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i guess the display business model doesnot work well. we have already seen the case with yahoo. but facebook is in better position with all that user data.

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may be they used inktomi patents

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Can you please make this configurable? Instead of ;, we can use : @ * etc or something like language of smiley's :)

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wait. after reading the earlier article, i started learning python. you guys cant do this.

i need to go back to php now or wait till the wwIII is over

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Why not learn both?

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Good point there, Gigablah

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looks cool. but there is no way to give feedback or contact.

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:P oh yes, i miss that... will add one soon..

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when i was a kid, i was told to use the BODMAS rule i.e Brackets, Orders, Division or Multiply, Addition or Substraction

After you have done "B" and "O", just go from left to right doing any "D" or "M" as you find them.

Then go from left to right doing any "A" or "S" as you find them.

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I was taught the same, but with strict precedence - division comes first. Having said that, a mathematician would never write those down anyway, as it's too confusing.

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May be this is a dumb question, cant the universities participate in blackout?

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For most public universities, I'm pretty sure it would be against the law to willingly take down services. Of course, this doesn't mean students and professors couldn't participate by taking down their sites or protesting.

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Here's John Baez doing just that. http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/

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now it will be like who will do the blackout next. Facebook, twitter, yahoo, aol etc

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if people are looking at google for medical information during serious cases, we are in a very bad state.

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I'd much rather use Google than the "medical" alternatives that were available a hundred years ago or are still widely used in developing countries. These can result in increased pain, suffering and deaths because of poor diagnosis or idiotic ineffectual traditional cures.

I'd pick Google over a witch doctor, religious medicine or herbal doctor every time!!

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Religious nuts and herbal quacks get listed on Google too. As do anti-vax, homeopathy, and other non-scientific crap.

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Indeed, and these things lead to unnecessary deaths. Very dangerous.

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Currently they have blacked out the "donate to wikipedia" area

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My brain skips this area of the site, I'm sure this is true of many others.

The proper effect tomorrow will be a full page one however.

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