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Notes from the Electronic Cottage 3/19/09

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Just some odds and ends today that might be of interest. Here are the web addresses mentioned in the program: – 20,000+ images from the Scott Polar Research Institute, some dating from 1845 – site of the 2007 International Polar Year – the Self-Defense Surveillance site. Info on what you can do to keep your information secure in this age of ubiquitous surveillance – “an open database of the world’s information” – a great site for determining what kind of digital television reception you are likely to get over the air at your house.