Web links issue 15

For your further delight and edification online, E&T highlights here a collection of other web resources, should you wish to research more information about topics raised in issue 15 of E&T magazine.

News

Web’s ‘most-infected’ list too dirty to publish

http://safeweb.norton.com/dirtysites

News

Software highlights world’s food safety hotspots

http://staffnet.kingston.ac.uk/~ku36087/foodalert/

News

Commission issues crash-alert ultimatum

European Commission information sheet on eCall:

http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/doc/factsheets/049_eCall_august09_en.pdf

News

Google’s Moon prize

www.moonbots.org

News

Software tool pinpoints router delays

The LDA research was authored by Ramana Rao Kompella, Kirill Levchenko, Alex C Snoeren, and George Varghese and presented at the SIGCOMM networking conference. It was supported by the National Science Foundation, and Cisco Systems.

http://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~snoeren/papers/lda-sigcomm09.pdf

If you ask me

Designing offices for the 21st century

Allied Telesis

www.alliedtelesis.co.uk

We have the technology

What price the Six Million Dollar Man today?

http://kn.theiet.org/magazine/issues/0915/six-million-dollar-video-0915.cfm

The original circuit bender

Les Paul’s legacy

Les Paul and Mary Ford demonstrate multitrack recording to Alistair Cooke in 1953:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YA_RINQySU

Audio interviews with Ross Snyder: http://recordist.com/ampex/mp3/index.html

Rock’n’roll hall of fame:

http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/les-paul

Gibson Guitar Corporation's official page:

http://www.gibson.com/en-us/Lifestyle/News/les-paul-passes-away-at-94-813/

Open to growth

Many factors are affecting adoption of open-source solutions

www.actuate.com
www.gartner.com

Open to question

Open-source? don’t go there.

IET Technical & Professional Network:

http://kn.theiet.org/communities/software/index.cfm

My way

A UK exam board chooses open-source

www.aqa.org.uk

Oil be back

Getting lubrication right is a slippery subject

http://www.shell.com/static/global/downloads/brochures/shell_tellus_ee_brochure.pdf

http://www.castrol.com/castrol/sectiongenericarticle.do?categoryId=9018378&contentId=7033417

http://www.avtechnology.co.uk/services.php?heading_id=22

http://www.millersoils.net/1_Millers_frame_INDUSTRIAL-engineering.htm

Manufacturing goes online

Harnessing the social networking idiom of Web 2.0 to revitalise flexible manufacturing

http://www.figureprints.com/

http://www.ponoko.com/

http://www.shapeways.com/

http://www.genometri.com/

A high-fibre diet

The mind-bending process of making optical fibre

http://www.rp-photonics.com/fiber_fabrication.html

http://www.draka.com/draka/DrakaComteq/Drakafibre/Languages/English/index.html

Opening the way to DIY mobiles

The DIY mobile phone – is it myth or reality?

OpenMoko:

http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Main_Page

OpenEZX

http://openezx.org/

Freesmartphone

http://www.freesmartphone.org/

oFono

http://ofono.org/

The global engineer

Skiing in Dubai? Why not?

www.skidubai.com

www.qbski.com

www.snowjapan.com

www.snowworldindia.com

www.snowcity.com.sg

www.icesculpture.be

www.thegrove.co.uk

www.travelworkshop.co.uk

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