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Always interested in offers/projects/new ideas. Eclectic experience in fields like: numerical computing; Python web; Java enterprise; functional languages; GPGPU; SQL databases; etc. Based in Santiago, Chile; telecommute worldwide. CV; email.

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Lepl parser for Python.

Colorless Green.

Photography around Santiago.

SVG experiment.

Professional Portfolio

Calibration of seismometers.

Data access via web services.

Cache rewrite.

Extending OpenSSH.

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De Soto Report

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 12:05:02 -0400 (CLT)

The Guardian has gained access to a report written by the outgoing UN
envoy to the Middle East, Alvaro De Soto.  It's a depressing account of
how Israel is destroying Palestine with the support of the US.

http://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-files/Guardian/documents/2007/06/12/DeSotoReport.pdf
http://www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,,2101677,00.html

Andrew

Need for Immigrants

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 12:08:12 -0400 (CLT)

Another interesting report from the Guardian:

[...] workers from Poland, Latvia and Lithuania are no longer interested
in harvesting work. "Wages have gone through the roof in Poland so there
is less need to come over here," he says. "On top of that other EU
countries like Holland have opened their borders, so not only are they
less interested in agricultural work full stop, the number of workers is
being spread out more thinly over a wider area."

http://society.guardian.co.uk/asylumseekers/story/0,,2104400,00.html

Andrew

More Politics, I'm Afraid

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 17:59:18 -0400 (CLT)

Someone freed from Guantanamo -
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article1940199.ece

Andrew

And Another

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 18:00:48 -0400 (CLT)

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/871239.html

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