Howard Gibson's Fun Links

Here are places I like to go on the web.

Online magazine
The Bulwark
Another online magazine
Mostly Linux and UNIX stuff.
The Register
Mostly computer news, plus the latest BOFH articles.
The Straight Dope
Apparently, Cecil Adams knows everything.
Engineering Tips
[Engineering Tips] This is a forum for engineers. You can log in and ask technical questions. You can be helpful and answer some of the questions if you know what you are talking about. I am user drawoh. This is connected with A very similar site is SimpliEngineering, where I am user RevDesigner.
Machine Design
Magazine. I have been reading this for a long time. There also is Design News.
Seth Godin
Marketing Guru's blog site. Great articles.
Web Pages That Suck
Vincent Flanders. Learn good design by looking at bad design. The website has not been updated lately. The URL also works. His Facebook page is active and fun.
Urban Legends Reference Page
Check out before you pass around those weird, unbelievable stories.
Annals of Improbable Results
This was intended to be the successor to the Journal of Irreproducible Results, the "Journal of results that cannot, or should not be reproduced." The JIR is still around.
Project Gutenburg
This is a project to create digital copies of old, public domain books.


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