January 13, 2004


Its time for another Blog roundup. I will bring to you some interesting links found on various blogs.

* FishBase is a global information system with all you ever wanted to know about fishes. It is a relational database with information to cater to different professionals such as research scientists, fisheries managers, zoologists and many more (ofcourse with some fee). FishBase on the web contains practically all fish species known to science. (via worldchanging)

* Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data. This program uses your processor power when it is free and sends back the analyzed Data to SETI. It is the largest grid computing effort in the world, with 4.7 million computing nodes. The SETI team manages 0.1 percent of the world's total computing capacity with only six programmers and system administrators (each member of the team is handling about 800,000 PCs). via smartmobs.

* The winners of Bush in 30 seconds, a political advertising contest has been announced. go see for yourself.

* Brian Micklethwait writes an article in Samiz Data about the growing popularity of Cricket in India and how England can be part of it. He points out: When Tendulkar bats against Pakistan, the television audience in India alone exceeds the combined populations of Europe. In contrast, when England played Germany in Euro 2000, the combined audience of BBC1 and ITV was 17.9 million.

* Google has a blog too with many useful tips & links.


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