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New Subject Web Sites, Spam in Depth

Subject web sites of interest:

  • HortiPlex Plant Database:"...contains plant images and data as well as links to information sources, images and vendors at other sites." Features: "101,133 records; 78,477 links; 50,744 taxa; 50,389 cultivars; 14,409 images/image links; 1,651 vendor links"
  • EngNet - Engineering and Internet: "EngNetŪ is a powerful Directory/Search Engine/Buyers Guide Service aimed specifically at the Engineering Industry to enable Engineers, Technicians, Tradesmen, etc. to find information and communicate effectively with suppliers in the Engineering Industry."
  • Centibots: The 100 Robots Project [.pdf, .zip, .mov, .avi]: "The Centibots are a team of 100 autonomous robots (80 ActivMedia Amigobot and 20 ActivMedia Pioneer 2 AT). The goal of the project is to demonstrate by December 2004, 100 robots mapping, tracking, guarding in a coherent fashion during a period of 24 hours"
  • TRN: Technology Research News: "TRN stories cover developments at university, government and corporate research centers on topics like robotics, nanotechnology, quantum computing, virtual reality, wireless communications, and the Internet."
The current issue of the NDSL Scout Report for Math, Engineering & Technology offers spam as its Topic in Depth. Eight websites are highlighted.