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Wednesday, January 07, 2004
CNN.com - Poll Jan. 5, 2004
: "against the former NATO commander, Dean has a 46 percent to 32 percent edge among respondents, the poll found. .. in "what-if" head-to-head pairings with his strongest rivals: Dean over Lieberman, 50 percent to 32 percent; Dean over Kerry 51 percent to 29 percent; Dean over Gephardt 53 percent to 28 percent. .. Among likely voters surveyed, Bush wins 51 percent to 46 percent for Dean; only Lieberman gets that much support from likely voters in other match-ups. " 9:34:04 PM
provides complete back-office solutions for Wireless ISPs
, PicoPoint’s state-of-the art management platform, provides 24/7 back-office services for WISPs, but also for Property Chains
that wish to act as a WISP themselves. The professional back-office services for WISPs are complemented by partnerships
with industry leaders to provide a complete wireless broadband access solution. Through PicoPoint's global partnerships with Mobile Network Operators and ISPs, usage on Hotspots is guaranteed. PicoPoint is one of the founding members of the Global Broadband Internet Access
(GBIA) network" 5:11:10 PM
GBIA - Global Broadband Internet Access
: "GBIA represents worlds’ largest international roaming network of independent Public WLAN providers. Through roaming, users can get connected at Public WLAN Hotspots using account information provided by their service provider as the basis for authentication. Charging for the service can be integrated into their regular bill, simplifying administration and delivering an experience equal to using the mobile phone on a different network: it just works." Their current network providers
include Surf & Sip, the Dutch PTT, and hotspots in odd places like Poland, Tanzania, and Kuwait. Current total about 1900. 5:06:54 PM
: Basic perl module that "delivers new information from RSS feeds direct to your inbox, one email per feed. " Related code by same author: Foo2Mail, a function to fetch content, checking the content's not already been sent, format the mail, send it and doing some general cleanup. 10:51:38 AM
Global Information Internship Program
: UC Santa Cruz undergraduate program seeks NGOs to work with: "The Global Information Internship Program is an innovative undergraduate initiative sponsored by the Center for Global, International, and Regional Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. GIIP's objective is to raise the capacity of community, civil society, and non-governmental organizations to maximize the use of Internet-based information and communication technologies. " 7:46:20 AM