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The iPad and iPhone are wildly popular among consumers and influencing both the business and education markets. This is just the tip of the iceberg for the pair of iOS devices -- their popularity will inevitably extend the iPad's reach beyond these core markets and into smaller ones like reli...

December 30th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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And you thought that fellow who managed to fit your entire name -- middle initial included -- onto a grain of rice was hot stuff. Apparently, a team of nanotechnology experts at the Technion institute in Haifa were able to etch some 300,000 words (Hebrew text of the Jewish Bible) onto a minuscule si...

December 24th 2007 at 12:28am 0 Comments
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I recently posted about accessing the calendars in your /usr/share/calendar directory. Jewish readers may have noted that the default calendar.judaic file is sadly out of date. The Jewish year does not line up exactly with the standard Christian calendar. Josef Grosch maintains an up-to-date version...

April 16th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments