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~ PALMARES ~

National:

Johannesburg 2001 (75pp):
                          Silver (65 points)
Johannesburg 2003 (60pp):
                          Vermeil (78 points)
Cape Town 2005 (90pp):
                          Gold (87 points)
Port Elizabeth 2007 (120pp):
                          Gold (85 points)
Cape Town 2011 (128pp):
                          Gold (85 points)

International:

Malaga, Spain, 2006 (80pp):
                          Large Vermeil (86 points)
Tel Aviv, Israel, 2008 (128pp):
                          Vermeil (83 points)
Seoul, South Korea, 2009 (128pp):
                          Large Vermeil (87 points)
Johannesburg, South Africa, 2010 (128pp):
                          Large Vermeil (85 points)
Taipei, Taiwan, 2016 (128pp):
                          Large Vermeil (85 points)



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0. Plan

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1. The Mechanical Age

1.1. Early Counting Tools
       1.1.1. Counting on fingers
       1.1.2. Abacus
       1.1.3. Other early calculating mechanisms
1.2. Mechanics create mechanical solutions
1.3. Mechanical Calculating Tools
       1.3.1. Adding Machine
       1.3.2. Calculator
       1.3.3. Cash Register
2. Bridging the Gap

2.1. Early Inventors
2.2. Before World War II
2.3. The Driving Forces
2.4. The Typewriter's Split Personality
2.5. The Need for Speed : World War II
       2.5.1. The ENIAC
       2.5.2. Amazing Grace finds a bug
       2.5.3. The Code Breakers
2.6. The Russian Connection
3. The Electronic Age

3.1. Going Digital:  the 50s
3.2. The Turbulent 60s
3.3. Garage Geniuses in the Valley: the 70s
3.4. If it can play Chess, it must be a Computer
3.5. The PC arrives: the 80s
3.6. IT becomes an Industry
3.7. IT becomes Pervasive
3.8. The New Millennium: Y2K
4. The Internet

4.1. The World Wide Web
4.2. E-mail: The Electronic Letter
4.3. IT's Impact on the Postal System
       4.3.1. Sorting the mail
       4.3.2. Barcodes
       4.3.3. Computer Vended Postage
       4.3.4. e-Stamps
4.4. Quo Vadis ?

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