Columbia University, Dept of Electrical Engineering
The Essential Selection
Xanadu my quantum entanglement
Aurel Lazar - Co-founder of Bionet@Columbia
John Kender - Natural interfaces to computers
Paul Sajda - Computataional neural modeling
Nevenka Dimitrova - DNA computing and multimeda
Alex Eleftheriadis - Music Signal Processing
Dan Ellis - Audio signal processing
Shih-Fu Chang - Content-based analysis of video
Douglas Repetto - Dorkbot
Tony Jebara - Machine Learning
Google and Google Images and Google Scholar - ask the oracle
CiteSeer - Scientfic literature digital library
IEEE - The I-triple-geeks
Mathworld - Archive of all things math
Wikipedia - De vrije encyclopedie
Scholarpedia - Encyclopeia of Computational Neuroscience
MathWorks - The makers of Matlab
Auditory Toolbox - Extraordinary Matlab library by Malcom Slaney
Bayes Net Toolbox - for Matlab
Spiking Neuron Models - fabulous online textbook by Gerstner Kistler
Journal of Neuroscience, Neurocomputing, and Cognitive Neuroscience Society
AES - Audio Engineering Society
Scientists, Futurists and Visionaries I admire
Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman, Buckminster Fuller, Ray Kurzweil (and KurzweilAI.net), Philip K. Dick, Michio Kaku, Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, William Gibson, Marvin Minsky.
Homestarrunner.net - it's dot com!
- it's funny 'cuz it's true Piled higher and deeper
Roger Ebert - A film critic that can actually write.
IMDb - here's a fun game: find out who Mitch Koplan is, and why was he in "A Bronx Tale"????
Clubplanet - No, I'm not on the messageboards
Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music - Required reading
eBaumsWorld - Games, videos and other immature fun
Mausland - Maker of some strange flash games like Castle Cat
Jaded Raver - Where did the crowd go?
Movie Trailers - from Apple, in Quicktime
Killer Sudoku, Sudoku - also, a sudoku solver program I wrote in Matlab
More games: Gold Strike, Mahjong
The emperor has no clothes: JibJab
Salon.com - left-leaning waxings for the modern world
Wired Online - Technology and toys
New York Times
theonion.com - America's finest news source
MIT Technology Review - Find out what's out there
New Scientist - Embracing the contraversy
Engadget - obsessive device blog
Online Dance Music
BBC Radio1 - Responsible for bringing dance music into the mainstream
ID&T - Massive Dutch party krew. Click " Luister" for radio
DI.fm - Digitally Imported. 24/7 streaming of different varieties of trance
Radio 538 (NL) and MoS (UK) for pop/dance.
Felix Da Housecat - I'm gonna get me one of those new york cheeseburgers
Dance Valley - Lookin good out there, party people!
Made Events - Big events in NYC from the former Twilo people
Crobar - Megaclub in NYC, Chicago and Miami
Ultra Music Festival - Yearly massive in Miami
Ibiza Spotlight - Your guide to paradise
Sensation- 40,000 party heads all wear black (hard dance) or white (trance).
Godskitchen - UK trance/dance outfit starting to develop a global presence
Companies I Like
Toshiba - Maker of the best TabletPC on the face of the earth
Microsoft TabletPC - Tablets are the best!
Korg - Makers of great music gear
Access Music - Makers of the virus, the best virtual analog synth in existance
ThinkGeek - Everything from crazy lasers to USB Swiss army knives
Nokia - Makers of cellphones that make sense
Virtual Tourist - Users post reviews and tips
TripAdvisor - Great site for travel planning
Lonely Planet - worldwide destination guide
Rick Steves' Travels In Europe - Travel guide emphasizing a local approach
Continental Airlines - Hooray for frequent flyer miles!
Orbitz and Expedia
Tahiti Legends and Tropical Fiji just in case.
See my travel page for more!
Stuff I Like
Exploring NYC, Red Bull, Perl, Utiopia/dystopia, Amsterdam, Le Souk, 1984, Brave New World, Law and Order, Skiing, Shady biz in Israel, James Bond, Hayden Planetarium, Food Channel, Wifi, Learning to scuba, Air Fleet Training (or at least not being too scared to go back), Digidesign ProTools, Narghila.
Stuff I don't like: poorly designed products, chain letters, arrogance, peach jolly ranchers, right-wing nuts, americans who say "cheers" and when my cellphone doesn't work.