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-A <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/computers/optimizing-code-for-speed/" rel="nofollow">new essay about optimising code for speed</a> has been published:
+A <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/computers/optimizing-code-for-speed/">new essay about optimising code for speed</a> has been published:
 </p>
 
 <blockquote>
     <p>We’ve all seen the fact that while computers got faster, software has
-    often become slower to run unless the hardware is upgraded. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gates%27_Law" rel="nofollow">The so-called “Gates’
+    often become slower to run unless the hardware is upgraded. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gates%27_Law">The so-called “Gates’
         Law”</a> claims that commercial programs decrease in speed by half
     every 18 months, due to various reasons. It is well known that the various
-    versions of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DOS" rel="nofollow">DOS</a>
+    versions of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DOS">DOS</a>
     operating system ran adequately on a PC XT’s and 286’s and that a Intel 386
     was a “lean and mean DOS machine” as a certain journalist claimed back
     then. On the other hand, Microsoft Windows 3.0 and Microsoft Windows 3.1
     already required a fast 486 computer to be ran comfortably, while Windows
     95 was barely usable there and needed a Pentium computer. Windows XP
     already ran slowly on a Pentium machine and required a high end Pentium III
-    or Pentium 4 computer. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Vista" rel="nofollow">Windows Vista</a>
+    or Pentium 4 computer. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Vista">Windows Vista</a>
     requires even more hardware resources than Windows XP, up to the point that
     many computers in use today cannot run it comfortably.</p>
 
 </blockquote>
 
 <p>
-<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/lecture/W2L/Mini-Intro/" rel="nofollow">The Mini-Intro
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/lecture/W2L/Mini-Intro/">The Mini-Intro
     “Welcome to Linux” lecture</a> was now integrated into the
 rest of the site. There are two versions of its slides available: one with a
 point-by-point display (useful for presenting interactively), and the other
 
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+added to <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/fortunes/">the
     fortune cookie collection</a>:
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