- January 30, 1994
- The Dan Quayle for President Preservation Society proudly presents
a story in pictures and sound of a Superbowl gone horribly awry...
- January 29,1994
- An excellent new
is available at the Centre Universitaire d'Informatique for your
browsing pleasure. If you find it especially useful, install
a local copy on your machine. It will work from anywhere.
- The On-Line
Music Database has gone through some
changes in the last week. It is now searchable by: Track, Album,
Artist, and Submitter. It now also allows editing of existing database
entries. There are now over
1300 albums in the database and 390+ artists.
- The Exploratorium is happy to
officially announce the availibility of it World Wide Web server.
- A collection of
lists can now be accessed through the Web.
- A text-to-speech
translator (rsynth) has been integrated into the Web. A forms-based
interface to it is available via the
- A new WWW server in the
Computer Science Department
at Oklahoma State University contains information about the department.
- The Web server at Calvin College has
been redone, including the addition of a
campus calendar and a
- EINet announces
Galaxy, a prototype directory service for locating Internet
resources. This service is a vehicle for research and requirements
development for electronic commerce directory services. It is currently very
incomplete. Major upgrades and features to be announced as they become
The Department of Computer Science
at the University of Chile is running the first WWW Server in Chile.
The server provides information about our Department and include a
MAP of WWW/Gopher
servers in Chile. Includes also information about
The 20th International
Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB'94) to be held in
Santiago de Chile from September 12 through 15, 1994.
- The Coombs
Computing Unit at ANU now is running a Web server.
Brandon Plewe (SUNY/Buffalo) is
conducting the Best of the Web
'94 Awards. This is meant to highlight those places and people that best
exemplify how great the Web is. Right now, it is under development, but over
the next few weeks, everyone is encouraged to submit nominees and vote.
The Oregon State Archives is
pleased to announce a new web server. Initial offerings include The
Oregon Bulletin, a monthly catalog of administrative rule proposals
and adoptions, and lists of records of interest to genealogists and
students of family history.
The University of Texas at Dallas
now has a WWW server as part of their CWIS system.
Journal, a weekly multimedia magazine run by students at Trinity
College in Hartford Connecticut, with all design, programming,
contributions and artwork created by people from around the world, is now
in the Web.
Talk.Bizarre is on the Web, allowing all frequent posters,
net.legends, and idiots to open their personal archives et
al to all! The
Talk.Bizarre Web Page
is maintained by [email protected], who is open to suggestions
and additions of all sorts. More is planned in the future...
Kaleida Labs, Inc., now has a public
web server. This server is not officially maintained, rather
it is done with love by
- January 25,1994
The Museum of Paleontology WWW server
has undergone a facelift, with new pages for both the
on-line catalogs and the
About this server pages.
Also, they have nearly completed work on set of pages describing the
technology used to
create the server.
Development Corporation is now offering an experimental WWW Front
Page for access to information about collaboration and software support
for collaboration, as well as information about the products and
services offered by Consensus Development. Topics include information
about groupware, decision support, facilitation, electronic democracy,
hypertext authoring, online documentation, document architecture, shared
spaces, virtual organizations, and online knowledge management.
Tango Server has
been totally revised and updated. It presents argentinian tango
(and related dances like milonga
and vals cruzado) as a form of dance, a music style and a social and
cultural phenomenon. Moreover it features information about
organizations all over the world, a large collection of
tango lyrics and lots of other material (pictures and sounds).
- The Global Legal
Studies Journal published by the Indiana University School of
Law - Bloomington is now available via the WorldWideWeb.
- You can now browse various Christian WWW resources including
an incomplete hypertext
Christian Resource List.
The Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory
homepage is now publicly accessible.
DRAO is a national facility operated by the Herzberg Institute of
Astrophysics of the National Research Council of Canada.
The observatory instruments are particulary suited to comprehensive studies
of the interstellar environment, extended Galactic nebulae and star-forming
regions, and of nearby galaxies.
- Doctor Fun has moved to
To fetch the the latest Doctor Fun, use
- Jeremy Rutter of Dartmouth College has made his course materials for
Aegean Prehistory available on the Classics and
Mediterranean Archaeology Server. A sample section can be read here.
The rest can by downloaded (via Gopher) from here.
- Dublin City University School of Computer Applications
and also the Centre for Software Engineering
fiction resource guide is an index to fiction, interviews, bibliographies,
reviews, criticism and much else related to science fiction and fantasy.
Nova-Links , an extensive
network navigator, is now available from the HTTP server at
Nova-Southeastern University. Care has been taken to provide a wide
variety of resources in an organized and easy to use manner.
In addition to coverage of www, gopher, and hytelnet resources, there
is an extensive interface to software libraries, an unusually extensive
fun page, an employment section, and more. Nova-Links is updated
- The mathematics department at
Florida State University now has a WWW server. It has links to all
kinds of fun information, as well as links to other math and science
servers around the world. It also has a link to a skydiving home page which has all kinds of information
- Stanford University's Center
for Design Research is pleased to announce
Experiential Conference on Team Design, March 24th - 26th,
1994. Explore the design process by working with teams from Chrysler,
WET design, XEROX PARC, Pacific Data Images, Caterpillar, Jet
Propulsion Laboratory and the Design Division, Department of
Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University.
Malin Space Science Systems,
developer of the camera on the ill-fated Mars Observer spacecraft, now
has a WWW server. Among other things, the server contains MOC images taken
during cruise, and an extensive set of stills and MPEG
movies sent back from Antarctica by Mike Malin, who is currently
doing research there.
- January 22,1994
Baylor College of Medicine Genome Center has a WWW server.
Of special interest to biologists are the
Biologist's Control Panel,
CEPH-Genethon Data Interface, which allows browsing and
searching of the CEPH-Genethon physical map data, complete with
Baylor College of Medicine Genome Center Data.
- The Computer Science and Operational Research Department of the Université de Montréal
is pleased to
announces its new httpd server. This site, currently available only in French,
is located in Montréal, Province of
Québec, Canada. It features research
papers, departemental facilities information, under and post graduate study
details, personnel information, lab and user provided documents on
different topics, links to Gopher and WWW servers in
and many more.
Graphics, Visualization, & Usability Center at Georgia Tech is
now on the Web.
Although we have been around for a while, we are
still pleased to offically announce our database.
With in our database are text, movies, and images on:
Animation, Image Understanding, Medical Informatics,
Scientific Visualization, Software Visualization, and
Virtual Environments. Also available are GVU Technical
Reports, the GVU Users's Guide, the WWW User Survey, and more!
- The Clearinghouse
for Subject-Oriented Internet Resource Guides can now be accessed
via the Web.
- The Nuclear Engineering
Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison announces its
WWW server. As well as full deparmental information, it contains an
Society Home Page, which features an on-line magazine not to be
missed. X-Section is
designed to be a forum for the dissemination of information about
nuclear engineering and the nuclear power industry to members of the
general public. (It is not a technical journal for spreading new
engineering or scientific information.)
A new WWW server is now online at the
National Climatic Data Center. This server contains information
about the data
and services available at the center.
Included are information about NCDC's
Online Data Access and
Services Information System (OASIS) and the
Global Climate Perspectives System (GCPS). NCDC's WWW server also
contains information on environmental data available on CD-ROMS and
images from both the Microwave
Sounding Unit (MSU) and NOAA's Long-Term Climatological Dataset.
You can now reach the
International Computer Science
Institute (ICSI) via http. ICSI is a computer science research
organization that is closely affiliated with the Computer Science
division of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
department at U.C. Berkeley. ICSI comprises
research scientists from all over the world working together
with U.C. Berkeley EECS professors and graduate students on
a wide variety of projects.
At the ICSI http
site, you can find postscript
technical reports, an interface to the
ICSI gopher server,
and information about the
pSather languages. New services will soon be added.
The Department of Informatics at
the Federal University of Santa Catarina, BRAZIL, is now running
a WWW Server. The server provides a
by continent using ISMAP, and a index of all
Brazilian network services (WWW, anonymous FTP, Gopher, ...).
Includes also informations about our Department and courses. This is
a good oportunity to learn Portuguese! There is a
Home Page in English too. Please note
: our link is slow = 9600 bps.
Stanford University has upgraded to an
HTTP server. There are pointers to many of the campus organizations that are
running servers of their own, including the
School of Medicine.
VTLS is happy to announce a new web
server. VTLS is a company that provides innovative
automation solutions for libraries and other information centers
worldwide. Some of the links you will find are products and
services, a company
overview, and a special Z39.50 page
which illustrates how the VTLS Z39.50 client can interface with web
browsers such as NCSA Mosaic for Windows.
- Eunet Austria
providing email, news and IP connectivity to the general public
and commercial customers, is now running a server providing information on
it's products and services.
The Computing Support Team, Inc. has volunteered to coordinate
Internet access to the missing children information supplied by the
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Heidi
Search Center. Our
Missing Kids Guide is now available. Sites wishing to mirror our
database and web documents should contact CSTeam for more
Polish Home Page
is placed at
Physics Department of Wasaw University
At the same place there is a
Flea Market @ FUW, place
where you can insert and read advertisenments.
Market interface programs are written based on new
parser v 1.1
Centre for Advanced Studies Research and
Development in Sardinia (Cagliari, Italy),
invites you to visit their WWW server. In addition to the links to their
and Projects, you can find also: hypertextual
of Sardinia (with many GIFs),
museum of Cagliari (italian text + GIFs), italian literature
La Divina Commedia
The Duke University Department of
Network Communications has a Web server. The NetCom Web server provides
timely information on DukeNet and the North Carolina Information
Highway. You will also find an amazing discovery concerning
the Net coffee pot!
- The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc
(SCO) provides UNIX operating systems
and related solutions to the PC industry. The home page
provides access to the company overview, products,
services, 3rd party applications, and more.
- January 19,1994
- Update, the computer society at
Uppsala University in Sweden now has a Web server. Update is on a
quest to collect computer history (and historic computers).
Trade Law Web Server Ananse.
- Web server for documents related to international trade law. We
also provide local information on the Law Faculty of the
University of Tromsoe, the world's Northernmost, and on the exotic
"arctic" town Tromsoe (including pictures) which this year
celebrates her 200th Anniversary. For a more complete overview look at
what we intend to
do. (under construction).
- WATERS, the
Wide Area Technical Report Service is now online at
Old Dominion University.
Sponsored by ODU's CS
Department, SUNY Buffalo, the University
of Virginia and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, WATERS
is a distributed solution to managing, indexing and retrieving computer
science technical reports. The system currently contains more than 650
reports, and contributions by other universities are encouraged.
- A new WWW server is available at the Marine Biological
Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA. The MBL WWW currently includes:
descriptions of the MBL's intensive graduate-level courses in the
biological and biomedical sciences; a descriptive guide ("Life Science
in Woods Hole") to the programs and research opportunities at the
Laboratory; and the gopher-based
information resources for all of the scientific institutions based
in Woods Hole.
Knowledge Systems Laboratory of the National Research
Council of Canada is now serving its
information to the Web. The KSL does applied research in Artificial
Intelligence. The KSL server delivers KSL technical reports
and information on KSL staff. In the future, current
projects will be described. There are numerous pointers
to Internet locations that will be of interest to AI
- To date, no reliable information publically exists that models
WWW users. Yet such a profile can profoundly impact the future
development of WWW databases and related technologies. With this
in mind, please participate in the General Info, HTML, HTTP, and
- From Russia and from America comes a new information service called
"Friends and Partners" -- one of the first information systems jointly
developed by citizens of these two nations.
It is hoped that it will contribute towards better
understanding between our nations by providing instruction on our
countries and cultures, by providing a common base of information
about issues affecting relations between our countries, and by
providing a common 'meeting place' where folks can find and
communicate with each other.
the University of Queensland
now has a server. It is a very early version and has little beyond a
searchable index stafflist and some trivial graphic objects.
EUnet EUregio POP Aachen/Germany:
A WWW program with various information coming
from the INFO.box Mailboxsystem.
Most of the program is in German.
The program is still under developement and will serve as an umbrella
program for various kinds of information the other companies
might be interested in publishing.
- Ham Radio announcement
- Deckblatt-Toolbox for DEC Computers (Deckblatt is a magazine)
- Internet Connectivity information
- Commercials-Internet companies and their business
- January 17,1994
- The JumpStation has
been greatly updated. It's now more usable and it's a lot faster after
he changed the indexing of the data.
Databases will be slotted in as they finish - the current url count in the
JumpStation is 28492 - you just enter a word and it tells you the URLs
that have that word (or part-word) in their title or H1 headers.
- Lee Liming, of the University of Michigan School of Information and Library
Studies, has put together an HTML exhibit on his upcoming tour of
The exhibit is currently in a pre-trip state, containing advance information
about the tour and a
guide to Antarctica-related Internet information resources.
The post-tour state
(early March) will include photos, journal entries, and audio clips
from the tour, which begins in
Punta Arenas, Chile and ends at
Christchurch, New Zealand.
- A definitive home page for Rush fans now exists. The
page features information on the group and all of it's albums, including
lyrics for all songs, interview tidbits, and images of the group. It also
includes information on joining the National Midnight Star, the
Rush internet mailing list.
- The Astronomy and Physics Department of Saint Mary's University, in
Halifax Nova Scotia, is now running an httpd-1.0 server. Their
home page contains
links to various sites of interest to researchers in Astronomy and
Physics, as well as links of general interest. It also provides a link
to an information
page covering the department, the M.Sc. programme in Astronomy, and
- A real-time gateway to the
XPilot Meta Server
has been added on the
- The Leptiminus
Archaeological Project has made a preliminary report on the 1990-93
field seasons available on the Classics and
Mediterranean Archaeology Server.
Requirements Engineering Newsletter (a specialist topic in
software engineering) and its archive are now accessible through WWW.
- Bethany Christian Services,
a non-profit family services organization
specializing in adoption and counseling, is now online with a W3 server.
- January 16,1994
- Click on the following URLs to get the
It will play an audio file speaking the current time
including seconds over the network (of course it may be off a bit
if you are reading it over a slow network link :-).
- Wavefront Technologies
Santa Barbara, CA now has a WWW server
running. Wavefront is the leader in professional workstation-based
3D animation software. The server offers information on products,
customer training, support, production profiles, and much more!
QUEST Protein Database Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, in New York, USA, has just opened its WWW server. QUEST has constructed a
2D Gel Rat Protein Database, and the protein spot identifications are now available graphically via WWW. This database is presented in a manner which allows the user to point to and click on known protein spots to obtain their identities. You can read about their
Quest II software system, and the
hyperbook language (which simplifies conversion from normal texts to HTML hypertext) which was used to create their
online tutorial for the Quest II software. Quest is an NIH Biomedical Research Technology Resource.
- The Missing
Children's Forum is now on the Internet. It contains known
information about, and pictures of, children who are missing. The database
is maintained by the National
Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). This mirror of the
files contained in the CompuServe Forum is maintained as a public service
by Maxwell Labs in order to
provide access to this information for Internet users. The database
contains pictures of the children in GIF format and text files containing
information about their disappearance.
- Spirit of UConn
provides library resources to the internet community and to
the University of Connecticut community. Various CDROM archives and
GIS/Census databases will become available on Spirit as it is expanded.
is a archaeological resource focusing on Northeastern
United States archaeology. Botanical studies, ethnohistory, faunal
analysis, cultural resource management, lithic analysis, geomorphology are
a few of the areas covered by this server. It is being expanded daily.
- The Maricopa Center for
Learning and Instruction, or MCLI, is a central source of
resources and innovations for the ten colleges in the Maricopa County
Community College District, Arizona. Our server offers information
about the District, links to our Gopher servers, on-line versions of
MCLI's publications, and will soon have demos of instructional
courseware developed at MCLI.
- Infrared images of the sky from the Infrared Astronomical Satellite are now available from the experimental ISSA Postage Stamp Server running at the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at Caltech. The images are returned on the basis of selecting a celestial object's name or position and can be fetched as full FITS files by clicking on the displayed in-line gif representations.
- January 14,1994
- A copy of the first image
of the new Wide-Field and Planetary Camera-II
of the Hubble Space Telescope is available on the Web on
the CDS server in Strasbourg, France. Enjoy!
- North Carolina State University
invites you to visit their WWW server which contains
links to NCSU administrative and academic information. This server
also includes an archive of
information and tools as well as
- The Backcountry Home Page
is now online. This page is an attempt to organize the backcountry
related information that is available on the Internet. Topics include,
but are not limited to: hiking, camping and climbing.
Check it out, then "get out!"
- January 13,1994
- A new WWW server is running at Universita' degli Studi
di Napoli "Federico II", Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche
and INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare), Sezione
di Napoli, Naples, Italy.
- Lego bricks! Maybe you remember them from your
youth, maybe you've started using your children as an excuse to
buy more, maybe you just enjoy building things with them. If
you do, check out this archive of
for rec.toys.lego (nee alt.toys.lego), information on building
your own lego robot, and variety of gif images.
- The S-Cubed
Division of Maxwell Labs, a high technology research and development
organization announces it's World
Wide Web server. In addition to providing information about Maxwell products and services,
as a public service we're providing Taxing Times
1994, an Internet collection of tax-related resources and
information to help you deal with April 15th.
- The ACM at UIUC has a
new home page detailing their activities.
- The AXAF
Science Center (ASC) is located at the
Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The purpose of the ASC is to
provide the support required by the science community to fully realize
the potential of of the
X-Ray Astrophysics facility (AXAF) , a
satellite due to be launched by NASA in 1998.
- The Physics Department at the University of Idaho is now running an
NCSA httpd-1.0 server providing links to
physics and local
resources plus information about
Department of Geology at the University of Manchester
in the United Kingdom has a new Web server. It is experimental
and a bit ambitious, but is the first of its kind in the UK!
- The DTP Direct Catalog
is now online as part of the InterNex
Server Bureau. DTP Direct specializes in Macintosh hardware and software
tools for desktop publishers. The World Wide Web implementation of this
catalog features offerings from Adobe, Seagate, Fujitsu and Aldus, along
with other quality solutions for the graphics professional.
Mother Jones home page
(MoJo does progressive politics and exposes) now has
with features on
handgun control, Ross Perot, FEMA's secret plans,
and more, plus all of 1993. NEW
searchable index too!
Millstone Hill Observatory announces the availability of
its World Wide Web server. Located in Westford Massachusetts,
the observatory is a broad-based atmospheric sciences research facility,
owned and operated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- The Palo Alto Medical
Foundation invites you to attend
"Can Managed Care Heal America? - Winners and Losers in a New Game", a
symposium for representatives from government, business, industry,
academia and health care that will debate the important questions of
managed care--a system of how patients are cared for by physicians,
facilities and hospitals in which cost-effectiveness and good outcomes
are central components.
- ANU Bioinformatics has recently
opened two new hypermedia services.
covers a wide range of toipics, including biochemistry,
cell biology, and clinical science.
Palynology and palaeoclimatology covers many aspects
of palaeoenvironmental research.
- The University of Texas at Austin Computation Center now offers a Web
interface to its microlib/mac
Macintosh software archive, heretofore directly accessible via FTP and
Gopher only. The new interface provides indexes and descriptions of all the
products on the site, links to Web data on them (when available), as well
as links to their source and master sites, etc.
- The January
issue of Interna
tional Teletimes is now online at the Web server at Wimsey Information Services.
International Teletimes is a popular general interest electronic magazine
from Vancouver. This issue (now the third issue online) features articles
on this month's theme of History, such as Auschwitz:
Confronting the Horror and some other excellent regular columns.
- The Department of Computer
Science, University of Exeter, in Devon, England is now running a
WWW server (NCSA httpd 1.0). It has research papers, postgraduate
study details and personnel information.
- There was a fantastic conference entitled
"Government Information and the Internet: Issues, Applications,
and Prospects", chaired by Dr. Charles McClure of Syracuse University.
It was held December 15th in Washington. Both the
list of speakers reflectthe growing interest
in the Internet within the federal government.
- A new site catering to the fringe/art/avant-garde/alternative Web
browsers is now available from UnderWorld Industries. The new site,
"The Web's Edge",
is near completion, but is being open to the public to help with evaluation
and testing. Comments and suggestions are encouraged.
- The Company Corporation
(TCC) - Incorporate easily, quickly and inexpensively in any state online.
TCC is the #1 direct incorporator in the world and has formed over 100,000
- January 10,1994
- The University of Oregon
http server now provides a starting point for browsing http-, ftp-,
and gopher-based information resources at UO.
- The GNN
Travel Resource Center has received a facelift and a new "Features"
department called "Notes from the Road".
The SUNY/Buffalo Wings CWIS has put up
an experimental Virtual Tourist
service. This is a map-based front end to the growing number of NIR server
maps and lists that are out there. It also contains connections to Tourist
guides to some countries (check out Japan and Slovenia!).
A WWW server (NCSA httpd-1.0) is now running at the
Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester, in
Rochester, New York. Among the available information is: personal home
pages for department members, our
Department Brochure, our online
Technical Report collection, our
anonymous FTP area, and, for those of you with browsers that
support imagemaps, our
Department Subway Map.
Systems, Inc. (ISSI) in Austin, TX announces its home page. Here you
can find a software requirements tracability demonstration, current
projects at ISSI, and information about U.S. Air Force Logistic Centers.
Also check out the ISSI Product Line which features ProEDITOR, a
structure-oriented graphical editor for the Visual Process Modeling
Two different indices to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) related
material are now online, each with its own focus. They are the HCI Launching Pad, which focuses
on Hypertext and Computer Supported Cooperative Work, and the
which focuses on User Interface Design. The HCI Index is hosted by the
Department of Technical
Mathematics and Informatics of the Delft University of
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Environmental Sciences
Division (ESD) proudly announces the availability of its gopher and
WorldWide Web servers to the Global Internet. These servers have been
established to provide the public with information about ORNL and ESD
research and develop activities.
Communications Law Journal, published by the Indiana University
School of Law - Bloomington and the Federal Communications Bar
Association is now available in an online version. The current issue
concentrates on Cable Television Regulation and includes articles by
Representative Edward J. Markey, Commissioner Andrew C. Barret,
Representative Michael G. Oxley, Nicholas W. Allard, David Alan Nall,
and Carl R. Ramey.
New Mexico Tech is pleased to announce
that it is now running a Web server. Besides local information about
Tech and the surrounding locale, the server offers a couple of
general-interest items: Michael Fisk has created another
manpage gateway. Besides screen
formatting, this gateway dynamically checks for the existance of manpages
before creating cross-references to them. For the last several months,
Michael has also been maintaining a page of Web-accessable
This page attempts to provide tools for finding all kinds of information
via the Internet.
The NASA Ames Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation Division Applied Research
Branch is pleased to announced an
annotated bibliography of scientific visualization URLs. There
are only a few entries at present, but we intend to eventually include
all URLs containing substantial scientific visualization results.
If you know of a URL we should include, mail [email protected]
- January 7, 1994
interactive music database page using forms is available.
- A web server offering a variety of
Art-History-related images is
now available. The sections currently include 2,800 images
and their associated short records dealing with the history
of printmaking from the 15th century to the end of the 19th
century, and a few on the classical architecture of the Mediterranean.
For the prints collection, users can choose between menus offering
inlines, or those without. 2,500 images of classical architecture
& architectural sculpture should shortly join this collection.
Harvard University Physics Department
is now running a WWW server. It features mostly items of
local interest, but
it also contains a few documents of interest to the physics community.
Silicon Graphics FAQs have been formatted to take advantage of Tom
system. FTP sites and the like are now recognized as such and
converted to hyperlinks. The site also contains the
top of the entire USENET FAQ tree.
Acoustic Music Server,
with tour schedules for singer/songwriters and venue schedules for
many clubs in the USA, with more to come, is now online.
Computer Science Technical Reports are now available from a server at
Cornell. The server provides
a forms-based interface for searching the collection by author, title,
or words in the abstract; you can also obtain lists of the full TR
collection sorted by author or number. The TRs are available in a
variety of forms including 600 dpi TIFF, 72dpi GIF (legible on a color
monitor) and 10dpi GIF (for quick visual browsing). In some cases
Postscript or other forms are available.
Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada now offers Web access
to their InfoQ CWIS. A top-level index into an existing gopher server was
created to get it off the ground.
A web information server for users of
digital assistants is now available, courtesy of
EIT. Along with a growing collection of
information about Zoomers, there are
hypertext archives of the zoomer-list mailing list.
StatLib a system for
distributing statistical software, datasets, and information by
electronic mail, FTP, gopher, now has an WWW image.
StatLib started out as an e-mail service and some of the organisation
still reflects that heritage. We hope that the
StatLib Home Page
will provide will provide sufficient guidance to
enable you to navigate through the archives.
Pylos Regional Archaeological Project has made the preliminary report
given at the annual meetings of the American Institute of Archaeology
available on the
Classics and Mediterranean Archaeology web server.
- A new WWW server at
AT&T Bell Laboratories is now available for use.
Its current offerings include:
- a bibliography of about 3000 entries covering computer networks and
performance evaluation, about 1700 of which have abstracts; some
entries have links to PostScript copies of the paper.
- Calls for papers for special issues of IEEE JSAC, one of them on
the Internet. Submission guidelines are there, too.
- A FAQ (HTMLified) for the Internet MBONE.
- January 4, 1994
A WWW server has been installed at the National Center for Biotechnology
Information (NCBI) The primary information resource is the NIH GenBank
Genetic Sequence Database, a collection of all known DNA sequences. The
server provides searching of GenBank, other sequence databases and a subset
of MEDLINE citations related to molecular sequence data. DNA and protein
sequence comparison searching against the databases using the BLAST
algorithm is also available. NCBI is a division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM),
National Institutes of Health (NIH).
- Botany Department,
University of Georgia (Athens, GA, USA) has a new World-Wide-Web page,
describing the department, and including a greenhouse tour.
The Babylon 5 Frequently
Asked Questions List is available. Note: this link has moved to
- The World Bank in
Washington, D.C., is announcing a Web Server. A new policy on
disclosure of operational information was approved by the
Executive Directors in August 1993. As part of that policy,
Bank Public Information Center has been established to
make available to the public a range of operational documents
that were previously restricted to official users. Please note
that the new policy takes effect in January 1994, and is not
- An ARPA sponsored research project for parallel C++ for
pC++/Sage++ is on the Web. They are piggy-backed onto
Center for Innovative Computer Applications
- HTCLtoTCL takes a program written in Tcl, marked with directives for
'escaping' into HTML generation, and generates a Tcl program from it.
You can find the source by anonymous FTP at www.lbl.gov in
pub/htcl.tar or by WWW at
documentation can be found in the tar file, or in
FineArt Forum a seven-year-old publication serving the art and
technology community is on the Web. Although the WWW service
mainly front-ends of gopher right now we plan to
continously expand our service to fully utilize the facilities for
- Wimsey Information Services has
a home page with various types of information
including Teletimes, an online magazine; and BC Ski, daily ski reports for
Whistler Mtn. and gif/jpeg files showing the trail maps for Whistler and
Rapid Development Lab at
NASA/Johnson Space Center is now on-line with a Web server!
The RDL is a resource created to explore and
evaluate new technologies and processes for flight software
and simulation development. A tour of the lab and its capabilities is
available with a full suite of pictures, sounds, and movies.
is now running a Web server which provides product and support
information on their network print servers. Includes current
information on products,
support, firmware upgrades, company history, people, etc.
- January 3, 1994
Arizona Macintosh Users Group Inc.
is now on the Web!
- There is a new WWW service for mathematics called CSC Mathematical
Topics. This service includes links to WWW and Gopher services
and to the CSC online help facilities (information on software etc).
- Oslonett Inc. a Norwegian consulting
company trying to educate the industry on Internet use,
is pleased to formally announce our WWW services open to the
whole Internet. Among other things, you will find a pilot service
much in the spirit of GNN's Marketplace, we call it
The Oslonett Marketplace.
For instance, we believe you will
enjoy browsing the information from the Norwegian tourist operator
Arctic Adventours. Also, European users may notice that we are
Big Dummys Guide To The Internet (hypertext and PostScript only).
- January 1, 1994
- Novell has added some nice new
utilities and services on their Web server. Now you can run a wais
search on the news using the archive of Novell-related
Newsgroups. Another new utility is a form for submitting UnixWare
Product Enhancement requests. This form is routed to the UnixWare
product managers so users can tell Novell what they'd like to see in
future versions of UnixWare.
Beginning in late January, selected contents of the award-winning Palo Alto
Weekly will be available via World Wide Web.
The Weekly is published twice a week for the San Francisco Peninsula
communities of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Stanford, Portola Valley, Los Altos
Hills and East Palo Alto.
Internet users will be able to access Weekly movie and restaurant reviews,
movie times, real estate open house information, selected news and sports
stories, entertainment listings and other material.
Here is a sample issue.
For those of you living the in the San Francisco Peninsula area,
chase away the winter blahs by taking a
in something you've always
wanted to do.
All of the classes listed are local, and
there are hundreds of choices, so you can find something new to do
until springtime returns!
D3 Electric Catalog
is a hypertext multimedia catalog published "live" to the Internet.
Leading and hard-to-find personal computer-related products are
offered at competitive prices. Product selection focuses on CD-ROM
new media, entertainment, computer publishing and connectivity.
We are just beginning to load the catalog on this server. More will
be added day by day.
A new Web server,
Bordeaux and Prague, is available, which contains illustrated
fictions of both an artistic and a
theoretical nature. Currently, the server contains Kid A In
"an abecedarian roller coaster ride through the phallocentric
Jacques Lacan," which is the electronic rendition of a trading
card set, and The
Valentine Thief, a (large, graphic) Valentine Day story.
at Delft University of Technology is now on the Web! Apart from the usual
info (such as the
who work there)there is a Web entry for the
Sea-of-Gates design system
software (with even an
In addition, the server provides access to a comprehensive
Middle East Technical
TURKEY is now based its Campus Wide Information System on NCSA's httpd.
The University Catalog and various information about METU and Turkey is
accessible. It also has pointers to some
information resources in Internet.
Online Career Center
provides job-searchers with information about employment
opportunities and open positions; people seeking work can also
send their resumes in for listing. New features include
sections sorted by jobs skills or position titles.
The Online Career Center
is a non-profit employer's association; contact
[email protected] for more information on how to join.
This service is run by Msen, Inc.; contact
[email protected] for more information on other Msen
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) just released Enhancing California's
Competitive Strength: A Strategy for Telecommunications
Infrastructure, its November 1993 Report
to Governor Pete Wilson.
This week NBC Nightly News has been running a feature story called
"Almost 2001" which is about computer networks. They are also inviting
email comments by giving out their address as [email protected]
Nina Zacuto, one of the producers of the program, has given us
permission to post the
scripts from the show in the WELLgopher.
The Satellite TV Page
is open for browsing. It attempts to bring together all the information
resources related to the subject of Satellite Television and Radio
scattered about the net. These include the
South Scanner Satellite
Services Chart, listing all video and audio services on all
satellites visible in North America; the
Feeds List, listing regularly scheduled program feeds on
occasional-use transponders; and a
of satellite TV images.
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