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March 11, 2009

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March 2, 2009
  • Gmail
    is really famous among users of all the email clients available on the web and that is not because it has a cool interface rather it is famous for its reliability and huge space (3GB now thats something). Google doesn't stop here and recently Google announced that users can now buy more online storage for Google services just by paying a little amount. So why not use this online storage space and use it externally (Probably as a network drive or one of your own computer hard drives).

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February 28, 2009

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February 27, 2009

links for 2009-02-26

February 26, 2009
  • This service was created as the first application to use a new RPC mechanism designed in the Computer Laboratory – MSRPC2. It runs over MSNL (Multi-Service Network Layer) – a network layer protocol designed for ATM networks.

    A video capture board in an Acorn Archimedes grabs one frame every second and the WWW server requests a frame from it using MSRPC2 (indirectly). Each frame is JPEG encoded by the Archimedes.

    The online coffee pot actually predates our World Wide Web server by some time. If you want to know how it all came about, take a look at its (non-technical) biography.

    (tags: web history)
  • Approximately 1,500 bunkers were built during World War II along the French shores to forestall an Allied landing—“the Atlantic Wall.” Decommissioned after the Allied invasion of Normandy, this elaborate defense system now lies abandoned.

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February 24, 2009

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February 23, 2009