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This Week in Cyberspace

The Cutting Edge: COMPUTING / TECHNOLOGY / INNOVATION

February 07, 1996|ADAM S. BAUMAN

America Online

* Thursday, 8 p.m.: Join webmaster David Lytel in an online discussion about his Web page construction efforts at the White House. Keyword: Centerstage

* Friday, 7 p.m.: Comedian Carrot Top makes a rare online chat appearance. Keyword: Oldsmobile

CompuServe

* Today, 5 p.m.: Author Tom Clancey, who wrote "The Hunt for Red October," discusses fiction adventure writing. Go CONVENTION

* Tuesday, 6 p.m.: Wendy McCurdy, senior editor at Bantam Books, discusses popular romance authors Teresa Medeiros and Jane Feather, and how they get their books published. Go CONVENTION

Microsoft Network

* Thursday, 5:30 p.m.: Screenwriter Mark Steven Johnson, who wrote "Grumpier Old Men," shares advice on making it in Hollywood.

* Monday, 6 p.m.: Author Deepak Chopra talks about his latest book.

Prodigy

* Tuesday, 6 p.m.: Director Mike Figgis talks about his most recent film, "Leaving Las Vegas," in online chat. Jump: CHAT

Internet

Wednesday, midnight: More than 100 photojournalists and dozens of amateur volunteers will help produce 24 Hours in Cyberspace. Net surfers can watch or take part in the report on life online at http://www.cyber24.com, a Web site constructed in real time as the photographs are digitally transmitted to the project's San Francisco headquarters during all of Thursday.

* If you're searching for travel information, Fodor's NetTravel service may be just the ticket. The site features guides to finding great travel bargains and links to more than 2,000 travel-related sites on the Net. It is at http://www.ypn.com/travel/

* Check out a new research service that takes the frustration out of locating and subscribing to those elusive e-mail lists. The service maintains an updated index of more than 12,000 e-mail discussion groups, including subscription and cancellation instructions, and is located at http://www.webcom.com/impulse/list.html

* The new E-Zine Web service offers a comprehensive list of more than 600 links to electronic magazines of every type imaginable. It is at http://www.middlebury.edu/otisg/zines.shtml

* An intriguing link that allows you to view a real-time map of aircraft currently flying over Southern California airspace is offered by the Edwards Air Force Base Flight Test Center at http://www.tspi.elan.af.mil/air.html

Sources: Times, wire and company reports

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