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Relevant web links (in no particular order):
w3.org
The W3 Consortium - the most home page of all. Has significant resources for HTML, XML, CSS, web style etc
www.useit.com
Jakob Nielson's site. The "web usability" guru. You can subscribe to his free newsletter
www.ciolek.com
Several interesting articles about the history of the web and its preceding technologies, and about web quality
Sun
An example of a contemporary and emerging "stable state" of web design
usableweb.com
Web design and usability
www.webpagesthatsuck.com/suckframe.htm
Examples of what not to do.
Linguistic Exploration (Stephen Bird)
Web site for empirical research on multimodal datasets by combining traditional field methods with new technologies for storing and analyzing linguistic data. Emphasis is on sharing and exposing data to other researchers.
Hyperlex (Stephen Bird)
The Hyperlex system, developed in support of a field project, provides HTML-mediated access to a lexicon, speech recordings and paradigmatic catalogues for several languages (try Dschang for sound examples)
Jiwarli (Uni of Melb Linguistics)
Texts and support material for Jiwarli. Allows you to hear the original sound recording so you can make your own judgements about the linguistic analysis that is presented.
Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay Web Dictionary
Kamilaroi dictionary, shows rational use of frames, hypertext with strong "rhetoric of departure and arrival", "centripetal hypertext", dense but open hypertext targets
Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
Academic collaboration to allow access and manipulation of diverse data through the common interface of maps. A new kind of communal hypertext.
www.webbrain.com
Interesting attempt at an "information space" approach to searching the web. But does it really work?
www.google.com
Google pioneered a kind of "peer rating" system for ranking its searches. Works well: if only it were 100% up-to-date!
www.altavista.com
One of the earliest search engines, by Digital Corp. Still one of the best for search advanced options, eg finding links rather than sites

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