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Joel Orr's thoughts about current tech news

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Copyright: (c) 2005 Joel Orr

More CADD history corrections

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:20:05 +0000

This just in:

Applicon was founded in 1969, not 1972 as your website says. This is well documented as shown here:

Check my website for more info:


Many thanks, Tom!

Do you have corrections to this crowd-sourced history site? Email me.


CADD History Corrections, Additions, Elucidations Welcome!

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 16:41:12 +0000

Kevin de Smet just pointed out a 15-year error in the history page's date for ALGOR at Thanks, Kevin!

What do YOU see that is wrong or missing in that listing? Please send me corrections and additions!

Amazing Cubli

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 06:18:46 +0000

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Check out my new collection

Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:07:27 +0000

IBM Moves Molecules To Make World’s Smallest Movie

Wed, 01 May 2013 21:09:47 +0000

Back in the eighties, IBM created the "world's tiniest billboard," writing "IBM" in letters 5 nanometers high, made of a few atoms. Now they've made a movie in that scale.


It's finally here!

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 02:42:05 +0000

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OMG! 5D Simulation!

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:09:11 +0000

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Water-vapor-powered "muscle"

Tue, 12 Feb 2013 16:25:05 +0000

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RAM and Intel processors through the years (click for full width)

Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:06:34 +0000

Enjoyed this infographic? Check out

The future is ours

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:27:11 +0000

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