Calopteryx writes: The correspondence of Alfred Russel Wallace has gone online for the first time (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/scientific-resources/collections/library-collections/wallace-letters-online/index.html). New Scientist has opened a wormhole between the 21st and 19th centuries and has "interviewed" the great man
COMPASS [for the CDC-6000 series] is the sort of assembler one expects from
a corporation whose president codes in octal.
-- J.N. Gray