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Ranking for Tagore settings, continued

“Tagore settings” moved at Lycos from 14th to the 19th position, and at AllTheWeb even more: from 9th till 21th position. Clearly, the ranking mechanism is totally different then that of Google (and AOL), where it ranks still at first … Continue reading

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Big companies equal big countries

A recent report from UNCTAD provides a list of 100 countries and companies, in order of its contribution to the world economy. There are 29 companies amongst them! First, at 45, is Exxon, which is a bigger contributor then Pakistan. … Continue reading

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Moselbahn

This summer, my family and I stayed near Leiwen, in Germany, a small town on the right bank of the river Moselle. One of the things I like to notice in a landscape are tracks of a recent past, which … Continue reading

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Editing blogpost containing table

Editing the table in previous post gives me some problems. Hopefully, nobody sees a distorted page. Seems to be an interference with the Blogger HTML, probably due to all code within these links… Two days later, I have found IE5.5 … Continue reading

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Searching for Tagore settings

Yesterday, I conducted a little test to see where I pop up in search engines. I did make use of the list of major search engines from Search EngineWeb and checked for “Tagore settings”, a page on music set to … Continue reading

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Googling Tagore settings

This week I found out that googling “Tagore settings” will lead directly towards my Tagore project. This week, I also got a first reaction from one of the contemporary composers on the list, Tajo Kadajas, adding some missing bio details. … Continue reading

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Remarkable

Remarkable 1: remittances of immigrants from third world countries form a substantial part of the GDP for most of those countries. In some cases this money flow is even the biggest, or almost the biggest part of the GDP! see … Continue reading

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Genealogy operational

Finally something to blog: my genealogy is operational. Still in its infancy, but nevertheless another project being started: genea.lindosblog.com I also published new pages in the airblog reports, and included a link to it from the projects page.

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In between..

At last I did find some time to adjust my settings for this blog. Most work went into scaling up the Tagore page. When you come across this page, well, hello. But, sorry, so much time goes into these projects, … Continue reading

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Learning Dutch? The “IJ” disaster…

Want to learn (the) Dutch? Look what Steven Pemberton, back in 1993, had to say on the “IJ disaster” and the “-isch stupidity” and many more. Want to know about the history of the Dutch language? See´╗┐ an overview originally … Continue reading

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