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May 31, 2008 1:02 PM
Posted by Brier Dudley
A few links, if the Jim Gray tribute piqued your interest and you'd like to read more:
The Jim Gray tribute's Web site, with a link to webcasts of the presentations.
Microsoft Research has kept up Jim Gray's Web page listing his work, publications and other material.
A column I wrote shortly after he disappeared with some personal background.
Wired wrote a terrific story about the search last year.
On Friday the Los Angeles Times did a nice story advancing the tribute and focusing on his wife, Donna Carnes.
I did a shorter piece today on fundraising to honor Gray at Berkeley and the UW. Donations are also supporting the U.S. Coast Guard's San Francisco sector and the University of Minnesota's ambiguous loss program.
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Gadgets and games | Fun stuff I've written about lately includes Apple's iPhone, Hewlett-Packard's HDX laptop and Microsoft's Halo3. Also on the radar are new digital video boxes such as the Tivo HD and the Vudu.