Site Specific

No time for directionless Web wandering? R.U. Steinberg and Paco Xander Nathan each give a list of suggested locations of Internet interest below:

http://www.eat.com/learn-italian.html: The site of Mama Cucina, brought to you by Ragu, allows you to learn Italian and get hungry for tomato sauce at the same time.

http://www.toyota.com/:The Hub at Toyota's site features things like modern living, women's issues, travel by car, and sports.

http://www.levi.com/menu: The North American server for Levi-Strauss has a cool push CGI script that animates pictures across your screen even if all you have is a 14,400 bps modem.

http://www.realitycom.com/raudio/raud.html: Jonathan Cainer of The UK Daily Mail provides free Weekly Astrological Forecasts in RealAudio.

http://www.macromedia.com/Tools/Shockwave/index.html: It's hip and trendy, but Shockwave is rocking Netscape to new heights.

http://java.sun.com/: Likewise, java is having a profound influence on Web designers and programmers.

http://www.caligari.com/: Need to build a 3-D world on the Web and experiment with VRML? This is the place.

http://www.geom.umn.edu/docs/snell/chance/welcome.html: What is the chance you'll visit this site? Although that question can't be answered, other subjects about chance and probablity are addressed.

http://www.shareware.com/: Where to go for the software swag.

http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/~hope/global.html: All we need is more cheese on a global basis. Consider testing your knowledge of this pressed milk solid by taking the CheezQuiz.

-- R.U. Steinberg


http://www.suck.com/suckreviews/:Each day, these fine refugees from WiReD Magazine take time outta their busy days to tell us all what *really* sucks out there on the Information Superyaweh.

http://www.neosoft.com/internet/paml/byname.html: Thousands of free email lists exist... try `em! Why buy newspapers anymore?

http://www.sccsi.com/girlgames/: Local Austin project producing video games for pre-teen girls, developed by women.

http://www.physics.wisc.edu/~shalizi/: Cosma's Home Page is a fine read, including the effervescent, cross-referencing High Weirdness By World-WideWeb, akin to the ol' High Weirdness By Mail.

http://guaraldi.cs.colostate.edu:2000/: Our favorite search utility -- this place combines most other known search engines into one fell swoop. find anything, even Jimmy Hoffa.

http://www.inforamp.net/~madamx/: The Madam X Home Page is a gorgeous page for the fetish crowd. Be certain to praise the Webmistress or you may get punished...

http://www.vuse.vanderbilt.edu/~jbbarile/theremin.html: The Theremin Page has kits, instructions, histories, music, discographies, etc. Instant bad SciFi movie sound f/x!

http://sunsite.unc.edu/subgenius/: SubSITE -- Church of the SubGenius has one of the best Web sites around, and we're not just saying that because of our religious orientation. Truly a labor of love and slack. Praise Bob.

http://www.marystreet.com/SPIKE/: You've read her columns locally in Austin, now Spike speaks nationally online with her biting wit and incisive interviews along the theme of "chicks in cyberspace."

http://postcards.www.media.mit.edu/Postcards/: MIT MediaLab's Postcard Server is a nice idea. Send a postcard to a friend, online. It's better than flowers. Achoo.

http://www.fringeware.com/: FringeWare Inc. is our own site which recently received the "Top 5% of the Internet" award from PointComm/Lycos, and features the SCHWA CORP Web site along with FRED16 the talking AI. Join the other 5,000 people/day and take a peek.

Happy hacking.

-- Paco Xander Nathan

Paco Xander Nathan is the president of Fringeware, Inc., which operates a retail space filled with subculture artifacts, publishes a magazine, and maintains a popular Web site.

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