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Crossword Help

I don’t do a lot of crossword puzzles, but when I do, I can’t stand leaving a few clues unanswered. I tried just using a search engine to search for answers, but that didn’t work at all. Then when I searched for crossword help, I found the OneAcross web site. You can enter the clue, …

Microsoft at Year’s End

PressPass reviews some of Microsoft’s key accomplishments of 2004 across a broad range of products and services, and previews some of the news anticipated in 2005. Sure, it was written by Microsoft people for journalists, so of course everything looks rosey, but it’s still worth a look. Check it out at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2004/dec04/12-14YearReview.asp

Notes from the Field by Robert X. Cringely

http://www.infoworld.com/columnists/robert.html I get many trade publications. I skim quickly through most of them, but one column that I always read is Robert X. Cringely’s Notes from the Field. Apparently the name is a pseudonym for each successive person who writes this column. Whomever is writing the columns now, I don’t know, but the columns are …

Christmas Origami

Here is some Christmas fun… http://www.origami-club.com/xmas/ Click on any of the 16 designs On the next page, the orange button brings up instructions on how to make it. It is in Japanese, but you should be able to follow the diagrams on how to fold. The purple button brings up an animation of how to …

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