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  World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In English, world is rooted in a compound of the obsolete words were, man, and eld, age; thus, its oldest meaning is "age or life of man".
In this sense, a world map is a map of the surface of the Earth.
After World War II it became common to speak of the capitalist and Communist countries as two major blocs, using such terms as the "free world" as compared to the "communist bloc".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World   (919 words)

 Free world - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "free world" is still used today, to decribe nations that are fully free from Communism and Military Dictatorship.
Because of America's prominent role in the Cold War, the President of the United States was often dubbed the "leader of the Free World", particularly in the United States itself.
So they for example speak of the Free World (note the capital letters) when they refer to a GNU/Linux distribution composed only of free software and they say that for example some free application that uses non-free libraries can't be run in a Free World, since in a Free World these non-free libraries don't exist.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Free_world   (359 words)

 SIXERS: World B. Free
Free has touched the lives of many children through the 76ers Summer Hoops Tour and Basketball 101, held throughout the year in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
Free, who also spent two seasons as the 76ers strength and conditioning coach, was inducted into the New York City Basketball Hall-of-Fame in 1997, joining the likes of former teammate Julius Erving, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Billy Cunningham, Connie Hawkins, Lenny Wilkens and Nate “Tiny” Archibald.
World was joined by Sixers mascot Hip Hop in greeting the visiting athletes who came from all over the country to participate in the basketball tournament at St. Joseph’s Alumni Field House.
www.nba.com /sixers/community/world_b_free.html   (2166 words)

 The Free World Licence
The Free World Licence is a free software licence that is functionally similar to the GNU General Public Licence (GNU GPL), but allows use only on free operating systems (platforms) such as GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and the GNU HURD (the "Free Software World").
The purpose of The Free World Licence is to provide a means for commercial software vendors to contribute their software to the free software community and experiment with free software business models without threatening the proprietary-platform sales that underwrite their survival.
The licence achieves this by restricting use of the software to free platforms only, a mechanism that is largely successful in separating hackers from suits because of the almost-exclusive use of free platforms by the free software community and the extremely high use of proprietary platforms by the corporate community.
www.freeworldlicence.org   (290 words)

 World Carfree Network
World Carfree Network will be holding a week-long series of skill trainings and project development meetings from May 22-25 in Tabor, Czech Republic, with the network's Annual General Meeting on May 26.
World Carfree Network is seeking an experienced fundraiser with a proven track record to join our Prague-based team full-time from January 2007.
World Carfree Network has begun a press campaign and will continue to work with local organisations in Bangladesh to try to overturn these bans.
www.worldcarfree.net   (996 words)

 BuildFreedom.com -- Free World Order
These experiments were part and parcel of IG Farben, the evil octopus that ruled the world of chemical companies at the outbreak of WW2.
FREE Sales X 10 training (called NewSell and consisting of 15 interactive lessons) is now also available.
And I am now trying to 'live free in an unfree world.' Over the past six months I have studied the writings and recomended books that are a part of this web site.
www.buildfreedom.com   (1885 words)

 Wired 11.11: Leader of the Free World
His is a world that works only if the best idea wins; he has no giant marketing budget to compensate for poor technical decisions, no clout in the marketplace to compensate for mediocrity.
The QL, one of the world's first 32-bit boxes, provided Torvalds with his motivation for writing Linux: He wanted an OS for his home computer that would be as stable and strong as Unix, which he used on campus.
Since higher education is free in Finland and there isn't the pressure to finish a degree in four years, Torvalds decided to take a break and turn his attention full-time to creating his own operating system.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/11.11/linus_pr.html   (6030 words)

 Amazon.com: Free World : America, Europe, and the Surprising Future of the West: Books: Timothy Garton Ash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
At the same time, the world's hyperpower, the U.S., must decide if it will continue to pursue unilaterally its foreign policy of self-interest combined with a Wilsonian edict to spread democracy, or embrace the kind of transatlantic interdependence that already exists in the business world.
The message of Timothy Garton Ashe's FREE WORLD is familiar to those who are informed, but it remains useful because unlike many other English-speaking writers of these times, Ashe is not engaged in polemics.
It points to the trend in the world towards extension of democratic freedoms and believes the West should have the mission of fighting poverty throughout the globe and extending democratic freedoms insofar as this is possible.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1400062195?v=glance   (3279 words)

 Diabetes Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Diabetes Portal and its dedicated team of volunteers and staff have helped thousands of people during the past ten years.
Since its inception as the Insulin-Free World Foundation in 1995 and subsequent incorporation as DiabetesPortal.com, it has been a driving force in bridging communication between researchers, clinicians, and those of us living with diabetes.
This was all possible because of a pancreas transplant in 1993 that freed me from the complications and day-to-day issues of diabetes.
www.diabetesportal.com   (210 words)

 World Peace Newsletter - inner peace, outer peace, world peace.
The advent of the world wide web may just be the boost in knowledge humankind has been waiting for.
The world would probably work much better if we wouldn't use this cliche as an excuse for not helping to make the world a kinder, gentler place to live and work.
This same effect has happened repeatedly in human history, where inventors have simultaneously discovered inventions that others around the world were contemplating at the same time, or where mothers somehow know when one of their children is in pain hundreds of miles away.
www.worldpeacenewsletter.com   (20223 words)

 The GNU Operating System
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is the principal organizational sponsor of the GNU Project.
World wide: Call on WIPO to change its name and mission.
World wide: Raise awareness of dangers of WIPO Broadcast Treaty.
www.gnu.org   (483 words)

 Zada Solutions - Free World Clock
An easy to use world time utility that displays the date/time for up to 12 cities around the world.
World Clock is the preferred world time program for users in over 80 countries.
A 16-bit world time utility that displays the date/time for up to 12 cities around the world.
www.zada.com.au /worldclock.htm   (296 words)

 OURFAX - Free World Wide Email to Fax Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
OURFAX, is the world's first, easy to use, ad supported 100% FREE service, that allows any email user in the world, to send faxes directly from their email address, to almost any fax machine in the world.
Email to Fax: worlds first free easy to use, email to fax service, which enables every email address in the world to send faxes for FREE from their email address.
If you are a local isp and would like to partner with us to install local area free node/gateway in your city, so that people world wide can send faxes to your city, you can join Ourfax.com and enable the world to send free faxes in your area.
www.ourfax.com   (718 words)

 Rockin' In The Free World
The lyrics of "Rockin' In The Free World" also refer to the rampant consumerism of American culture and the rise of the disposable society based on waste and pollution.
The opening version of 'Rockin' in the Free World' is a live solo acoustic version from a Jones Beach, Long Island, NY show, while the closer is an electric ripper that is right in there with the best of the Horse.
Among the many bands performing "Rockin' In The Free World" are Pearl Jam who have covered the song over 100 times in concert, often as final encores.
www.thrasherswheat.org /fot/ritfw.htm   (2741 words)

 Economic Freedom of the World Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
FreeTheWorld.com is committed to bringing economic freedom and growth to all the countries of the world.
The purpose of the index is to bring the often forgotten topic of economic freedom into mainstream public debate.
Countries which are economically free or unfree are fundamentally different, and these differences are important.
www.freetheworld.com   (181 words)

 The Free World's Information and Software repository   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Unless special measures are taken, this will make it hard for people in other parts of the world to exercise the rights defended and protected by their respective laws.
One obvious special measure would be setting up a hosting service for these kinds of resources with the added extra of access control to make sure US residents and citizens won't be able to download the software or information.
This way these resources will stay available for the rest of the world and only those countries who chose to be excluded (by Law) will be deprived of the software or information in question.
www.thefreeworld.net   (195 words)

 Economic Freedom Network - download data
The following data is from Economic Freedom of the World: 2005 Annual Report by James Gwartney and Robert Lawson with Erik Gartzke.
Note that from 1970 to 2000 the Economic Freedom of the World Index is available on a five year basis only.
The following data is from Economic Freedom of the World: 2002 Annual Report by James Gwartney and Robert Lawson with Walter Park, Smita Wagh, Chris Edwards, and Veronique de Rugy.
www.freetheworld.com /download.html   (657 words)

 Wired 11.11: Leader of the Free World
Twelve years on, the operating system is robust enough to run the world's most powerful supercomputers yet sleek and versatile enough to run inside consumer toys like TiVo, as well as television set-top boxes and portable devices such as cell phones and handhelds.
Linux's mainstream arrival is testament not only to the worth of the code contributed by programmers working out of love rather than pursuit of a paycheck, but to the power of its progenitor, who still gives a thumbs-up or thumbs-down to any changes.
And most of the world's email is routed through Sendmail, yet another exercise in mob authorship.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/11.11/linus.html   (1128 words)

 Free Agent Bikes | Home
Free Agent is proud to announce the development of the 2006 Free Agent BMX World Team.
Former World Champion, Dale Holmes has helped put together a world-class line up of riders from around the globe to support the current USA based team.
The Free Agent World Team will be joined by the USA part of the team consisting of three of the worlds best racers; 2-time World Champion Dale Holmes, 2-time World and NBL Pro Champion Kyle Bennett and the newest member of the USA based factory team for 2006, AA Powerhouse Cristian Becerine.
www.freeagentbmx.com   (495 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | US calls for tariff-free world
Prior to Tuesday's announcement US Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill said world economic output would increase by $2 trillion (£1,300 billion) if all trade barriers were removed.
Many analysts think the new proposal is designed to recapture the moral high ground, after a year in which the US commitment to free trade has come under question.
It already has a plan to create a Free Trade Area of the Americas, stretching from Alaska to Chile, which would rival the EU in size and scale.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/2513531.stm   (842 words)

 Carbusters Magazine - World Carfree Day
In 2000 Car Busters initiated the world's first global car-free day, a victorious day of actions on four continents reclaiming our streets and our lives from the automobile.
All information for 2004 can now be found on the website of our parent organisation, World Carfree Network.
And this September, people around the world will join together for World Car-Free Days 2003 - two weeks of actions and events calling for an end to the hundred-year reign of the automobile.
www.carbusters.org /wcfd   (532 words)

 NASA World Wind   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
NASA has released World Wind as an open source program to improve its quality through peer review, maximize awareness and impact of NASA research, and increase dissemination of World Wind in support of NASA's mission: To inspire the next generation of explorers...
NASA World Wind leverages Microsoft.NET technology for rapid development and to easily access open standards such as XML, WMS, and other graphics standards.
World Wind is developed at NASA Ames Research Center by Chris Maxwell, Randy Kim, Tom Gaskins, Bruce Lam and project manager Patrick Hogan.
worldwind.arc.nasa.gov   (425 words)

 Free World Academy
Free world Academy is an international and educational think tank committed to building freedom around the world.
Free World Academy is emerging as one of the best web think tank for global leaders, businessmen and advanced students.
Despite a shoe-string budget, many testimonies agree that Free World Academy is one of the Internet’s best sites.
www.freeworldacademy.com   (237 words)

 Free World Syndicate - The Politics of Freedom
Free World Syndicate - The Politics of Freedom
Free World Syndicate is a network for sharing political commentary and for writers and cartoonists to gain exposure to progressive publishers and to the general public.
We are living in a pivotal era for world politics.
www.synd.org   (207 words)

 World - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
While western pop music is ubiquitous, making headlines and dominating airwaves, listening to and exploring the music of the world's many cultures allows further opportunities for universal communication.
Lyrics regarding religion, rebellion, and romance are sung in any number of languages, and even while we may not always understand the words, the sentiments do get through.
Today, however, musicians, musicologists, and listeners alike have learned that music from everywhere in the world has much to teach us--whether it's the intricacies of African polyrhythms, the microtones of Indonesian Gamelan, or the melodic complexity of Indian ragas.
music.download.com /2001-7990_32-0.html   (257 words)

 Skype - The whole world can talk for free.
Skype is a little program for making free calls within the US and Canada to all phones until the end of the year.
Skype to Skype calls anywhere in the world are also free.
Skype is free and easy to download and use.
www.skype.com   (169 words)

 World Free Fall Convention 2006 Home Page
The staff in the office are answering phones, getting the pre-registration forms up and running and sharping their pencils in anticipation of your onslaught on April the 17th.
Well, even Don would have a hard time pulling that one off, but some of the things that have been brought to our attention that we feel are within our ability are being worked on for you.
The free seminars every night seem to continue to be a hit, top notch entertainment at night is always appreciated, and even the non beer drinkers think that the beer should always be free.
www.freefall.com   (762 words)

 World Carfree Network - World Carfree Day
Each year on September 22, people from around the world gather to celebrate World Carfree Day and to show alternatives to the automobile.
The 'official' carfree day is September 22, but many cities hold activites all week or on another more convenient day (such as on the weekend).
This page provides links to events from all over the world - if you are interested in finding out how to organise your own event, check out our resources for helpful tips.
www.worldcarfree.net /wcfd   (149 words)

 War for the free world - Commentary - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
There can be no moral equivalence between our Islamofascist enemies on the one hand and, on the other, those who are fighting and dying to protect freedom here at home and, as a bulwark for our own security, to promote it elsewhere.
You are either part of, and willing to help defend, the Free World or you are with the unfree.
But making it clear that we are engaged in nothing less than a War for the Free World will make it easier to take the steps necessary, both at home and abroad, to secure the victory we literally cannot live without.
www.washtimes.com /commentary/20051003-094232-3355r.htm   (855 words)

 Free SMS Text Messaging World Wide from CardBoardFish's CBFSMS
SMS text messaging is both fun and fast growing, so keep in touch with your friends and family quickly and easily using this service.
You can even check if your message was received by the recipient using our delivery confirmation system, and check for replies with our free replies system.
This service is bought to you in accordance with the Terms and Conditions.
www.cbfsms.com   (290 words)

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