What's New With NCSA Mosaic
What's New With NCSA Mosaic
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This document covers recent changes and additions to the universe of
information available to Mosaic
and the World
Wide Web. (See also the Mosaic Demo
Document for an organized selection of hypermedia resources and
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but so does everybody else on the page! This page is maintained as a service to the
World Wide Web community.
We reserve the absolute right to modify and/or ignore any requests
that we receive.
Staff changes in the NCSA Software Development Group.
We are pleased to welcome Larry Jackson, who comes to us from General
Dynamics in Newport, RI, to the NCSA Software Development Group. Larry
will join the NCSA team as technical manager for an expanded NCSA Mosaic
and cyberspace tools effort.
Eric Bina, Aleks Totic, and Jon Mittelhauser, excellent programmers all,
will be leaving at the end of April to pursue opportunities in the
commercial world. Eric, Aleks, and Jon have made significant contributions
to NCSA Mosaic in particular, and the cyberspace community in general. We
wish them all the very best in their new ventures.
Dave Thompson, author of NCSA Collage and NCSA X-Image, will be moving onto
the NCSA Mosaic team. Dave has enormous experience with X windows system
development and networked environments, and was the person who first
introduced the SDG to the World Wide Web. Look for Dave in cyberspace.
We will keep you posted as others in SDG, and other parts of NCSA, move
onto cyberspace tools projects as we expand these efforts. We want to
thank everyone for their expressions of support for our work, and the great
reception it continues to receive. The next releases will be hitting the
net this summer, and we look forward to a new generation of net-based
And, NCSA is happy to announce that we are looking for a few good men and
women to work on the next generation of cyberspace software. If you would
like to be a part of a great team, and help us pursue our public service
and technology development missions, then we would be glad to hear from
you. Here is more info on the
position, and how to apply.
NCSA News and Announcements page includes up-to-date
information about what's new at NCSA. These announcements include:
- Supercomputing '94
, the next conference in the series on high performance
computing and communications.
- MetaCenter Alliance Program
, a program of MetaCenter Regional Alliances (MRAs)
to encourage broad involvement in the emerging National Information
Infrastructure (NII), and to contribute to the nation's ability to address
Grand Challenge and National Challenge application problems in the High
Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) Program.
- NCSA Mosaic Licenses
Announced. Four corporations have signed licenses to distribute
NCSA Mosaic and incorporate it into their products.
The NCSA Software Development Group (SDG) is planning an NCSA Mosaic
Conference for October 17-19, 1994 in Chicago.
Due to the TREMENDOUS load being handled by the NCSA WWW server there
may be times that you are unable to get the NCSA Mosaic Home Page when you
first start Mosaic. This in no way should affect your ability to retrieve
documents from other sites. To alleviate this problem you may want to set
an alternate home page for Mosaic to automatically load on startup.
The following versions of NCSA Mosaic have recently been released:
Experimental tutorials on various Mosaic-related topics are now
available. Comments welcome (send them to firstname.lastname@example.org).
- April 27, 1994
Univ. of Ljubljana, Department of Civil Engineering and Geodesy
at Slovenia announces Civil Engineering and Architectural
Topics, Computer Integrated Construction (CIC) Resources, locally
written papers, student projects, pointers to civ.eng. and
architectural internet sites.
Catholic University Nijmegen in Holland announces hereby their own
Things to be found on the WWW-site:
More info on the city Nijmegen en the university in general
Specific info on some studies in Nijmegen
Reports from research-projects done by the Computer Science Department
And many more... Just keep in mind that the site is getting bigger and
bigger from day to day....
The SURAnet Network
Information Center is pleased to announce its new (experimental)
World Wide Web server. This server includes pointers to various
network information resources located at SURAnet including SURAnet's (Searchable)
Guide to Selected Internet Resources, USDA's Current Research
Information System, GSA's
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance,
A Database of Materials
Science Projects in the Southeastern US, and FDIC's Gopher. Also found on
SURAnet's Web server is information about SURAnet's Internet
connectivity and value-added services and information about the
Monticello Electronic Library. SURAnet currently supports
over 350 Academic, Government, Commercial, and Not-For-Profit
organizations throughout the Southeast U.S., the Caribbean Basin, and
A home page for
Judaism and Jewish information
is now available on the
World Wide Web.
University of Wisconsin Computer Sciences Department announces
information about its research projects, courses, technical reports,
contains charts, sound samples, and reviews of house, hip-hop, and
techno music. It also contains information about dj equipment, techniques,
Project DA-CLOD, an experimental
categorized database of links to information on various subjects, has
been set up at The Laboratory
of Pen-based Computing and Visual Languages at
Washington University in St. Louis.
This monitored database may be added to by any information provider with
a browser that supports the forms interface.
The Open Virtual
Reality Testbed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is pleased to announce its Web home page. A number of MPEG movies highlights work at
the OVRT and there is also a pointer to other sites working in the VR field.
Try the surrogate travel demonstration which
attempts (crudely for now) to integrate Mosaic and virtual environments.
Information and registration material are now available on the WWW for the Artificial Life
IV conference to be held July 6-8, 1994 at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Artificial
Life IV is an Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Synthesis and
Simulation of Living Systems, organized by Rodney Brooks at the MIT
Artificial Intelligence Lab.
Condensed Matter Theory Group
at the Institute of Physics, University of Mainz/Germany
announces its WWW server.
It's main purpose is to provide information exchange
within the group. In future it is planned to serve
also publications of the group, which could be of more general interest.
Ananse at the Law Faculty of the University of Tromsø now
"serve" GATT 1994
(Uruguay Round), which i.a. establishes the World Trade
Organisation (WTO) - as well as other previously announced international
trade law materials (and links).
and Utilities site. It's only a few weeks old but it's growing every
Offers a number of games related FAQs, as well as links to other games
sites. For those that have FORMS compliant browsers, there is a small
questionaire requesting criticisms and suggestions. Over 3000 requests
in its first 10 days!
The Internet Society takes great pride in
the receipt by trustee Robert E. Kahn of the prestigious Marconi International
Fellowship award for his pioneering work and sustained leadership in the field
of communications technology, including the development of the Internet.
The International Centre for Antarctic Information and Research
(ICAIR) is pleased to announce the Antarctic WWW server. The server
contains annual programme reports for several nations outlining
current projects and activities on the ice, information on Ozone
depletion over Antarctica, and links to other Antarctic related
Ping experiments to
create a connection between the Internet and a TV broadcast. Net users
may create a landscape interactively from objects found in the WWW. An
eye-agent will then fly through that landscape and broadcast what it
sees on Deutsche Welle TV.
Cygnus Support Information Gallery
provides commercial support for free software,
including the GNU development suite. Cygnus was recently voted Number
One Cool Company by Fortune Magazine.
In particular, the Cygnus Support Online Library contains hypertext
versions of many GNU manuals, including GCC and GDB. Check it out!
The Astronomical Institute (AIM) at
the University of Muenster is pleased to announce its WWW server.
It provides information on the institute and its research activities, for
example the Muenster Redshift
Project (MRSP) -- automated redshift measurements from low-dispersion
objective prism Schmidt plates and the ESO Red Sky Survey (ERSS)
-- a catalogue of stars, galaxies and clusters of galaxies from ESO
IIIaF direct Schmidt plates.
The Server will also host information on the History of Astronomy
(in german) and a list of Astronomical Internet Resources (in german).
The results of the
1994 NFL Draft are now available on the
WWW Sports Information Service . Currently, the service provides a
Professional Basketball Server and a newly implemented
Professional Football Server. In addition, don't forget to check out the
New Additions to the NBA server.
Info-Groep computer science support group at the Free University of Brussels is pleased to announce its WWW-server. Information available includes Info-Groep Research & Development, Internet Relay Chat and campus information.
- The Computing Science Dept. at Uppsala
University announces its WWW server.
It contains some local information about the department, technical reports
archive (under construction), a map over the campus and other departments with
WWW servers. It also contains the home pages of
Mailed Art 94, Uppsala.
Deadline for contributions is June 1st for digital art. We hope to have the
catalog on-line later.
A WWW page about the
Transformers cartoon, movie, and the comic books is available. Most of
the information found here has been distilled from the newsgroup
Digital's Systems Research Center
is pleased to announce the
Modula-3 home page.
It includes descriptions of the programming language
and the SRC Modula-3 implementation.
The Association for
Experiential Education (AEE) Home page is now available on the
Web. AEE is a not for profit, international membership
organization with roots in adventure education,
committed to the development, practice,
and evaluation of experiential learning in all settings. With more than
2000 members in over 20 countries, AEE's
diverse membership consists of individuals and organizations with
affiliations in education, recreation, outdoor adventure
programming, mental health, youth service, physical education,
management development training, corrections, programming for
people with disabilities, and environmental education.
Brock University Physics Department at St.Catharines, Ontario, Canada
presents information about the Department's faculty, research activity,
undergraduate and graduate programs, selected documents and preprints.
Also some links to other Brock U. servers and to other Physics servers.
and Technology Wing at The University of
Pennsylvania proudly announce their new
Star Wars Page . The page contains a great deal of
information on the original trilogy and the upcoming trilogy. It is also
linked to ftp sites which have Star Wars sounds and images on line.
The Astronomy Group of the
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University is announcing it's
WWW Home Page. It contains information about the Astronomy
Program at Iowa State and links to the ISU library, gopher and other WWW
servers in the ISU campus.
The University of
Washington Department of Radiology annouces its Webserver.
This server includes the following items:
The worldwide radiology community is invited to access these files and to
of their own to this file to share with the rest of the world.
- April 24, 1994
The University of Kansas Home Page now provides easy access to locally produced services. Previously unannounced or recent developments at KU include:The
World-Wide Web Virtual Library Project:
The University of Geneva announces its WWW server. It contains information on Crystallography in Europe, local library services and an interactive map of the University.
Hanover College would like to announce two hypertext pages
that have been added to the web:
Department of Psychology and the
Career Center. The psychology department has information relevant to both
student and faculty interests in the teaching of psychology. This information includes
other psychology departments that have hypertext or gopher information and the beginnings of
tutorials in sensation and perception. The career center has information about its
services, resourses for job searching, and also links relevant to the electronic job search.
The department of Emergency Medicine at Highland General Hospital in
Oakland, California, along with the Emergency Medicine department at the
University of California at San Francisco is pleased to announce the
availability of the Global Emergency
Medicine Archives. GEMA is a pilot project to demonstrate the
publishing of a journal of interest to academic and clinical Emergency
Physicians via the WWW. It contains a compendium of Internet medical
resources, and will include discussion forums of Emergency Medical topics.
Microcomputer Lab, UC Santa Barbara
runs five instructional labs dedicated to enhancing the
learning experience of UCSB students. Our server contains
instructional content for courses using
the lab as well as links to general UCSB information.
The University of Saskatchewan
is pleased to announce its WWW server to the public. Our server contains
links to our campus Gopher system, as well as to the First and Best
database of notable achievements by U of S faculty, staff, students and
alumni. It is also home to Alternate Views, in which our users can
present their own views of the Web.
The Entomology Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins,
Colorado, has recently set up an Entomology WWW
server. The server includes color photographs of all your favorite
insects, links to entomological databases around the world, and profiles of
the research interests of CSU faculty who enjoy the company of six-legged
The Physics Lab Silicon Graphics Cluster at the University of Missouri-Columbia
is pleased to announce its World Wide
Web server. This server gives students
on the SGI Cluster the ability to publish their own home pages, provides information
about the University of Missouri-Columbia and applications on the Silicon
Graphics Cluster, and offers access to many of the other Internet infosystems
in the State of Missouri.
The Coombs Computing Unit of the Research Schools of Social Sciences &
Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University,
Canberra maintains an on-line
of abstracts of theses and dissertations written at the ANU.
Alumni of the ANU worldwide - the past, present and the future
ones - from all fields of study, including both Sciences and the Arts,
are warmly invited and encouraged to contribute to the continuing
growth of the ANU-Theses-Abstracts database.
If you don't have a browser (eg. Mosaic v. 2) which supports forms,
you can still e-mail your thesis details (following the preferred ANU'format)
Peru Republic WWW
contains information about our country and
institutions as well as general information and services provided by
our network in our country. It also contains general information
and images about our ancient past and our present tourism.
All the information is officially mandated and representative of
our organization, the Red Cientifica Peruana, the Internet Network
of Peru Republic. Our organization is a consortium formed by
universities, NGO's, research centers of the State, schools, etc,
conformed as a non-profit institution.
The Department of Cognitive and
Linguistic Sciences at Brown University
announces their WWW server. We have included information on the graduate
programs in Cognitive Science and in Linguistics, a list of courses that are
being offered 1994-1995, requirements for the undergraduate programs in both
disciplines, short vitae for the faculty members of the department, admission
policies, and information on financial aid available for Brown University.
A new WWW server dedicated to
General Aviation at NASA featuring:
FTP Sites, World Wide Web Sites, NASA Aeronautical Research Facilities, Civil Air Patrol, Newsgroups and FAQs, FAA Information, and Weather and other Aviation-related information.
Georgia Tech's student run radio station, WREK Atlanta 91.1 FM, is pleased to announce it's own homepage. WREK is known for it's diverse programming, from rock to blues to jazz and everything in between. Interesting items include WREKology, WREK's quarterly program guide, and addlists for music currently in rotation.
The NOAA Geosciences Laboratory
formulates and executes programs encompassing technological development and
application to phases of geoscience and related fields, including:
Earth orientation, geodetic positioning, satellite geodesy, ocean circulation,
climate and global change , and marine geophysics.
- The Guide to Network Resource Tools
- is now available in hypertext format from the EARN information service.
It's the 3rd version of the guide.
The Coombs Computing Unit of the Research Schools of Social Sciences &
Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University,
Canberra now maintains two sets of the "What's New on WWW" pages
as a part of the
Ethernet web page. It provides information about the Ethernet local area network
technology. Included are guides to the Ethernet system and Ethernet
configuration rules, as well as the Ethernet FAQ, an annotated reading
list, access to troubleshooting information, etc.
A new server for
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory includes information for the general
public on Fermilab and high-energy physics, the study of the fundamental
particles and forces of nature. It includes information for high-energy
physicists and other technical professionals in related disciplines. Fermilab's
education programs and prairie restoration project are described.
A "What's New at
NGDC" section is now available at the National Geophysical Data
Center in Boulder, Colorado. Included are announcements and brief
descriptions of new products at NGDC in: Solar-Terrestrial Physics,
Solid Earth Geophysics, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Paleoclimatology,
and the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Product
demonstrations and work under development are available for users to
The U.S. Geological Survey is experimenting with World-Wide-Web
Home Pages designed for K-12 and we need and invite your input.
Set your compasses to:
A new Web server is available at the Tulane University Medical Center in New
Orleans. The server contains links to biomedically-related servers, network
resources, and electronic publications. It also provides links to a graded
progression of introductory Web and Internet material for those just starting
out on the net (a major part of our population), pointers to a variety of
software archives and mirrors, and an eclectic general interest section. There
isn't a lot of Tulane- and New Orleans-specific material yet; that will be
coming later this spring. A text-only home page is also
The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to
announce its Central WWW
server. Local highlights include the General Libraries'
Exhibitions section and its CIA Maps, a
collection of over 125 maps. Other local highlights include the
Computation Center's UNIX
Resources page, the Microlib/Mac
archive of Macintosh software, and links to all Gopher and HTML
versions of its User
Documents. Two unique and noteworthy pages include WWW for
Instructional Use and Personal
The OSCAR document recognition group at Essex University announces it's
handwriting recognition home page.
This server is under construction but will provide links to research
groups working in the field and to related on-line sources of information.
Almost 13 Megs of
- April 19, 1994
A new server in Marseille (Faculte
des sciences de luminy) about university activity and student life. It is
maintained by the RESUS student association and contains a forum for RS6000
The University of California at Berkeley is pleased to announce the
WWW home page. This server is under construction
and is subject to change. It offers access to Berkeley's
many gopher and WWW servers.
CityScape Internet Services Ltd,
a UK Internet consultancy, are proud to announce a number of new W3
- The Global On-Line
offers a free W3 page to anyone who wants to advertise their
presence on the Internet. The On-Line Directory hopes to be the Yellow
Pages of the Internet - j ust fill in the form with information about
your company or organisation, and a page will be automatically built for
you. The database service allows users to quickly find the organisation
is a forms based news service, allowing you to advertise new Internet and
- The Global On-Line
Magazine is a magazine offering you a guided tour of the Internet and
its services. This will be the home page for the new CityScape IP-GOLD, a
UK dial-up W3 and IP service, to be launche d in May.
The University of Waterloo
Computer Science Club has recently obtained a new machine and
is pleased to announce its WWW server running there.
Repost due to a mistake:
The Department of Information Systems of the Institute of Computer Science,
Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), announces its WWW-Server.
The Department of
Political Science at the University of
Oslo announces their homepage.
It includes a presentation of the Scientific staff and Administration and
general information about the Department, and it also has links to
information on Internet that is relevant to Political Sciences and Social
School in Comparative Social Science Studies, August 1-19, 1994, is
also presented with a complete program.
A home page for
is now available on the World Wide Web.
ArtSource , is a
gathering point for networked resources on Art and Architecture. The content
is diverse and includes pointers to image collections, electronic exhibitions,
art and architecture gopher sites, and electronic art journals, as well as
original materials submitted by librarians, museums, art historians, etc.
The USFWS Forensic Laboratory is part of the US Fish and
Wildlife Service Division of Law Enforcement. Our mission is to provide
forensic support to Federal, State and International wildlife agencies.
was organized to ensure that David LaMacchia gets a fair trial.
LaMacchia has been indicted by the federal government for conspiracy
to commit wire fraud by creating an Internet bulletin board. The
Fund's Web page provides information about the case (from original
sources only) and instructions on how to make a donation. The Fund
takes no position on the merits of either side's case.
at NASA's High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center,
is about astronomy & astrophysics;
the Space Science Web Group;
software & icons downloading;
WWW technical pages & style guides;
on-line articles about astronomy on the Web;
HEASARC/StarTrax Browse and other online services;
and virtual reality.
is a simple but interesting demonstration of WWW/CGI/Perl capabilities,
using a well-known model: the pocket calculator.
The WWW server at University of Tampere,
Finland, is now on-line! The server offers information about the
university, its departments, staff, students and more. At the moment a
big part of information comes from the university gopher server. More information is
being added all the time to the WWW and the gopher.
Do you want to read news and e-mail at your home? Do you want to cut
back your phone bill? You don't even have a modem? Do you want to
learn to use uqwk and Yarn? If you answered 'yes' to any of these
questions and you have a PC, you should check the manual for offline
The first issue of the
Electronic Journal of Combinatorics is now available. The Journal
is a refereed publication, and invites papers in all areas of
combinatorics and discrete mathematics.
The UMass Laboratory for Perceptual
Robotics has made several new additions since February. We now have a
and a forms-based
both of which illustrate techniques developed at the lab. In addition, we maintain an
Robotics resources page for
access to other robotics sites on the Internet.
Networld+Interop in Virtual Vegas!
If you can't attend the Las Vegas Networld+Interop trade show
in person, then visit Rockwell Networking System's virtual booth!
It's easy, fun, and you might even win a NetHopper
dialup router in one of our daily drawings! Good luck and enjoy!
Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory (EPPDyL) of Princeton
University announces a home page for electric propulsion research sponsored
by the Air Force
Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). The server includes links to
participating research sites, a searchable database of technical papers,
and a bulletin board system for inter-site communication.
The University of Washington is pleased to announce the availability
of Willow -- the Washington Information Looker-upper Layered Over
Windows. Willow is a general purpose information retrieval tool. It
provides a single, easy-to-use graphical user interface to any number
of text-based bibliographic databases. It is fully compatible with
WWW/Mosaic and the Z39.50 database access protocol. The Willow
Information Center documents Willow, with color screen-shots
of the interface, live demos, a technical description of the
architecture, and more.
BBC launches Networking Club Web pages.
The British Broadcasting Corporation has launched a Networking Club to give
members Internet access and Bulletin Board support. As part of the project we
are pleased to announce our Web pages
which include full details of the project and information about BBC
CommerceNet, the first large-scale market trial of electronic commerce on the Internet, is a consortium of Northern California technology-oriented companies and organizations whose goal is to create an electronic marketplace where companies transact business spontaneously over the Internet. CommerceNet will stimulate the growth of a communications infrastructure that will be secure, easy-to-use, oriented for commercial use, and ready to expand rapidly. CommerceNet's core development team consists of
BARRNet, Enterprise Integration Technologies, and Stanford University's Center for Information Technology.
It's not about multimedia.
It's not about the Information Superhighway.
It's not about 500 channels, CD-ROM, or even video on-demand. It's about
changing history. Come to
Digital World and witness the revolution that is changing the
world we live in. Registration for the Exposition will be free until May 20, 1994.
RSA Data Security, Inc. is pleased to announce that its World-Wide-Web
server at www.rsa.com is now open to
the public. RSA is a recognized world leader in cryptography, with
millions of copies of its software encryption and authentication
installed and in use worldwide. RSA's technologies are the global
defacto standard for public-key encryption and digital signatures, and
are part of existing and proposed standards for the Internet, CCITT,
ISO, ANSI, PKCS, IEEE and business and financial networks around the
Oklahoma State University announces its
WWW Home Page.
This document is the main page of OSU's Campus-Wide Information Server
and contains links to other OSU Web Servers, OSU's Gopher Server, and other
sources on the Net. Some of the features include general information
State University and several pages of information about Computing and
Information Services, including the latest CIS
Newsletter and the CIS User's Manual. Computing and
Information Services maintains OSU's Web server and welcomes
suggestions and comments.
There are a couple of areas under construction at the
Meiko WWW server:
The Yes Archive.
This contains back issues of Notes From The Edge (NFTE)
the internet Yes newsletter, discographies of Yes and its
members past & present, images etc.
This contains information about SIMUDRIVE, an all purpose
railway driver simulator for IBM compatible PCs.
The Institute of Nuclear
Physics of Moscow State University has developed a WWW server. It
contains information about the institute, its scientific
research activity and experiments conducted by the institute.
Also links to some other WWW servers in Russia are provided.
A gateway to the Guide to Available
Mathematical Software (GAMS) is now available on the World Wide Web. GAMS
is an on-line cross-index of mathematical and statistical software in use at
the National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST). Some 9000 problem-solving software modules from
nearly 80 packages are indexed, including a large subset of the netlib
collection. The primary indexing mechanism is a tree-structured taxonomy of
mathematical and statistical problems. GAMS is also a virtual repository,
providing redistribution of abstracts, documentation, and source of much of the
software that it catalogs.
Princeton Regional School's WWW Server is an information server for the
school district and abroad. It's purpose is to let people know about
upcoming events and promote communications between the schools and the
Internet community of sites. We also have built a tremendous base of sites
that have to do with K12 interests.
Hybrid Networks, Inc. of
Cupertino, CA is proud to announce its homepage.
Hybrid Networks, Inc. provides affordable remote access to the Internet at 10
million bits per second over cable TV and wireless networks. The home page
includes data sheets, product photos, ordering information, and the latest
The Avid Explorer provides information
on travel destinations around the world. Featured: Travel Forums with
specific and up-to-date information on scuba and skiing/snowboarding; the
information on a variety of travel service and product providers; and the
latest information on cruises, tours, FIT's, and domestic vacation
alternatives. The Avid Explorer is sponsored by Explore! Cruises and
Expeditions, a full-service travel agency in Chapel Hill, N. C.
From April 18 - 23, a team of scientists, divers, archeologists, and kids will
explore the ocean environment of Barkley Sound, situated off the remote rugged
coast of Vancouver Island, Canada. And all of it will come
live into homes and schools via satellite television. Internet members can join
the action by checking out the Safari '94
Mosaic documents including
Safari Splash! an
electronic daily, or E-daily, newsletter published by the Excite Group at Simon Fraser
Information and registration details about the
Artificial Intelligence in Design '94
Conference (AID'94) are now available via WWW. The conference,
organised by the Key Centre of Design Computing, University of Sydney,
will be held 15-18 August 1994 at the
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. An
online registration form is provided.
Institute of Radiology of the University of Pisa
has its own server up 'n' workin'. Several X-ray, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance and Echographic images are available together with documentation on specific items. The documentation served will be continuosly widened with medical articles and images.
New developments at the
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences,
University of Sussex at Brighton, UK. Chris Thornton has prepared a demonstration
of his simulation of track-driven robots,
including mpeg movies of the robots in action. In addition there is a
of school events.
The Coombs Computing Unit, Research Schools of Social
Sciences & Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National
University, Canberra has enhanced its ANU Social Sciences
WWW Server (Coombsweb) by constructing yet another facility - the Aboriginal
Studies Server . This new WWW system will keep track of leading
information facilities of value and/or significance to researchers in
the field of Aboriginal and Indigenous Peoples studies.
electronic journal of Boston University's College of Communication
is now on-line. NETCOMTALK includes information about the College
of Communication, alumni events, student events, and a variety of
articles written by faculty, staff, and students. This is a dynamic
journal: new articles will appear regularly. Look for videos by our film
and broadcasting students, news photos from our photojournalism students,
and a broad mix of media from our Mass Comm/PR students. We will include
and will give special attention to new media and advanced communication
Information on high-speed (10 mbps) Internet access
via cable TV now available in Washington DC.
Innovation Group provides
turnkey systems for Internet access and professional & storefront
A server called
had been establised on
SunSite.unc.edu. The server is an attempt
to show Russia without political issues and basically contains poetry, music, pictures of different places.
It has pointers to WWW servers in Russia as well. Much of the material is in Russian, so, please, take
a look at the note about cyrillic letters in Mosaic on the home page of the server.
investment page offers information on stocks, mutual funds, commodities,
brokers, the economy, and taxes.
A set of
music pages is intended to be a comprehensive list of music
resources available on the Web. It currently has over 100 pointers,
including over 40 different individual artists or bands.
HungerNet is proud to introduce the new Oxfam Web . This
site is under construction but already contains much introductory and
expert information on the Hunger Crisis. Site documents and links are
designed to facilitate general education, policy studies, research,
advocacy, etc. with sources spanning the United Nations, the White
House, USAID, UNICEF, WHO, the US Congress, hunger quotes, the Supreme
Court, and lots more.
The University of Alaska
Anchorage's Math/CS Departments WWW server is the first alaskan
WWW server in existance.
A group in Nevada called
The Atlantis Project is trying to develop a
new country floating off the coast of Panama.
Network Computing Devices (NCD)announces
its World Wide Web server. Corporate, product, and support information for
NCD's three major product lines - X terminals, PC-Xware, and Z-Mail - is
After getting many requests for copies of my
What the Welsh and Chinese Have In Common, I've made it available
in WWW format. The book was selected by Maxine Kumin as winner of
the North Carolina Writers' Network Chapbook Contest in 1990
and was sold out of print in about 18 months. So, short of finding a copy
smashed in the corner of a local (to Chapel Hill) bookstore,
WWW is the only way to get the book.
The University of Toronto is
announcing its new Web home page. This page points at a large variety of
resources at the University.
Quadralay Corporation, developer of GWHIS and maintainer of the Austin WWW server, is proud to announce it's newest WWW offering, a Cryptography archive. HTML'ized versions of the sci.crypt and PGP FAQ Lists are available, as well as a great deal of other information including pointers to other servers with cryptographic related information.
The guide to Film and Video
Resources on the Internet, previously only available in ASCII
text through the Clearinghouse of
Subject-Oriented Resource Guides at the University of Michigan, now
contains hyperlinks to gophers, searchable databases, filmographies, and
Cambridge University Engineering Department has
set up an http server specifically for
The server contains links to many other information sources
relevant to control around the world, including ftp, gopher and web servers
containing technical reports and papers.
It also contains some recent papers and Ph.D. theses by members of
the control group at Cambridge.
The Shortwave and Radio Catalog
is a catalog of hypertext links to FTP, GOPHER, and WWW files and services
for the Shortwave Listener and Radio enthusiast and is now on-line. This issue
includes links to many AM, FM, Satellite radio and Shortwave broadcaster
schedules, digital audio files, graphics, mediumwave, shortwave, FM, Ham Radio,
FCC, and other files associated with radio.
CU_HTML.DOT version 1.0 from the
Chinese University of Hong Kong is now available for both Word for
Windows 2.0 and 6.0. This template can help you create HTML documents
without in-depth knowledge of the HTML syntax. The WYSIWYG editing
environment of Word is utilized and users simply point-and-click to define
anchors and to insert inline GIF images. This version includes new features
such as inserting anchors jumping to the same document, and customization
for non-English version of MS Word. Also some bugs in the beta version
fixed. Here are the package and the documentation.
Need hard-to-find information fast? Knowledge One is the answer!
Knowledge One is a new information service, designed to provide information
on just about any topic in under an hour.
New on The University of Tennessee, Office of University Relations'
see Alumnus - a quarterly magazine distributed to alumni and
friends of the University and the second installment of UT Science
Bytes - Guess
Soaring Association now has a WWW homepage. It informs about
the MITSA gliding club and has links to several documents that are of
general interest to the aviation community. These include a
page with links to over 20 weather related resources, the Federal
Aviation Regulations in two versions and miscellaneous other resources
and documents that might be interesting to general aviation.
Flexible tools and services for process improvement.
Software Systems, Inc. in Austin, TX re-announces its Web server. Here
you can find information about ISSI's Process-oriented Software Life Cycle
Support Environment product line. The
ProSLCSE Product Line offers an organization a graphical, adaptable,
integrated, and intuitive tool set, backed by a complete line of services
for process improvement. Also at ISSI:
The National Coordination Office for High Performance Computing and
Communications (NCO/HPCC) is pleased
to announce the release of its
FY 1995 "Blue Book" entitled "High Performance Computing and
Communications: Technology for the National Information Infrastructure"
on its NCO/HPCC Web server. Within this book are links to additional
information servers supported by HPCC agencies (for example links to
servers at HPCC-supported High Performance Computing Research Centers).
located in North Bay, Ontario, Canada, invites you to come and see
our home page. Canadore offers many courses in many different technologies
and has many international connections. Come and experience Canadore and
what we have to offer.
After several sleepless nights on the part of the Editor, the
1994 issue of
International Teletimes is finally out on the Web! This month
Teletimes features articles on Travel, like
Impressions of Thailand.
Also, in the Departments section, there is an
interview with John Hiatt, musician/songwriter extraordinaire.
This is probably the best issue of Teletimes yet!
A server has been set-up with information regarding the 1994 Manufacturing
Partnerships Conference. The conference is sponsored by The Graduate School
of Business and the School of Engineering of Stanford University. The central
theme of the conference is achieving global competitiveness through
manufacturing partnerships. Numerous guest speakers from industry,
academia, and the government will be present on May 6th and 7th, 1994.
The Oak Ridge National
Laboratory announces the availability of online information about
the Advanced Neutron
Source (ANS), a new research center which will excel in materials
testing and development, in research and development for U.S.
industry, and in radioisotope production for the medical community.
Scheduled for completion in the year 2003, the ANS is expected to be
the basis for enabling American science and industry to regain a global
competitive edge in neutron research.
Georgia State University's Mathematics and Computer
Science Department would like to announce their new Web Site. It contains lists to other
special web sites in the Math and Computer
Science area, as well as research being done at the Department.
INSTITUTE is pleased to announce our home page.
ISI is a computer research institute affiliated with
the University of Southern California Engineering Department.
Included in our home page are descriptions of our various projects,
brokering services and technical publications. Also available are
archives of Internet Drafts and Notes (Requests for Comments [RFCs],
For Your Information Documents [FYIs], Internet Standards [STDs] and
Internet Monthly Reports [IMRs]).
Spring is the season for morris dancing, a ritual folk tradition from England.
Seabright Morris and Sword
describe the tradition and present their schedules of dance for May Day and
the rest of the season.
Xanadu Australia has announced a Gopher and WWW
home page for Xanadu, the
legendary hypertext system that inspired WWW. It features the
Bill of Information
Rights and the Xanadu
The newly formed High
Performance Computing Centre (HPC Centre) plans to run
courses and workshops on all aspects of high performance computing. The
Centre, which is part of the
University of Southampton, aims to Raise the awareness of HPC within
the South and South West of England. In addition, Centre staff are available
to assist users porting their applications to the faster machines
provided by the Centre.
- April 11, 1994
The Ohio Supercomputer Center,
a state-funded computing resource, provides high-performance computing to
scientists and engineers at Ohio colleges, universities, and companies.
This server highlights current events and users' research, and describes
the Center's facilities, services, and initiatives.
If you are going to be at the '96 Olympics in Atlanta and
want to take a neat side trip, or if your going to be near
the Upstate region of South Carolina and would like to take
in some scenery, then check out
The Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway!
The Peoria Art Guild of Peoria, Illinois, is pleased to announce the
on-line version of their juried exhibition
"Digital Photography '94".
This exhibit sought entrants nationwide from photographers
whose work involved the techniques of "digital" (computer) photography.
The Animations Index in Maryland is growing rapidly. Currently it has 36 links to sites on the Web which serve Animations and Movies, and it is updated almost daily.
State of the Art Review on Hypermedia Issues And
Applications by V. Balasubramanian is now available in HTML
and postscript form from the University of Ottawa. It
discusses Implementation Issues, Database Issues, User Interface
Issues, Information Retrieval Issues, Integration Issues,
Applications, and A Systematic Approach To User Interface Design For A
As We May Think, Vannevar Bush's amazing article,
published in the July 1945 issue of The Atlantic Monthly, in
which he first introduces the idea of hypertext is now available from
the University of Ottawa. He
described a device called memex in which an ``individual stores
his books, records and communications, and which is mechanized so that
it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It is an
enlarged intimate supplement to his memory.'' The essential feature of
a memex is its ability to tie two items together and to build
trails through the information record.
For all researchers interested in ray-tracing (the image synthesis method),
an experimental On-Line Ray
Tracing Bibliography has been implemented. This contains over 300 papers
divided into sections, complete with abstracts and links to any available
on-line as technical reports.
Announcements for two upcoming conferences at Yale University are
now available via WWW (including hypermedia directions on
how to get to Yale
as well as the specific street addresses where each conference is being held):
Libraries Group (RLG) is pleased to announce its Worldwide Web
server. RLG, a not-for-profit membership corporation of university,
museum, and independent research libraries, archives, historical
societies, and other research collections, has inaugurated this
server as an access point for information about its purpose,
collaborative activities, and user services. These include the RLIN
bibliographic information and library support system; the CitaDel
article citations and document delivery system; the Eureka
search service and Zephyr Z39.50 service, two ways that RLG
makes RLIN and CitaDel resources broadly accessible; and Ariel,
RLG's document transmission software.
A federal grand jury indicted an MIT junior on felony charges for
allegedly running an FSP server that was used to distribute pirated
copies of over $1 million in business and entertainment software. The Tech, MIT's student
newspaper, has added copies of the indictment and press releases from
the U.S Attorney's office and MIT to its news bulletin
board. The Tech's story about the indictment is also
Need last minute IRS tax forms?
We've got them all, plus forms for CA,
Visit Taxing Times
1994, an Internet collection of tax-related resources and
information to help you deal with April 15th. The most popular forms have
been converted to plain PostScript(TM) so they can be directly downloaded
Also check out the
Northridge earthquake animations done by the S-Cubed geophysics group.
APOLLO ADVERTISING is a new system
that will make hunting for goods and services both easy and enjoyable.
New business advertisers are welcome.
Short advertisements are absolutely FREE and HyperAdverts are offered at
the most competitive rates. APOLLO ADVERTISING's server is available for
anyone seeking to place their documents on-the-Web.
Imaging and Distributed Computing Group
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
announces its WWW server. It contains information about the Group
activities, the Bay Area GIgabit Testbed, and the
"Whole Frog" project, an experiment in applying scientific
imaging to education.
The Whole Frog document includes a number of images and movies,
as well as pointers to the 3D frog anatomy data.
On 27 October 1991, MIT Professor Mark Drela pedalled the human-powered
to a world-record speed of 18.5 knots (9.53 meters/second) over a 100 meter
race course on the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. Now you can
check out these videos and images of the world's fastest
human-powered boat and learn about how it evolved.
Nottingham Arabidopsis Stock Centre server supplies
detailed information about Arabidopsis Stocks and
related Arabidopsis information. For the first time
you can now browse our seed list, order seed stocks, ask
questions or register with the Stock Centre, all with the
'click of a button'.
NeuroWeb, the server for the program
in Neurosciences at UCSD, is now available. Check out the page on the department which has
information about the program as well as faculty abstracts. Also see a
fledgling "Virtual Poster
Session" where actual scientific posters enter the WWW and multimedia.
The entire world is talking about the suicide of Nirvana frontman Kurt
Cobain. mtv.com has created an area
to reflect on this event. The reactions are coming in from around the
world and are being posted on a cyber-shrine.
THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FESTIVAL IN TRONDHEIM (ISFIT), the worlds biggest festival of its kind, has finally got a home page.
500 students from all over the world will gather in Trondheim, Norway 6th to 15th October 1994 to discuss the theme HUMAN RIGHTS along with international celebrities.
Alternative college radio station WSRN-FM in Swarthmore, PA is now on-line! WSRN is owned and
operated by the students of Swarthmore College and broadcasts at 91.5 MHz in the vicinity of Philadelphia. The WWW
page is currently maintained by the General Manager, who also has a
WWW page with
lots of nifty links to plenty of nifty places.
The Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary
Physics (IGPP), located within
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
in La Jolla, California, is pleased to announce its new WWW server.
While IGPP covers a wide range of research areas, the WWW server initially
contains information on only one of its programs, Acoustic Thermometry of
Ocean Climate (ATOC).
The United States Department of Commerce
in Washington, DC has developed a World Wide Web Server. The server
currently provides general information on the activities and mission of the
Department, contacts and resources within the Department, and links to
various department-wide and federal government-wide information services.
The Server also links to the World Wide Web home pages of the following department agencies:
Information available includes the Budget of the United States, the Economic Conversion Information Echange, the National Information Initiative Home Page, the National Export Strategy, and more.
While this service provides access to many services and resources of the Department, it is still under development. The presence or absence of information items on this server by no means reflects on their importance.
- Bureau of the Census,
- National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA),
- National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST),
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
- and the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).
Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is a technical conference
presenting talks by many of the most successful women in the computing field
as well as panels, workshops and birds-of-a-feather sessions. The speakers
are leaders in their fields and represent the major technical computing
disciplines, and the academic, government and industrial communities.
It will be held June 9-11, 1994 in Washington D.C.
- April 7, 1994
The top ftp archive of Europe, FTP.LuTH.SE has started a
WWW-service to speed up accesses
for all those using WWW-clients. Online you can find, among other things,
All GNU stuff and
of Tennessee, Office of University Relations has developed a
web server containing:
This web server also includes points to other web servers on the
information about the University; Bicentennial
- On-line photographs of the pieces included in the 1992-93 Sculpture
Tour of the Knoxville campus;
of twelve University of Tennessee faculty or alumni who have
gained national recognition for their contributions;
- An official listing of the WUOT-FM radio program guide, complete
with articles, images, and daily programming schedules; and
Bytes. Science Bytes includes the first in a series of
illustrated articles, designed for school children and their
teachers, describing work being done by scientists at the
University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The Lurker's Guide to
the Babylon 5 science-fiction television series is available. It
contains a schedule of upcoming episodes, synopses, information about the
characters and storyline, and more.
A Weekly Summary of Tropical Cyclones, including imagery and text, is now
available from the
NGDC DMSP Data Archive . The summaries are located under "Weekly
Updated Items" on the DMSP Home Page. Visible and infrared images of the
cyclones as they progressed during the period are posted. The first summary
is for March 20-27, 1994.
HARVARD UNIVERSITY Graduate School of Education announces, with pleasure, their home page. Information about the school as well as pointers to a wealth of educational-related resources are included.
the International Association of Open Systems
Professionals, has announced their World Wide Web
Server, which contains information about the association,
its programs and services.
Included on the server is a complete hypertext version of
the Open Systems Products Directory, the only vendor-
neutral listing of products and services for the open
systems community. Over 7,600 products from 2,200 vendors
are listed, with indexes by operating system, keyword,
vendor name and product name.
Access to all areas of the server is free to all WWW
users until April 25, 1994. After that date, you will
have to be a general member of UniForum to access the
Products Directory; all other areas of the server will
still be available at no charge.
Announcing International Teletimes' first annual photography contest,
Entry deadline is May 31st, 1994.
Generality announces a new exhibit in the Art Gallery, a
the early work of Canadian photographer Matthew Wolchock. Also available
on Photon '94, the first ever all-Internet photography contest, presented by
CyberNews, a grassroots newswire on the Internet, now has a WWW Home
Page. The goal and purpose of CyberNews is global student-run media
(print, radio, tv, etc...) connectivity. Right now CyberNews is carrying
live reports from Sarajevo, and some of the posts can be found on this
The University of Michigan (UM) Center for Display Technology and
Manufacturing (CDTM) is on the Web. The Center addresses a full spectrum
of manufacturing issues that are critical to the emerging flat panel display
industry in the United States. This server is currently under
construction...right now there are links to the CDTM's ftp server and to
the UM College of Engineering's gopher
The University of Oklahoma
Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the
availability of a WWW server. This server
will include a) information about the College of Pharmacy (including a Faculty
directory with research interests), b) a campus demonstration of (NIH/NSF)
server, gopher and
ftp services, c) Oklahoma City area
attractions, and d)
Pharmacy related Internet
Resources (including other WWW servers, listservs, mailing lists, BBSs, and
ftp sites). Planned expansion includes inclusion of the College Bulletin
descriptions etc. and Pharmacokinetic resources.
Two new services are available at GEMS, the
Global Electronic Marketing Service. The Product & Services Showcase is a place
where companies can easily join the electronic marketplace. And, just in time
for the 1994 season, the Internet Baseball
Information Center provides members with access to baseball stats,
information services, fantasy leagues, and more.
The European Microsoft Windows NT Academic Centre (EMWAC)
maintains a w3 server containing information relating to all of
Microsoft software. It has recently released an indexed version of the
Microsoft Knowledge Base. The URL is
This URL also contains futher information about public domain Windows
software, EMWAC reports on Windows NT, and how to get the gopher and w3
servers for Windows NT that EMWAC has written.
The Libertarian Home Page
is a place to find out information about Libertarian philosophy
and Libertarian Party Politics. It has hotlinks to several Libertarian
ftp sites and other Liberty minded Web pages. It has been set up by
the College Park Libertarians, a student group at the University of
Cirque de la Mama was born to bring works of
art to people and to bring people to works of art.
Sculptures, paintings, photographs, rhymes, poems,
issues and more are coming to Cirque. Link, learn,
and enjoy. (bml)
The Florida Institute of
Technology exists as a distinctive independent technological
university to provide quality education, to further knowledge through
basic and applied research, and to provide services to their local,
state, national, and international constituencies. The Florida Institute
of Technology's WWW Server, known as Arachnophilia, offers access
to the University's
1994-1995 Catalog, a link to their World Class Education Gopher, and many
Information about ELSNET, the
European Network of Excellence in Language and Speech is now available
via WWW. With funding from the European Commission's ESPRIT Programme,
ELSNET links together almost 100 European academic and industrial
laboratories engaged in R&D in natural language and speech processing.
The Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratory (LLNL) server is now available. The Laboratory's Home Page
opens the door to information on a variety of activities at this Department
of Energy laboratory. Managed by the University of California, LLNL
conducts world-class scientific research affecting national security,
energy, the environment, health and biomedicine, economic competitiveness,
and science and math education.
Documentation Server is a repository for documentation concerned
with "A C. elegans Data Base", the generic genome database software
designed by Richard Durbin (MRC, UK) and Jean Thierry-Mieg (CNRS,
France). The server is intended as a resource for developers,
curators, and end-users of all databases derived from ACEDB. This
project is sponsored by the Plant Genome Database Project at the
National Agricultural Library (USDA). The documentation server is
listed on the home page for the Agricultural Genome World Wide
Quadralay Corporation, in conjunction with Texas A&M University and University of Texas at Dallas, has formed the Texas Information Servers page, a listing of FTP Servers, Gopher Servers, WWW Servers and Mailing Lists that are located in the Lone Star State. While far from complete at this time, there is much interesting information to be found here and new things are added daily.
Issue #1 of
Verbiage Magazine has just hit the virtual newsstands, featuring
short fiction by Andrew Solberg, Teresa Velez, Greg Downey,
and Edward Ashton, among others. Be sure to submit material
for the second issue -- Verbiage pays for stories!
Steve Wolf at California State University Stanislaus is developing a Botany Home Page for teaching his
biology students how to use the Internet. It contains a variety of resources
of particular interest to botanists.
,UC Berkeley's Film Studies program has created CinemaSpace: a new www
journal focusing on the cinema and its transformation in the digital age.
CinemaSpace will engage writers from a broad range of fields :
Literature, Film, Cultural Theory, Computer Science, and Philosophy. The
journal aims to break free of disciplinary boundaries and bring a diverse
assortment of writers, thinkers and users of technology into mutual
collaboration and exchange for the purposes of elucidating the
transformation of cinema in the age of digital replication.
The Northwestern University Astronomy Group would like to announce its new
Contents include information on
who we are,
what we do, and our
gamma-ray bursts as observed by the Oriented Scintillation Spectrometer
on board the Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory
Internet's first collaborative travelogue is up on the Web.
Travels with Samantha
is an account of Philip Greenspun's journey from
Boston to Alaska and back. This work is illustrated with over 250 high-quality color JPEG photographs
and makes an excellent companion to his popular
Berlin/Prague Tale, also profusely
illustrated with photos of those cities. Contribute insights and
information by using the feedback forms distributed through the documents.
The UCB Museum of Paleontology is happy to unveil
featuring narration by the discover and namer of dilophosaur, Sam Welles.
Also, the mammal
exhibits have undergone extensive changes.
The AstroWeb Consortium
would like to announce a new World Wide Web resource AstroWeb which contains
links to Internet Resources of use to the Astronomy community.
AstroWeb is available at:
It merges the resource listings which have been
maintained at CDS, MSSSO, NRAO, STECF, and STScI. This merging
of effort provides a more complete resource listing
and eliminates the need to check several different
The AstroWeb database currently contains about 650 resource
records, about 185 kilobytes of text.
Each resource is categorized, e.g., Data and Archive Centers,
Astronomy Departments, Space Agencies, ...
Many resources have a paragraph describing the resource
and containing links to other URLs.
There is a searchable version
of the merged resource listing.
There are HTML forms by which new resources can be
added and existing resources can be edited.
Syracuse University's Computer Graphics for the Arts Department
has set up a Digital
Gallery of collaborative
Internet art projects and other computer art
related works. This site is the home to an ongoing collaborative
hypermedia project entitled Digital Journeys.
A WWW server is now available from Faculty of Arts, Gvteborg University,
Sweden. The purpose of this server is to provide information
within the Humanities.
- April 4, 1994
The Virtual Pub
is a place for network beer aficionados to gather information, about
themselves and about other things beer-related. Current features
include a semi-weekly beer-tasting, a patron's page, and a small
but growing set of documents.
More Cool Video
Demos are available from the Telemedia, Networks, and
Systems Group at the MIT Laboratory for
Computer Science. You can now Browse Late Night Talk
Show Monologues and perform Image Processing With Live
Video Sources. Also available is Today's NBA Schedule.
Descriptions of hardware and software developed by
members of the
group are included, as well as their recent
publications. An index to relevant calls for papers
is also provided.
The UCI Bookstore, the academic bookstore at the University of
California, Irvine, proudly announces the launch of its
World Wide Web
site, a source for substantial displays and reviews of
trade books, technical books, classical music and jazz, as
well as a WAIS-searchable database of books and CDs in stock.
There's also a major exhibition of Ansel
Adams photographs; the Bookstore is committed to mounting
several large-scale Internet-based multimedia exhibitions each
year, of which this is the first. Minor pleasures include an
already-popular HTML style guide, Elements
of HTML Style, and a whimsical introduction to the anteater.
Forthcoming: the first functional hypertext on-line travel
NWHQ (New World HeadQuarters) is
dedicated to the propogation of post-print culture. Graphics, hypertext,
and the electronic literary arts make this well worth a visit. Visit often
as NWHQ is a constantly evolving labyrinth of seminal works by Vancouver
artists. NWHQ is a publication of the
WWW Sports Information Server
is now available.
Currently, the service provides a
Professional Basketball Server
which provides the
latest NBA scores and a schedule of tonight's games,
as of the most recent games, box scores on all the season's games so far,
player-by-player cumulative statistics
for every team, and complete schedules for each team.
In addition, you can get a history of NBA awards like the
Rookie of the Year Award
Most Valuable Player Award.
This is a repost to correct an error:
Action Program at Princeton University is now on the Web. OA is
Princeton's outdoor education program that offers wilderness trips
and leadership development for Princeton students, faculty, staff, and
alumnae. A range of useful outdoor and outdoor program related files
will be making their way up to the Web.
Discovery images of supernova 1992bu in NGC 3690 are now available.
This supernova was discovered during our 2-micron search for supernovae
in starburst galaxies here at IPAC.
IEC Bullentin is in full service from the issue 144 at
Chiba University. The texts are supplied from IEC, Geneva.
Experimental Library Catalogue
for books and magazines in Chiba University is also available.
Most of the text are in Japanese, however, you can specify English
The International Ultraviolet Explorer Satellite Data Analysis Center
(IUEDAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the
Homepage . This homepage contains information about the IUEDAC, provides
access to IUE data analysis software and documentation, as well as access
to information and services provided by both other NASA Astrophysics
projects and ground based observatories.
Introducing the Calvin & Hobbes page. Contains a small number of gifs, bitmaps, and ASCII
drawings, in addition to humorour quotations.
- April 1, 1994
- A WWW server is now available for
in downtown Mountain View, California.
It lists current and past monthly calendars,
with graphics and audio for many of the artists which play at the club.
A new Coke Machine is available
on the Web!
The Cambridge Astronomy Web
server continues to develop. New
features include the X-ray
group's public page, the UK Hubble Space Telescope
Support Group's page, an archive of the Starlink Newsgroups,
to preparing TeX and LaTeX articles for astronomy Journals.
Internet World & Document Delivery World International 94
The UK's first annual conference and exhibition enabling the business,
industrial and professional communities to grasp the commercial and
organisational opportunities offered in the exploration of access to Internet
and related networks.
Internet World and Document Delivery World International is the only event in
London this year solely devoted to the needs of users and potential users in
this field. With Tony Rutkowski, Arnoud de Kemp, Tomaz Kalin, Professor David
Brailsford, Christopher MacPhail, Peter Dawe, Professor Charles Oppenheim,
Michael Strangelove, Peter Stone, Eddie Zedlweski and Ian Watson among many
others, the conference programme reads like a who's who of the world Internet
and networking community.
Conference sessions will range from simple introductory treatments to the more
technically focused information for existing users. The accompanying exhibition
will offer a unique opportunity to see all the companies and organisations who
can help you start out or develop in your use of this unique technological
Full details are available from the event World Wide Web pages.
The Warsaw University Astronomical
Observatory , Warsaw, POLAND announces a new WWW server. The server
contains general information about the Observatory and the
most up-to-date information on the Optical
Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE) -- a long-term, large scale
photometric search for dark matter in our Galaxy using microlensing
phenomena. Information on the side projects conducted parallely to the
main search are also there.
Several new publications are now available on Wimsey Information Services
growing Web server, located in Vancouver, British Columbia,
- NWHQ is an illustrated
magazine of poetry and prose produced by Vancouver's Digital Co-op.
Front Magazine is Vancouver arts organization The Western Front's magazine.
Media West Magazine is an experimental version of western Canada's
leading multi-media trade publication.
Check out the
World Cup USA'94 server for information on one of
the biggest athletic events in the world, which is coming to the U.S.
this summer. Get tidbits on World Cup history, as well as USA'94 schedules,
qualifying results, latest results from friendly matches, venues,
teams, and more.
Climate Diagnostics Center (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado, is pleased
to announce its Web home page. This page provides an overview
of the CDC and describes the CDC climatological data holdings. Although
the links to the data files are still being constructed, the
metadata describing the datasets are available to browse.
Repost due to a mistake:
FINWeb is a
new World Wide Web service
that provides access to some of the best economics and finance-related
resources that can be
found on the Internet. FINWeb
features links to, among other things, 1) various working paper archives, 2)
Gopher and WWW services provided by leading
economics departments, finance departments, business schools, and financial
institutions throughout the world,
3) EDGAR (the Security and Exchange Commission's online database), and 4)
the Financial Executive Journal.
offered as an ancillary service of
Risk and Insurance
World Wide Web Server.
Santa Rosa Junior College has their weekly newspaper The Oak Leaf in
electronic format. On The SOLAR
System (The Super Oak Leaf Archive Reader System), one will find The Oak
Leaf, poetry, journalism projects, art and information about on-campus
CSC Chemistry Topics
provides information for chemistry-related subjects at CSC, including
animation done at CSC.
CSC Chemistry Topics includes also a presentation of some
chemistry groups and
chemistry departments in Finland (more will be added when available)
and links to Usenet News, Gopher and other WWW information servers.
CSC is the
Finnish national supercomputer center located in Espoo, Finland.
is a World Wide Web server that provides
information concerning the programs and services offered
to members and friends of the
American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA). The
American Risk and Insurance Association is the premier
professional association of
scholars and professionals in the field of insurance and risk
Click here for
If you are interested
in becoming a member of ARIA, here is
an application form.
The Faculty of Mathematical Sciences at the Weizmann Institute of Science
in Rehovot, ISRAEL, now has a WWW home page.
The State University of New York at Stony Brook (USB) Chemistry Department announces the addition of it's WWW server to other campus-based servers. The USB Home Page lists servers as they come on line and currently includes links to Physics, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Mathematics and Earth and Space Sciences.
The CMU Genetic Art exhibits
(Genetic Art I,
Genetic Art II, and
have all moved to a new machine. If you have links to them, you should adjust them accordingly.
Quadralay Corporation, maintainer of the Austin WWW Server, is proud to announce it's newest service, the Quadralay MarketPlace. The Quadralay MarketPlace is a WWW storefront where WWW users can come to peacefully browse through products that interest them without being bothered by a noisy salesperson. Online purchasing methods will be added soon. Our first store is The Reference Press, Inc., publisher of the Hoover series of business refernce books.
announces its official web server. You can find
general information about Boston University as well as links to
college, school, and department servers.
The Student Association of the School of Information and Library
Studies (SILS) at the University of Michigan has put their newsletter
on the Web. It's called the ILSSA
Communicator and features links and articles on activities
going on around SILS. Check it out!
The University of Oklahoma's Web Server,
features a funky interface allowing access to a
, the award-winning
The Oklahoma Daily, and an experimental hypermedia
Directory. In addition to pointers to the latest in
hip web sites,
the site also includes general information about
The Russian and East European
Studies Home Pages are a comprehensive guide to the worldwide
network-accessible resources available to scholars in the interdisciplinary
study of Russia and Eastern Europe. Resources are subdivided into
separate pages by discipline, into Language, Literature,
Music, Art, Culture, Government and Public Affairs,
Engineering, Computers, and Communications, Business, Finance,
Economics, and History, Geography, Sociology. The resources are also cross-indexed
by type. The REES Home Pages are presented by the University of Pittsburgh
Center for Russian and East European Studies and the University of
Pittsburgh Library System, Networked Information Services Group.
As of April 1st, 1994, EUnet and McDonalds
join to offer Global "Internet in a Lunchbox". See the press release
for further details of this revolutionary product.
Futuristic Code Tools Alert! Check out the home page for
Reasoning sells code analysis and transformation tools for Ada, C, COBOL and FORTRAN that
These products are
REFINE Language Tools,
They run on SPARC, RS/6000 and HP 9000/7xx workstations and are designed to handle millions
of lines of source code. Each tool has a comprehensive API so you can extend them to work
with different languages and to perform user-specified code analysis and transformation
- quickly understand and modify unfamiliar code,
- generate up-to-date design documentation from code,
- navigate between design and code with a single click,
- automate your software quality assurance process,
- pinpoint bugs and code that is overly complex and unmaintainable,
- import legacy source code into CASE tools,
- translate code between dialects, languages, operating systems, databases, etc.
The server of the Principia Cybernetica
Project has been extended with lots of new material and services
(including a Boolean searchable Index). The aim of the
project is the computer-supported collaborative development of an
evolutionary-systemic world view. Put more simply, it tries to
tackle age-old philosophical questions with the help of the most recent
cybernetic theories and technologies.
Principia Cybernetica Web provides hundreds of texts and hyperlinks on Cybernetics and Systems
Theory (glossary, bibliography, societies, journals, ...), evolution,
self-organization, complexity, cognition, epistemology, philosophy,
transdisciplinary integration of knowledge, and related topics.
New (classical) music related information source in the Web! The
Opera Schedule Server
provides you information about hundreds of scheduled opera performances
from all over the World! The server is operated at the
Process Control Department
of the Technical University of Budapest.
The COMPS Lab, part of the Department of Computer Science at the
University of Iowa, is proud to announce it's World Wide Web server. Among
other locally produced services, you can find the Iowa Virtual Tourist, a
graphical map of Internet resources in Iowa, the 1993-94 Graduate
Handbook, a schedule of colloquia
and a gateway to the Geographic
Name Server at martini.eecs.umich.edu. Please note that this is
not the departmental WWW server.