Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Comment Scientific American collection? (Score 1) 96

I will always remember Martin Gardner as one of the key influences in my mathematical leanings. His column in Scientific American was always interesting, even when I didn't know enough to understand half of what he wrote.

Anybody knows if one can get a collection of all his SciFi columns in a single volume or a set of volumes? I would gladly pay significant bucks to be able to have all those interesting articles in my possession.

So long Martin. Thanks for all the wonderfully wasted hours.

Comment Re:Yes (Score 1) 1077

Spanish is my main environmental language. You would never believe it, but things like Excel function names are TRANSLATED to Spanish in the Spanish version of Office. I HATE THAT with a passion, and find it very difficult to read. So it is not only the French (although everybody should have seen it coming from the frogs).

Slashdot Top Deals

"Probably the best operating system in the world is the [operating system] made for the PDP-11 by Bell Laboratories." - Ted Nelson, October 1977