Links to Favorite Web Sites


Scary

The Internet Archive for noah.org
The WayBack Machine reminds us that the World Wide Web was not always pretty.

Camping and Outdoors

BLM
Bureau of Land Management information.

Open Space
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Total Escape
Links to other hiking sites in California.

Safety Central
Lots of camping equipment. Not just survival weirdos.

Equiped to Survive
Wilderness and emergency survival techniques; equipment reviews. This guy is obsessive compulsive, but good! Good for pilots too.

Expert GPS software
GPS waypoint and route management software that automatically links to online aerial photo and topo maps.

Geocaching
Hiking for nerds. Requires a GPS.

Knots

Notable Knot Index

Knot Knowledge

Animated Knots

Campers

Teardrop Camper

Off-road Teardrop

Maggiolina

Tear-stop links

Dessert Tear-drops

Antique Tear-drop Plans

Solar

Advance Power

Real Goods

Inernet

GMANE
GNU Mail To News And Back Again. This is cool.

Mozilla
It doesn't suck anymore.

Software Engineering

Sourceforge
Essential.

JSON
JavaScript Object Notation - a lightweight data-interchange format.

Computer Science
University at Albany Libraries Computer Science links

Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing
by Philip Greenspun. Excellent -- especially the article on database driven web sites. Philip's whole site is great.

Barebones HTML Guide
Nice and short HTML reference.

Soundex history
The Soundex code is an ancient algorithm used to match surnames by their phonetic sound rather than exact spelling. There are newer methods such as Metaphone, but Soundex is one of the oldest.

Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals
A good non-MS reference of Microsoft technology.

Python
My special page of Python

Source Exchange Open source software

Cosource Open source software

RegExp
A library of common Regular Expression patterns -- Finally!

Sysinternals
Tools for low level Windows stuff. Advanced utilities.

Cadaver WebDAV
Useful for Zope development

WAP

PyWeb Free Tools
Deck-it is very useful for testing WAP pages.
Apparently they also do their commercial development in Python.

Science

United Nuclear
Have to admire these guys.

High Altitude Glider Project
A small, self-guided glider, designed to fly at very high altitudes.

Dan Williams
Amateur Pyrotechnician

Foxfire
Fireworks and rocketry

Dangerous Laboratories
do-it-yourself scientific, industrial, and alternative energy projects.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
The Time

Bill Beaty's Science Hobbyist Homepage
One of the all time coolest science project sites.

Eric's Treasure Troves of Science
Online encyclopedia of science and math.

Paragliding

Paragliding Lessons
Paragliding lessons in San Francisco, California.

Tips for Paraglider Pilots
Lots of tips, pictures, and videos.

sfBAPA
San Francisco Bay Area Paragliding Association

Aviation

AirNav
Airport Facility Directory and NavAids

DUATS
Flight route weather and planning

Nick Selby
Flying articles

Usenest Student Pilot Group
Usenet: rec.aviation.student or available on the web via Google Groups

FAA Test
Private Exam Practice Questions

Clocks

Tom Jennings' Nixie Clock
O Glorious Nixie Tube!

Westdave
Digital Clocks

Mike's Digital Clocks
Nixie at http://www.electricstuff.co.uk/

Projects

Delightful Machines
Machines that are delightful

Matthias Wandel
A woodworker's home page

 


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