Interesting Internet?: (what would you add to this list?)
[From Philip Mc Starting around mid-June 2007 and now ongoing]

** Taj Mahal flying around. - Project by Oleg Gaponyuk 360 spherical panorama. In 1997 famous Frenchman Bertran photographed Taj Mahal from a helicopter. Since that moment nobody else has been able to get a permission to shoot the Indian landmark from air.
**The changing< Mughal Empire Growth and decline
[Both above added on the 8th of 8th month 2012]
Population, Our World --
** 7 Billion National Geographic 31 December 2010
** Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats 26 Nov 2010
** CO2 emissions (notice the contrast between total and per capita) 8 May 2007
** The Books Ngram Viewer allows searching for terms found in the text of 5.2 million Google Books. Around 16 December 2010. Try YourName,OtherName
A NY Times article on it In 500 Billion Words, New Window on Culture 17 December 2010
** Makin music in our Alderman Library Stacks or Rockin the stacks, well, Folkin' the stacks. Cville. A Feedback Session with Carleigh Nesbit 30 Dec 2010

**Web: the next 5,000 Days A video of Kevin Kelly's talk back, on 29 June 2008 (added 13 May 2009)

** The Netbook Effect By Clive Thomson in Wire March 2009 (added 13 May 2009)
Use online Google Docs for word processing, FotoFlexer for photo editing, for music, Dropbox for storage

**LIFE magazine photos search through Google (added 20 Nov 2008)

** Pandora Personal Internet music (added 12 Nov 2008)

** How Stuff Works (added 27 Oct 2008)

** Libraries and Books (added 21 Oct 2008): Unusual Library Unusual books Bittersweet art of cutting up books

1. Baby Boomer web sites:

or search with

2. The Earth From Above (try Mali or India / Inde), fantastic photos

3. Listen to the Natives (digital natives), by Marc Prensky (January 2006)
(Some browsers will not permit access to this article about Digital Natives)

4. Women in Art (500 years of paintings, morphed in less than 3 minutes)(Thanks, Gail)

5. Reference sites

UVa library Reference

6. Other Library sources

WorldCat. Look up any book (video?), and put in your zip code to see the nearest library.

Sign up with your email and make your own lists, click on My Lists after you sign up.

Search “Around the World in 80 Days.” Click on the first one. Click on “)(More) About this book” Now scroll down all the way to the bottom and see Places Mentioned in this Book (such as Bombay, Calcutta, Allahabad, Patna)

7. World66 – places you have been

8. (On 8 Feb 2007) Google scanning project – now an even dozen with Princeton just joining. (University of Virginia had joined at the end of 2006.)

9. Blogs

Terri’s (and Liz’s) in Tasmania

10. Videos (from Philip and others)

* Grouper Shared Videos (Mangos)

* MySpace, click on Videos (indiafred)

* YouTube, click on Videos (JungleFritz)

* Google Video, try searching "Philip Mc Woodstock" for some of “mine”

* Or non-video Facebook (but you need to sign in to see it!)

11. Sound

* UVa student-run radio with pop, jazz, and classical music. Have a listen.

12. Still photos or slides

* The Earth From Above (try Mali or India / Inde), fantastic photos [second listing]

* Kamat’s House of Pictures (try History or Embroidery or Faces, etc)

* A local Charlottesville photographer, Kaihui – insects and stuff

* Webshots (nagpur59)

* Flickr (nagpur59)

* (yatra) – a geotracking with photos

Ocracoke trip

Nags to Oc trip

13. Webcams

*University of Virginia’s Lawn look north to the Rotunda

* Workcam (use Internet Explorer browser only. During the work hours, Eastern time)

* Druid or Home cam #1. Click on Single tab (24/7, any browser, Philip’s TV room and the living room, you (yes, you) can pan and tilt this camera)

* Druid or Home cam #2. Click on Single tab (24/7, any browser, just the living room, you (yes, you) can pan and tilt this camera, some may be able to use 2-way audio)

14. Semester at Sea


*Jean’s Summer 2007

David’s Summer 2007

* Erin’s Spring 2007

* Erika’s Fall 2006

*Barbie Summer 2006

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