11th May 2006 – New release version 3.95.4m of OziExplorer is available for download from the OziExplorer Software page. OziExplorer
The hottest spots on the planet
“The global warming clock is ticking so see these places while you can, Clara Iaccarino advises.
IT’S NO secret the Earth is heating up. The world’s average annual temperature has increased by about 0.6degrees since the Industrial Revolution and shows no sign of slowing. The 1990s were the warmest decade on record and as the human emission of greenhouse gases increases, it’s unlikely the planet will cool down anytime soon.”
The hottest spots on the planet [The Age]
Recycling day pulls in the relics
“A Commodore 64 complete with original manuals and an Amstrad “luggable” PC were
just two of the relics handed in at a computer recycling day recently held in Sydney.”
Recycling day pulls in the relics [The Age]
Errors in Spreadsheets are Pandemic
“Studies show that most spreadsheets have critical errors in one percent of their cells,
well beyond a permissible level. Here are some news stories about spreadsheet errors.
Spreadsheets won’t protect a firm from liability when they are audited and spreadsheet
errors found: spreadsheets are not secure, provide no audit trail and won’t pass HIPAA or
Sarbanes-Oxley auditing. How are Slashdotters coping with the proliferation of spreadsheets
in the face of greater legal accountability and auditing?”
Errors in Spreadsheets are Pandemic [Slashdot]
Practical Aspects of Modern Cryptography
The subject notes etc. for CSE P 590TU: Practical Aspects of Modern Cryptography
online, for free.
CSE P 590TU: Practical Aspects of Modern Cryptography – Winter 2006 [Uni Washington]
Hiking and Climbing with Children
Perhaps you have heard such a phrase as “your climbing life is over when you have children”.
Rest assured that is not the case. Most children love the outdoors and many are intrigued by
exploration and challenging physical activity.
This article will discuss several issues and have several tips pertaining to hiking and climbing
with children. All are from my own personal experience and since every child and parent is different,
your experience may be far different.
Hiking and Climbing with Children [Summit Post]