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Podcastercon – floppy nametags

Paul, · Categories: Amusements, General, Information Commons, Virtual Communities

Brian Russell has put his excess Holiday energy to work and has been making unique nametags for Podcastercon out of old floppy disks.

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Where: 116 Murphey Hall, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
When: Saturday, January 7, 2006 9 am – 6 pm

Simputer creator shot in India

Paul, · Categories: General

BBC reports that a gunman opened fire at a science conference in Bangalore killing one professor and injuring three others including Prof Vijay Chandru, is the founder of the Indian-developed palm-computer, the Simputer. The Times of India reports the story further saying that the attack was aimed at “one Prof Venkatesh.”

UPDATE: The Indian Express has further reporting including a picture description of all that occured.