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Categories: Useful; Virtual Communities (2 categories); Design; People; Interaction Design/CHI-Related Conferences and Organizations; Local (Minnesota) Interest; NetCams; Net Commerce; Miscellaneous.


Alta Vista
Google (very good for finding frequently cited pages)
The Meta-Crawler (use many search engines at once)
Time of Day
ForumOne (searches many on-line conversational forums)
The Internet Address Finder
Maps (mapquest)
Encylopedia Britanica
Searchable HCI Bibliography DB
Virtual Communities: Places, Companies
The WELL (a venerable, text-based community, notable for high quality conversation)
The Utne Cafe (a text-based place for yet more high quality conversation)
MicroMUSE (a venerable text-based learning community)
The Telegarden (a community organized around robot-mediated gardening)
Cyborganic Gardens (a very nice web-based place)
Blacksburg Electronic Villiage (a virtual community for a place-based community)
Web Rings
Viper Net, An American digital suburb
Tsukuba Science City
New Jersey's Online Communities
Digital City (Netherlands)
Electric Communities, Inc.
The Palace (a graphical MUD)
Worlds.net (alphaworld, starbright, etc.)
ExploreNet: Supporting construction of 2-D virtual worlds for education
Hermetica's Nexus: Java-based system for navigating & building VRs
Community Builder Software (Amicus)
WebCrossing (persistant chat software-Lundeen)

Virtual Community Research & Writings
HFES Virtual Environments SIG
Community-based research (Bellcore)
Papers from Electric Communities Folk (Barnes, Crockford, Farmer; etc)
Digital Communities (Mitchell & Kapor class notes)
Adv Comm Tech Lab (Allucquere Rosanne Stone)
Computer Mediated Communications Center
Howard Rheingold's list of VC Resources
Center for the Study of Online Community (Marc Smith)
The Social Worlds Project (Ackerman)
Gender, Ethnicity, and Class Bibliography
Communities of Practice Literature Review
Judith Donath's Thesis
The Journal of Computer Mediated Communication
Bibliography on Electronic Forums by A. Rojo
Selected Readings on CMC, Communication Theory, Networks and the Internet, by John December
Design (Non-Virtual )
Mike Greenberg's (Poetics of Cities) Front Porch (Essays, etc.)
Cities of Text: Some Notes On Some Notes on Intranets, Knowledge Management And Urban Planning
The Patterns Home Page
Industrial Design Network (CORE)
The EAP (Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology) Newsletter
Mark Ackerman
Brenda Laurel (essays)
Phil Agre (and his wonderful RRE (Red Rock Eater) News Service page)
Nancy Baym
Jeremy Bornstein
Amy Bruckman
Daniel Chandler
Steve Cisler
Andreas Dieberger
Abbe Don
Judith Donath and the Sociable Media Group
Jodi Forlizzi
Mathew Fuchs
Don Gentner
Beki Grinter
Jonathan Grudin
Mark Guzdial
Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Ted Kaehler
Cathy Marshall
Bill Mitchell
Don Norman
Dan O'Sullivan
Gary Perlman
Jef Raskin
Howard Rheingold
Nathan Shedroff
David N. Smith
Allucquere Rosanne Stone
John Thomas
Murray Turoff
Simeon Yates
Elizabeth Reid (aka Elizabeth Reid Steere)
Interaction Design/HCI
associations, conferences, journals, talk announcements
CHI '99
CSCW '98
CSTG (Computer Systems Technical Group / HFES)
Conference CFP Archive
CSLI Talk Announcements
First Monday (a digital journal)
HICSS 32 (Hawai'i Conference on Systems Science)
Interactions Magazine
Institute for the Future
Institute for Research on Learning (IRL)
TwinCHI Web Page
Usability Professionals Association (UPA)
research groups, companies
Apple Computer
Apple Research
British Telecom Labs
CMU Dept of Design
CREW (Collaboratory for Research on Electronic Work), Michigan
E-Lab: Conceptual and Strategic Design Consulting Co.
People, Computers and Design (Stanford)
Pliant Research
Stanford Center for Design Research
Stanford Interactive Media Group
year books, directories, bibliographies, and other compendiums
AHA Community (Apple HI Alumni) page
Bibliography on Social Aspects of Computing (Phil Agre)
HCI People
The LNR Research Group Alumni page (UCSD)
General HCI-type info (The Virtual Library; HCI)
General HCI Information (Delft)
General HCI Information (Yahoo)
SIGCHI Links to HCI Sites, People, Companies, etc.
Local Interest: Minneapolis - St Paul, Minnesota
TwinCHI Web Page
Minneapolis - St Paul
The University of Minnesota
Twin Cities Jazz Society
Minneapolis-St Paul weather
Prairie Net Gardening
Art by Piotr Szyhalski (MCAD)
Minnesota Historical Society
Bitstream Undernet
The Hungry Mind Bookstore
The U of MN Remote Sensing Lab
Minneapolis-St Paul Telecomm Info
Lowertown Pub (St. Paul & www.gofast.com)
Minnesota ISPs (MISTA)
San Diego Bay
Cambridge, England
Pikes Peak, Colorado
Other cams & devices on the net

Net Commerce
Amazon.com (books)
The American Overseas Book Co.
First Virtual
Interloc (used & rare books)
Miscellaneous / Holding Bin
List of all FAQ lists
U of MN Web guidelines
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing
The (Apple) Advanced Technology Review
Eighteenth Century Literature (Many Authors and Works)
CMU English Server
Social Studies of Technolgy
Navigation through Information Spaces
A Survey of Home Pages
Center for Cyberculture Studies
Asynchronous Learning Networks

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