Open John Milton
Published 16:00, 09 December 08
Happy Birthday, John baby :
The 9th of December 2008 is John Milton's 400th birthday. To celebrate this life-long advocate of liberty we've officially launched 'Open Milton' – an open set of Milton's works, together with ancillary information and tools, in a form designed for reuse.
Here you can find the Open Milton web interface. This site provides access to many, but by no means all, of the facilities of the Open Milton package. For example you can:
- Read a variety of texts (prose, poems etc) as well as ancillary material
- Compare two parts of the same text side-by-side
- Analyze text or word statistics
- Search any text
(Via Open Access News .)
Posted by Glyn Moody at 6:50 PM
*Not* the Facebook Virus
Facebook's 120 million users are being targeted by a virus designed to get hold of sensitive information like credit card details.
'Koobface' spreads by sending a message to people's inboxes, pretending to be from a Facebook friend.
It says "you look funny in this new video" or "you look just awesome in this new video".
By clicking on the link provided they're then asked to watch a "secret video by Tom".
When users try and play the video they're asked to download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.
If they do, that's when the virus takes hold and attacks the computer.
Update: At least Charles gets it right .
Posted by Glyn Moody at 2:52 PM
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