George Edw. Seymour, Ph.D.
Retired from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center--San Diego
Currently Adjunct Professor at Alliant International University
Course: Social Psychology of Work Organizations
Twin Falls Voyager
This page was created on September 24, 1995. Reload this page. Vitá
Section revised: Wednesday January 15, 2008.
"No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe." *
CMC INFORMATION SOURCES: John December's well managed and uniquely organized resource site.
COLLABORATION, KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION and AUTOMATABILITY: CERN's recommended starting place.
CSM: Collaborative Technologies at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Middenheap: Wikis go mainstream.
MIT: Project Oxygen.
Robin Good: The State of Collaboration Technologies.
WWW Collaboration Projects: List of resources about collaboration technologies and WWW projects.
"Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures--in this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together." *
This Collaborative Technologies section was checked and revised on Thursday, July 1, 2004.
"Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all." *
AMBIT: A good variety of computer resources.
dmoz: The Open Directory Project's fine list of computer topics.
IEEE: Computer Timeline.
NCSA'S STARTING POINTS: Gateways and links to a wide variety of historical resources.
SHAREWARE: Jumbo's huge site of software programs, apparently now owned by internet.com.
W3C World Wide Web CONSORTIUM: A good variety of computer topics.
Top 500 Supercomputer Sites: For viewing or downloading
This Computer section was revised on Thursday, July 1, 2004.
"The government is us; we are the government, you and I." *
CHIPS MAGAZINE: The Navy's premier computer periodical.
FEDWORLD: Thinks "outside the box to offer multiple distribution channels to disseminate information to the public."
INFOMINE: UC Riverside's comprehensive Government links: Search by subject, keyword, or title.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: Exhibits, digital publications, and state government pointers.
NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION: The library holdings should be mandatory reading.
NAVAL SAFETY CENTER: Their photos of the week should be required viewing.
SPAWAR: Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command provides information technology and space systems for today's Navy and Defense Department.
SSC: SAN DIEGO: Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center provides C4ISR--Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance--to the Navy and DoD.
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE: Zip codes, stamps, and current postal events.
U. S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES PAGE: Federal agency pointers in structural format from LSU.
This Government section was tested and revised on Thursday, July 1, 2004.
"I live in a strictly rural community, and people here speak of «TheRadio» in the large sense, with an overmeaning. When they say «TheRadio» they don't mean a cabinet, an electrical phenomenon, or a man in a studio, they refer to a pervading and somewhat godlike presence which has come into their lives and homes. It is a might attractive idol." *
ASK DR. INTERNET: Great starting place for beginners, plus advanced pointers.
CABLE MODEM RESOURCES: Looking for on-line information on digital cable communication systems?
CERN: The World Wide Web's birthplace, but documents now maintained by the W3 CONSORTIUM
EXPLORING INTERNET RESOURCES WORLDWIDE: Exceptional resources for the InterNet.
HISTORICAL ARCHIVES: providing documents by year.
HIT LAB and Toni Emerson's "virtual" Knowledge Base Project
HOBBES: An Internet Timeline
IEEE InterNet Computing Online: Volume 1, Number 1 was February, 1997. Includes archives and forums.
WWW VIEWER TEST PAGE: From the University of Wisconson.
"The internet--like rock 'n' roll, hollywood, and the atomic bomb--was born in the U.S.A." *
This InterNet section was tested and revised on Thursday, July 1, 2004.
K-12 EDUCATION LINKS
"The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it." *
B.E.S.S.T. TEAM: The Washington social studies site now has a new look.
BLUE WEB'N: Pacific Bell's worthy Application Table for teachers.
CENTER FOR TALENTED YOUTH: Writing tutorials and teacher writing resources from The Johns Hopkins University.
CHILDREN'S SOFTWARE REVIEW: a newsletter to evaluate children's software (ages 2 to 14)
DEBBIE'S LINKS FOR KIDs: Wide variety a entertaining links.
FRANKLIN INSTITUTE SCIENCE MUSEUM: Exhibits, publications, and demonstrations 24 hours a day.
INTERNET PUBLIC LIBRARY: Text/audio stories for young children.
NETDAY: Wiring our schools. Are you prepared for the next NetDay.
SAN DIEGO SCIENCE ALLIANCE: A valuable local resource.
SIR EDUCATION RESOURCES: The ideal K-12+ portal for education links.
THE LEARNING STUDIO: Exhibits and resources for "hands on" learning at San Francisco's Exploratorium.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Extensive Resource.
This K-12 Education section was revised on Tuesday, July 31, 2001, and all sites were revised recently.
"Of all the nations in the world, the United States was built in nobody's image. It was the land of the unexpected, of unbounded hope, of ideals, of quest for an unknown perfection." *
32.71 N 117.25 W: Where In The World is 32.42N 117.14W?
CHRIS' ShockZone: Formerly Chris's World for Images and backgrounds.
DESKTOP REFERENCES: Look here first.
THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION: public releases from Gallup poll results.
LYCOS 50: The 50 most popular Lycos user searches for the week.
THE UNITED STATES NAVY: THEN AND NOW: An incredible resource for HSI and the U.S. Navy.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY: Significant dates and links for the current date.
UNIVERSITIES: MIT's comprehensive list of universities (dated but useful).
VULTURE'S ROW: Naval aviation resource.
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: World facts and statistics.
This Miscellaneous section was tested and revised on Friday, July 23, 2004.
"The conflict between the men who make and the men who report the news is as old as time. News may be true, but it is not truth, and reporters and officials seldom see it the same way....In the old days, the reporters or couriers of bad news were often put to the gallows; now they are given the Pulitzer Prize, but the conflict goes on." *
ANANOVA The world's first virtual newscaster, this site carries all the live news and information.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Current articles and strong searchable archive from a respectable source.
CNN: Fourteen categories plus video. Search CNN capability.
DET NEWS Was Detroit News including local and National coverage, pictures, or browse by date.
FUSED NEWS Seeking the ideal news combination of push, pull, and commentary (needs update).
LOS ANGELES TIMES: Good coverage, but archive search no longer free. Slow.
MERCURY CENTER Browse seven-day story archive by section and day or enter the word or phrase for free.
NEW YORK TIMES: Comprehensive and respected. Free, but registration is required.
USA TODAY Wide variety of categories plus snapshots and archives.
WASHINGTON POST: Well designed, plus the top 20 E-mailed articles.
"The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context. The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised." *
This News section was tested and revised on Friday, July 23, 2004.
"Believe me, the trend toward outsourcing has very little to do with economizing and a great deal to do with quality." *
COURSE SYLLABUS: University of Minnesota IEOR 5445 syllabus with an excellent 1993 reading list.
CQI SERVER: Clemson University's Continuous Quality Improvement page of files, discussions, and links.
MANAGEMENT OF TOTAL QUALITY: A quality perspective from Singapore.
QUALITY LINKS: Fourteen Air Force recommended links to quality.
QUALITY TECHNOLOGY: NASA's links to quality topics.
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT: Defines QFD as the seventh stage of quality.
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT: A resource guide on the InterNet, with a link to ethics.
TQM BBS PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE AREA: An exceptionally useful set of ASCII and executable-zipped files.
This Quality page was tested and revised on Friday, May 02, 1997.
SEARCH ENGINES LINKS
"It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions--especially selfish ones." *
All 4 One Meta Search uses up to 8 of the World's best search tools.
AllTHEWEB provides a pure and uncluttered search interface for news, pictures, video and audio.
ALTAVISTA SEARCH: Another simple interface for Images, MP3/Audio, Video, Directory, and News. Used by several other search systems.
DOGPILE: A newer and versatile Web meta search tool uses several other indices. It's goal was to best MetaCrawler.
FAST Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) now supports enterprise search
GOOGLE uses mathematical analysis to return high-quality search results based on estimated quality and importance.
INTERNET SEARCH ZONE: The ideal place to start for beginners and advanced searching, provides guidance for when to use more than 200 search tools.
IXQUICK Meta search that features a star rating system based on the top ten major search engines..
PODSCOPE Search for any word(s) in podcast.
PROFUSION This parallel search tool built at the University of Kansas uses AI technology and is leading the personalization effort.
WEB CRAWLER: Uses Google, Yahoo!, Ask Jeeves, About, LookSmart, Overture, and FindWhat search tools.
YAHOO: A complete search tool that has gone commercial.
ZABAsearch Specializes in finding people.
This Search Engine section was tested and revised on Tuesday, May 3, 2005.