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+ - John McCarthy, creator of LISP, dies->

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SolusSD writes "The creator of the LISP programming language died today. As Paul Graham outlined in his essay "Revenge of the Nerds", LISP brought us conditionals, first class functions, recursion, dynamic typing, garbage collection, programs composed of expressions instead of statements, and code as data/data as code."
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+ - Google introduces TiSP, free broadband

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SolusSD (680489) writes "Google TiSP (BETA) is "a free in-home wireless broadband service that delivers online connectivity via users' plumbing systems. The Toilet Internet Service Provider (TiSP) project is a self-installed, ad-supported online service that will be offered entirely free to any consumer with a WiFi-capable PC and a toilet connected to a local municipal sewage system". Here is the official Press Release."

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