Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 2/2/2004
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- Solarviews.com - views of our solar system; accessible in a variety of languages.
- Geosense.net - an online world geography game; it is a one to two player game in which players try to locate a city on a world or regional map.
- WinDevTools.com - is a site devoted to Windows programming tools.
- PalmSource.com - a great resource for Palm users; access to 20,000+ programs. Make sure you also visit their "ExpertGuides".
- SearchFreeFonts.com - a searchable free font resource.
- DiplomacyMonitor.com - provides a means of tracking Internet-based global diplomacy; includes the latest communiqués, transcripts and news releases from around the world.
- WisconsinHistory.org [by the Wisconsin Historical Society] - access their "Wisconsin Name Index" to search through 100,000+ obituaries, personal sketches, and other short biographies of Wisconsin people.
- 2RSS.com - [definition: RSS stands for "RDF Site Summary" or "Rich Site Summary" or "Really Simple Syndication" and the latest version of RSS is 2.0.; it is used to create a summary document for sites usually containing updates, new content or news.]; RSS is an XML document with syndicated content of the sites. Many sites (especially weblogs) offer RSS feeds which are a summary of the site in XML format.
- NetCaptor - is a tabbed Web Browsers with other new features (tabbed Web pages, cookie and history cleanup, content filtering and a popup window killer). Also check out: "Mozilla" [why switch?], "MyIE", Apple's "Safari", "Avant Browser", "Crazy Browser", "SlimBrowser", "Opera", and "PowerPad Explorer" [by EzTools].
- Encyclopedia-Titanica.org - resource for anyone interested in the Titanic; includes 2457 summaries as well as detailed passenger and crew biographies & more.
*** Below is from last month's choices ****
- (*)2 new books on Google - "Google Hacks" and the new "Google Pocket Guide". Also visit Peter's new "Book Page".
- Skype.com - [download required] is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
- Memory-up.com - find the correct memory upgrades for your computer system; also visit these other manufacturer's (and reseller) resources for help --->>> Kingston.com, "Crucial.com", "MemoryToGo.com", "Viking", ZipZoomFly.com, "SyncMAX.com", "PNY.com" and "Google's list of suppliers".
- FILExt.com - [searchable] the file extension source. FILExt is a detailed database of file extensions and programs that use them.
- TheatreHistory.com - everything and anyhting you wanted to know about "theatre"!
- BitPass.com - a micropayment system for online content and services. Also visit "Peppercoin" and "PayPal".
- injuryboard.com [and their "Personal Injury Law Firm Search Engine"] - provides the general public with easily accessible legal and medical material in an effort to help consumers better understand any injury or medical condition that has negatively impacted their lives.
- aerosite.net [and their "Airline Logos"] - information about the dynamic and exciting world of aviation.
- Recalls.gov - obtain the latest recall information (on consumer products, motor vehicles, boats, food, medicine, cosmetics & environmental products] to report a dangerous product, or to learn important safety tips.
- GeoSnapper.com - enables users to upload and distribute accurately geo-referenced digital photographs. See also "TerraServer"; and for similar (fee-based) products visit "AirPhotoUSA.com" [high resolution digital aerial photography of the U.S.] and "Earthviewer.com".
- WorldValuesSurvey.com/ - is a worldwide investigation of sociocultural and political change. ["The World Values Survey has produced evidence of gradual but pervasive changes in what people want out of life. Moreover, the survey shows that the basic direction of these changes is, to some extent, predictable."].
- cknow.com - [Computer Knowledge] has tutorials, info, acronyms & more.
- Animations.com - access [fee based] a collection of 250,000+ animated GIFs for your email messages, Web pages, PowerPoint presentations & more.
- eMeetingsOnline.com - a solution provider for associations, corporate meetings, CVBs, group travel companies, hotels, tradeshows and the rest of the meeting industry offering event, seminar, hotel, flight, and rental car registrations all in one Web site with an immediate transaction confirmation.
- Edutopia.org - supplements a weekly talk show from The George Lucas Educational Foundation hosted by GLEF Executive Director Milton Chen. The one-hour program features key educators and students, as well as business, government and community leaders discussing educational innovation.
- mla.org - the Modern Language Association promotes the study and teaching of language and literature.
- GiggleMagazine.com - a resource for parents; hosted in Dane County, Madison, WI.
- Internet Explorer Spoofing Vulnerability Found - another Microsoft security flaw discovered 12/10/03.
Extras to check-out:
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Extra Link 3:Pagoo Service - I use it to get my voice mail while I'm online! It really works great! "CallWave" is free but really doesn't compare. New is "BuzMe"
Extra Link 4:National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - and their "Alert" page with pictures.
Extra Link 5:THINKQUEST Information! (My neighbor's won 2x! Now he's a sophmore at Harvard!): - ThinkQuest and "ThinkQuest Junior" -
"an annual contest that challenges students, ages 10 to 19, to use the Internet as a collaborative, interactive teaching and learning tool". Get the contest details here. Get your kids involved!
Extra Link 6: FreeDSL - free high-speed Internet access; if you sign up please use my email address for being referred - "email@example.com" - Thanks!
Extra Link 7: FreeWebspace - interested in a Web site for no money? Check out this searchable index of 443 free Web space providers.
Peter's schedule for appearing as a guest on Larry Meiller's show can seen by clicking here.
You can listen to Peter on WPR (Wisconsin Public Radio) - 970AM WHA Radio in Madison, WI
monthly! It is broadcast live over the WPR radio network from the 7th floor of Vilas Hall, and is "Web casted" live via Real Audio - you'll need the "Real Audio player". The show is 90 minutes in length and covers the latest in PC computer technology
, the Internet and the World Wide Web; show is a question & answer format. I have supported Wisconsin Public Radio for nearly 18 years with a monthly radio
show on computer technology. The show is produced by Jim Packard and hosted by Larry Meiller.