March 31st


[edit] Mozilla

On this day in 1998, the Netscape corporation releases the code that becomes Mozilla to the Mozilla foundation.

[edit] Coordinate Systems

On this date in 1596, French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes was born. We can thank him for the Cartesian Coordinate System, which allows you to pinpoint a location on a map using x/y coordinates (or x/y/z in 3-D space). Cartesian coordinates are used for specifying pixels on computer monitors -- the top/left pixel is often (0,0).

[edit] First Internet Politician

On this date in 1948, Al Gore was born.

[edit] © 2008, Jorge Monasterio

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