Good Resource Sites

Software Developer

  • W3Schools - A collection of free HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DHTML, XML, XHTML, WAP, ASP, SQL tutorials with lots of working examples and source code.
  • SourceForge - the world's largest Open Source software development web site

Science & Technology

  • Nature - "... publishes the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology..."
  • MIT OpenCourseWare - "... a free and open educational resource (OER) for educators, students, and self-learners around the world"
  • ElectronicDesign - The premier independent information source for electronics engineers, programmers and designers

Useful Software

Windows Utilities

  • FreeFileSync - Great tool for file/folder synchronization, with many uses, such as keeping a portable drive and system drive in sync, making backups, comparing the contents of directory structures, etc.
  • V - The File Viewer - Inspect and manipulate directories and files, very fast, many capabilities.
  • Process Explorer - For Windows, an advanced process management utility that picks up where Task Manager leaves off.

Firefox Add-ons

  • NoScript - Firefox extension for safer browsing.
  • Firebug - edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page in Firefox.


Blogs / Feeds


  • Open Education Global - "... is a member-based, global, non-profit supporting the development and use of open education around the world..."
  • Marvin Minsky - Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT. Professor of E.E.C.S., MIT. Author of The Society of Mind
  • Hanson Robotics - Conversational Character Robots


Comic Relief


  • STEREO - Space Weather and 3D view of the Sun and Heliosphere
  • - News and information about the Sun-Earth environment
  • Tesla Motors - "... set out to prove that electric vehicles could be awesome"
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