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TUFTE CLASS: RECOMMENDED SITES

  • Ask E.T. - Part of Tufte's site that's a public forum with tons of topics.
  • Interaction Architecture (sounds multimedia-ish) www.asktog.com
  • Comparison shopping: www.mysimon.com
    Search for information and compares prices ar more than 2,000 online shops
  • News Stories: www.moreover.com Finds headlines from more than 1,800 news ites
  • Legal Documents: www.findlaw.com Combs through a legal dictionary, legal news, and the text of the Constitution. A search engine powered by Alta Vista enables users to search for documents on federal and state websites
  • Financial Information: www.financialfind.com Plumbs sites about financial planning and investing, including those that offer tax information
  • Academic Materials: www.academicinfo.net Finds web-based material suitable for a professor's lessons plans ot a student's research paper. Geared to college students and academic researchers
  • Government Information: www.google.com/unclesam Searches for government documents from federal and state websites
  • Science and Technology: www.scidev.net
  • Adobe PDF Files: searchpdf.adobe.com Searches for PDF documents
  • Online Images: www.ditto.com Searches for ohotos and other images that have been posted online
  • Funnystuff: www.humorsearch.com Finds web pages with jokes, humor columns, and parodies of famous sites
  • CompletePlanet: www.completeplanet.com A searchable directory of about 600 specialized search tools, including links to extensive online databases like the National Climatic Data Center.
  • Academic Search Engines: www.searchability.com/academic.htm
  • Specialty Search Engines: www.searchenginewatch.com
  • Overview of Specialized Search Engines: www.websearch.about.com/?once=true&
  • http://www.xl5design.com (random designer)

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