Ari's page o' links

Ari Rapkin
New links:
How to get the constructors called on static objects in a C++ module that's dynamically loaded.

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991: what your rights are regarding telemarketers, auto-dialed solicitations, do-not-call lists, and so on.

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. The trombone player was my high-school classmate. A M.M.B. review and another homepage which I've never beeen able to connect to.


Cool & Entertaining Stuff Academic & Research Stuff Internet stuff (how meta!)

Artsy Stuff

  • M.C. Escher
  • Bruno Works
  • Lewis Carrol's Alice Books
  • British Museum: Welcome to the Natural History Museum's WWW Server
  • Fine Art
  • Art Gallery
  • Lights Out men's a capella group at Johns Hopkins University

    Astro Sites

  • The StarChild Project: Connecting NASA and the K12 Classroom The links on the page are labeled Astronomy, The Earth, Galaxies, The Moon, Planets, Space, Stars, The Sun, The Universe.
  • Magellan Mission Has images and info about the NASA mission to Venus, including the CD-ROM image browser.
  • Space Flight History Has Rocket History and the Early Astronauts plus the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab missions, and the Shuttle, and the Apollo Soyuz Test Project.
  • NASA home page Has Hot Topics, a clickable map with related locations, a links to resources and Other Space Agencies.
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory Has News flashes, info About JPL, technology transfer, image/information archives, and info about technology transfer.
  • The Space Calendar Covers space related activities and anniversaries taking place during the year. Note that launch dates are subject to change. Also, anniversary dates are listed in 5 year increments only.
  • NASA Online Has links to the various research and space flight centers, JPL, and the many FTP sites and related links.
  • University of Virginia Astronomy Home Page
  • IU Astronomy
  • The Nine Planets
  • Icarus
  • Index of /Images/localimages/incoming/hubble
  • Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9

    Commercial Stuff

  • Searchable Index to Commercial Stuff on the Web
  • The Whole Internet Catalog
  • Godiva Chocolates
  • Colorburst Studios jewelry
  • Blue Chip Designs (jewelry)
  • Future Fantasy Home Page
  • Nettwerk music
  • Xtreme Graphics (link is unreliable)
  • AT&T's "chameleon" ride
  • Sun Microsystems Laboratories, Inc.
  • Digital
  • IBM
  • Apple
  • Intel
  • Electronic Books
  • Grant's Florist & Greenhouse - FTD, flowers, fruit
  • Internet Shopping Network
  • Welcome to PizzaNet! Pizza hut on the Web.

    Cooking and Food

  • FTP archive of recipes from
  • international FAQ and conversion file
  • Desserts main page
  • Le Cordon Bleu
  • Veggie Recipes
  • Coffee Talk
  • Boston Restaurant List

    Magazines & other stuff to read

  • Time-Warner PATHFINDER
  • Orange Room
  • Bordeaux and Prague
  • The Electronic Newsstand(tm)
  • Electronic Newsstand, elsewhere
  • WIRED Magazine's Rest Stop on the Infobahn
  • GNN Home Page
  • Computer Literacy Bookshops -- "reliable sources" tell me it's the world's largest selection of computer books.
  • Powell's Technical Bookshop -- ditto the above, for technical books.
  • TechWeb. After you become a member (free!), look at the InfoWeek 500 for the biggest & best users of information technology, from this week's issue of Information Week.

    Just Fun

    Playing With Toys & Crafts Science-Fiction & Fantasy Related Organizations Music Comics Disney and Warner Bros. Star Trek & Star Wars Other Strange Noises in The Infobog

    Stuff from Mark-Jason Dominus

  • The Temptation of Saint Anthony: The Distinguishing Characteristic
  • Name My Imp
  • What Time is it in Philadelphia?
  • WWW Maze Demo
  • Someone else's WWW Maze Demo
  • Mad Hatter Day Info

    Interesting Internet Services

  • Internet White Pages (Four11)
  • Cyrano's Valentine Server (kinda like Mad Libs)
  • Magic Eight Ball
  • Send a short fax
  • Postcard Store
  • Genealogy search
  • Mozilla URL Print Widget
  • San Diego Traffic Report
  • Weather
  • Girl Scout Cookies

    Women in Computer Science

  • The CRA Distributed Mentor Project (for female undergrads in CS only).
  • (Inter?)National Women Undergraduates in CS
  • The Ada Project -- Women in CS
  • Women and Computer Science (Ellen Spertus's page, LOTS of pointers to good stuff)
  • Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
  • Women's resources on the net
  • The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
  • Distinguished Women of Past and Present

    Reference Material

  • Weights & Measures
  • Oxford English Dictionary (available to University of Virginia only)
  • Periodic Table of the Elements
  • Postal (U.S.) Zip Code Diretory (via U Oregon)
  • QUOTES: Welcome to l o Q t u s !
  • Roget's Thesaurus
  • American English Dictionary
  • Geographic Name Server (Info U.S. cities, towns, villages)
  • Hebrew: a living language
  • FAQ: List of USENET FAQs
  • Legal Information Institute Supreme court decisions, etc..

    Programming Languages

    ABC info Python info TCL/TK info Modula-3 info

    Human Computer Interaction

    University HCI research groups HCI conference info HCI info Publications

    Interesting Research Efforts

    Computer Vision Meta-Object Protocols Math

    Professional Organizations and Conferences


    Computer Science internships

  • A couple postings for 1997 positions. DEADLINES: Jan 31 1997, Feb 28 1997
  • Digital Equipment Corp., Systems Research Center (DEC SRC)
    I worked there Summer 1995. Email me if you're curious.
    This link is the SRC home page. I don't have the right URL for 1997 interns, but this should get you close.
  • Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
    I worked there Summer 1996. Email me if you're curious.
    Lorna Fear is the intern program coordinator.
  • Microsoft
  • AT&T DEADLINE: DEC 13, 1996
  • Sun
  • Silicon Graphics
  • Apple
  • HP
  • Kodak
  • Not exactly an internship, but related -- The CRA Distributed Mentor Project (for female undergrads in CS only).

    Schools on the Web

  • OTID, CTY, SMPY, TIP, and more (info about gifted programs)
  • Thomas Jefferson High School
  • JHU HAC (Homewood Academic Computing)
  • Technical Writing at Georgia Tech
  • ElectricLincoln
  • Grand River Elementary Students
  • Hillside Elementary School

    Intellectual Property Information

  • Clipper Chip archive from WIRED
  • CPSR's Foyer
  • EFF Gopher server
  • Patent Law Primer from WIRED
  • Legal Information Institute

    Other computer stuff

  • The Year 2000 2-digit date problem.

    Searching The Web

  • Archie: ArchiePlexForm
  • InfoSeek Home Page
  • InfoSeek Query

    Web-related pages

  • Stupid Netscape Tricks (Nutscape)
  • Netscape Hall of Shame
  • Netscape keys & defaults
  • Form Creation/Submission Example
  • Beginner's Guide to HTML
  • Composing Good HTML
  • Growth information about the Internet
  • The Internet Index
  • Growth information about the Internet
  • NCSA Mosaic for the X Window System 2.0
  • Mosaic for X version 2.0 Fill-Out Form Support

    Important Web Hubs

  • A Thousand Points of Sites
  • Julia Hayden's Home Page
  • GNN Home Page
  • Gopher-Jewels
  • CMU SCS Home Page
  • Yahoo - A Guide to WWW
  • Useful WWW pages, from Sussex

    Local (Charlottesville,VA) Pages of Interest

  • Alternate UVA Home Page
  • UVA Computer Science Graduate Student Group
  • Systems Engineering at UVA
  • ITC Home Page (UVA computing support)
  • WTJU 91.1 FM
  • The Cavalier Daily (student newspaper)
  • UVA Frog Dissection
  • English Instructor's Guide
  • Green Valley Book Fair
  • Central Virginia Weather
  • Local movie schedule
  • Ned's Place - C'ville Local Music Scene WEB Server
  • Systems Engineering Department at UVA
  • UVA CS Professor Quotes
  • UVA Food Page
  • SUIT: The Simple User Interface Toolkit (18-Jul-1994)
  • Tom Barrett's Home Page

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    Ari Rapkin
    Last modified: Thu Jun 19 20:23:28 EDT 1997