Elementary Mechanics from a Mathematician's Viewpoint [direct link to large PDF] by Michael Spivak - notes from his eight 2004 lectures (which eventually became a book). See the quote inside to get the flavor of it. [more inside]
Brooklyn-based Tools for Working Wood are in the process of weekly reprinting every single issue of Work: An Illustrated Magazine of Practice and Theory on their blog, having just finished the first year. The original magazine's first issue was published March 23rd, 1889, and the blog is republishing 123 years after the original. [more inside]
Remember the sound of dialup modems handshaking? Here's what was happening.
Long Live the Web — An impassioned plea to actively support openness on the Web from Tim Berners-Lee. [more inside]
100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals. Photography as both a profession and a hobby is an expansive topic that covers a vast range of subjects from science and art. No matter where you lie on the spectrum, there is always more to learn. From the folks at Tuts+.
Star Wars Technical Commentaries. Learn about the Endor Holocaust. [previously] Learn why it's not really called a "Super Star Destroyer," and why it's not actually five miles long. You can even learn what all those little pips and cylinders mean! [more inside]
Essential Video Resources - primers, guides and links for the video editor and technician [more inside]
How to write Consistently Boring Scientific Literature.
- Avoid Focus
There are many exceptions in ecology. The author has summarized them in four books.
-Jens Borum, ecologist
IBM Research and Technical Journals. Complete recent issues of IBM Research and Development Journal and Systems Journal as well as searchable archives.
Kevin Hulsey. Technical illustration Portfolio.