|Links for 2007-4-4
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Trains of the Future: Is France's Energy-Guzzling TGV Prototype the Right Answer? As the record-breaking TGV run in France illustrates, trains are traveling faster than ever before. But at what point will ever-increasing speeds make high-speed rail unsafe and environmentally unfriendly?|
A third 'will refuse ID checks' One in three people are expected not to cooperate with identity card checks, Home Office papers from 2004 suggest.
XPCOM Cross Platform Component Object Model
How businesses learned to stop worrying and love the blogosphere As young consumers move online, firms are scrambling to understand and exploit networks such as MySpace
Small Device C Compiler is a Freeware, retargettable, optimizing ANSI - C compiler that targets the Intel 8051, Maxim 80DS390, Zilog Z80 and the Motorola 68HC08 based MCUs.
Open Watcom a joint effort between SciTech Software Inc, Sybase® and the Open Source development community to maintain and enhance the Watcom C/C and Fortran cross compilers and tools.
Tiny C Compiler
Growing Up digital An examination of the first generation to be bathed in bits since birth. These 88 million children of the baby boomers in the U.S and Canada are combining demographic muscle and digital mastery to become a force for social transformation.
Newbie's Guide to Flickr
Programming Language Examples Alike Cookbook Following the great Perl Cookbook which presents a suite of common programming problems solved in the Perl language, this project aims to gather fans of programming, in order to implement the solutions in other programming languages.
Seaweed as biofuel On March 22, a group of Japanese scientists released details of an ambitious proposal calling for the large-scale production of bioethanol made from cultivated seaweed.
Ecstasy really does unleash the love hormone Clubbers who take the "love drug" ecstasy really might be "loved up". Studies in rats suggest the drug causes a brain surge of oxytocin - the hormone that helps bond couples, as well as mothers to their babies.
aircrack-ptw How to break a 104bit WEP key quickly. In under a minute under good conditions.
If We Taught English the Way We Teach Mathematics... Imagine if your only contact with "English" was as a subject at school. Amounting to nothing more than reading dictionaries, getting drilled in spelling and grammar, and memorizing vast vocabulary lists -- why would you then read a novel or a poem?