Some volumes of note in our Library of Babel.
- Wikipedia - a free encyclopedia editable by everyone
- The Internet Archive - the internet's library dedicating to cataloguing the net.
- Wikidata - structured data project meant to centralize data on Wikimedia projects
- The Internet With a Human Face - an insightful essay about the state of the internet
- Electronic Frontier Foundation - group promoting civil rights on the web
- Email Self Defense - a guide on setting up email encryption through PGP
- Linux Crypto by Tom Ryder - a more in-depth guide to using PGP for general purpose cryptography (not just for email) on linux
- Neocities - free web hosting with no ads. The host for this site
- Fabien Sanglard's Website - contains source code reviews and programming related reading recommendations
- Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs - full text of well regarded introductory computer science book
- Thomas E. Dickey's page - location of text based programs such as ncurses, lynx, and xterm
- Ed, man!man ed - the last word on the text editor holy war
Math & Science
- Science Hobbyist - website chronicling one amateur scientist's pursuits. Many interesting and weird experiments including drawing holograms by hand and growing mushrooms in phone books
- MacTutor History of Mathematics - lives of the saints
- Bay 12 Games - makers of Dwarf Fortress and the hilarious Liberal Crime Squad (which lives on here)
- Sporcle - trivia games on many subjects
- Vincent Van Gogh Gallery - a comprehensive gallery of the works of Vincent Van Gogh
- Haiku of Kobayashi Issa translated by David G. Lanoue - searchable archive of translations of Haiku by a 18th/19th century Japanese Poet
Often grim, but enlightening
- History is a Weapon a voice to serve as a counterpoint to the history in the books, much in the vein of A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Fun on the Net
Fun things across the net that aren't games.
- Wide-band WebSDR - a web-controlled software receiver, based out of a Dutch university. You can listen to shortwave broadcasts. The UI is super cool and the chatbox and users tabs are a good place to find out what others are listening to if you don't want to mess around with tuning
Personal pages from around the web not otherwise linked above.
- email@example.com - political notes are interesting, including the account of the 1968 Columbia student uprising