Space Elevator

The Space Elevator Comes Closer to Reality.

Donald Knuth Q&A

The American Mathematical Society has a transcript of a great question and answer session with Donald Knuth.


Essential Microsoft Knowledgebase article.

Top Amazon Wishlist Items

Daypop has added a new category: Amazon top wish list items.

Essential Books for Programmers

Joel has compiled a list of essential books for programmers, many of which I already own, but there a few more I may pick up.

Bad Astronomy

Bad Astronomy.

Self Pomotion on the Net

Author David A. Vise wanted to make sure his new book appeared on bestseller lists, so he bought 18,000 copies from, then returned them. The book hit No. 4 on the New York Times bestseller list.

Arial vs Helvetica

The Scourge of Arial.

Animated Engines

Ever wonder what the difference is between an Otto four stroke and the Atkinson? Well, Animated Engines shows you all the details complete with graphics.

Jupiter Puzzle

X-rays from Jupiter.

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