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  Welcome to August Capital
August Capital Announces $550 Million August IV Fund »
Founded in 1995, August Capital is a leading venture capital firm actively investing in entrepreneurial teams throughout the information technology market spectrum.
Including the most recent August fund which was formed in Q1 2005, August has raised four funds and has over $1.3 billion of capital under management.
www.augustcap.com   (182 words)

 August homepage
August is a free html editor for the UNIX platform.
If you're upgrading to August 0.61b or newer from an older version you may have to delete or edit the "Augustoptions.tcl" file that resides in the ~/.August directory.
This particular release creates a lot of buffer files that isn't erased when August is shut down, so there may be large number of files there.
www.bostream.nu /johanb/august   (383 words)

  August 2003
Owais Ahmed Ghani is sworn in as new governor on August 11.
On August 21 Gyude Bryant is named to become chairman of an interim government on October 14; Wesley Johnson is named his deputy.
Mulayam Singh Yadav is sworn in as chief minister on August 29.
www.rulers.org /2003-08.html   (910 words)

 August Home Page
August Associates provides Unix, C, Java, Database, X/Motif, Database and web consulting services to Fortune 500 companies.
August.net is an internet service provider (ISP) founded by members of August Associates.
You can view August Associates staff members here
www.august.com   (157 words)

 Some Guy With a Website by August J. Pollak - xoverboard.com
I was reading the paper this morning and there was an ad for Bee Movie, promoting it as "The #1 Family Movie in America!" Which, of course, was a clever way for them to spin the fact that it opened at #2 behind American Gangster.
This really does strengthen my rapidly-developing theory that the amount of time right-wing pundits devote to talking about children correllates specifically to the number of feet they should be kept from children at all times.
I may be confused here, but I could have sworn almost every single candidate for president in the history of the United States of America, as well as every president elected, claimed to have had encounters with a supernatural force that lives in the sky.
www.xoverboard.com   (1346 words)

 Netcraft: August 2006 Web Server Survey
In the August 2006 survey we received responses from 92,615,362 sites, an increase of 4.4 million sites (4.8%) from the July survey.
This is the largest numerical gain yet for the survey, surpassing the 3.96 million site increase in June.
Market Share for Top Servers Across All Domains August 1995 - August 2006
news.netcraft.com /archives/2006/08/01/august_2006_web_server_survey.html   (330 words)

  Animal Crazy: August 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Spectators are encouraged to join in and cheer on their favorite competitors.
OrlandoSentinel.com editor John Cutter writes about his attempt to take his dog, Louie, out for a walk during Tropical Storm Ernesto in the Sentinel's Hurricane Blog.
The next update will be posted on Thursday, August 3, unless there is a significant change in Barbaro’s condition.
blogs.orlandosentinel.com /features_lifestyle_animal/2006/08   (7402 words)

  August - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On the sixth of August 1806 Emperor Francis II of the Holy Roman Empire lays down the Roman Imperial Crown and renounces all claims on this throne.
August's birthstone is the peridot, sardonyx, or sapphire.
August in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to February in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/August   (653 words)

 August 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
August 10, 2003 - The highest temperature ever recorded in the UK - 38.5°C (101.3°F) at Brogdale near Faversham in Kent [1].
August 10, 2003 - Luke Parsons was 16.
August 22, 2003 - 21 killed at the Brazilian rocket complex in Alcântara due to a premature ignition of a solid rocket booster.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/August_2003   (514 words)

 Zap2it - TV 2004 Year In Review - August
August 5, 2004 -- News of megabucks franchises dominates the day: Ralph Fiennes is announced as the evil Lord Voldemort in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the fourth film spun from J.K. Rowling's books, and Oprah Winfrey decides to extend her talk show through the 2010-11 season, which will be its 25th.
August 6, 2004 -- Rick James, the "Super Freak" singer whose battles with cocaine and other addiction were almost as well-known as his music, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 56.
August 24, 2004 -- NBC basks in the glow of big Olympic ratings, as the Michael Phelps-dominated swimming competition and controversy in men's gymnastics lead to a boost in ratings over the 2000 Games, and the network's so-so fall schedule is still weeks away from debuting.
tv.zap2it.com /tveditorial/tve_main/1,1002,789|92101|1|,00.html   (1413 words)

 August 1   (Site not responding. Last check: )
August 14, 383 BC - Demosthenes is born in Athenes.
August 21, 1872 - Aubrey Beardsley is born in Brighton, England.
August 25, 1845 - Ludwig II is born in Nymphenburg Bavaria.
www.365gay.com /lifestylechannel/intime/months/08-august/august.htm   (1763 words)

 August 2003
Owais Ahmed Ghani is sworn in as new governor on August 11.
On August 20 the parliament approves Hazret Huade as new prime minister.
Mulayam Singh Yadav is sworn in as chief minister on August 29.
rulers.org /2003-08.html   (910 words)

She is survived by one sister, Elizabeth Cochran of Upland, California; a son, William Basinger and wife, Jean of Des Moines; daughter-in-law, Esther of Mason City; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, August Phillip Flores of Waukee; sons, Phillip Charles and wife, Maggie of Waukee and Scott Alan of West Des Moines; and two grandchildren.
On August 12, 1928 Blanche was united in marriage to Leo Bardwell.
www.pafways.org /obituaries/wrightcountymonitor/2005/august.htm   (4091 words)

 The August spoken dialogue system
In addition, August had a balloon in which text that was not to be synthesised was displayed.
The speech technology components used to develop the August system were partly based on the software technology of our previous spoken dialogue systems [7(waxholm), 8(olga), 9(gulan)].
A typical utterance from August could consist of either a raising of the eyebrow early in the sentence followed by a small vertical nod on a focal word or stressed syllable, or a small initial raising of the head followed by an eyebrow motion on selected stressed syllables.
www.speech.kth.se /august/eur99_augsys.html   (3040 words)

Born August 17, 1786; Died March 6, 1836 at the Battle of the Alamo.
Of the flight, Wright said, "The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic, partly due to the irregularity of the air, and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine." For a biography of Orville Wright go here.
In 1841, a federal trial court found that the initial transport of the Africans across the Atlantic had been illegal and that they were not legally slaves but free; after being affirmed on March 9, 1841 by the United States Supreme Court on appeal, the Africans travelled home in 1842.
www.educationoasis.com /curriculum/calendar/august.htm   (971 words)

 Black August goes to Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Black August tradition was established during the 1970’s in the California prison system by the men and women of the Black/New Afrikan Liberation Movement as a means of acknowledging and studying the legacy of resistance in the Americas.
The Black August Hip Hop Collective strives to support the global development of hip hop culture by facilitating exchanges between international communities where hip hop is a vital part of youth culture, and by promoting awareness about the social and political issues that effect these youth communities.
The sold-out August 30 benefit was the third in an annual series that commemorates significant events in fl resistance that have occurred in the month of August, such as the 1963 march on Washington and the 1971 San Quentin prison uprising, and supports progressive hip-hop and humanitarian efforts.
www.afrocubaweb.com /rap/blackaugust00.html   (2968 words)

 Roman Calendar - August   (Site not responding. Last check: )
August was originally called Sextilis, or the sixth month (after March).
It rises in the northeast part of the sky for northern observers, and it heralded the arrival of spring to the ancients.
A temple to Salus was consecrated on the Quirinal.
www.personal.psu.edu /users/w/x/wxk116/RomanCalendar/aug01.htm   (811 words)

 SFMOMA | Exhibitions | Exhibition Overview: August Sander
August Sander (1876—1964) is widely hailed as an avatar of modern photography.
Lange reflects on the development of August Sander’s People of the 20th Century, tracing the artist’s phenomenal work from its beginnings in the 1920s and presenting a comprehensive view of the current art-historical research on Sander’s photography.
August Sander: People of the 20th Century was organized by Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur (Photography Collection/SK Cultural Foundation), Cologne.
www.sfmoma.org /exhibitions/exhib_detail.asp?id=98   (417 words)

 This Month In UFO History
August 1927 artist, philosopher, and explorer Nicholas Roerich and other members of his expedition saw a huge, shiny, oval-shaped object, one side of it glistening in the sun, high over the Altai-Himalaya.
In August 1950 at RAF Farnborough, Stan Hubbard, an experienced test pilot, was walking across the airfield when he heard a humming, hissing sound.
On August 31, 1961 several cars were stalled on a higway 30 miles from Moscow (Russia) when a UFO reportedly hovered on top of an overpass for a few minutes.
www.rense.com /general39/tm_aug.htm   (6403 words)

 The History Place - This Month in History
Starting from Maine on August 11, they traveled in Double Eagle II over 3,000 miles in 137 hours, landing about 60 miles west of Paris.
The days and weeks leading up to their execution aroused worldwide protests amid accusations of unfair treatment because they had radical political views and were Italian.
August 24, 79 A.D. Vesuvius, an active volcano in southern Italy, erupted and destroyed the cities of Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum.
www.historyplace.com /specials/calendar/august.htm   (4475 words)

The Medal of Honor that is now the Purple Heart actually began as the 'Badge of Military Merit.' On August 7th, 1782 in Newburgh, New York, General George Washington designed a new badge of distinction...
On August 1st you are encouraged to lift your voice up with a few of your friends to celebrate Rounds Resounding Day.
MTV premiered on August 1, 1981, and was a household commodity by 1985.
www.classbrain.com /artholiday/publish/cat_index_10.shtml   (455 words)

 August (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While both of them have taken the story to another setting and another time, I was swayed by the compelling performance of Anthony Hopkins (and perhaps his direction, too).
Kate Burton was beautiful and enigmatic, and I couldn't help but see glimpses of her famous father slipping through, after just viewing Becket the night before.
August had all the elements of Chekhovian drama: unfulfilled dreams, boredom, longing for an elusive future.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0115591   (297 words)

 Amazon.com: August: Music: Eric Clapton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"August" just extended the winning streak with the hit theme song from "The Color of Money" -- "It's in the Way That You Use it" -- as well as his reworking of "After Midnight" for a beer commercial (was that for Miller Lite?).
Released during the height of Eric Clapton's Phil Collins-produced beer commericial phase, "August" is one of his weaker original studio albums.
AUGUST is pure medicine for that one particular special situation previously mentioned.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00004Y6NK?v=glance   (1598 words)

 the August Homepage
The animated agent is named after the 19th century author August Strindberg
August communicates using synthetic speech, facial expressions and head movements
August moves his head according to the users movements, detected with the camera eye
www.speech.kth.se /august   (197 words)

 August   (Site not responding. Last check: )
August 15, 1771: Birth of Sir Walter Scott
August 1664: Stuyvesant surrenders New Amsterdam to the British
Late in August 1664 four British frigates sailed through the Narrows and trained their guns on Fort Amsterdam, the run-down defense of a thriving Dutch commercial town.
www.forgottendelights.com /salute/2004AugustSalute.htm   (3303 words)

 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : August (Monthly Overview)
The month of August is dedicated to The Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Most notably, during August, we celebrate the feast of the Transfiguration and the feast of the Assumption.
Heretics have returned to the faith by the prayers of her Rosary, first preached by St. Dominic (August 8) in the twelfth Century, and hearts have been converted by the graces received while wearing her Miraculous Medal, promoted by St. Maximillian Kolbe (August 14) and adopted as the "badge" for the Pious Union he founded.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/overviews/months/08.cfm   (992 words)

 Delta News Web Archives for August, 2005
August 15, at noon, in the Delta Park playground area, off of Kimball Street.
In late July and August, the adults disappear from our view as they make their well-insulated nesting pockets under the forest floor.
Entry forms should be postmarked by Friday, August 12, to compete for a plaque in one of nine categories, plus Best Use of Theme (Farming in the Friendly Frontier), and the Sweepstakes.
www.deltanewsweb.com /archives/august2005.htm   (8670 words)

 August   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The August heat takes it's toll and quickly dries out the soil around the roots and this is something to be avoided as far as roses are concerned.
The dog days of August are definitely here and the only solutions seem to be retreating to the swimming pool with a tall tropical drink or lying in front of the air conditioner with the house drapes closed.
They are early bloomers, August and September in some areas, and will give your late summer garden a wonderful fill in of color.
www.supergarden.com /august.html   (3214 words)

 NOAA News Online (Story 2304)
Based on tornado records going back to 1950, this significantly tops the previous August record of 126 tornadoes set in 1979.
Other high numbers for August include: 120 tornadoes in 1994; 115 in 1992; 112 in 1993; and 108 in 1985.
The three fatalities were caused by a tornado associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Bonnie that heavily damaged a trailer park near Rocky Point, N.C., McCarthy said.
www.noaanews.noaa.gov /stories2004/s2304.htm   (254 words)

 August - New York Magazine Restaurant Review
Chef Tony Liu’s August brings a touch of the Mediterranean to the West Village.
Stunned by the too-stylish transformation, wandering east in a daze, I came to when I was hit by a gorgeous garlic-scented aroma wafting from a wood-burning oven.
Desserts are alluring for their lack of extravagance: figs and ricotta splashed with a tart vin cotto; thick, velvety panna cotta with moscato-poached peaches; and, best of all, a fresh raspberry-jam Linzer torte flecked with crushed almonds.
newyorkmetro.com /nymetro/food/reviews/restaurant/9970   (698 words)

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