Andrew D. Wright's
A mélange of useful links from the sublime to the comedic. See
the weather, translate anything, read the comics and tour the cosmos. You
can pet Dock the Virtual Cat, bone up on nanotechnology and ubiquitous
computing, and look up "paradigm", all right here!
--Regularly Revised and Expanded!--
Last added to:
2 April 2009
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calendar? Years 1 to 9999 A.D. inclusive.
"On the planet Tranquille around KM849
(G-0) lives a little animal known as a "knafn". It is
herbivorous and has no natural enemies and is easily approached and may
be petted - sort of a six legged puppy with scales. Stroking it is very
pleasant; it wiggles its pleasure and broadcasts euphoria in some band
that humans can detect. It's worth the trip.
From the Notebooks of Lazarus
Someday some bright boy will figure out
how to record this broadcast, then some smart boy will see commercial
angles - and not long after that it will be regulated and
In the meantime I have faked that name and
catalog number; it is several thousand light years off in another
direction. Selfish of me...."
What's the wisest thing I ever read?
Tor and surf the web without leaving a trail.
The Reference Shelf:
Everything from a Universal Translator to a Disinformation Search Engine.
Check out movies, music, CSICOP, stock prices, and dozens of links to
millions of sites. If you can't find it here, it isn't to be found.
Dogpile Multiple Search Engine Tool
Get to know the neighborhood. See current satellite views of the Earth,
tour the Solar System, check the mission status reports of interplanetary
probes and more!
Read the daily comics, download games from Happy Puppy, watch cartoons,
check out live web camera views from around the planet and pass time in
a multitude of diverse ways.
The Advanced Research Page:
The most innovative and unusual sites that I could find. Catch up on the
latest advances in nanotechnology and check out the homepages of people
like Marvin Minsky, Douglas Rushkoff, and Douglas Adams.
"Transtition" by Andrew D. Wright
An original Hypertext Fiction SF short story by yours
personally. Revised for easier reading!
Download Eternal Life:
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freeware version of Eternal
You can now live for centuries without a heavy startup cost.
Isn't science amazing?
My Now-Outdated Websites Page
Still listed here for my own use. Dead link alert!
Find out about yours personally and meet
Dock the Virtual Cat.
No guarantees are made for any website's claims or information
by me. Caveat emptor, folks!
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© Andrew D. Wright and may not be used without
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is shown as an i. If you see "milange" in my opening paragraph,
blame a programmer somewhere,
not me: I'll be working on my risumi.
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