Links    


Internet/Web

http://www.archive.org/ An exploration into the www past

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/FindInfo.html A guide to finding info on the Internet

http://www.irt.org/ Many topics on Internet related technologies

http://discover.npr.org/rundowns/rundown.jhtml?prgId=5&prgDate=November/1/2002 Real player story on www and other computer matters.

http://www.cs.indiana.edu/docproject/zen/zen%2d1%2e0%2ehtml A beginners guide to the Internet

http://international.loc.gov/intldl/intldlhome.html  Links to electronic resources around the world

http://www.slyck.com/index.php  All about file sharing/p2p

http://www.cyberjournalist.net/cyberjournalists.html Tips and talk from the wired world

http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/bold/devel03/modules/andrew.html Harvard University lectures on the development of the Internet

http://www.sofweb.vic.edu.au/internet/index.htm A complete guide to using the Internet from the folks "down under."

http://www.let.leidenuniv.nl/history/ivh/frame_theorie.html A complete history of the Internet

http://www.pewinternet.org/ Internet effects on American culture and society

Website Building

http://webstyleguide.com/ Web Style Guide 2nd edition

http://www.davesite.com/webstation/html/index.shtml An interactive HTML tutor for beginners. 

http://www.dartmouth.edu/%7Ewebstyle/contents.html Advice on website building

http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/index.html A web-developers resource

http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/design/site_building/tutorials/tutorial3.html Lessons for how to build a website.

http://www.davesite.com/webstation/ Much of what you will need to know about the web, including a beginner's guide and web site building.

http://www.themeatrix.com/ A must see! Great example of how Flash can turn you into a movie producer--be sure to download Flashplayer (free)

http://www.tripod.lycos.com/ A free website and blog builder provider (this site's)

http://www.electricteacher.com/tutorial2.htm FrontPage tutorial

http://www.uwm.edu/~vkuhn/mastructure.html Thoughts on hypertext structure

http://www.sitenavigation.net/snguide.html Advice on html navigation structure

Imaging Websites -- for the artists among you

WebShots
Foto Datenbank - Lizenzfreie Bilder
Fotos-Direkt.de: Lizenzfreie Bilder und Fotos
Seamless Textures
GOgraph - Web Graphics
Image Scene
Image Scene - Mio's Homepage
Internet Foto Services
Photography Tips
Viking's Web Animation
Animation Library - Free animations
Animation Factory - Free animations
Fullmoongraphics
Gemini Graphics
Website-Designs
Digitalthread
Photoshop Resources
Eye For You
Flash Arcade - Flash Games
 

Outsourcing

http://www.computerworld.com/managementtopics/outsourcing

Digital Divide

www.weforum.org

http://www.mediachannel.org/ Global Network for Democratic Media

http://www.oecd.org/home/ Official web site of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

MORE LINKS

Hardware

http://www.intel.com/education/teachtech/learning/mpuworks/intro.htm Find out how a microprocessor works

http://intel.com/ebusiness/pdf/prod/related_mobile/wp030401.pdf "White paper" Intel: Untethered Computing: Feasible , Economic , and Desirable

http://computer.howstuffworks.com/ How computer devices work -- Thanks Colin!

http://www.g4techtv.com/screensavers/index.html Lots of shareware and general PC advice

Software

http://infocenter.cramsession.com  An incredible wealth of technical information

http://download.com.com/2001-20-0.html All sorts of freeware and shareware downloads

http://www.softpanorama.org/People/index.shtml A critical history of open-source code. Be sure to check out Chapter 4 on Linus Torvalds

http://www.jasc.com/learncenter.asp tips and tricks with digital graphics

http://www.sdmagazine.com/ A magazine devoted to software development

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/opensources/book/toc.html Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution, a free e-book

Technology

http://www.sfgate.com/technology/  Latest news from the "capital" of IT—San Francisco

http://www.wired.com The latest in business and technology

http://hotwired.lycos.com/  Beyond the news

http://www.ncdm.uic.edu/index.htm A resource for high performance and distributed data mining 

http://www.zmag.org/ZNET.htm Z Magazine's IT web page (the politics of the web)

http://www.december.com/ Much about IT, computing, web, and communication

http://slashdot.org/ News for Nerds

http://wfs.org/index.htm Home page of the World Future Society with many resources for those with a future

http://itpapers.cnet.com/whitepapers/default.asp?supercategoryID=4 About 20 gazillion "white papers" on all aspects of technology

http://www.mobitopia.com/ News and views of mobile and wireless technologies

http://www.internetwk.com/ News and info about all aspects of IT

http://www.newsfactor.com/ In-depth IT news

Women in IT

http://www.witi.com/

http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/

E-Business

http://news.com.com/   CNET's e-business e-zine

http://www.itquadrant.com The insiders guide to e-business integration

http://www.zdnet.com  Everything about the IT world

http://www.fortune.com/home_channel/ Home site Of Fortune Magazine (Business & Technology)

http://www.business2.com Web focused business and technology

http://www.businessweek.com/technology/ US business magazine's technology reports

http://www.forbes.com/technology/ Another famous US business magazine's tech reports.

English/Education

http://www.bibalex.org The web site of the library of Alexandria, Egypt

http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/ A good example of a university library on the Internet

http://www.pacificnet.net/~sperling/eslcafe.html The granddaddy of ESL/EFL site

http://www.webfoot.com/advice/estyle.html?Author A guide to e-mail

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/cup/cgos/idx_basic.html How to cite electronic sources

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/langc/CALL.html Many free language learning programs

http://snow.utoronto.ca/learn2/intro.html  About learning to learn

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/ Purdue University's Writing Lab site

http://www.gpc.edu/~lawowl/esl.htm Another good ESL/EFL resource 

http://www.edict.com.hk/vlc/preps/preptable.htm Full discussion of preposition usage 

http://www.number2.com/ Free test preparation: SAT, ACT, GRE, Vocabulary building

http://a4esl.org/q/h/idioms.html For self tests on multi-word (phrasal) verbs, idioms, etc.

http://www.loc.gov/ Library of Congress (USA central library)

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/xwords/index.html Bi-monthly, on-line crossword puzzles to help you build your vocabulary

http://www.edu-cyberpg.com An "edutainment" cyber-playground

http://www.quinion.com/words/ Much about British English

http://trochim.human.cornell.edu/kb/index.htm All of the topics in a typical introductory undergraduate or graduate course in social research methods

http://dannyreviews.com/index.html Recommendations and reviews on reading beyond the canon.

http://www.dcosmic.com/beyond/index.htm Cyber rap (poetry to a hip-hop beat)

http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/S4B/semiotic.html Semiotics for beginners

http://itemsoft.psih.uaic.ro/index.php?newlang=english Computer based psychology and all the areas related to human behaviors and social sciences

http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/home/ Elementary Web safety and ethics teaching curriculum

http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/IntellectualProperty/cprtindx.htm#top Good explanation of copyright and fair use rules & regulations

Writing

http://aresearchguide.com/1steps.html How to write an A+ research paper

http://eslbee.com Advanced composition for non-native speakers

Writer's Handbook - Planning and Writing a Research Paper (The University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Outline, Introduction, Body, Conclusion, Revising, ...
Writer's Handbook - Writing Business Letters (The University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Writing Cover Letters, Business Letter Format
writeXcite.net - International writing community [FRAME] (Mark Verschuur)
Write stories together with fellow writers from all over the world
Writing and Research On-line (Gerri Brightwell)
A detailed guide for graduate students writing up their research.
Writing Challenge with Hideto - Self Introduction (Hideto Harashima)
Write your own self introduction following the example sentences.
Writing Citations - APA referencing for ESL students (Michael Vallance)
A summary of APA with exercises.
 
Writing Den
Jump right to the topics page if you like.
Writing Tips - Essay Builder (WritingDEN)
Writing Tips - Paragraph Builder (WritingDEN)
Writing Tips - Sentence Builder (WritingDEN)
 
www.editavenue.com - Academic Writing Help (David Costello)
For native English speakers, but if you level is advanced, it may be useful.
www.editavenue.com - Financial Writing Tips (David Costello)
For native English speakers, but if you level is advanced, it may be useful.
www.editavenue.com - Medical Report Tips and Guidelines (David Costello)
For native English speakers, but if you level is advanced, it may be useful.
www.editavenue.com - Resume/Cover Letter Tips (David Costello)
For native English speakers, but if you level is advanced, it may be useful.
www.editavenue.com - The secret to writing a good PR document (David Costello)
For native English speakers, but if you level is advanced, it may be useful.
www.editavenue.com - Twelve Steps To Writing Improvement (David Costello)
For native English speakers, but if you level is advanced, it may be useful.
www.enchantedlearning.com - Letter Printouts: A to Z
Each (free) handout has a capital letter, a lower-case letter, and four words.
www.englishclub.net - CVs, resumes and covering letters in English (Inter-play (France))
Tutorial on writing your CV/resume and its cover letter. Includes a quiz.

http://teenwriting.about.com/ A site specifically for and about young writers

Reference

http://www.netlingo.com/ An Internet dictionary and more

http://www.webopedia.com/ A full resource web encyclopedia and more

http://infocomp.csuchico.edu/metis/fundamental/misc/Jargon_01.htm Computer terms

http://www.intel.com/education/teachtech/learning/glossary.htm More Terms 

http://www.vlib.org/ A virtual library of many subjects

http://www.csupomona.edu/~jasanders/slang/project.html  College Slang Research Project—huge database of real talk

http://www.freevocabulary.com/ List of 5000 essential English words with meanings

http://www.krysstal.com/borrow.html Borrowed (from other languages) words in English

http://onlinenewspapers.com An incredible site connecting you to newspapers all over the world

http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/wrg/brit-amer.htm Differences between British and American English

http://www.yourdictionary.com The last word on words

http://www.questia.com/Index.jsp  "World's largest on-line library."

http://www.country-data.com/ Information about many nations

http://www.theodora.com/wfb/ Another source of geographic information

Search Engines

1Jump
Altavista
Ask Jeeves
AlphaSearch
Argus Clearinghouse
About.com
AskA+
Biographical Dictionary
Biography.com
BIOTN
Bartlett
Collections by profession, region, era
CIA World Factbook
Direct Hit
Digital Library
Deja.com
ditto.com
Excite
FedWorld
Google
Go
HotBot
Infomine
Inference Find
Information Please
Internet Public Library Reference
Informant
KidsConnect
Librarians' Index to the Internet
Lives
Liszt
Map Machine
MapQuest
Nothern Lights
 
New Athenaeum
Nueva's Library Catalog
Perseus Project
Photo Finder
Pitscos' Ask an Expert
Quoteland
Quotations Archive
Statistical Information
Tiger Map Service
The Amazing Picture Machine
The Quotations Page
Total News
WWW Virtual Library
WebSEEK
Yahoo

World Wide Web Logs--send suggestions to webperson

A Beauty Lover
Personal blog by Arif, a 'lonely Indonesian geek'. Wide-ranging and well designed.


 
Consumptive.org
Tokyo-based blogger, with an eye for some of the best photography on the web.


 
Eclectica
US blogger Joanna Blackwell. Original design; concise writing; nice set of links.


 
Editor: Myself
Weblog by Hossein Derakhshan, an Iranian in Canada who also keeps a blog in Persian.


 
Eeksy-Peeksy
Probably the best online journal in Poland. Link-free.


 
Fimoculous
'Fimoculous' means 'feeding on itself', apparently, which is an apt description of one of the pitfalls of weblogging. But this blog comes recommended for the quantity and quality of its links.


 
In the Gray
Nineteen-year-old American who has 'the worst luck with girls'. Should probably spend less time on his weblog, beautiful though it is.


 
PhotoDude
Photo gallery/weblog with a current affairs bent; US-based.


 
Rebecca's Pocket
A master of the form - and one of the US blogs we liked the look of when we were planning ours in early 2000. Its author, Rebecca Blood, has just published the Weblog Handbook - 'practical advice on creating and maintaining your blog'.
Weblog Handbook


 
Technocol
Beautiful and funny Hungarian weblog.


 
This Modern World
Intelligent weblog by US cartoonist Tom Tomorrow.


 
Weblog Wannabe
More than a wannabe. By Firda Beka, an Indonesian in her late twenties.


 
Busblog
Not for the squeamish, but a good read on the American d-generation scene.

 

More worldwide weblogs:
 
Aberrant News (US)
Acute Cut (Denmark)
Africans (South Africa)
Amma's column (India)
babblebook (US)
Barbara Fletcher (Canada)
b00mbl0g (Ireland)
Buttermilk and Molasses (US)
Climb to the Stars (Switzerland - half-English)
Deckchairs on the Titanic (US)
Douze Lunes (France)
Elkit in Wonderland (Germany)
Empty Wishes (France)
Follow Me Here (US)
How to learn Swedish ... (an American in Sweden)
Iransara (Iranian in Canada)
JordonCooper.com (Canada)
Mirabilis (Canada)
Monoki (US)
My Life in the Bush Of Ghosts (Belgium)
Neuroti.ca (Canada)
one.point.zero (Belgium)
Pen Machine (Canada)
perso.fraise.net (US)
Reflections in d minor
Prentiss Riddle (US)
Random Thoughts (India)
Reenhead (US)
 
Skippy the Bush Kanagaroo (US)
Snarky Malarkey (US)
Soapboxgirls (Canada)
Social Design Notes (US)
Starjewel (US)
Stunned (Ireland)
Tannock.net (Canada)
Toast (US)
Trivium (US)
Vlalerlie (US)
Witold Riedel (US)
Yet Another Web Log (US)
Yummy Wakame (South Africa)
zFilter (community blog)

 

Misc.

http://www.npr.org/  Accesses the files of National Public Radio, a wealth of information on how Americans think.

http://www.latimes.com/news/specials/enrique/ Not about IT, but a great example of multimedia web design--and a learning experience to boot.

http://dear_raed.blogspot.com/ A Blog from Baghdad: a blog from an young Iraqi male's perspective

http://riverbendblog.blogspot.com/ Baghdad is Burning: a blog from an Iraqi Girl's perspective

http://www.theatlantic.com/ Good writing on many different subjects from the American liberal perspective.

http://www.deoxy.org/watts.htm#radio A complete resource for the writings, lectures, and thoughts of Alan Watts

http://ishi.lanl.gov/symintel.html Home of the symbiotic intelligence project

http://lchc.ucsd.edu/ Home of webperson's philosophical underpinnings

http://home.earthlink.net/~platter/index.html The home of "Stop Sleeping": the name says it all

http://www.hrw.org/ Human Rights Watch site source for Freedom of Information debate

http://myhero.com/myhero/go/directory/index.asp Heroes from all walks of life. Do you have a nominee?

http://www.thenation.com/ Unconventional wisdom since 1865

http://www.starcalliance.org/ Students transforming and resisting corporations

http://www.newsfactor.com/whitepapers/category.xhtml?category_id=5 A good source for "White Papers" (longer reports) on various topics in IT.


Note: Please inform "webperson" if you find any links extinct.