/or time z? – Social collaboration: Reddit, Digg, Blogs via Technorati or WordPress top list; or RSS aggregation: Client-side (Sharpreader..) or Server-side (Reader, Bloglines..)