Other Sites of Interest
Though unrelated to Syncopated, many of the following sites may also be of interest to this site's users.
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- Local/Austin Area
- Computer History
- Computer Software
- Commercial Software
- Red Hat: a leading commercial distributor of and support provider for the Linux operating system
- Free/No-Cost/Donation-Supported Software
- Linux.org: free operating system software
- Mozilla.org: free (donation-supported) World-Wide Web browsers with tabbed browsing, bug trackers, etc.
- OpenOffice.org: free (donation-supported) office application software, similar to Sun's StarOffice
- Grisoft AVG: If you absolutely must run Microsoft Windows, this product can help cover some of its serious security holes. For non-institutional users, Grisoft offers a free version, which may be phased out soon
- NASA WorldWind: explore Earth, the Moon, Mars, etc. in three dimensions (free, with open source code!); runs on Microsoft Windows relies heavily on DirectX, so be sure to check video card compatibility before downloading
- Software Development
- SourceForge.net: collaborative open-source programming projects and resources
- Internet Infrastructure
- Web Statistics
- Search Engines and Web Portals
- Google (be sure to see its "advanced search" tips)
- Alta Vista: from Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), now part of Compaq
- Cheapass Games: cheap, fun, tabletop/paper-based games
- Steve Jackson Games: Austin-based longtime purveyor of quality tabletop/paper-based games including Car Wars, Generic Universal Role-Playing System (GURPS) and Munchkin
- Warehouse 23: Steve Jackson Games' on-line store for many brands of paper-based games
- Electronic Entertainment and Game Development
- Filmmaking/Motion Picture Production
- General Interest
- Job Listings
- Amazon.com: new and used consumer goods
- Digi-Key: excellent stocking distributor of electronic components
- eBay: Inc.: on-line auction in which nearly anything goes