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.
  • IBM developerWorks - The dW web site is IBM's premier technical resource for software developers, providing a wide range of tools, code, and education...
  • SourceForge - the world's largest Open Source software development web site
  • RedHanded - sneaking Ruby through the system


  • - "... a resource for people who are curious about the world of technology around them"
  • MIT OpenCourseWare - "... a free and open educational resource (OER) for educators, students, and self-learners around the world"
  • electronic design - The Authority on Emerging Technologies for Design Solutions

Useful Software

Windows Utilities

  • FileSync - 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.
  • Sage - a lightweight RSS and Atom feed reader extension for Mozilla Firefox.
  • Firebug - edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page in Firefox.


Blogs / Feeds


  • OpenCourseWare Consortium - " ... mission is to advance education and empower people worldwide through opencourseware"
  • 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
  • Union of Concerned Scientists - "... the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world"


Comic Relief


  • - is for artful computer hacking. Hobbyists & amateurs welcome.
  • 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"
Last Modified: Wednesday, 22-Sep-10 13:48:17 PDT