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August 18 2010

17:42

See Who's Getting Started with NetSquared Local

NetSquared Local MapThere are over 70 NetSquared groups around the world that meet to network and learn about using the web and other innovative technologies to make social change happen. Each one of these groups is volunteer run and community driven, and each one is totally unique and at the mercy of the interests, cultures and expertises of the group members.

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January 05 2010

15:38

TABLETS: FROM THE ASSYRIAN AND ROMAN EMPIRE TO SILICON VALLEY

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Here they are:

An ancient clay tablet inscribed with cuneiform script, a type of writing once common in the Middle East, foundeds in southeastern Turkey in October 2009.

And a Roman “curse tablet” from Leicester, England, found near the ruins of a townhouse dating from the second century A.D., with a lead sheet bearing an inscription that asks a god to kill the thief who stole a man’s cloak.

(Photographs by University of Akron and Trustees of the Haverfield Bequest)

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