New SF book by Robert J. Sawyer. Good hard science, both quantum physics and astrophysics. CERN physicists are searching for the Higgs boson by smashing together lead nuclei, hoping to produce eleven hundred and fifty trillion volts in an atmosphere of 1015 degrees. Something goes wrong, and the entire population of the Earth is catapulted 21 years into the future, and rubber-banded back in the space of less than two minutes. The result is, of course, catastrophic.

Interesting and a really good read.

A convention held by Lynda.com and the United Digital Artists (UDA) and sponsored by Macromedia usually four times a year in different locations around the world. It centers around the Macromedia Flash software which you have probably seen around on websites. This is currently the largest gathering of Flash developers in the world.

Past locations include:
The next Flash Forward will be held in New York City on July 11-13, 2001, and after that, Amsterdam in late October.

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