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Victor Laurie
Worked at Princeton University
Attended Harvard University
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Retired chemistry professor- now busy with various computer activities.
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  • Princeton University
    Professor, 1966 - 1995
  • Stanford University
    Assistant Professor, 1960 - 1966
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VW Laurie, Victor William Laurie, v.laurie, Victor W Laurie
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Vic Laurie is a retired chemistry professor who is currently involved in a number of computer activities.
Introduction
Victor (Vic) Laurie is a former professor of chemistry at Princeton University, now retired.
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He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and has received a number of honors, including fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan and John Simon Guggenheim Foundations.
Education
  • Harvard University
    PhD Physical Chemistry, 1954 - 1957
  • University of South Carolina
    BS Chemistry and Mathematics, 1950 - 1954

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Studying the cultural production of ignorance
Article from Physics Today with disturbing observations about widespread and obtuse ignorance about scientific facts in the general public.
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Are wearable computer devices a fad that has come and gone?
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Free Windows!

I never thought I'd see the day that Microsoft actually provided free copies of Windows. There really is a new regime. It was announced today that OEMs will get free Windows 8.1 for devices smaller than 9".
The "Internet of Things" will join the Microsoft ecosystem without paying.
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The big business of cybercrime
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How third-party cookies from advertisers are used to track an individual's web activity
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Windows 8.1 Update
If you are interested to know what is in the Windows 8.1 update that is soon to be released, here is a pretty good rundown on what's new. 
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Below is my first computer. It's the Univac I that I used in graduate school at Harvard in 1956-57. Below that is a recent Intel wearable computer device. Its computing power is far greater than th...
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The Windows Command Line Interpreter, Batch Files, and Scripting- Using...
commandwindows.com

Site has introductory how-to tutorials and easy-to-understand articles on the Windows command line (DOS prompt) and batch files

Computer tips|tricks|tutorials|Use Windows better
vlaurie.com

Learn how to use Microsoft Windows and the Internet better, faster, and safer with these articles, slide shows, and tutorials.

The Command Line in Windows: Run Line
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The Run line in the Windows Start menu can be used to speed up access to a whole variety of functions. Some examples of the shortcuts that a

The Command Line in Windows: Batch file basics
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The basics of how to construct a batch file in Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 is described