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Sudoku Challenge

by BobFunk Sat Oct 14th, 2006 at 07:13:16 AM EST

Hi EuroTribbers

I'm not exactly a frequent poster here, but always enjoyed reading the site. A long time ago someone posted a diary about Sudoku, and for a while I got quite hooked on the little number puzzle by following a link  to an online Sudoku Site in the comments.

That's why I thought this should be the first place to post a link to my own new Sudoku Challenge.

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The last time Denmark offended the world

by BobFunk Wed Feb 15th, 2006 at 01:30:45 PM EST

A fortnight ago the Danish conservative newspaper Berlingske Tidende posted an interesting article, indirectly commenting on the current cartoon controversy.

Titled 'Indignation over Denmark', the article describes how Denmark previously caused international indignation back in 1970. A few translated passages:

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Public service on the net: 9 Mozart symphonies as MP3's

by BobFunk Tue Jan 31st, 2006 at 07:47:53 AM EST

Last year the BBC's Radio 3 made headlines when they offered up Beethoven's nine symphonies for download as MP3's. The offer was met with a tremendous response: more than a million downloads was registered during the month the experiment lasted.

Now the Danish equivalent of BBC, Danmarks Radio, has launched a similar experiment as part of the celebrations of Mozart's 250th anniversary. During the next month, nine of Mozart's 41 symphonies will be offered for download in recordings by the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra as high quality MP3 files (256 kbps). It is even possible to subscribe to the downloads as a podcast, and automatically get the symphonies as they are made available.

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Denmark hit by Middle Eastern Boycotts

by BobFunk Mon Jan 30th, 2006 at 12:13:09 PM EST

Nasty comments on Muslims in Denmark's debate on immigrants, a book about Muhammad the prophet for children and a lack of fingerspitz gefühl, has resulted in a boycott of Danish products taking hold in several Middle Eastern countries.

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On ads and archives - Googles new Base

by BobFunk Wed Nov 16th, 2005 at 03:23:58 PM EST

Google has just launches the beta version of a fascinating new product, which relates clearly to the powers of self-publishing that the advent of blogs has brought into existence, and which seems to open a large spectrum of promising possibilities for making information freely available.

The product is Google Base, and it can be found at the URL: http://base.google.com.

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