What's New, June 1994

What's New, June 1994

June 30, 1994

The NCSA Software Development Group would like to remind the Web community that we are currently planning, together with the Open Software Foundation Research Institute, the National Science Foundation, and the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN), the Second International WWW Conference '94: Mosaic and the Web, for October 17-19, 1994 in Chicago. We would also like to announce the conference call for papers, panels, and presentations.

The On-line Books Page at CMU SCS continues to grow. The index now lists over 300 books from various repositories; you can browse or search it by author or by title. A new books page is now available, so you can see what's been added recently. Write to spok@cs.cmu.edu to suggest more additions.

The National Weather Service has been running a Web server to provide weather information in support of the World Cup Soccer championship.

The Gemini 8m Telescopes Project is pleased to announce the availability of their WWW server. The Gemini Project is an international project to build two telescopes, one on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, the other on Cerro Pachon, Chile. The scientific goal of these telescopes is to produce near-diffraction- limited images at infrared wavelengths.

The Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), a research and instructional laboratory within the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County is now on the Web. Current research topics at ITL include channel equalization, biomedical image processing, analysis of adaptive signal processing algorithms, and applications of artificial neural networks to communications, system identification and image processing.

Network Hardware Suppliers ListVendor listings is a listing of dealers in new and used telecommunications and computer hardware which have been favorably reported on the net, mostly with respect to getting hardware and drivers for systems running BSDI's Unix OS.

The Plasma and Accelerator Physics Group at the University of Colorado is pleased to announce the creation of a new WWW server. The Plasma and Accelerator Physics group has members from the Department of Astrophysical, Planetary, and Atmospheric Sciences and the Physics Department. Research is conducted in plasma and accelerator physics especially as analyzed by techniques of nonlinear dynamics.

The Centre for Landscape Research (CLR) announces that general access is now available to their WWW Server. The CLR is the research arm of the Programme in Landscape Architecture at the University of Toronto. It provides a collaborative environment for the exploration of ideas related to the design, planning, and policies of the environment. Its primary focus has been on the utilization of electronic media to foster more informed decision-making. The CLR-WWW provides information about CLR Software for interactive & integrating CAD, GIS, Remote Sensing, Multimedia and Virtual Worlds, Teaching, Publications, Collaborative Projects, and more. This site also serves as a major connection & resource for Landscape Architecture related electronic resources.

Kaleidospace announces the existence of its WWW site for promotion, distribution and placement of independent artists, musicians, performers, CD-ROM authors, writers, animators and filmmakers. Artists provide samples of their work which Kaleidospace integrates into a multimedia document available over the Internet. Artists pay flat rentals to showcase their work; Internet users may order from the artists online, as well as by phone, fax, email and snail mail. Kaleidospace also provides placement for artists wishing to showcase their work to agents, directors, gallery owners, publishers, record labels and other industry professionals. Kaleidospace also offers a gopher site at Gopher.kspace.com which can also be accessed via ftp at ftp.kspace.com. Contact Jeannie Novak & Pete Markiewicz for more information (editors@kspace.com).

The University of Art and Design Helsinki hurries to announce its node on the Web to give you information on ISEA'94, The 5th International Symposium on Electronic Art, and The International Conference on Colour Education.

The Undergraduate Projects Laboratory of the UW Computer Sciences Department has recently developed a home page, highlighting the projects and people of the UPL. The UPL is one of the only laboratories of its kind, allowing undergraduates from multiple disciplines to have access to Unix workstations for personal independent programming projects and computer research.

The new art association "Mehrwert e.V." is on-line. Its staff has established an electronic museum, REIFF II, which will be open for all INTERNET users. The Museum was developed in cooperation with the Department of History of Art, the Center of Computing and the Department of Computer Science (chair I) at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany.

Webster's Weekly -- the first weekly features magazine on the Web -- announces that it is currently publishing its first volume of issues. The magazine features columns on: music and movies; politics and psychology; mad rantings and dangerous toys. The magazine also offers photographs, poems, cartoons, and a response column.
In the latest issue, the editors announce their logo contest. Webster's Weekly promotes a variety of authors and opinions with the goal of supporting both entertaining and thoughtful expression on the Web. Check out a new issue every Wednesday.

The Psychology Department at the University of Rochester announces its new experimental Web server. Among other things, you can access information about undergraduate and graduate studies, course schedules and descriptions, and online information about faculty.

The Quest Center at Cold Spring Harbor Labs announces the release of wusage 3.2. The latest update of Tom Boutell's server statistics program allows you to insert html documents of your choice into the output, adds support for VMS systems, the Plexus server and various other configurations, improves CERN server support, and corrects many small problems with 3.1.

The Jayhawk series by Mary K. Kuhner is a novel length serial set in a fantasy cyberpunk world. Originally posted to the net from 1991 to 1992, it is now available in HTML format.

The Bradley University Amateur Radio Club now has a WWW site. This page, while still under construction, offers information about the club, Amateur Radio in general and has many searchable links for locating hams.

The first WWW server of the Students' Association at the Physics Dept. of the Cagliari University (Sardinia, Italy) is up and running. The service will provide a wide range of information related to the students' life and troubles in Cagliari, as well as a fast access to the network services which will be available. The present version of the WWW is in Italian, but the English version will be ready pretty soon. Please contact scisec@astrca.ca.astro.it for more information.

The Department of Computer Science at Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia, now has a WWW server providing access to information including:

Finally, here it is: the definitive pub review for Dublin's city center. Each entry comes with a short review, the address and a personal rating.

You may search CICA and SIMTEL archives by file descriptions at the University of Ljubljana, Civil Engineering Dept.

There is now a rec.humor page containing a collection of humor posted on the USENET newsgroup rec.humor; including Canonical Lists, various one-liners, and the ever-popular Canonical List of OJ Simpson Jokes. The page is maintained by Derek Cashman (cashman@cs.odu.edu) at Old Dominion University.

The paintings in Ancestry: Religion, Death and Culture document the native culture of Central Appalachia. The work portrays a sense of place and character, as well as spiritual conviction, all reinforced by a repetition of visual imagery. Originally shown as a Univ. of California, San Diego MFA Project, Appalachian artist Belinda Di Leo explores the interrelation ships between religion and the inevitability of death.

Phillips Laboratory announces its WWW server. Phillips Laboratory is the USAF's focal point for all space and missile related research and technology.

June 29, 1994

Now available at NCSA and Mosaic mirror sites is the new SoftQuad HoTMetaL, the WYSIWYG editor for Web HTML files. Two versions are available via anonymous FTP from ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu in /Mosaic/contrib/SoftQuad/hotmetal: An MS-Windows version as well as an update to the Sparc Sun Motif version with support for special characters and more support for "legacy" HTML documents.

Due to the overwhelming demand for information about the SGML Tag Wizard version 1.1, an HTML editor for Word 6.0, the documentation about this product has been put on the Web. The computing services department at the University of Geneva are gratefully acknowledged for making this possible.

The server of the legal Internet project at the University of Saarbruecken is now offering a collection of pages on Roman Law . As of this day, the text of D. 1.1.1 , the corresponding parts of the glossa Accursii and some biographical notes are available.

Internet Presence & Publishing is now officially online. As a value-added network provider, IP2 provides ISDN connectivity to the Hampton Roads area in southeastern Virginia (USA) and global electronic publishing services.

The Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University is pleased to announce the availability of its brand new WWW server, IU Cog Sci. The WWW server provides information about the CogSci research and academic program at Indiana University.

Monta Vista High School, located in Cupertino, California, is pleased to announce the opening of their World Wide Web server. MVHS has been involved in using and finding new ways in which the Internet can be applied towards K-12 education since 1992. This new server, mostly student-produced, is part of its ongoing involvement in integrating the Internet in a high school setting. It contains general information on the school, as well as their involvement in Internet, and some of the projects that they have been involved in, as well as several links to educational online resources. Future plans involve the student newspaper and other school publications online.

The McDonnell Douglas Human Modeling System (MDHMS) is a 3-D interactive modeling system providing the capability to analyze human body fit and function within a geometric structure. MDHMS was developed at McDonnell Douglas Aerospace-West in Long Beach, California through the Human Factors Technology department. MDHMS is currently hosted on Silicon Graphics workstations with a port to Hewlett Packard in progress. MDHMS has the capability to import CAD data via IGES or STL (Stereo Lithographic) formats. A ninety day evaluation copy of MDHMS is available upon request.

The protein H-Bond analysis software, HBPLUS, now has a WWW page.

GarouMUSH, the MUSH based on the White Wolf game "Werewolf - the Apocalypse" is now on the WWW. The home page contains links to online notes for W:tA, online books, and players' home pages.

The Foundation for Enterprise Development enters the internet realm with the most comprehensive resource on equity compensation, employee involvement and other leading business strategies. Information includes descriptions of equity compensation methods, the latest research and statistics, international developments in employee ownership and case studies of successful employee owned firms such as Polaroid and Avis.

Frederik Ramm is pleased to announce the launching of the RailServer, a mail server which contains all German railway stations and timetables as well as about 4,000 other European cities and their rail connections to Germany. Upon completion of a WWW form, the server will answer queries by e-mail. The system also contains information about German Rail fares and price reductions.

The MKB Music Studio proudly announces it's home page. Perhaps the first independent studio to go up in WWW-space, it includes lots of info and pictures relating to this indy studio, located in San Diego, CA USA. As recordings are released, they will be made available through this venue. Also, check out an attempt to organize all the music sites out there. Links to tons of other music info and lists of music lists; more every day!

Square Dancing, the American folk dance, is still poorly represented on the information highway. The IAGSDC, an umbrella organization of over 40 Modern Western Square Dance clubs in the United States and Canada, now has a Web site that provides information about its member clubs and their programs and about the annual IAGSDC Square Dance Conventions which attract well over a thousand dancers each year. It also points to other square dance resources available on the Internet.

Library Information Technologies at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) announces its Project Aurora WorldWideWeb server and Hypermedia Campus-Wide Information System to the public. The interface employs a balanced and functional use of graphics, including inline button bars to provide full navigation functions and an interactive campus map, with a visual campus tour project in progress. Aurora addresses the informational needs of prospective students, as well as the research and learning activities of the current students and faculty, as part of CWRU's Electronic Learning Environment Project.

NYSERNet's Breast Cancer Information Clearinghouse (BCIC) is an Internet accessible resource for breast cancer patients and their families. Information is obtained through partnership agreements with many organizations which provide information and services relating to breast cancer to the public. Current partners represent government health agencies, hospitals, libraries, hospice and non-profit agencies. The BCIC is accessible via gopher from NYSERNet's main menu at nysernet.org, or through WWW at http://nysernet.org/.

The Marist College Academic Web, located at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York and administered by Marist's Academic Computing Department, is a forum for the presentation of the work and research of Marist students and faculty. Its academic orientation encourages experimentation, particularly in the use of multimedia technologies. Community, sharing and a multi- disciplinary approach to learning is emphasized.

Announcing the availability of a molecular modeling oriented information resource at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) WWW server. Novel information and services provided via this resource include:

The Romanian Home Page is the first Romanian Web site linked to the European Home Page. The Page conatains a sensitive map with links to ftp sites in Timisoara and gopher sites in Bucharest. A Romanian-language version of this document is also available.

For the past year or so, it has been possible to send FAXes free of charge via the Internet, thanks to an "Experiment in Remote Printing." Only certain countries and localities are accessible at the moment, but more are coming online continuously. Have a look at a recently developed WWW front-end to the project at Balliol College, University of Oxford.

The University of North Carolina Press joins the UNC Office for Information Technology's SunSITE Project in publishing the Internet Poetry Archive. The Archive will make available over the Internet selected poems from a number of contemporary poets in several languages. For each poet you will find: the texts of the poems, a picture of the poet, the voice of the poet reading the poems, a select, but fairly complete, bibliography, and a brief biographical note. The initial unit, under construction, features Seamus Heaney and the Nobel Prize winner in poetry, Czeslaw Milosz.

UCOM California, the U.S. liaison office of the Semiconductor Users` Committee, Japan (UCOM), is proud to announce its new home page. UCOM, established, by the Electronic Industries Association of Japan (EIAJ), promotes the import of semiconductors while contributing to the development and maintenance of free international trade. The UCOM home page includes information about UCOM California`s purpose, activities, and services provided to US semiconductor chip manufacturers. The home page is available courtesy of the Stanford University US-Japan Technology Management Center.

The Athens High Performance Computing Laboratory is pleased to announce its new WWW server. AHPCL is in Athens Greece; it is a not-for-profit organization formed by the University of Athens, the National Technical University of Athens, and the Computer Technology Institute of the University of Patras, doing research and development in High Performance Computing and Networking (HPCN). The Laboratory is the proud owner of a Parsytec GCel 3/512 massively parallel, 512-node computer, and the new WWW server focuses mainly on issues involving this machine and work done on it. Among the main points of interest on the server are on-line versions of the man pages for PARIX, the parallel machine's operating environment.

An archive service has been established at the Oxford University Computing Laboratory. This includes WWW Virtual Library entries on formal methods, logic programming and safety-critical systems together with more general information on Oxford. (jpb)

Are you a Runner? Are you interested in races, marathons, training tips, running magazines, running clubs, and information about all aspects of running. The Running Page is your source of information about running on the Web.

The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) has expanded the capabilities of its Abstract Service available via WWW. Over 160,000 Astronomy and Astrophysics abstracts provided by NASA/STI can now also be searched by object name. The SIMBAD object database is used to find references for the requested object. They also provide the capability to find aliases for a given object name through the SIMBAD database. More information about this service is available in the Abstract Service Help Pages.

Thrills, chills, and spills -- you chose! Announcing a most excellent, intriguing new game in which you start up where someone else left off and create your own new paths and events for others to build off of. There's no end to the Addventure travels. (Warning: may consume large portions of your life.) So play Addventure for

  1. A good time
  2. A waste of time
  3. A lack of time

The Houston Independent School District and Rice University have collaborated in the development of Armadillo's World Wide Web Server, which presents resources and instructional material to support an interdisciplinary course of study with a Texas theme (along with other resources pertinant to the K-12 educational community). One section of Armadillo's WWW Server will be devoted to the new HISD/Rice K-8 School, another collaboration between Rice and HISD. Check out Armadillo's K-12 WWW Resources, also.

June 27, 1994

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies holds computerised material in the Aboriginal Studies Electronic Data Archive (ASEDA) and has published it on the Internet via the Coombsweb Social Sciences WWW Server at the Australian National University, Canberra.

The University of Michigan College of Engineering is proud to announce the availability of the Computer Aided Engineering Network's WWW server. It contains a considerable amount of online documentation as well as such network services as the face/finger gateway.

Deus Ex Machina is a comprehensive index to most of the known Internet and Web sites with information on Mystery Science Theater 3000.

The Ocean Engineering Program at Texas A & M University now has its own Home Page. Included are program and class descriptions, contact numbers, and a page of Hot Links. The Hot Links page is divided into two categories: Work... and Play.

For lovers of plastic arts a page on stone sculpture from Zimbabwe has been placed on the Web. See these pages on Shona Sculpture! There also is a list of exhibitions on the subject. These pages are regularly expanded as new information becomes available.

The Information Technology Service of the University of Durham (UK) now has a World-Wide Web server. Although this server is run by the IT Service, it is intended to offer a starting point for anyone wishing to learn more about the University. In particular, the server provides access to information provided by other departments in the University. More information will be added to the server as it becomes available.

Internal Auditing World Wide Web ( IAWWW ) is now available. This capability is intended for all personnel interested in the Internal Auditing Function and/or Profession. The vision is that this capability will increase the competency and enhance the Internal Audit Profession and Function.

Maxwell Laboratories and Caltrans announce the availibility of real-time traffic information for San Diego, California, USA freeways via the World Wide Web. Current freeway speeds and flow rates, along with daily construction closures and updated freeway incident reports are available in both graphical and text formats. The information is normally updated about once a minute.

Various organizational units of the USDA Soil Conservation Service (SCS) are developing WWW home pages and/or WAIS indexes which are tied to a SCS Home Page. Multiple servers and indexes are available but not yet fully developed.

The Planet Earth Home Page has been greatly expanded. In addition, a variety of graphical maps are available with multitudes of information.

Mother Jones Magazine has published its July/August issue, featuring stories on Bob Dole and the Republican politics of destruction, how Wall Street takes from the poor and gives to the rich, and a package of several pieces on the global decline of fisheries, including an investigation of Don Tyson. Plus Donna Shalala, fighting polygamy, and other shorter bits, a reader debate over communitarianism, a stuffy letter from the NRC, and, of course, PAULA POUNDSTONE!

(EVIL!) Mud, the world's oldest TeenyMUD, has lurched up onto the Web. Come on, check it out, and have a horrid time!

APOLLO ADVERTISING is a free advertisement directory holding a wide range of short adverts. These adverts may stand alone or have links to pages at other sites. There is promotional material dispersed across the Internet. It is our intention to act as a source of reference to assist people with finding services and articles for sale.

The Institute for Health Informatics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, is pleased to announce their WWW server, containing information on several projects relating to information technology in health care. See especially their information on the PHSS project - a summary of the health careers of the entire population of Wales, to be made available to all health care practitioners in the Principality.

A new WWW server is up and running at The University of Manchester School of Biological Sciences giving information on graduate training and research interests. Also available is BRASS - a Bioinformatics Resource for Algorithms, Software and Services, which was designed as a gateway to different types of bioinformatics tools and databases available on the Internet.

Jason Patterson (patters@dirac.scri.fsu.edu) proudly presents: The Completely Unofficial Nine Inch Nails Home Page, complete with lyrics, discography, pics, audio, tour info, reviews, and more.

Retired UIUC ACM Chair, Mike Duff, presents the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (and other role-playing games) WWW resource page.

John "FuzzFace" McMahon is pleased to announce the grand opening of his Web server on SpiderWeb.Yoyodyne.Com. On the server you will find a Library of Tarot Card Images, pages on the game Magic: The Gathering (including a complete list of the new Legends expansion set) and a few other pleasant diversions.

cookware is pleased to anounce the Home Page Authoring Service. Let them work with you to take your text, audio and visual information and place it on-line for world-wide access through the WWW and Mosaic.

The University of South Carolina Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is on the Web. This server contains information about the department, its students, faculty, staff, programs and research laboratories. This should be particularly interesting to engineers in the southeast who wish to pursue research in high-voltage, pulsed power, laser systems, object-oriented programming systems, AI, high-performance computer architecture or mobile robotics. The department teaches many of its programs via APOGEE, which is a teleconferencing system accessible through NTU at remote sites across the country.

A new page devoted to the Crisis in Rwanda is now open. Please submit material, especially non-copyrighted images, chronologies, and opinions, for inclusion.

Money Available for Documentary Photographers: The Mother Jones Photography Fund is awarding four grants of $7,000 each to international documentary photographers. Only projects addressing social and political issues will be considered. You can get further information and applications through the Web.

The Graduate School and University Center of The City University of New York announces its Web servers and Home Page. The Graduate School's servers feature information about The School, local information services, as well as a growing amount of information about network resources and New York City miscellany.

The Office of the Secretary of Defense is hosting a new Web site for the internet community. It's primary purpose is to provide a jumpoff point for those users of the OSD network, and a variety of information sources are available there. It is in it's infancy, so it grows and changes continuously. One of the proposed hilights is the "Defence Performance Review", the DOD equivalent of the National Performance Review. Currently the DPR is hosted through a gopher link, but a transition to WWW is forthcoming.

The New Media Division of the The News and Observer Publishing Co. is proud to announce its World Wide Web server, NandO.Net, including: Samplers of The News & Observer, the daily newspaper for Raleigh, NC, and the Research Triangle; Samplers of our sister publications: The Philantrophy Journal, North Carolina Business, the insider (daily NC legislative updates); A sampler of cartoons by Duane Powell; The North Carolina Discoveries series, a multimedia joint effort by The News & Observer, WTVD (Durham, NC) and WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC); The American Dance Festival (Durham, NC) schedule and background; Unisphere, a resource for international business ventures; NandoX, our experiments in new ways to deliver news and information. NandoX includes our first experiment, The Baseball Server, which delivers statistics and game stories updated several times daily.

Ege University Computer Center is pleased to announce its All About Turkey and Turkey In Pictures pages. Both pages are under construction and will be good guides for those looking for information about Turkey.

Verbiage Magazine proudly announces the arrival of its second issue, featuring great fiction by Roman Olynyk, John Harrington and more. Verbiage is the only paying fiction magazine on the World Wide Web, and was the first magazine to let readers comment directly on each story using a form-based page.

IDEAL Scanners and Systems, the market leader in large and small engineering document scanners and scanner related software, announces its new World Wide Web server, including a working demonstration version of its revolutionary I/Vector raster to vector conversion program.

Look what's new on the MIT SIPB WWW Server! Matthew and Jake proudly announce the Matthew and Jake's Adventures page, an exemplary demonstration of integrated hypermedia narrative. Really. Look for new adventures every week. Current adventures include:

The Pendulum Group, Inc., a Denver based software development company, has made a demo of its classic Auto-Might Professional available to the Internet community. Auto-Might Professional is an event processor and macro builder for DOS computers.

The Quality In Sound Consortium is pleased to officially announce a comprehensive site for the British pop group The Jazz Butcher Conspiracy, the Czechoslovakian experimental techno group The Black Eg, and the American group Vergiftung. Included are photography, discographies, discussion, and audio.

On June 16, RACE (Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering), the University of Tokyo, opened the Artist in Residence No.1: Ideal Copy coordinated by A.T.E. Project. This is synchronous with the Opening Exhibition "NOR HERE NETHER THERE" of LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions).

If you like ragtime music, then you don't want to miss out on the Third Annual Rocky Mountain Ragtime Festival to be held in Boulder, Colorado, July 21-24, 1994. There will several concerts, dancing and dance instruction, lots of performers, and, of course, some hot piano-playing at the famous "Ragtime Afterburner"!

Utah Wired informs you about the various activities happening in Utah! From the Arts Festival to information about the various sights to see in Utah to some of the businesses in Utah, it has what you want to know! Soon Utah Wired will feature CONNECTions, an online version of the newspaper in Utah that brings you up to date on the computer and information industry in Utah!

Announcing mapedit 1.0, a WYSIWYG editor for clickable image maps! Use mapedit to quickly create clickable maps for use with the imagemap program provided with NCSA's Web server.

If textiles have you in stitches, take a look at the Textiles Server, run by Diana B. Lane. It's still under construction but so far includes knitting, cross stitch, and links to some FAQ's.

A new anti-Clipper t-shirt is available.

A home page devoted to the 1995 Gravitational Lensing Conference is now available at the WWW server of the School of Physics at the University of Melbourne, Australia. The conference will discuss important recent advances in the astrophysics of gravitational lenses, including, but not limited to, microlensing, quasar/galaxy associations, gamma-ray bursts, MACHOs, Hubble observations and large-scale structure in the Universe.

Knot at the Cable ties together non-governmental organizations, public libraries and the Internet. Located in a public library (branch of Helsinki City Library) at the Cable Factory cultural centre in Helsinki, it offers access to WorldWideWeb and telnet access for library visitors and acts as a WWW publishing outlet - hosting various publications such as the monthly Electric Verse, the weekly NetComics, a mirror of Canada's Open Government Pilot project and much more by the member societies of the coop. society Katto-Meny.

A synopsis of First Things First is the latest addition to Tim Chambers' personal Web.

June 23, 1994

The Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory announces its WWW server. Technical reports and source code are available, as well as an order form for journal reprints and a set of links to other sources of Genetic Algorithms information.

The Official World Cup USA '94 WorldWideWeb Information Server is now Online (actually, it has been for a while). The primary machine www.worldcup.com is in the US, however, this service is also mirrored in the UK, Norway, Japan, and Germany (the URL will be provided when the server is brought online.) for easier, quicker, and less costly access. All servers will be updated simultaneously.

Stevens Institute of Technology announces its updated World Wide Web server. It now includes comprehensive course guides for both the Undergraduate and Graduate schools. It is also the home of the New Jersey WWW map page. Stop by and find out more about Stevens and the lovely city of Hoboken.

RTZ Software is providing information and demonstration versions of The Virtual Meeting, it's low bandwidth media rich conferencing software for Macintosh and Windows computers. The system is designed to be used concurrently with an audio conference call and adds the ability to control and synchronize applications and the presentation of text, graphics, live sketches, images, sound and QuickTime video on each participants computer from one location. Applications Include tele-presentations, meetings, lectures and distance learning.

Sun Microsystem's Sunergy program offers satellite television broadcasts, newsletters and whitepapers. Sunergy presents the great minds of the computer industry to a worldwide audience through various electronically based media.

The Defense Information Systems Agency's Center For Engineering now has a Web server on DoD Technology Insertion. A part of the Joint Interoperability and Engineering Organization, the Center For Engineering in Reston, VA, is the site for development, evaluation, and applications engineering of all technologies and products used within the Defense Information System. The objective of CFE's Web server is to tie together areas of research on subjects such as ATM and Wireless. It also links the user to other WWW sites involved in similar efforts.

The Department of Space Physics and Astronomy at Rice University announces its WWW server (its been up and running for quite awhile, but they've been too lazy to tell anyone about it). It contains department information on their graduate program, graduate students, and descriptions of current research topics. The server is run by several industrious grads who also maintain the unofficial KTRU Rice student radio station page, and the Ceremony web pages for New Order and Joy Division info, discographies, lyrics and images.

The Mississippi School for Math and Science now has a WWW server. Be sure to check out Bungee Bob's Bar & Grill, as well.

The Williams College Astronomy Department now has a World Wide Web homepage. The homepage features information on the Department's observatory facilities, links to faculty and staff homepages (with information on faculty and staff background and research interests), links to color CCD images taken at Williams College, current Astronomy Dept. course listings, and information on recent student projects at the observatory.

The Information Center for the Environment (ICE), at the University of California, Davis, is pleased to announce WWW, gopher,and anonymous ftp service at ice.ucdavis.edu. The ICE House information service supports a cooperative effort of a team of environmental scientists at UC Davis and collaborators at over thirty private, state, federal, and international environmental organizations. Programs currently supported include:

You will also find the usual amount of fun and frivolity. WAY COOL!For further information, contact us at info@ice.ucdavis.edu

The Department of Energy's Office of Fusion Energy is pleased to announce the availability of general information on the nation's fusion energy research program. Hypertext links are also provided to many of the research laboratories engaged in research on providing an alternative power source for the future.

The Encyclopaedia Britannica is now available as a subscription service to anyone on the Internet. It is currently $20 a month with a $5 discount for providing some marketing information. Access to Britannica's home page and the beta subscription form is available through Britannica Online.

The University of Kentucky's College of Pharmacy is now on-line with an Applied Spectroscopy Research section in addition to a section on home-testing kits. This new server is designed to include current articles published by the members of this group on the topic of applied spectroscopy as well as general interest information on pregnancy testing, colorectal cancer screening, etc. One recent article is "Determination of Cholesterol Using a Novel Magnetohydrodynamic Acoustic-Resonance Near-IR (MARNIR) Spectrometer".

The June 13th issue of InfoWorld Magazine is now available at the Internet Shopping Network.

The Ecole Normale Superieure - Paris has recently installed a WWW server. It provides detailed informations about the school, and in particular about its department of Mathematics and Computer Science. It also points to the school students WWW server.

The Carleton Student Engineering Society at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada is putting up it's WWW server. These are student run pages, and include a selection of past years' exams. There will be resumes of potential graduates as well.

A list of World Cup `94 fixtures that are being transmitted on UK TV and Radio is now available from the University of Nottingham Department of Computer Science's WWW.

The 1995 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI '95, will be placing all of its pre-conference publications on the Web. So far, the CHI '95 Web includes the Call for Participation, Committee Roster and information on past CHI conferences. Eventually, the Advance Program, registration materials and a tourist guide to Denver will be added. CHI '95 is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI) and will be held May 7-11, 1995, in Denver, Colorado, USA. Quite by coincidence, the conference theme is "Mosaic of Creativity".

The first WWW server in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology is now online. It will be undergo continuous revision with the addition of new links, case studies with accompanying (digitized) radiographs, and more.

Cool Winery T-Shirts! Appellation Spring is the exclusive Internet source for rare T-shirts from some of California's top wineries. The same award-winning graphics which grace their labels are now available on 100% cotton T's and viewable in living color via the Web. There's also a free T-shirt offer!

The Victoria Free-Net Association's Web server is open to all Internet users. Featured pages of the Victoria Free-Net Web server include:

If you would like to visit the Victoria Free-Net, please telnet here.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed an extensive set of test programs to determine whether implementations of the Programmer's Hierarchical Interactive Graphics System (PHIGS) conform to the specifications of ANSI/ISO standard 9592.1-1989. PHIGS is an application programmer interface for 3D graphics. NIST is making the documentation and code for the PHIGS Validation Tests available on the World-Wide Web (WWW) and via anonymous ftp. NIST hopes to encourage more testing of PHIGS implementations and the use of hypertext as a valuable medium for navigating around the software and documentation. For instance, users can jump directly between a given part of the standard and the part of the PVT that tests it. Only the Fortran code is accessible in hypertext format. The entire PVT system (Fortran and C) may be obtained via anonymous FTP from site speckle.ncsl.nist.gov under sub-directory pvt. These tests are freely available to the public and are not subject to copyright. No warranty is expressed or implied as to their correctness.

Mount Bonnell Inc. of Austin, Texas announces BlueLine, a public access WWW site providing:

Cruise the net with BlueLine.

PRESS RELEASE (June 13, 1994) -- RSA Data Security Inc. (RSA) and Enterprise Integration Technologies Corp. (EIT) today announced the formation of Terisa Systems, a joint venture that will market, license and support technologies that make secure Internet transactions possible. The new company will provide toolkits and support to developers of Internet applications for the World Wide Web (WWW) and NCSA Mosaic.

The Australian Environmental Resources Information Network (ERIN) is pleased to announce availability of:

The Ministry of Education (Singapore) World Wide Web server provides information on the education system in Singapore, and promotes learning through the Internet by collating relevant educational resources and grouping them by subject domains.

The Bioinformatics group at the Jackson Laboratory is pleased to announce the first release of the Mouse Genome Database (MGD) on WWW. MGD is a comprehensive database of information on the experimental genetics of the laboratory mouse. The types of information found here include genes, descriptions of mutations, reagents, homologies, and gene mapping data.

Announcing a new online Hyperbook: Travelling With Light by Tom Berryhill is a collection of the artist's poetry and pictures connected through hypertext links on the Word Wide Web. Features include options to browse just the pictures, just the poetry, or follow the interrelationships. Also featured are click-able pictures which are downloaded into a jpeg viewer for modification by the reader. Tom Berryhill can be reached at berryhil@cisr.bc.ca

Information on Free Flavours of BSD is available from this WWW server in Canberra, Australia.

Santa Cruz Alternative Music is dedicated to delivering a complete view into the alternative music scene in Santa Cruz. From info on local bands to full coverage of the clubs and venues to concert dates and all things that should interest local musicians, purveyors and patrons.

The Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML) Forum has been set up to develop a specification for platform-independent definition of three-dimensional objects and spaces within the Web. Here is a statement of goals, and here, some projects underway or planned. The folks at WIRED have very graciously given up some of their bandwidth and diskspace to this effort.

The National Institute for Management Technology (NIMT) provides information about the NIMT, and will soon be expanded to include summary information on NIMT areas of interest, including Executive Support Systems, Groupware, Strategic/Management Use of IT, Multi Media, Trends.

The Language Bank of Swedish, a text archive at the Department of Swedish, Göteborg University comprises some 30 million running words of fiction, legal texts, official language and daily newspapers. The Web server holds information about the collection as well as a Telnet connection to the Language Bank on-line concordance system.

Announcing CYBERKIND, a new WorldWideWeb magazine of 'Net-related fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art. CYBERKIND features prose and art submitted by the Internet population. All genres and subjects are included, as long as there is some connection to the Internet, cyberspace, computers or the networked world in general. This first issue's features range from an article on writers and the Internet to a computer-related mystery to a hyperlinked poem. This first issue also features a variety of graphic art. Many thanks to SunSITE for providing the server space for this project. CYBERKIND is always looking for submissions of prose, poetry and art. Please send submissions or queries to shannon@sunsite.unc.edu.

The Institute for Simulation & Training at the University of Central Florida announces a WWW server for the Visual Systems Laboratory (VSL). The VSL does research in dynamic environments, virtual worlds, and visual databases. Projects include Dynamic Terrain (real-time changes to the terrain in simulators), the Virtual Environments Testbed (virtual environments for training purposes), Polyshop (a 3D intuitive, immersive CAD system), and the Visual Databases Testbed (studying the interoperability and correlation of terrain databases). Creative activities include the Toy Scouts (a volunteer undergraduate virtual reality research team), and Virtopia (an artistic series of emotion-based virtual worlds).

The Department of Systems and Computer Engineering at Carleton University is now running a WEB server. Those interested in performance analysis and modeling of computer systems can find the Sigmetrics-95 call for papers. Information on the Ottawa Bicycle Club is also available.

The Informatics Department of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is pleased to announce its new WWW server. Informatics Department is part of a multi-disciplinary laboratory developing and applying the latest information technology. The server includes details of current research activities and publications.

The Experimental Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) World Wide Web Server is now online. This very experimental server is being developed by members of Government Telecommunications and Informatics Services (GTIS), a Special Operating Agency of PWGSC. They have developed some experimental test pages and are presently working on developing a full production Web Server. We hope to be able to provide the general public and other Government departments with up to date information on PWGSC services, programs, initiatives, press releases, documents, etc.

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory anounces the release of a WWW Server which describes the Fusion Laboratories facilities and mission, including information about the recent tokamak experiments which resulted in the production of more than 9 million watts of thermonuclear energy.

Some Web poetry for you What's New readers:

Canadiana, the Canadian Resources Page (aussi disponsible en français) features references to Canadian news and information resources, including: a mirror site for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Radio News broadcasts, weather reports and maps, recent Canadian news items from the 'Net, pointers to governmental resources, and some local political and historical archives.

Mactivity'94: The Macintosh Connectivity Conference is online. Mactivity'94, which will be held July 19-21 in San Jose, California, is the only conference and exposition that brings you the latest advancements and solutions in Macintosh Connectivity. Mactivity will feature vendors, classes and events that cover such topics as Internet connectivity, new network management tools, Apple Open Collaboration Environment and enterprise networking. Through the Mactivity'94 WWW server, you can browse through the list of vendors who will be at Mactivity, find out about the special events and features of Mactivity and, best of all, easily register for a FREE pass to the conference.

The Beastie Boys Home Page, containing a complete discography, pictures, tour dates, newspaper and magazine articles, and more, is now online. For more information, please contact Ian Rogers (irogers@indana.edu).

The Citizen's Handbook of North Carolina's Environmental Information Sources, a guide to resources for a wide range of environmental issues affecting the state, has been put up on UNC's SunSITE. The Handbook is published by the Environmental Resource Program at UNC-Chapel Hill. Questions or comments: rdm@unc.edu.

The Applied Research Branch of the Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center is pleased to announce a major expansion of our WWW site. This includes:

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech has brought it's WWW server on-line in the past week. Current information includes information on facutly, students, and research areas in the department. Future information will include research papers and much more.

June 15, 1994

The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce the availability of its completely redesigned Web server, HyperDOC, which now includes electronic access to all of the library's on-line database services (some of which require registered accounts), an interactive multimedia course on the history and uses of the Internet, several new multimedia exhibits from the History of Medicine Division (HMD), and the Web's first large cataloged image collection, nearly 60,000 images from the HMD prints and photographs collection, known as On-Line Images from the History of Medicine (OLI/HMD). (Note: OLI/HMD requires NCSA Mosaic for X, version 2.4, or a functionally equivalent browser supporting HTML forms with hidden fields).

Doesn't it annoy you when you want to go to a movie, but you can't find a paper? Sure, you can call around to the theaters, but each call takes five to ten minutes while you wait through all the info you don't even care about. Well, Quadralay Corporation and the Austin Chronicle have a better solution. Every Thursday, Quadralay will post a list of the Austin Chronicle's movie theater showtimes for Austin, Texas.

Interested in Adventure Travel? Check out the Canadian Himalayan Expeditions Web Center. It lists adventure trips to Nepal, Africa, India, Pakistan, and South East Asia.

The Wateridge facility of Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) is pleased to announce the public availability of its Computer Security Web Site. Dedicated to the many facets of computer security, this site includes documents concerning current SAIC projects, security newsgroups from Usenet, security information from around the Web, and much more.

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