Dan's pointer list.

People or things that interested me at one time, or still interest me, I put here. (Actually, people are here because they are friends.) Send me mail if something here no longer works.

INDEX

  • Archive sites
  • Automobile sites
  • Computers
  • Food and Drink
  • Groups Dan has been (or is) a part of.
  • Humor
  • Miscellaneous
  • Museums and Exhibitions
  • Movies
  • Music
  • News & Information
  • Science-fiction
  • Search Engines
  • Sports & Recreation

  • Archive sites

  • The Info-Mac Hyperarchive (Hosted at MIT.)
  • TUCOWS (Don't let the name scare you.)
  • AMUG

  • Automobile sites

  • I used to drive an Audi (Click here for Audi's USA site.). AudiWorld was a great owners/enthusiasts site, but seems to have been supplanted by QuattroWorld instead.
  • Buying a car? Check out Edmunds for pricing info, etc.
  • And the Kelly Blue Book is now also on-line.

  • Computers

    Archive Sites

    (See above)

    Companies

  • Apple.
  • OmniTI.
  • Mac stuff

  • MacRumors.
  • Jason O'Grady's PowerPage site.
  • AppleInsider, or its parent, The Macintosh News Network.
  • Macworld
  • 9 to 5 Mac
  • Miscellany

  • Slashdot - news for nerds!
  • The Register does to computer trade-rags what The Daily Show does to news.
  • So does The Inquirer, founded by Register alum Mike Magee.
  • Networking

  • The Internet Engineering Task Force's home page.
  • The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority keeps track of all of the Internet's number spaces.
  • I HATE SPAM! If you hate it too, click here to go to a good anti-SPAM page.
  • Illumos (nee OpenSolaris) Stuff

  • My sandbox - Illumos.
  • Like a server-focused inheritor of old OpenSolaris? Try OmniOS.
  • A desktop-focused one? Try OpenIndiana.
  • Like VMs and RAMdisk roots? Try SmartOS.
  • Like storage? Try NexentaStor.
  • Like databases? Try Delphix.

  • Food and Drink

  • My current favorite libation is Single-Malt Scotch.
  • A good place with a great Scotch list is C. B. Hannegan's in Los Gatos.
  • Do you like a good stout? Check out the Guinness home page.

  • Groups Dan has been (or is) a part of.

  • I played Quads/Quints/Tenors for the Michigan Marching Band.
  • I am an alumnus of the Michigan Chapter of the Delta Chi Fraternity.

  • Humor

  • The Onion
  • Funny, or Die
  • OH MY GOD! THEY KILLED KENNY! YOU BASTARDS! If you understood that, check out the South Park Studios.
  • The Hacker Jargon File (to which I submitted an entry)
  • A hero for us all, Dilbert.
  • The archives of the World-Wide Web Fights Grudge Match page.
  • Have plans for world domination? If so, make sure you read Peter's Evil Overlord List first.
  • Snaggy & Nitrozac's The Joy of Tech.
  • The Oatmeal
  • xkcd
  • LOL: Dogs, Cats, Celebs
  • FAIL blog

  • Miscellaneous

  • Project Gutenberg has a ton of electronic texts.
  • For the ultimate in variety, take a spin of the URouLette wheel.

  • Movies

  • See what Roger Ebert has to say about the latest movies.
  • For a more smartass view, have a drink of MovieJuice!
  • Coming Soon!
  • Harry Knowles's Ain't It Cool News is another nice place for upcoming films.
  • Former Ain't It Cool writer Drew "Moriarty" McWeeney now writes for HitFix.
  • More pop culture than movies, but a writer for a defunct movie site now has his needcoffee.com site, which is sharply amusing.
  • The Internet Movie Database is a comprehensive encyclopedia on movie casts, crews, etc.

  • Museums, and exhibitions

  • The Louvre
  • The U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • San Jose's TheTech.

  • Music

  • I already mentioned the Michigan Marching Band.
  • LSJUMB (Stanford Band) Page O' Fun
  • My favorite band, Rush, besides having their official site has some decent fan sites.
  • Check out the sites on 2112.net
  • The Rush Interactive Network (Warning, lotsa frames on this site.)
  • Oooh, Rush drummer Neil Peart has his own site!
  • Britain's loudest band, Spinal Tap, has a page, too.
  • Did I forget something? Then go to The All-Music Guide and find it yourself!

  • News and Information

    (Pardon my English-speaking bias here.)
  • BBC (U.S. folks should really check this site out once in a while.)
  • CNN
  • Need directions? Try MapQuest
  • The San Jose Mercury News runs BayArea.com.
  • The Boston Globe runs Boston.com.
  • The Weather Channel's weather site.

  • Science-fiction

  • The USENET Alternate History List
  • The Lurker's Guide to Babylon 5.

  • Search Engines for the WWW

  • Bing
  • DuckDuckGo
  • Google
  • Yahoo

  • Sports & Recreation

  • Sports Illustrated
  • ESPN.com
  • How 'bout those Green Bay Packers?
  • Being a Michigan alumnus, I enjoy Michigan Athletics.
  • I play volleyball. One place I used to play is City Beach.

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