What's New With NCSA Mosaic
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This document covers recent changes and additions to the universe of
information available to Mosaic
and the World
Wide Web. (See also the Mosaic Demo
Document for an organized selection of hypermedia resources and
Resources Meta-Index for a listing of resource guides and
New resources and interesting additions to existing resources are
added to the list on a request basis -- send suggestions to
email@example.com in HTML format and written in the third
person. Please test the notices and attempt to keep them concise.
There is no need to bold every anchor. I know that you consider them important
but so does everybody else on the page! This page is maintained as a service to the
World Wide Web community.
We reserve the absolute right to modify and/or ignore any requests
that we receive.
Due to the TREMENDOUS load being handled by the NCSA WWW server there
may be times that you are unable to get the NCSA Mosaic Home Page when you
first start Mosaic. This in no way should effect your ability to retrieve
documents from other sites. To alleviate this problem you may want to set
an alternate home page for Mosaic to automatically load on startup.
Marc Andreessen has left NCSA for Enterprise Integration Technologies of Palo Alto,
CA as of January 1994. You can now reach him at EIT as
The following versions of NCSA Mosaic have recently been released:
Experimental tutorials on various Mosaic-related topics are now
available. Comments welcome (send 'em to firstname.lastname@example.org).
- April 1, 1994
- A WWW server is now available for
in downtown Mountain View, California.
It lists current and past monthly calendars,
with graphics and audio for many of the artists which play at the club.
A new Coke Machine is available
on the Web!
The Cambridge Astronomy Web
server continues to develop. New
features include the X-ray
group's public page, the UK Hubble Space Telescope
Support Group's page, an archive of the Starlink Newsgroups,
to preparing TeX and LaTeX articles for astronomy Journals.
Internet World & Document Delivery World International 94
The UK's first annual conference and exhibition enabling the business,
industrial and professional communities to grasp the commercial and
organisational opportunities offered in the exploration of access to Internet
and related networks.
Internet World and Document Delivery World International is the only event in
London this year solely devoted to the needs of users and potential users in
this field. With Tony Rutkowski, Arnoud de Kemp, Tomaz Kalin, Professor David
Brailsford, Christopher MacPhail, Peter Dawe, Professor Charles Oppenheim,
Michael Strangelove, Peter Stone, Eddie Zedlweski and Ian Watson among many
others, the conference programme reads like a who's who of the world Internet
and networking community.
Conference sessions will range from simple introductory treatments to the more
technically focused information for existing users. The accompanying exhibition
will offer a unique opportunity to see all the companies and organisations who
can help you start out or develop in your use of this unique technological
Full details are available from the event World Wide Web pages.
The Warsaw University Astronomical
Observatory , Warsaw, POLAND announces a new WWW server. The server
contains general information about the Observatory and the
most up-to-date information on the Optical
Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE) -- a long-term, large scale
photometric search for dark matter in our Galaxy using microlensing
phenomena. Information on the side projects conducted parallely to the
main search are also there.
Nobody eats at
Country Fare just once. Tucked away in Midtown
Palo Alto, this gem of a country-style restaurant
hooks you in on your first visit. The food is exceptional,
the prices reasonable, and the staff makes you feel like family.
Country Fare is a real oasis amidst trendy establishments that
offer "in" food, inflated prices and interiors that are cold and
uninviting. The restaurant is bright and cheerful, decorated
with quilts, pine-topped tables, hanging plants and whimsical
salt and pepper shakers. The semi-self-service style allows
customers to eat and relax as long or as little as they like.
Country Fare is brought to you by
Internet Distribution Services.
Several new publications are now available on Wimsey Information Services
growing Web server, located in Vancouver, British Columbia,
- NWHQ is an illustrated
magazine of poetry and prose produced by Vancouver's Digital Co-op.
Front Magazine is Vancouver arts organization The Western Front's magazine.
Media West Magazine is an experimental version of western Canada's
leading multi-media trade publication.
Check out the
World Cup USA'94 server for information on one of
the biggest athletic events in the world, which is coming to the U.S.
this summer. Get tidbits on World Cup history, as well as USA'94 schedules,
qualifying results, latest results from friendly matches, venues,
teams, and more.
Climate Diagnostics Center (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado, is pleased
to announce its Web home page. This page provides an overview
of the CDC and describes the CDC climatological data holdings. Although
the links to the data files are still being constructed, the
metadata describing the datasets are available to browse.
Repost due to a mistake:
FINWeb is a
new World Wide Web service
that provides access to some of the best economics and finance-related
resources that can be
found on the Internet. FINWeb
features links to, among other things, 1) various working paper archives, 2)
Gopher and WWW services provided by leading
economics departments, finance departments, business schools, and financial
institutions throughout the world,
3) EDGAR (the Security and Exchange Commission's online database), and 4)
the Financial Executive Journal.
offered as an ancillary service of
Risk and Insurance
World Wide Web Server.
Santa Rosa Junior College has their weekly newspaper The Oak Leaf in
electronic format. On The SOLAR
System (The Super Oak Leaf Archive Reader System), one will find The Oak
Leaf, poetry, journalism projects, art and information about on-campus
CSC Chemistry Topics
provides information for chemistry-related subjects at CSC, including
animation done at CSC.
CSC Chemistry Topics includes also a presentation of some
chemistry groups and
chemistry departments in Finland (more will be added when available)
and links to Usenet News, Gopher and other WWW information servers.
CSC is the
Finnish national supercomputer center located in Espoo, Finland.
is a World Wide Web server that provides
information concerning the programs and services offered
to members and friends of the
American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA). The
American Risk and Insurance Association is the premier
professional association of
scholars and professionals in the field of insurance and risk
Click here for
If you are interested
in becoming a member of ARIA, here is
an application form.
The Faculty of Mathematical Sciences at the Weizmann Institute of Science
in Rehovot, ISRAEL, now has a WWW home page.
The State University of New York at Stony Brook (USB) Chemistry Department announces the addition of it's WWW server to other campus-based servers. The USB Home Page lists servers as they come on line and currently includes links to Physics, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Mathematics and Earth and Space Sciences.
The CMU Genetic Art exhibits
(Genetic Art I,
Genetic Art II, and
have all moved to a new machine. If you have links to them, you should adjust them accordingly.
Quadralay Corporation, maintainer of the Austin WWW Server, is proud to announce it's newest service, the Quadralay MarketPlace. The Quadralay MarketPlace is a WWW storefront where WWW users can come to peacefully browse through products that interest them without being bothered by a noisy salesperson. Online purchasing methods will be added soon. Our first store is The Reference Press, Inc., publisher of the Hoover series of business refernce books.
announces its official web server. You can find
general information about Boston University as well as links to
college, school, and department servers.
The Student Association of the School of Information and Library
Studies (SILS) at the University of Michigan has put their newsletter
on the Web. It's called the ILSSA
Communicator and features links and articles on activities
going on around SILS. Check it out!
The University of Oklahoma's Web Server,
features a funky interface allowing access to a
, the award-winning
The Oklahoma Daily, and an experimental hypermedia
Directory. In addition to pointers to the latest in
hip web sites,
the site also includes general information about
The Russian and East European
Studies Home Pages are a comprehensive guide to the worldwide
network-accessible resources available to scholars in the interdisciplinary
study of Russia and Eastern Europe. Resources are subdivided into
separate pages by discipline, into Language, Literature,
Music, Art, Culture, Government and Public Affairs,
Engineering, Computers, and Communications, Business, Finance,
Economics, and History, Geography, Sociology. The resources are also cross-indexed
by type. The REES Home Pages are presented by the University of Pittsburgh
Center for Russian and East European Studies and the University of
Pittsburgh Library System, Networked Information Services Group. Send
additions, comments, corrections, and correspondence to Casey Palowitch,
As of April 1st, 1994, EUnet and McDonalds
join to offer Global "Internet in a Lunchbox". See the press release
for further details of this revolutionary product.
Futuristic Code Tools Alert! Check out the home page for
Reasoning sells code analysis and transformation tools for Ada, C, COBOL and FORTRAN that
These products are
REFINE Language Tools,
They run on SPARC, RS/6000 and HP 9000/7xx workstations and are designed to handle millions
of lines of source code. Each tool has a comprehensive API so you can extend them to work
with different languages and to perform user-specified code analysis and transformation
- quickly understand and modify unfamiliar code,
- generate up-to-date design documentation from code,
- navigate between design and code with a single click,
- automate your software quality assurance process,
- pinpoint bugs and code that is overly complex and unmaintainable,
- import legacy source code into CASE tools,
- translate code between dialects, languages, operating systems, databases, etc.
The server of the Principia Cybernetica
Project has been extended with lots of new material and services
(including a Boolean searchable Index). The aim of the
project is the computer-supported collaborative development of an
evolutionary-systemic world view. Put more simply, it tries to
tackle age-old philosophical questions with the help of the most recent
cybernetic theories and technologies.
Principia Cybernetica Web provides hundreds of texts and hyperlinks on Cybernetics and Systems
Theory (glossary, bibliography, societies, journals, ...), evolution,
self-organization, complexity, cognition, epistemology, philosophy,
transdisciplinary integration of knowledge, and related topics.
New (classical) music related information source in the Web! The
Opera Schedule Server
provides you information about hundreds of scheduled opera performances
from all over the World! The server is operated at the
Process Control Department
of the Technical University of Budapest.
biancaTroll Productions gleefully announces the opening of
Smut-Shack. Inside the shack you will find all sorts information about
Chicago's North Side, as well as interactive reviews, gardening tips,
coffee table descriptions, offcial boyscout quotes, recipes, and plenty
of friendly advice from bianca's Trolls. Take a peek around,
sign the guestbook, scrawl some grafitti on bianca's bathroom walls,
and post a classified. Enjoy!
The COMPS Lab, part of the Department of Computer Science at the
University of Iowa, is proud to announce it's World Wide Web server. Among
other locally produced services, you can find the Iowa Virtual Tourist, a
graphical map of Internet resources in Iowa, the 1993-94 Graduate
Handbook, a schedule of colloquia
and a gateway to the Geographic
Name Server at martini.eecs.umich.edu. Please note that this is
not the departmental WWW server.