A big tip o’ the nib to J’s Scratchpad for the pointer to Scholarpedia, which is a peer-reviewed ‘pedia written by scholars. It’s available at http://www.scholarpedia.org/ . (Scholarpedia is currently focused on […]
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Ancestry.com has announced that they’ve added “all readily available” passenger lists that span 1820 to 1960. This collection represents information on millions and millions of passengers. To celebrate, Ancestry.com is making the […]
I must confess I have accessed GMail via my phone before, but it was through a Web browser on a phone-sized screen and therefore — rather icky. I was happy therefore to […]
I find that searching for product names and model numbers on a general Web search engine can sometimes be useful. But I also find that it can bring up a lot of […]
I’m a confirmed text-crawler — but I can see the writing on the wall. Rather, I can see the large pie chart representing the contents of the writing on the wall. It […]