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Tricorder X Prize

Submitted by: Hazee Daze @ 08:59 PM | Saturday, January 14, 2012 | (url: http://www.qualco...)

Pretty cool X Prize...A cool ten mil purse.


May 1, 1978: Spam, From Novelty to Nuisance

Submitted by: KnightMare @ 02:10 PM | Tuesday, May 1, 2007 | (url: http://www.wired....)

The first piece of unsolicited bulk e-mail (what will come to be known as spam) is written. When it's sent two days later, more than 400 people with an Arpanet address receive a promotional message sent by Gary Thuerk, a marketer for Digital Equipment Corporation. It's been pretty much downhill from there.

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