Overview of content related to 'microsoft' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/129/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=mike%20holderness&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en The Librarian of Babel: The Key to the Stacks http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/babel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Librarian, ably assisted by <a href="/issue9/babel#author1">Mike Holderness</a>, considers one of the obstacles to the unhindered dissemination of human knowledge, and makes a modest proposal.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Good morning, and welcome to the Library of Babel. Many of you will have heard of this great institution of learning only through the melancholy brochure produced for us by Jorge Luis Borges <a name="note1"></a><a href="#ref1">[1]</a> in 1941. As, however, you will discover in the course of our tours, it is in the nature of this Library that the more closely one searches for the details of its foundation, the more complication one finds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/babel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 feature article mike holderness harvard university microsoft browser cataloguing copyright dissemination passwords portfolio research search technology web browser Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 307 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Minotaur http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/minotaur <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In Minotaur, the collective voice of Internet enthusiasts is countered by words of scepticism or caution. In this issue, <a href="/issue7/minotaur#author1">Mike Holderness</a> gives a few worrying examples of how much people outside the western hemisphere are behind us in terms of on-line resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>I</b> live in a small housing co-operative in East London. We have more access to electronic information than does the entire Indian university system. Between 15 of us, we have 72 kilobits per second of network connectivity, with more coming soon. The link between the Indian academic network ERNET <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> and the rest of the universe is 64kbps; some of the institutions on ERNET make do with 9600bps.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/minotaur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 regular column mike holderness microsoft w3c access control browser database framework graphics internet explorer search technology url web browser Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 258 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk