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March 26, 2004

Who's hot

Wired News has released its 2004 Rave Awards for people it wants to honour for being "the mavericks, the dreamers, the innovators. The 20 people paving the way to tomorrow and inspiring us to follow in their footsteps." First up (for film) is Peter Jackson, for Lord of the Rings. Other categories include Art, Books, Business, Science, Software, Architecture and Renegade of the Year - take a bow, Steve Jobs. Each category lists some also rans as well. See the full 15-page story at
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January 29, 2004

Who's spending up?

Does Ford spend more on R&D than Subaru? Who spends more on research into pharmceuticals - Pfizer or Roche? Does Dell spend more than IBM? Or Toshiba? Who's big in chemicals? And telecomms? Find out by checking out the annual R&D Scorecard from Technology Review at, which lists the world's top 150 technology companies in terms of spending on research and development. The figures are available to download as an Excel spreadsheet. More information on more companies is available at the site.
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August 06, 2003

Best of the best

Compiled by a programmer at Yahoo!, the Lists of Bests gathers all those 'top 500', 'best of' lists that abound on the net. It covers books (e.g. Random House Modern Library 100 Best Books of the 20th Century: Fiction), movies (e.g. AFI's 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time) and music (e.g. Q Magazine's Greatest 100 Albums of All Time) and it's at These could be handy fillers for newspaper spots, or column ideas. If nothing else, the lists will give you something to argue about with your friends.
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