This page contains links to some of the WWW pages that I use the most. I use it when
I'm logged into a system where I don't have access to my bookmarks. It is divided into categories,
and presented in outline form to speed up usage. You may always start at the UTD Home Page .
- The largest bibliography of photonic crystal research
can be found at
Acoustic Band-Gap Bibliography.
- Be sure to check out the website of one of the big
names in photonic crystals,
Research Group at MIT, including Steven Johnson's software Photonic Bands.
- Web link to MathWorks , the creator of MATLAB.
- Web link to PTC,
home of MathCad.
- Web link to Wolfram Research , the creator of
- Web link to Waterloo Maple, the creator of
- The web page for the Microsoft Web Server is a
good place to start if you need some info from Microsoft and aren't sure where to begin.
- Once the king of PC news and information, ZDnet,
of PC Magazine and other popular PC publications, got
swallowed up by Cnet.
- For help on PC hardware problems try Tom's Hardware
- Software sites that I frequent include Adobe,
but not so much Symantec,
- Other sites that include useful add-ons and utilities for Windows include
- I used to use
Redhat but now use Ubuntu. For documentation, visit
The Linux Documentation Project.
- If you want to try parallel computing using MPI, use
either LAM or
- Useful software sites include
Octave, Scilab, and
- Popular hardware sites include Intel
- If looking for a motherboard replacement, check out
- For a video card try
Nvidia. If you have a notebook computer, it's a good
chance it will have Cirrus Logic video. Try Hauppauge if interested in video editing and TV on the
- For hard drives, check out
Seagate or Western Digital.
- For scanners and printers,
I use Hewlett Packard
PC Mail Order
- For general PC hardware and software try
Newegg or CDW.
Still around are PC Connection,
and PC Zone.
Entertainment and Science Fiction
- Cinema Sites contains an
extensive set of links to movie and TV info.
- Earth 2 is long gone, however Jessica Steen is
- While it may have become a billboard for Amazon.com, The
Internet Movie Database is the place to answer your movie trivia questions.
- Buying a DVD? Check first on DVD PriceSearch
to find the lowest prices.
- Help look for E.T. trying to phone Earth with the SETI@home project.
- Visit the Astronomy Magazine home page for many
cool astronomy links.
- The Space Telescope Science Institute is responsible for the
Hubble Space Telescope .
- For NASA try the
Nasa Homepage or the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
News and Media
- The big online news services include CNN, MSNBC, and ABCNEWS.COM.
- For newspapers there is the New York Times,
and USA Today.
- If you want to buy some books, check out Amazon or Barnes and Noble.
- Sports, sports, and nothing but sports
- Here's the home of my alma mater U.Va.
- Lost that package? Track it with FedEx,
DHL, or UPS. Don't forget the US Post
- For airline reservations I use Travelocity.
If you live in the DFW area, visit
either American Airlines
or SouthWest Airlines.