Wed, 26 Jul 2000 14:16:02 +1000
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Richard Conn wrote:
> Hi, Steve,
> Reference your questions (and the fact that I had to go out of my way to
> look up the
> answers), I thought I'd share them with Team Ada. As you may have noted,
> some people
> on this list are not up to date with Microsoft's movements, and, at the
> speed things
> are changing and coming out, it's good for the Ada community to try to enter
> a position
> of being more proactive than reactive. If you wait until you see the
> product in the
> market, you can be years behind the curve.
> There are at least two pertinent articles in this issue:
> "Software's Ultimate Sandbox" by Robert Buderi, Pp44-51 (this is on what
> Research is up to)
> "Displaying a Winning Glow" by Michael Kenward, Pp68-73 (which is about a
> startup in Cambridge, where the new $200M Microsoft research center is
> This is the 100th Anniversary issue of MIT Technology Review. It's filled
> good articles. At $5 I suggest you buy a copy thru the website. The
> Review website is: http://www.techreview.com/ The issue is Jan/Feb 1999,
> so it's
> already old news to some degree.
> For a lot more current info on Microsoft Research and what they are up to,
> their website: http://research.microsoft.com/
> The research website includes some very interesting downloads on computer
> text to speech, and the like.
> Richard Conn, Principal Investigator
> Reuse Tapestry
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve O'Neill [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 2:00 PM
> To: Richard Conn
> Subject: RE: Ada is very sick and getting worse
> > I just looked under Past issues ... it's the Jan/Feb
> > 99 issue. Gates' picture is on the cover. Right
> > the website.
> Thanks a bunch! I looked at the stuff from that issue
> but couldn't find a reference to what you had
> > It looks like the article in question is not
> > included in the free distributions from the website.
> Bummer. Do you happen to have the title of the
> article in question? Maybe I can get a reprint of
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