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Some days ago, I complained about recent expansion of Santa Claus figures all around the country, placed in many people's balconies or in plenty of shop windows. Some people despise them so much that even vandalise them in the most original ways.
As representatives of citizens, professionals and businesses in Europe and world-wide,
Convinced that the recognition of inalienable human rights is the foundation of freedom, security and economic prosperity,
Yesterday I was in IGC 2005, in the block session about Website internationalisation techniques and multilingual software in order to talk about Mozilla project in Catalan.
I have just read an interesting article which discusses about the application of object-orientation paradigm, used in popular programming languages such as Ruby, Java or C#, in dynamical and statical description of different gene products and their derived forms. Object attributes and properties, which could refer to proteins and their ulterior complexes, come from vocabulary terms created in Gene Ontology initiative.
In Biomedical Digital Libraries journal, I have read an interesting paper which proposes unique identifiers for the authors of publications in Biomedicine.
This need comes from the growing amount of scientific publications, and the ever increasing difficult task of identifying the authors of those works.
After quite a long time, I have rediscovered GeoURL. This is a sevice that allows to find web sites that are near a given geographic location.
After redesign of the web, which now also includes a blog, a Firefox extension has been created for looking up which sites are near the web page you are visiting.