Miscellaneous Resources

Last Modified: 25 April 2013
These links are for my studies but you might enjoy them too.



Civil War


Writing Ideas & Weird Stuff


Check These

  • Factors that improve online experiences. (Downloaded pdf report).
  • Colorblind Web Page Filter. For visualizing and designing pages with colors that are seen by someone with color blindness. View the colors as seen by various forms of color blindness.Use the colorblind colorlab to select safe colors earlier in the design process. You can also view specific colors to see how they will display to different users. [added to ADA document]
  • WebAnywhere is a non-visual interface to the web that requires no new software to be downloaded or installed.It works right in the browser, which means you can access it from any computer, even locked-down public computer terminals.WebAnywhere enables you to interact with the web in a similar way to how you may have used other screen readers, such as JAWS or Window-Eyes, before.
  • Helpful Software
    • Caffeine is a tiny program that puts an icon in the right side of your menu bar. Click it to prevent your Mac from automatically going to sleep, dimming the screen or starting screen savers. Click it again to go back. Right-click (or ⌘-click) the icon to show the menu.
  • Eton Corp. Solar powered equipment.
  • Layers (Adobe Software journal).
  • wuonm — App Maker — iPhone iPad Mac.
  • Screen Capture
  • Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine . Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers—not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods.
  • RipIt - The Little App Factory. Movies to Mac, etc.


News Services to Check

Maps & Cartography

  • Zip Codes US. Google map of the U.S. zoom in on any part of the country and see zip code boundaries.
  • USNaviguide Zip Code map. Same design.
  • HipCodes Zip Code map. Link to NYS, but you can go to any state.
  • US ZIPScribble Map. Find out how the zip codes are arranged and assigned.
  • Zip Decode map. Animated map. Enter digits of zip and see what areas this number covers. Each of the 5 digits may be added to further narrow the result.



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Last Modified: 25 April 2013
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