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  PicardTagger - MusicBrainz
The project code-named Picard is the next generation MusicBrainz tagging application.
This new tagging concept is Release oriented, as opposed to track oriented like the ClassicTagger was.
Picard is written in Python, which is a cross-platform language - this allows the same code to run both on Windows and on Linux.
musicbrainz.org /doc/PicardTagger   (135 words)

  The Star Trek Explorer --- Why Picard Is Better Than Kirk
Picard is far too cool to beam down to a planet, strip to his waist and wrestle with some guy in a rubber lizard suit.
Picard's crew are too sophisticated to be taken over by a bunch of women in go-go boots and have the most intelligent person aboard controlled by a box that has less buttons than a Super Nintendo joypad.
Picard was responsible for Beverly Crusher's husband dying, berated her son constantly in her presence, yet still managed to make her fall for him.
www.pathcom.com /~boby/picard.htm   (2553 words)

 STARTREK.COM : Biography
Picard had few friends as a youngster and self-admittedly "skipped his childhood," due to his early, single-minded drive to be in Starfleet.
Picard went on as a lieutenant to meet Ambassador Sarek at the wedding of his son Spock.
Picard keeps a healthy outlook on life with a wide variety of interests and recreational pursuits, including his near-professional pursuit of archeology, having studied the Iconian culture since his cadet days and addressed the Federation Archeological Council as keynote speaker on his oft-studied Tagus III ruins in 2367.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/series/TNG/character/1112469.html   (2110 words)

 Jean-Luc Picard - Memory Alpha - A Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Picard met with Crusher's widow, Beverly, on Starbase 32 to present the body; it was one of Wesley Crusher's earliest memories.
Picard tried to make Crusher realize that the deaths of Jo'Bril and later Reyga were not her fault and that she should not try to rush her investigation.
Picard tried to counsel Riker when he was offered command of the USS Melbourne in 2366, reminding him that the Enterprise would continue without his presence and that officers like Shelby were very much as he was before he learned the lessons necessary for command of a starship.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Jean-Luc_Picard   (10041 words)

 TNG - Captain Jean Luc Picard
Picard was born on Earth in 2305 to Maurice Picard and Yvette Gessard Picard.
Picard mind-melded with Sarek to lend the ambassador the emotional stability needed to conclude the historic treaty with the Legarans.
Picard played the piano when he was young ("Lessons" [TNG]), but his deep love of music may have stemmed from an incident in 2368 when his mind received a lifetime of memories from the now-dead planet Kataan, and he experienced the life of a man named Kamin, who died a thousand years ago.
mario.lapam.mo.it /tng/picard.htm   (2548 words)

 Picard language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Picard is a language closely related to French, and as such is one of the larger group of Romance languages.
Picard is not taught in French schools (apart from a few one-off and isolated schemes) and is only spoken between friends or in the home.
However, Picard is far from dead and constitutes a lively and large part of the daily life and folklore of the region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Picard_language   (1587 words)

 PGATOUR.com - Hall of Fame profiles: Henry Picard
Picard took eight days to learn the Morrison system of golf, hitting more than 500 golf balls a day and practicing the distinctive foot roll that was a big part of Morrison’s method until he had bleeding blisters on his feet.
Seeing Henry Picard doling out advice and tips on the practice tee to professional golfers seeking a remedy for a duck hook or a cure for the slice was a common scene in the 1930s.
Picard fixed Hogan’s duck hook (Hogan needed to hit the ball with more power to close the club face) and Snead’s inconsistent driving (a minor fix in his club position at the top of the golf swing).
www.pgatour.com /story/9765562   (881 words)

Picard is regarded as the founder of modern astronomy in France.
He was modest and unselfish enough to recommend the rival Italian astronomer Cassini to Colbert and Louis XIV for the direction of the new observatory at Paris.
Picard was among the first members of the Academy.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12073b.htm   (448 words)

 Jean-Luc Picard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Picard's prosthetic heart is later replaced twice: in 2365 because of defects in the originally installed model ("Samaritan Snare"); and in 2369 because of damage sustained when Picard is shot in the chest point-blank with a Lenarian compressed tetryon beam weapon ("Tapestry").
Picard invites Ro Laren, court-martialed and convicted for the deaths of several crewmembers on another starship, to join the Enterprise crew, adopting something of a paternal role to her; her greatest regret about joining the Maquis underground is that it meant disappointing Picard.
Picard was initially distraught by the news, confessing his regret for never having a family of his own because now there would be no more Picards, but he becomes at peace when he meets René in the Nexus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jean-Luc_Picard   (4193 words)

 eoPortal directory: Picard
Picard is a CNES solar-terrestrial microsatellite mission of the Myriade series with French multi-institutional and international cooperation.
The overall objective is to monitor the solar diameter, the differential rotation, the solar constant (simultaneous measurement of the absolute total and spectral solar irradiance), and to study the long-term nature of their interrelations.
Picard was also the first who accurately measured the length of a degree of a meridian (longitude line) and from that result estimated the size of the Earth.
directory.eoportal.org /pres_Picard.html   (1793 words)

 Picard Iteration Revisited   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In differential equations, Picard iteration is a constructive procedure for establishing the existence of a solution to a differential equation
The first type of Picard iteration uses computations to generate a "sequence of numbers" which converges to a solution.
The goal of this article is to illustrate the second application of Picard iteration; i.
math.fullerton.edu /mathews/n2003/PicardIterationMod.html   (925 words)

 The Top Infinite Reasons Kirk Is Better Than Picard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Picard's crew is so incompetant that in TNG episode "Schisms" Riker and several other crew members are abducted and at the end of the episode, they still haven't found a way to ensure those abductions won't occur again.
Picard's ENTIRE crew, however, seems to be a group of sanitation-engineers, judging from the appearance of their ugly, odd-looking jumpsuits.
Picard's entire crew is so weak-minded that they can be involuntarily dominated by Sarek's simple bad mood and thrown into chaos (fortunately while the ship wasn't under attack); in "Journey to Babel," Sarek is afflicted with fatal heart-trouble and Kirk's crew doesn't bat an eyelash, and even defeats a ruthless enemy.
www.geocities.com /Area51/Rampart/4537/krkbest.html   (15107 words)

Study the origin of the solar variability and its influence on the climate of the Earth.
PICARD is an investigation dedicated to the simultaneous measurement of the absolute total and spectral solar irradiance, the diameter and solar shape, and to the Sun's interior probing by the helioseismology method.
These measurements are especially important as they were made during a period when the solar activity was minimum characterized by a sun nearly without sunspots between 1645 and 1710.
smsc.cnes.fr /PICARD/index.htm   (362 words)

 PICARD Surname Homepage
At least three of the families tell of descendency from 3 Picard brothers who fled France during the time of Napoleon; however, birth and marriage records tie these Pecors and Picards back to Philippe Destroismaisons dit Picard.
It is highly likely that this Joseph Picard is a member of the Noiret dit Picard family as Joseph and Elisabeth have a strong parallel to Joseph Noiret dit Picard and his 2nd wife Elisabeth Cyre.
Picards of the St. John Valley of Maine and New Brunswick
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~picard/Index.html   (1674 words)

 Michael Picard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dr. Picard also moderates Cafe Philosophy, weekly community-based participatory philosophy dialogues that have continued in Victoria for over seven years.
Dr. Picard is currently writing two books: a partially fictionalized dialogue on philosophical and psychological issues; and a transcribed and edited collection of Cafe Philosophy dialogues on ecological concepts.
Dr. Picard is also an adjunct professor in the Science, Technology and the Environment division at Royal Roads University, where he has taught in various programs.
web.uvic.ca /psyc/picard.html   (188 words)

In the morning, it is the fountain of energy and refreshment and in the evening, the last pit stop before retiring for bed.
The Finnish Picard is the perfect match for the Finnish bathroom.
Complementing their elegant design, Picard furnishings are highly practical.
www.picard.fi /en   (141 words)

 Amazon.com: Star Trek Nemesis Captain Jean-Luc Picard Figure: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Picard and Data are the only figures this new company is putting out.
Like the title states, this version of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard is the best to date.
Overall, Art Asylum is making a great product and the best Picard to date, and I am eager to purchase Lt. Cmdr.
www.amazon.com /Nemesis-Captain-Jean-Luc-Picard-Figure/dp/B000068CSQ   (865 words)

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